Dolce Italian Ice

Dolce Italian Ice recently opened, just in time for the warmer weather. In addition to carrying a variety of Italian ice flavors, they also offer frozen custard, and some specialty creations. They let you sample the flavors...


Favorites Bites from April

The month of April was full of delicious bites. We did a lot of eating in San Diego of course, but also did a road trip to Orange County, a separate road trip to Los Angeles and...



Afuri is a popular ramen chain in Tokyo, known for their yuzu ramen. Yuzu is a citrus fruit often used in Japanese cuisine, similar to grapefruit in appearance and taste, but it is smaller...


Sparkling Iced Tea

Iced tea is combined with sparkling water for a light and refreshing summer drink. You can try out different types of teas as well. I made green tea, black tea and pomegranate tea versions....


Trader Joe’s May Edition

I recently made my monthly trip to Trader Joe’s to buy some of their new products and items featured in the Fearless Flyer. Here are some of the things I got: Coffee Bean Blast Ice...


Zucchini Noodles Carbonara

This is a low-carb and lightened up version of carbonara, one of my favorite pasta dishes. My husband recently told me that he doesn’t really care for zucchini noodles. I, on the other hand,...


San Diego Poke Company

San Diego Poke Company, a popular vendor at the farmers markets, recently opened its first store front, joining the sudden explosion of poke restaurants in San Diego. When we visited this past weekend, the restaurant...


Caffè Latte Mug Cake

This creamy coffee mug cake is the perfect quick treat for coffee lovers. On Mondays, my mind is always foggy and tired. The only clear thought that runs through my head is the need...


Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon (and a Giveaway!)

Summer grilling season is almost here and I can’t wait! Today, I’m sharing with you an easy, stress-free meal that you can make on the grill (or in the oven). A main entree and...


Poke UTC

Several new poke shops have recently opened in San Diego, including Poke UTC. You can make your own customized bowl or you can choose from one of their three quick bowl creations.