Cranberry persimmon bread

Cranberry persimmon bread

Cranberry persimmon bread On my last trip home, I got a whole bag of persimmons.  My mom has persimmon trees in her backyard, so every year I’m searching for new persimmon recipes. This weekend I decided to try out a cranberry persimmon bread I found on Former Chef. I love the color of the bread […]

Bushfire Kitchen

Bushfire Kitchen

Bushfire Kitchen Bushfire Kitchen is a fast casual restaurant offering an array of healthy dishes and comfort food. We were recently invited in to check out the restaurant. Most of the dishes served are gluten-free, organic and local. Everything is made in-house. The owners are from South Africa and Australia but the menu is very classic American, […]

St. John Bakery

St. John Bakery

St. John Bakery St. John Restaurant is an award winning restaurant in London. Unfortunately, we didn’t have time to stop in for a meal (a must-do for next time), but we did have a chance to visit its standalone bakery, which for a few short hours on Saturday mornings (9am to 2pm) is open to […]

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies With Christmas just around the corner, I spent some time this weekend baking a couple of the Christmas cookie recipe ideas I have, starting with this red velvet number. I love red velvet and I associate the deep red color with Christmas. In the past, I’ve had a lot of […]

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee Mostra Coffee is one of many small coffee roasters that have popped up in San Diego these last few years. One of the main reasons it’s managed to stand out is its selection of cold brews, including it’s nitro cold brew offerings and collaborations with local breweries. We’ve sampled a lot of cold […]

Do Re Mi House

Do Re Mi House

Do Re Mi House During my family’s visit, they were craving Korean tofu stew, so I took them to Do Re Mi House. Do Re Mi House used to be one of my favorite restaurants for Korean food. I especially like large amount of complimentary banchan dishes and that they automatically refill them. We were […]

Sushi Yaro

Sushi Yaro

Sushi Yaro Sushi Yaro7905 Engineer Rd.San Diego, Ca 92111www.sushiyaro.com This past weekend we celebrated Baby Bro's girlfriend's bday.  The birthday girl requested sushi for her birthday dinner. She originally wanted to try Sushi Ota, but the earliest reservation time we could get was 9:30. Way too late for dinner. So then my sister asked me […]