Crossroads at House of Blues

Recently, I was invited by a House of Blues representative to try out the revamped menu offered at Crossroads, the restaurant located as part of the House of Blues. The new menu is designed...


Nutella stuffed Pancake French Toast

I’ve got a really yummy recipe to share with you today. A yummy, indulgent breakfast treat that I plan on making for many more future lazy weekend mornings. These were good enough that I...

San Diego Magazine Everyday Eats

San Diego Magazine Everyday Eats

First off, I want to thank everyone who congratulated me last week, read my San Diego Magazine posts, and shared or tweeted the posts with others.  Both my published pieces showed very good results. ...


Nigella chocolate pudding

If you love chocolate desserts and don’t have much time, make this. This recipe is easy to prep and churns out a chocolate dessert that is ooey gooey and delicious.


Vanilla Rum Cake- Rum Cake Lounge

Isn’t this cake pretty? I love the bundt cake shape and wish I owned this pan. Recently I purchased a cake from Rum Cake Lounge. While the company is based in San Diego, they...



Stacked opened its doors this week, located inside Fashion Valley Mall, nearby Cheesecake Factory. Stacked is a chain of restaurants that puts a tech savvy spin on American classics, by allowing people to customize...


Jean Philippe Patisserie Macarons

The siblings went to Las Vegas a few weeks ago and brought me back some French macarons and a hazelnut chocolate dessert from Jean Philippe Patisserie inside the Bellagio. Chef Jean Philippe is a...


Product Review: Birds Eye Chef’s Favorites

Birds Eye is launching a new line of products, Chef’s Favorites, which focuses on popular side dishes to accompany a home cooked meal. I recently got a chance to sample some Birds Eye Chef’s...


SD Magazine: Chuao Chocolatier Chocolate Drinks

I’m still glowing from my first piece, but here is my second piece for San Diego Magazine. This time for their Drink This section. Since I don’t do a lot of drinks on my...


Sushi Yaro Lunch

As a follow-up to my recently published piece in San Diego Magazine on Sushi Yaro’s Lunch Bento Box, I wanted to provide a little more thorough review of the lunch options offered. I had...