Holy Matcha

Holy Matcha softly opened last week. The cafe offers a menu focused around Japanese matcha green tea, offering ceremonial matcha, matcha drinks, and matcha flavored foods. They also serve a few other tea varieties. I...

Chocolate Overnight Oats

Chocolate Overnight Oats is a healthy, no-cook breakfast. You can make the oats ahead of time and make enough to meal prep for a week. Overnight oats are my current new love. They only...

Japanese Souffle Pancakes

These Japanese-style Souffle Pancakes are incredibly light and fluffy. They are a popular trend in Japan, but you can recreate them in your own home. As you may recall, during my trip to Tokyo,...

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is a bakery known for their cruffins. The hugely popular bakery started in San Francisco but recently expanded into Southern California, opening a store in Los Angeles a few months ago...

Eclipse Chocolate

We recently attended a special dinner at Eclipse Chocolate. It was a tasting and viewing dinner to celebrate Eclipse founder and chef Will Gustwiller’s win on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. It was a...

Honey Garlic Salmon

Honey Garlic salmon is a quick, easy and delicious meal ready in about 30 minutes. Salmon fillets are pan seared and then glazed with a flavorful honey garlic sauce that is sweet, savory, and...

Cacao Brownie Bites

These no bake, 4-ingredient cacao brownie bites taste chocolatey and fudgy but without all the guilt. They are easy to make and are a healthy snack or treat. This is my current favorite snack....

Submarine Crab

Submarine Crab is a cajun-style seafood restaurant that recently opened in San Diego. The menu includes seafood boils, pastas and fog drinks. At the end of your meal, they also give you a fun...

Crispy Baked Bang Bang Shrimp

This is a healthier version of bang bang shrimp. Shrimp are coated in panko bread crumbs, baked until crispy and then drizzled with bang bang sauce. I’m really excited to share this recipe with...

Lofty Coffee Co.

Lofty Coffee Co. recently opened a new location in Little Italy. The popular coffee bar and eatery also has locations in Solana Beach and Encinitas. The Little Italy location features an open air structure with...