Modern French Macarons

Modern French Macarons

Modern French Macarons Opera Cafe & Patisserie9254 Scranton RdSan Diego, CA 92121(858) 458-9050 www.operapatisserie.com During my previous visit to Opera Patisserie I had inquired about their modern macarons which I had seen on their website. I was told they didn't have any that day and actually hadn't had them for a while.  The modern macarons […]

Zorbas Restaurant

Zorbas Restaurant

Zorbas Restaurant Zorbas Restaurant100 BroadwayChula Vista, CA(619) 422-8853https://zorbasgreekbuffet.com/ To make the long drive to Hogetsu Bakery more worthwhile, Boyfriend and I tried out Zorbas Restaurant for lunch, a place I had stumbled upon awhile back. Zorbas is a Greek restaurant that offers a buffet along with a regular menu.  On certain nights, their buffet dinners […]

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 […]

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway!

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway!

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway! Please note: This giveaway is now closed. The winner is #5 Michele! Cascal sodas are fermented drinks made with natural juices. The result is a taste similar to wine coolers but without the alcohol. I was already a fan of the drinks when Cascal contacted me to see if […]

Hi-Chew and Giveaway

Hi-Chew and Giveaway

Hi-Chew and Giveaway Let’s start the weekend early with this sweet giveaway and a little introduction to one of my favorite candies of all time. Have you had Hi-Chew candies before? They are soft, creamy and chewy candies that come in a variety of fruit flavors. The popular candy is originally from Japan where it is their #1 […]

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013 With my sweet tooth, I had to do a separate list for the sugary treats we’ve eaten. We’ve tried out a lot of amazing sweets this year and it was really hard to narrow it down to a list of top ten, but here they are: #10 Vanilla Bean Angel […]

Top Meals of 2013

Top Meals of 2013

Top Meals of 2013 It was hard to come up with my favorite meals of 2013. The previous year (2012) was such an indulgent year with the honeymoon in Europe, a reservation at French Laundry and more. I knew at the end of 2012 that there was no way 2013 would even come close. We […]

K Sandwiches- Cronuts/Glazed Croissants

K Sandwiches- Cronuts/Glazed Croissants

K Sandwiches- Cronuts/Glazed Croissants Cronut copycats continue to pop up in San Diego and for some reason, I can’t resist trying every new one I find. I learned about K Sandwiches’ version from My Burning Kitchen. You can call ahead to find out when they will be available because the time varies. When we went […]

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert On a recent trip to LA, my brother requested snow ice for dessert. He was visiting from the Bay Area, which surprisingly hasn’t developed as many snow ice places. Of course I’m always game for snow ice. We were hoping to visit the new branch of Blockheads Shavery, my second favorite snow ice […]