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Levain Bakery

During our recent trip to New York City, I finally got to try the famous chocolate chip cookies from Levain Bakery. The bakery is known for their chocolate chip walnut cookie, with each one weighing a whopping...

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Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King is a Chinese restaurant specializing in dry hot pots. The restaurant replaced Qi Wei, a similar-style restaurant, towards the end of last year and has been quite popular. I wasn’t very...

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Pesto Cauliflower Rice with Salmon

This easy and flavorful pesto cauliflower rice dish makes the perfect low-carb side. You can eat it with salmon, shrimp, chicken and more. I whipped up some kale basil pesto but you can use ready-made...

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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Tender, slow cooked chicken simmering in a honey garlic sauce. This is an easy and delicious meal. These last few days my kitchen has smelled wonderful because I’ve been making pot after pot of...

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Breakfast Republic (Liberty Station)

The very popular San Diego brunch spot, Breakfast Republic, recently opened a second location in Liberty Station. I was quite excited to hear the news. I’ve enjoyed my visits to the original location but always...

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Flourless Peanut Butter Sandwich Bread

This flourless, gluten free, one bowl, peanut butter bread recipe is perfect for making sandwiches, toast, etc. The batter comes together in minutes, for an easy-stress free bread making experience. We just came back...

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Bing Haus

Bing Haus opened last week, offering coffee and Thai-style ice cream rolls. This trendy dessert is originally from Thailand and offered in many parts of Asia. It recently was introduced to the US market, first...

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Popcorn Cauliflower

Crunchy baked pieces of cauliflower make a fun snack, side dish, or mini meal. This is a healthier version of popcorn chicken that still tastes delicious.

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Mochi Ice Cream

Japanese mochi ice cream can be made in your own home. You can customize with your favorite flavors of ice cream and keep them stored in the freezer for a fun and delicious treat. I...

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Ambrogio15

Ambrogio15 opened last month, serving Milanese-style pizza. The trio of owners are all originally from Milan. Ambrogio is patron saint of Milan and the name of a church in their hometown and 15 refers to the diameter...