Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

Solace and the Moonlight Lounge has become one of our go-to spots when we want a leisurely brunch without dealing with long lines and big crowds. They are the sister restaurant to the very popular Urban Solace and while the menus aren’t the same, both restaurants carry the signature giant cinnamon roll, which is still the best cinnamon roll I’ve eaten.



Smorgasburg is an outdoor food market that started in New York City. (There is now also one in LA.) Located in Brooklyn, it features around 75 vendors and is only open on weekends. Many...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Creamy, fluffy, eggless peanut butter cake mixed with melty chocolate chips. This single serving mug cake is ready in about 5 minutes. It’s been a while since I made a mug cake. But it’s...



Tidal is a restaurant in Paradise Point Resort overlooking Mission Bay. I’ve been curious about the restaurant for a while now, especially after seeing photos of the beautiful water views it offers. This week...


Thai Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

A quick and easy low-carb, gluten free version of Thai pineapple fried rice made by replacing rice with cauliflower. This healthy meal comes together in less than an hour and is just as flavorful as...


Noodle Hut

Noodle Hut recently opened on Convoy Street, replacing Xi’An Kitchen. The restaurant specializes in hand-pulled noodle dishes and also offered other various specialties from Shaanxi and Szechuan cuisine.


Edamame Snap Pea Salad with Sesame Dressing

This edamame and snap pea salad is inspired by the version made at Lemonade. Edamame beans, sugar snap peas, radishes and carrot are mixed together with an easy sesame dressing.