7 Layer Greek Dip

February 5, 2012

Happy Football! The thing about the Super Bowl is that I don’t know anything about football, I don’t usually know who is playing, and I don’t care who wins, but I enjoy the food and beer that goes with it. My friends have been hosting a cul-de-sac Super Bowl party/potluck for the past several years […]

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Bare Back Grill

January 19, 2012

I didn’t know it at the time I visited, but Bare Back Grill has been voted one of the best┬áburger places in San Diego. Bare Back Grill serves New Zealand style burgers, which means they use organic, grass-fed beef from New Zealand. The vegetables used to top the burgers are also organic. Devin took me […]

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Sam the Cooking Guy’s Mashed Potato Tacos

January 15, 2012

Sam the Cooking Guy is a hot item in San Diego! Unfortunately, I don’t spend much time watching TV, so I never really got into his show. My friends love him though, and they own his cookbooks and have been to his cooking classes. Snooping through one of my friend’s cupboards, I found two Sam […]

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Where’s the Beach? Chicken Katsu and Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

January 12, 2012

When I used to work in Long Beach, my coworkers and I had a Friday lunch tradition of lunch together, usually Hawaiian food. I had a lot of fried shrimp and fried mahi-mahi in those days, not to mention the heaping ice cream scoops of macaroni salad. Upon relocating to San Diego, I quickly found […]

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New Year = New Shoes

January 6, 2012

I was running in the same shoes for a long time (not recommended), but by the time I conceded that it was time to get new shoes, I started winning age division awards in the races I ran. I didn’t want to change anything that could threaten my winning streak! But then one day I […]

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Pioneer Woman Penne A La Betsy and Olive Cheese Bread

January 3, 2012

I follow The Pioneer Woman’s blog, and often take a look at her Cooking section, even though many of her recipes include large amounts of meat (and butter), most of which I don’t eat. I like her recipes because they are simple with few steps and since she lives out in the boonies (aka, where […]

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January 1, 2012

Christmas for us means a lot of traveling to see family and this past week we were in Phoenix visiting my father-in-law. Not only does the drive to Phoenix mean I get to see my father-in-law, but it also means a great meal at Grimaldi’s. A perfect pizza meal to me involves a trifecta: pizza, […]

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South Beach Bar & Grille

December 27, 2011

Touted as having some of the best fish tacos in San Diego by San Diego Magazine, Sign On San Diego, Serious Eats, and Bon Appetit, I finally made it to South Beach Bar & Grille when it wasn’t completely packed. South Beach Bar & Grille is located in Ocean Beach, right along the beach so […]

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