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Great Wow

Great Wow soft opened a few weeks ago in San Diego, specializing in Northern Chinese-style dumplings. There really aren’t any places in San Diego where I enjoy getting dumplings, so I didn’t initially have high...

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Dominique Ansel Bakery Japan

One of the highlights of my trip to Japan was a visit to the Tokyo outpost of Dominique Ansel Bakery. I visited the original New York location a few years and became completely smitten with...

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Trader Joe’s August Edition

I was going through Trader Joe’s withdrawal when the latest Fearless Flyer appeared in my mailbox. Here is what I got on my recent trip! Bollywood Popcorn This was one of the items I...

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Ranch Seasoned Salmon Foil Packets

Ranch seasoned salmon and green beans are sealed in foil packets and cooked in the oven, for an easy meal with very little clean-up. When cooking meals at home, my biggest struggle isn’t with...

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Creamy Avocado Pasta

This avocado pasta is super creamy and ready in just minutes. The no-cook sauce is prepared in the blender, for a quick and easy, creamy pasta sauce full of avocado flavor. I shared an...

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SuperNatural Sandwiches revisits

SuperNatural Sandwiches continues to remain one of our favorite spots for seafood sandwiches. Along with expanding their location earlier this year, they also recently debuted some new permanent menu items and we’ve been in...

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Pulled Pork Macaroni and Cheese (and a Giveaway)

  Creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese is topped with pulled pork for a delicious side dish at your next BBQ. I’ve talked about how much I love grilling in the summer. Just a whiff...

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Best Bites of July

Every month when I write this post, I tell myself that starting now, I will make a list to keep track of my favorite bites so I’m not going through an entire’s month of...

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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,...

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Rice Cooker Pancake

This enormous pancake is made in a rice cooker! No need to stand over the stove and flip individual pancakes. Instead, just pour in the batter and let the rice cooker do the work....