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Sheet Pan Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Stir Fry is an easy weeknight meal and a cheat version of traditional stir fry. Everything cooks in one sheet pan for minimal clean-up. No need to hover over your stove constantly...

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3 Ingredient Flourless Cheese Breadsticks

These cheesy breadsticks are super easy to make. They only require 3 ingredients and are also gluten-free and low carb.

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Hachi Ramen

Hachi Ramen opened recently, replacing Artisan Bento. The restaurant is still under the same ownership but with a new concept and a remodeled dining area. I had enjoyed my previous visits to Artisan Bento,...

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Giant Instant Pot Pancake

Giant, Japanese-style rice cooker pancakes made in the instant pot instead. This enormous pancake is big enough to feed several people. It takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and the instant pot does...

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Baked Shrimp Stuffed Avocados

Avocados are stuffed with a creamy shrimp filling and sprinkled with cheese before being baked for a warm, melted cheese finish. These baked shrimp stuffed avocados are ready in less than 30 minutes.

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Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

Honey garlic roasted carrots are an easy side dish ready in less than 30 minutes. The carrots are both crisp and tender, flavored with a sweet garlic glaze.

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Lionfish

Lionfish opened a few months ago, as part of the new luxury hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter, Pendry Hotel. The restaurant focuses on modern coastal cuisine, with a menu that includes sushi, fresh catches, shared plates...

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Baked Salt and Pepper Wings

Crispy, Chinese-style salt and pepper wings are oven baked rather than deep fried. The wings are then tossed in a garlic, salt and pepper mix. It’s a little healthier, easier to make and just as...

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Bibigo

Bibigo Fresh Korean Kitchen opened recently in San Diego, bringing build-your-own bibimbap (Korean mixed rice bowls) to the popular fast-casual customized meals restaurant scene.

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Crispy Eggs in Avocados

Whole soft boiled eggs are stuffed inside avocados. The avocados are then covered in panko breadcrumbs and cooked until crispy. These make for a very fun brunch idea! With Easter right around the corner,...