Whole Foods Market®

Whole Foods Market®

Whole Foods Market® Over the past year and a half, I’ve found myself shopping more and more at Whole Foods Market®. So when I was approached about sharing with my readers why I shop at Whole Foods Market, I was more than happy to participate. Initially, Whole Foods Market for me was the store I would […]

Scones

Scones

Scones I really enjoy scones.  I’ve never made my own before, but I saw several recipes which claimed that scones are really easy to make.  It didn’t look easy.  The recipes involved cutting in cold butter, kneading and rolling the dough.  I’ve been putting it off for a while, but I finally got around to […]

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch   As a follow-up to my recently published piece in San Diego Magazine on Sushi Yaro’s Lunch Bento Box, I wanted to provide a little more thorough review of the lunch options offered. I had heard of various lunch offerings at Sushi Yaro through their tweets. I had no idea the extent […]

Que Huong

Que Huong

Que Huong   Last week, FH and I were lucky enough to have dinner with Kirk of mmm-yoso, who generously made time in his super busy work schedule to spend an evening with us. We’ve been to Que Huong once before, but didn’t really know what we were doing on our first visit as our […]

Tsuta (Tokyo)

Tsuta (Tokyo)

Tsuta (Tokyo) Tsuta is the first ramen restaurant to ever be awarded a Michelin star. During our trip to Tokyo, we made sure to visit. Eating at Tsuta takes some planning. You must get a ticket early in the morning before the restaurant opens and then come back at your designated time. The ramen shop […]

Best Chocolate Muffins

Best Chocolate Muffins

Best Chocolate Muffins I’ve been searching for the perfect chocolate muffin recipe for a while. Every recipe I’ve tried has been disappointing. Chocolate flavor too mild, texture too spongy, batter too dry, etc. I was looking for a chocolate muffin that had a deep chocolate flavor, was sweeter than what would be considered a healthy […]

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies It’s Girl Scout season. This weekend I saw my local girl scout troops camped outside of the grocery stores. Of course, I couldn’t resist buying a few boxes. I immediately knew what I wanted to do with my box of thin mints. The last few weeks, a recipe for chocolate chip […]

Niederfrank’s Ice Cream

Niederfrank’s Ice Cream

Niederfrank’s Ice Cream Niederfrank's Ice Cream726 A Ave National City, CA 91950 (619) 477-0828 niederfranks.com A few months ago I was watching Diner Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food network and Guy Fieri was going around the country finding local mom and pop ice cream parlors that still served the classic ice cream sundaes, homemade […]