Archive for ‘Culinary Outings’

October 5th, 2014

Cooking with Cookbook – Tavola Calda

by Lauren

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Gregorio and Filippo are the “new” guys on the Little Italy block, sharing amazing Italian dishes in a very unique way. Cookbook Tavola Calda, offers the perfect variety of meals that are already cooked, prepared and ready for hungry customers to pick what they want for a quick lunch to go, or a pleasant, leisurely dining experience.


We were invited to come help cook a few dishes and see what Cookbook Tavola Calda is all about. Chef Gregorio planned … Read more...

December 18th, 2013

Costa Rican Travels

by Chrissy


Hi! Chrissy, here. I took a little tropical vacation to Costa Rica, but I have returned. I’m already dreaming back to when my perfume was of sunscreen and salt water, my main source of hydration was from fresh coconut water, and when I spent more time in the sea than on land (how could you not when the ocean is a consistent 88 degrees?).


I loved ever bit of it. But don’t get me wrong, there’s really no place like … Read more...

November 18th, 2013

Café Japengo: New Bento Boxes {Review}

by Chrissy

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We’ve eaten at Café Japengo a couple of times now and they never fail to satiate our appetite, impress our palate, provide prompt attention and warm service.

You can see the amazing and beautiful dinner entrees from our first experience, here.

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Cafe Japengo, is known and awarded for “Best Sushi in San Diego 2013,” but their Asian fusion cuisine also offers a solid variety of other options. Newest to the menu is the Bento Box Lunch Special (available … Read more...

October 23rd, 2013

Dia de Los Muertos

by Lauren


Chris and I (ok, maybe just I) have been playing with the idea of participating in a CSA. My justification for the $20 is simple, we don’t have TV and therefore no cable bill so why not redistribute that money to having delicious local foods land on our doorstep. Seems logical right? I think so.

Anyway, Suzie’s Farm was one of my top choices for CSA in San Diego so when they emailed us about the opportunity to check out … Read more...

October 20th, 2013

Honeymoon Part 1: Portugal

by Lauren

I’m back!! It feels like forever since I’ve been here, thank God for Chrissy who held down the fort for the last month+. Things got a little wild for us for a bit, but rest assured I’m back in action and officially married!!


Photo Credit: Bryan N. Miller Photography

We did it! I know everyone says it but our wedding day truly was the best day ever. We were so at ease on the day of the wedding and were … Read more...