Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January There was no Fearless Flyer in my mail this month. I know they don’t come every month, but after getting so many consecutive ones in a row, it felt like such a let down. Also, how was I supposed to know what to buy?? Anyway, I made up some excuse […]

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale) Din Tai Fung opened it’s third Los Angeles branch last week, located at The Americana in Glendale. One thing that made this opening particularly exciting is the offering of truffle dumplings, the only Din Tai Fung location in the US currently offering them. In addition to offering truffle […]

AMC Amazing Update

AMC Amazing Update

AMC Amazing Update I did a short post on the renovated AMC La Jolla back in August when it was still finishing up. I recently went back and got to see the finished product and wanted to do an updated post sharing all the new features. AMC Amazing is what they are calling the theaters […]

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I’d do a post sharing some recipe ideas and tips. Appetizer/Sides Avocado Bacon Fries Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries Brazilian Cheese Breads Crispy Oven Baked Fries Double Stuffed Potatoes Mushroom Pizzas Pumpkin Hummus Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Breads 40 Minute Rolls Butter […]

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese As part of the Foodbuzz publisher program, I recently was selected to sample Sargento’s Natural Cheese slices and see how they compare with processed cheeses. We were given a $25 giftcard to buy a pack of Sargento cheese slices, a processed cheese for comparison, and an accompaniment for the cheeses. I’ve purchased Sargento […]

Daphne’s $50 Giveaway

Daphne’s $50 Giveaway

Daphne’s $50 Giveaway Daphne’s Greek Cafe is our most frequented spot for fast casual food. I especially love their 3 course dinner which is only $8.99 and includes an appetizer, main course with two sides, and dessert. We enjoy eating here because we like the food and the reasonable prices. I’m especially a fan of […]

Venissimo Cheese

Venissimo Cheese

Venissimo Cheese Venissimo Cheese just recently opened its newest location in The Headquarters at Seaport District. And this shop is actually openmuch later than its other San Diego locations. Mr. K and I are both cheese lovers, so we love visiting Venissimo, which offers a huge variety of cheese from around the world. In addition, […]

Four Sea Restaurant

Four Sea Restaurant

Four Sea Restaurant When I think of Taiwan, one of the things I miss the most is Taiwanese breakfast. There are so many traditional Taiwanese foods that are available for breakfast including egg pancakes, soy milk, fried crullers, and rice rolls. And for some reason, it’s really hard to find good versions of those items […]

Breakfast Republic (Liberty Station)

Breakfast Republic (Liberty Station)

Breakfast Republic (Liberty Station) The very popular San Diego brunch spot, Breakfast Republic, recently opened a second location in Liberty Station. I was quite excited to hear the news. I’ve enjoyed my visits to the original location but always dread the long wait. The new space is a little bigger, with a nice patio, and the […]

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House One of our “must stops” when we do one of our LA eating trips is a visit to Half & Half Tea House for their tapioca tea drinks. It’s a popular chain with several locations. Some locations are sit-down and there are several “Express” ones where you order your drink […]