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 […]

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up   I hope everyone had a safe and delicious Thanksgiving. This year, Mr. K and I spent Thanksgiving Day with his side of the extended family, which meant quite a layout of food. I was hoping to arrive early enough to snap pictures of all the food before people began eating. But one […]

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings For the football season, McDonald’s released a limited time menu item: Mighty Wings. The wings are deep fried and spicy, just the way I like my wings. Even though I had my doubts, I couldn’t resist heading over to my nearest McDonald’s to try them out. A 10-piece was priced at $8.99, […]

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 […]

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products I love shopping at Trader Joe’s and I thought I’d take some time to highlight some of my recent finds. I don’t know about you, but I have to limit my visits to once a month because I always end up with a huge grocery bill and all I have […]

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 […]

Taste of Downtown Giveaway

Taste of Downtown Giveaway

Taste of Downtown Giveaway Please note, this giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to entry #9! The Annual Taste of San Diego Downtown is coming up.  This year’s event takes place on September 26, 2013 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Guests are able to walk around downtown and sample food from the more than 40+ restaurant and food […]

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Mr. K’s current favorite place for ramen is any of the Hakata ramen restaurants run by the Shin-Sen-Gumi group, with various locations in Los Angeles (they also have some restaurants that do Yakitori, Shabu, etc). What I particularly enjoy about it is the the fast service and the customized ordering. Our first […]

Fogo De Chao

Fogo De Chao

Fogo De Chao Fogo De Chao, a popular Brazilian steakhouse, recently opened a location in San Diego, occupying the former Borders space in the Gaslamp area. For years, I’ve heard great things about the Beverly Hills location, so I was eagerly anticipating this opening. Since it is currently San Diego Restaurant Week and Fogo De […]

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway One more giveaway for the holidays! Today, December 20th, is National Sangria Day. To celebrate, Rubio’s is giving away $20 in gift cards to one lucky reader. All the information for the giveaway is in the PromoSimple box. Good luck! And don’t forget to enter the Green Mountain Coffee […]