Charles and Dinorah at The Pearl Hotel

Brunch at Charles and Dinorah

Brunching with the ladies can be few and far between these days so when we have the opportunity, we go all out. I was invited to try Charles and Dinorah located at The Pearl Hotel near Shelter Island in San Diego. What a charming little hotel with mid-century decor. Charles and Dinorah is a great spot for […]

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The Pickled Pear Carnitas Taco with Jalapeño Crema at Puesto

The Ultimate Puesto Party

One of the prizes for winning the #NextTopTaco contest was The Ultimate Puesto Party – dinner, appetizers, desserts and drinks for 15! You guys, this party was SO much FUN! The Pickled Pear Carnitas Taco with Jalapeño Crema is on the Puesto menu for the month of June and I got to bring a whole […]

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Chef Katy Smith

Puesto’s Next Top Taco Winner 2018

Remember when I made those Pickled Pear Carnitas Tacos for Puesto’s #NextTopTaco contest?! Well, it’s official! I was named Puesto’s Next Top Taco Winner of 2018! This was such an amazing honor. The other contestant tacos looked AHmazing and I could not have been more shocked and proud to win. This was something I really […]

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Enjoy Breakfast Jambalaya

Breakfast Jambalaya

I love to eat really good food. Who doesn’t? Some of my favorite meals have been from amazing restaurants. When I first got into blogging I was invited to eat at many different restaurants around town. I tried it all. I’ve shared about my love for some of those restaurants right here on the blog. […]

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flower child in del mar

Flower Child in Del Mar

Flower Child just opened in Del Mar. Their slogan is Healthy Food for a Happy World. How great is that? I love it. The restaurant is beautiful inside and out. They are bringing locally sourced, organic fruits + veggies and naturally raised proteins into a fresh new concept. This is like a breath of fresh air. […]

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Restaurant Week 2016

SDRW + Coasterra Preview

Guess what?! San Diego Restaurant Week starts this Sunday, September 25 through October 2, 2016! I love restaurant week because it is a great way to try out a restaurant and all they have to offer at a reduced rate. Most spots offer lunch deals for $10-$20 or dinner for $20-$50 depending on the location. We […]

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A Real San Diego Steakhouse: Greystone Steakhouse

A Real San Diego Steakhouse

A steakhouse to me is a restaurant that serves delicious fresh cuts of meat, serious seafood and the best cocktails. I recently dined at Greystone Steakhouse in downtown San Diego and they are a real San Diego Steakhouse. They have it all. Aside from your standard rib-eye and filet they also offer dishes like beef […]

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