French Concession

French Concession

French Concession   French Concession is a new all-day dim sum place that recently opened in Hillcrest, occupying the former Celadon. It’s the same owner (Alex Thao), but a new restaurant name, menu and concept. When we visited, the interior was still pretty similar to Celadon. The dim-sum menu, which is served all day, offers […]

The Loop Handcrafted Churros

The Loop Handcrafted Churros

The Loop Handcrafted Churros The Loop opened a few months ago in Orange County, offering a unique and fun twist on churros. Churros are shaped into easy-to-hold, giant loops and then topped with various frostings, glazes, sprinkles, cereal, cookie crumbs, and more. The churros immediately caught my attention and we made a stop in Orange County […]

Acai Bowls

Acai Bowls

Acai Bowls Acai bowls are similar to smoothies but they are thicker and served in a bowl. You can top them with all sorts of delicious toppings like fresh fruit, granola, and nuts. It’s one of our favorite ways to get a healthy start to the day. Sometimes Mr. K. and I fall into unhealthy […]

$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 […]

Pizza Fries

Pizza Fries

Pizza Fries If you love pizza and French fries you will love pizza fries. You can use homemade French fries or frozen ones – top them with your favorite toppings for a cheesy delicious appetizer snack for parties or game-day get-togethers. After I saw a picture of pizza fries on This is Why You’re Fat, […]

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway Please note, this giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to entry #90! Remember my Sucré macarons giveaway? Well the wonderful boutique from New Orleans recently offered another giveaway to my readers, a set of their beautiful artisan chocolate bars. The Seven Bar Chocolate Collection includes seven chocolate bars, with unique flavors including Pistachio […]

Soltan Banoo

Soltan Banoo

Soltan Banoo A few weeks ago, my friend CC introduced me to Soltan Banoo, a Persian restaurant in University Heights. We stopped in for some delicious desserts, including a Persian shaved ice dish. I immediately fell in love with the charming and relaxed atmosphere. The person who greeted us remembered CC, even recalling who she […]

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider Please note: I am being compensated by Blogher for writing this review, but the opinions in the review are my own. Michelob ULTRA recently came out with a new product in its line of low calorie and low carb alcoholic beverages: Michelob ULTRA Light Cider. Blogher is doing a campaign for […]

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos) We don’t make our way over to San Marcos often, so when we were in the area last time, I tried to maximize our visit by stopping by the Phil’s BBQ location in San Marcos. This was our first time visiting this location, and I was surprised to find that the […]