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Category Archives: Food

Malva – Valle de Guadalupe – Restaurant Review

Malva Restaurant in Valle de Gudalupe

If you take a look at Malva’s twitter page and website you will see …… Cocina hecha con ingredientes de la tierra Baja Californiana de la mano de nuestro Chef Roberto Alcocer. Cocina de Baja California por @alcocerroberto, criamos nuestros borregos, cuidamos nuestra huerta y huerto, cocinamos en asador y horno de lena. Translated to english this means:  Cooking made ​​with ingredients from the earth of Baja Californian hand of our Chef… Read More

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BC Bistro & Cava – Ensenada – Restaurant Review

I love a girls getaway. Even more fun is a mother-daughter getaway. It’s been a while since my mom, aka Penny Williams and I had a fun road trip or a weekend away together. Even better, this long weekend was in Baja California and was centered around wine tasting, food and spa treatments. I’d say that is the recipe for a relaxing and satisfying trip! We stayed at the Hotel Coral and Marina, located at… Read More

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Palacio Azteca – Tijuana – Restaurant Review

Ravioli with poblano cheese and spinach.

On a recent trip to Baja California I was fortunate to be invited to lunch with a friend Juan Arturo Saldana Angulo who works with Discover Tijuana. I had visited Ensenada and the Valle de Guadalupe wine region with Penny Williams, my mom and editor for and on our way back to San Diego we met up with Juan who took us on a tour of Tijuana; up into the… Read More

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The Best Beer on the West Coast is Creating a Legacy


  Just a few miles from downtown Oceanside, California something is brewing.  It’s the migration of the San Diego microbrewing industry and it’s spreading out all over the Southern part of this awesome state. Yes, home to surfers and military, San Diego has continued a trend from the great Northwest within the beer world and it’s trickled North to Oceanside where Legacy brewing is creating something different. Once a motorcycle… Read More

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Treat Yourself to a Tasty Bite from America’s Finest City


San Diego is one of the top culinary cities in the nation. Many of the world’s best chefs call America’s Finest City home and Bite San Diego allows tourists and locals alike to satisfy their appetites. With walking tours mapped out all over the city, Bite San Diego pairs culinary hot spots with historical bits of trivia, creating the perfect combination. I had the opportunity to experience the Downtown/Little Italy… Read More

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Sunday Funday Bar Hopping via the San Diego Trolley Tour


Sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own town. That was how the idea of taking the San Diego Trolley tour started. It would be a fun day to explore the city I live in with some friends, but I had another idea. What if we bar hopped using the trolley as our mode of transportation! Learn a little more about America’s finest city and check out some… Read More

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4 Best Burgers in San Diego


The quest for San Diego’s perfect burger has begun! From the casual to the upscale experience, I have rounded up four of my favorite burgers in America’s Finest City.  Hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed eating them. Texas Burger at The Waterfront For the back to basics all-American hamburger with a whole lot of flavor and those oh-so-wonderful grilled onions, head to the oldest tavern in town, The… Read More

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A Splash of Wine in North Park


“In water one sees one’s own face; but in wine, one beholds the heart of another.” -An Old French Proverb If you find yourself tooling around North Park looking for a place to get your wine on, then you’ll want to visit one of San Diego’s newer concepts in the age of the wine-bar. What is it? It’s a groovy little place called Splash and if you will excuse the… Read More

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A Cheese Cave, Wine Tasting and French Food in Baja


It might surprise you that the culinary delights in and around Ensenada reach far beyond their famous fish tacos and a Margarita at Hussong’s Cantina.  A trip to the oldest cheese cave in Latin America, wine tasting and the oldest French restaurant in Ensenada all add up to one surprisingly Perfect Day in Baja . Begin your gastronomic adventure by heading south of Ensenada on the Ojos Negros #3. It’s… Read More

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