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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....

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Cauliflower Noodles Lasagna

This low carb, gluten-free and lightened up lasagna uses cauliflower noodles in place of traditional lasagna pasta. I’m really excited to share this recipe with you today. I’ve been wanting to try to make...

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Southwest Black Bean Hummus Dip (and a Giveaway!)

Black bean hummus is mixed with green chili peppers, fresh tomatoes and shredded cheddar cheese for a delicious spicy dip. I have to confess: I’ve never tasted a hummus made with black beans until now....

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Cinnaholic

Cinnaholic, a gourmet cinnamon roll bakery chain that was featured on an episode of the tv show Shark Tank, recently expanded into San Diego, opening one of five locations planned. I’ve discussed this before,...

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Lean Pockets (and a Giveaway)

Have you tried Lean Pockets before? I recently tried out Lean Pockets for the first time and am sharing my experience today and also hosting a $100 Visa gift card giveaway at the end of this post! ...

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The Nolen

The Nolen is a rootop bar offering a beautiful skyline view of downtown San Diego, and opened late last year. It is named after John Nolen, a city-planning pioneer for San Diego, and is located inside...

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Ichiran Ramen

During our trip to Japan, we ate a lot of ramen, and one of our favorite bowls was from Ichiran Ramen, which many say is the best. This famous chain has many locations and...

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Rosé Champagne Gummy Bears

These rosé and sparkling wine flavored gummy bears are easy to make. They also make great gifts! A few weeks ago, I finally tried Sugarfina’s champagne bears. They are so cute and they taste delicious...

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Bubble (Boba) Milk Tea

This popular drink, originally invented in Taiwan, is easy to make at home with many different variations. The classic version consists of creamy milk tea and chewy tapioca balls, also referred to as boba or pearls....

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The Milk Bar

The Milk Bar is a milkshakes and cookies dessert bar located next to and owned by the team behind Streetcar Merchants of Fried Chicken, Doughnuts and Coffee. As you may recall, I first visited...