JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream This weekend we went to check out JJ’s Place after I read rave reviews about the giant ice cream sandwiches. The bakery offers various cakes, coffee and cookie ice cream sandwiches. For just $2.95, you choose 2 cookie flavors and an ice cream flavor. I chose snickerdoodle and chocolate […]

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 […]

3 Ingredient Flourless Nutella Mug Cake

3 Ingredient Flourless Nutella Mug Cake

3 Ingredient Flourless Nutella Mug Cake This single serving Nutella mug cake is ridiculously easy to make with just 3 ingredients. It’s rich, dense, chocolatey and everything a flourless cake should be. You may recall earlier last year I posted my 2 Ingredient Flourless Nutella Mug Cake, a recipe I created for my 5-Minute Mug Cakes* […]

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe Cocohodo opened recently inside Zion Market. I had been really curious about this cafe for months, mainly because of my sweet tooth. I’ve never visited any of the other locations, so I didn’t really know what to expect. I had imagined a cafe selling various walnut pastries. However, it’s actually just […]

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty I’ve documented my obsession with brick toast quitea few times on this blog already. A few months back, I saw that E & Drink would soon be offering a brick toast option. When I tried to order it, they told me they didn’t have it yet and didn’t have any […]

Mini Pepperoni Pizza Pull Apart Bread

Mini Pepperoni Pizza Pull Apart Bread

Mini Pepperoni Pizza Pull Apart Bread This pizza pull apart bread is made with homemade pizza dough, marinara sauce, pepperoni and plenty of mozzarella cheese. The mini pizza bread bakes up so that it’s easy to pull off pieces of the cheesy, savory bread. It’s a fun twist on traditional pizza. I recently had some […]

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 […]

The Haven Pizzeria

The Haven Pizzeria

The Haven Pizzeria   This weekend I went to check out The Haven Pizzeria with CC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High. I’ve heard a lot of good buzz about the pizzeria and I’m always looking to try out new pizza spots. Located in the Kensington area, there was plenty of free street parking as […]

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target This post is sponsored by Target, but the writing, ideas and opinions are all my own. Target recently launched a Wedding Program, asking bloggers to give ideas on ways you can give a unique wedding gift while still sticking to the couple’s registry. The central theme of this program […]