French Concession

French Concession

French Concession   French Concession is a new all-day dim sum place that recently opened in Hillcrest, occupying the former Celadon. It’s the same owner (Alex Thao), but a new restaurant name, menu and concept. When we visited, the interior was still pretty similar to Celadon. The dim-sum menu, which is served all day, offers […]

Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King Sizzling Pot King is a Chinese restaurant specializing in dry hot pots. The restaurant replaced Qi Wei, a similar-style restaurant, towards the end of last year and has been quite popular. I wasn’t very impressed with the previous restaurant and didn’t have much of a desire to check out the new incarnation. […]

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt   I get a kick out of watching desserts made with liquid nitrogen, so when I heard of the Sub Zero ice cream chain, I really wanted to check it out. Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt makes frozen yogurt and ice cream right in front of you using […]

Savory Buffet

Savory Buffet

Savory Buffet   Mr. K and I haven’t really had the desire to eat Chinese buffets in a long time, with the exception of Tomi Buffet in San Jose which has surprisingly high quality sushi. But for some reason, I’ve had this desire to revisit Savory Buffet lately. It’s been years since I’ve been, but […]

Urban Bar & Grill

Urban Bar & Grill

Urban Bar & Grill   We were recently invited to check out Urban Bar & Grill located in downtown San Diego. It serves contemporary American Cuisine and has an atmosphere perfect for date night or a dinner with friends. Bread sticks Our dinner started out with some complimentary bread sticks. Soft, not too buttery, these […]

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Tender, slow cooked chicken simmering in a honey garlic sauce. This is an easy and delicious meal. These last few days my kitchen has smelled wonderful because I’ve been making pot after pot of this. I’ve been testing out different versions trying to perfect this recipe and Mr. K has […]

Taste of Downtown Giveaway

Taste of Downtown Giveaway

Taste of Downtown Giveaway Please note, this giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to entry #9! The Annual Taste of San Diego Downtown is coming up.  This year’s event takes place on September 26, 2013 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Guests are able to walk around downtown and sample food from the more than 40+ restaurant and food […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway This is the final post of my series with Kraft Recipe Makers. In addition to the $100 giveaway for my blog readers, Kraft and Blogher are hosting another $1,000 Visa gift card giveaway, where one winner will be chosen across all the blogs that were part of this series. […]

Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolates

Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolates

Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolates Recently, as part of the Foodbuzz program, I was selected to try out samples of Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolates. I absolutely love dark chocolate, so I was pretty psyched to be chosen. My lovely package of samples included three large chocolate bars and two bags filled with individual chocolate squares. I […]

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 […]