About Us

Kirbie’s Cravings is a food blog based in San Diego, sharing dining experiences (mainly in San Diego, but also in Los Angeles, Orange County, the Bay Area and anywhere else we travel to), our kitchen recipes, and food product obsessions.

We love to eat, take food road trips, cook and bake.  Through this blog, we share our eating adventures. We hope you enjoy following along!

Kirbie: I grew up surrounded by wonderful food and people who have a passion for food. My grandparents have always taken me to amazing restaurants. At home, my mom is a wonderful cook. In high school my friends gave me the nickname “Kirbie” because I’m constantly eating and have the ability to eat large amounts of food and metabolize it quickly and be hungry again within the hour.

Mr. K (as in Mr. Kirbie) (formerly referred to in older posts as DH (“Dear Husband”), “FH” (Future Husband) or “BF” (The Boyfriend)) : When I met Mr. K, he wasn’t very into food. His diet consisted mainly of canned food and fast food. After we began dating, Mr. K’s palate changed and now he enjoys all types of cuisine. He is willing to be my constant dining companion, driver on food road trips, and taste tester in the kitchen. Outside of eating, his real passion is drawing. He will often have his sketch pad out no matter where we are.

Working with Kirbie’s Cravings

Restaurant Reviews: We accept a limited number of invitations to dine at restaurants for menu tastings, sneak peeks, etc, if they are restaurants we are interested in trying. However, we reserve the right to not post about our experience and we will always be completely honest in our reviews.

Partnering with Brands: We have partnered with many brands to do product reviews, giveaways and recipe creations.  We will only work with brands/products which we truly enjoy using and will only write posts expressing our honest views.

Kirbie’s Cravings has worked with many brands for giveaways, reviews or recipe creations, including Wendy’s, Target, OXO, Green Mountain Coffee, Sony, Kellogg’s Special K, Chobani, Del Taco, Lindt, Stubb’s and Sargento Cheese.

Travel Reviews: We love to travel and write about our hotel, plane, and restaurant experiences when we travel. We are open to invitations to review travel destinations, lodging, transportation, food, etc.

Media

Cookbook

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5-Minute Mug Cakes releases September 1, 2014! Featuring nearly 100 individual serving cakes that can be cooked in the microwave and ready in 5 minutes. Pre-order your copy today.

 

Freelance

Chief Chowzter for San Diego

Contributor for Eater San Diego (March 2014)

Contributor for BlogHer (January 2014, August 2012)

Contributor for San Diego Magazine (November 2011, October 2011, September 2011, September 2011, September 2011, September 2011, September 2011, August 2011, August 2011, August 2011)

Contributor for King’s Hawaiian (January 2013)

 

Features

Featured on Buzzfeed (July 2014, July 2014, June 2014, June 2014, May 2014, April 2014, March 2014, March 2014, February 2014, February 2014, February 2014, February 2014, February 2014, December 2013, December 2013, November 2013, July 2013May 2013, April 2013, March 2013, November 2012, April 2012)

Featured on Thrillist July 2014

Featured on Huffington Post (August 2014, June 2013, October 2012, September 2012, September 2012, August 2012)

Featured on People.com (August 2014, July 2014)

Featured in San Diego Magazine’s June 2014 Best Restaurants Issue for Food Bloggers Favorites

Featured on The Kitchn (June 2014, February 2014, February 2014, September 2013, September 2013, April 2013)

Featured on Fox News (September 2013, April 2013)

Dining Out San Diego’s favorite SD food blogs (Spring/Summer 2013)

Photos featured on the Dr. Oz Show (March 2013)

Blogger for Sony’s Hidden Camera Project (February 2013)

Recipe contributor for CA’s Strawberry Commission’s iPhone App (2010)

Saveur’s Sites We Love (September 2009)

 

Appearances

Summer recipe series for San Diego radio station Smooth 98.1FM (July 2013)

Appearance on the Cooking Channel/Food Network’s Eat St. Season 3 “Sea Food & Eat It” (May 2012)

Guest blogger appearance on Sam The Cooking Guy’s Livecast (October 2011)