San Diego Night Market

San Diego Night Market

San Diego Night Market This past Saturday, San Diego had its own very first night market. Night markets are really popular in Taiwan and other parts of Asia. It’s always been one of my favorite things to do when I visit family in Taiwan. LA started doing them this summer and they were a huge […]

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings For the football season, McDonald’s released a limited time menu item: Mighty Wings. The wings are deep fried and spicy, just the way I like my wings. Even though I had my doubts, I couldn’t resist heading over to my nearest McDonald’s to try them out. A 10-piece was priced at $8.99, […]

Popcorn Cauliflower

Popcorn Cauliflower

Popcorn Cauliflower Crunchy baked pieces of cauliflower make a fun snack, side dish, or mini meal. This is a healthier version of popcorn chicken that still tastes delicious. I’ve been wanting to make popcorn cauliflower for a while now, but it took me  a few attempts to get me to this recipe. My first thought […]

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort   The Kona Kai Resort in San Diego recently underwent more than $20 million of renovations. Last month, Mr. K and I were invited to check out the revamped Vessel Restaurant for a 6-course dinner tasting event. Tomato & Burrata I really love burrata cheese. The burrata served during […]

$25 Rubio’s Gift Card for National Taco Day

$25 Rubio’s Gift Card for National Taco Day

$25 Rubio’s Gift Card for National Taco Day Please note, this giveaway is closed! Congrats to entry #11! Did you know Friday October 4, 2013 is National Taco Day? In celebration, Rubio’s contacted me to see if I wanted to give away a $25 gift card to my readers. I figured some of you might […]

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits Breakfast in a cookie form? Yes please! Recently I was given some samples of belVita Breakfast Biscuits to try. What immediately appealed to me was the form. Crunchy Biscuit cookies. So far all the on-the-go breakfast choices I’ve seen come in some sort of bar form. I’m not much of a fan […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things As usual, December snuck up on me. I’ve been scrambling to buy gifts and thought I’d take a moment to share a list of ideas for others still looking for present ideas. Electronics Roku My brother-in-law showed me this during Thanksgiving and I immediately went home and bought one. […]

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 […]

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar Donut Bar was one of the first in San Diego to come out with their version of the Cronut, which they call the Cro-Bar. I finally had a chance to try it out this weekend, also checking out some of their other new menu items like […]

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. […]