Cellar Hand Focus on Hyper-Local Produce

COASTAL CALIFORNIA AND MEDITERRANEAN MENU We have great options for farm-to-table restaurants in San Diego as we have the perfect temperature for growing a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs year-round. Cellar Hand in Hillcrest just opened, and is focused on hyper-local, sourcing all their produce from local farmers within an hour of San […]

A Guide To San Diego’s Best Brunches

Gaslamp Quarter brunch

WHERE CAN YOU GET THE BEST BRUNCH IN SAN DIEGO? Looking to find the best weekekend brunch in San Diego?  The most important thing I look for is a menu with a good mix of breakfast and lunch items, a comfortable and inviting atmosphere, a wide variety of brunch cocktails, and pricing that offers good […]

A Day Trip Itinerary for Wine Tasting in Temecula

It is so easy to understand why spending a day in Temecula at a winery is so popular. What a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It’s also a lovely opportunity to see the rolling hills and lush green beauty of Southern California’s wine country. Especially if you choose a […]

Dining At Pechanga Resort Casino’s Restaurants

Before choosing a hotel to stay, I look at the location, price, amenities, and reviews. When I’m staying in a hotel and don’t intend to leave the hotel until the end of my stay, the dining options become one of the most important factors for me. Before staying at Pechanga Casino Resort, I wanted to […]

Weekend Buffet In A World War I French Farmhouse

94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

AN UNFORGETTABLE BUFFET WITH WORLD WAR I MEMORABILIA Imagine having your weekend buffet in a replica of a World War One French farmhouse. If you have not had brunch at 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, I recommend you add it to the top of your list. The combination of great food and decor will inspire any […]

First Look At The Amalfi Llama In La Jolla

The Amalfi Llama

NEW RESTAURANT IN WESTFIELD UTC MALL The Amalfi Llama in La Jolla is now open.  If my first meal there is any indication of what to expect, I predict that this will be one of the most popular restaurants in La Jolla, and that getting a reservation will be tough. The food is a fusion […]

My Staycation at Temecula Creek Inn

It is hard to imagine a more beautiful location for a boutique hotel. Driving down a winding road in the mountain foothills of Temecula, which are sheltered by tree canopies, you arrive at Temecula Creek Inn. Just 56 mi from San Diego, it is an ideal setting for a weekend getaway from San Diego. Ideal for […]

Brunch Seven Days A Week At Werewolf American Pub

Gaslamp Quarter brunch

Brunch enthusiasts would agree that brunch is perfect meal as it is acceptable to enjoy both sweet and savory dishes, with a cocktail or mocktail.  So how disappointing that so many restaurants only serve brunch on the weekend.  Luckily Werewolf American Pub has a Gaslamp Quarter brunch seven days a week! Located in the Gaslamp […]

10 Travel Tips for Your First Visit to Milan

First Visit to Milan

I am excited to share my First Visit to Milan tips with you. This was not my first stay in Milan – just six years ago we spent five days here.  I wanted to visit some of the key attractions again, but finding sights that were less explored was also important to me.  Milan is […]

Traditional Pasta At Le Mani In Pasta

Le Mani In Pasta

Enjoy traditional Ligurian pasta like Mandilli with Genoese pesto On our last trip to Milan, we took a day trip to Genova.  Since we did not have much time there, we looked for reviews before we left.  That is how we came to learn about Le Mani In Pasta. Everybody seemed to be raving about […]