Labor Day weekend: Belching Beaver Pub 980

San Diego County reopened inside dining but with a limited seating capacity. We decided to kick off the Labor Day weekend and have lunch at the Belching Beaver Pub 980 in Vista, CA. Here’s the…

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Diamond Bar, CA: Tasty Box

I was craving Hong Kong style food and found a place called Tasty Box in Diamond Bar, California. It’s a tiny place, and it’s primarily a take out restaurant, but there are some tables outside.…

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Vista, CA: Belching Beaver Pub 980 @belchingbeaver

We’re still practicing social distancing during this COVID-19 time. Restaurants are not able to provide dine-in service but we are able to dine al fresco. If alcohol is consumed, a meal must be purchased with…

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Disney World: Magic Kingdom / Be Our Guest

It’s day 3, and we’re going to the Magic Kingdom. Unlike our easy day at Hollywood Studios, the Magic Kingdom was going to be longer and a lot more walking. We still didn’t get up…

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It’s Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort #HalloweenTime

It’s Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort.  Stephen and I wanted to try some of the seasonal goodies that was being offered.  On the Disneyland website, they had the breakdown of the goodies, and the…

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La Mirada: Sol Inka Peruvian

I needed a restaurant that was near the La Mirada AMC 7, and this Peruvian place popped up. It’s located off Imperial and Santa Gertrudes, next door to a Mike’s burger, across the street from…

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Santa Ana: Cali Tacos

I’ve had Cali Tacos bookmarked for the longest time, but hesitate on going because the one on Chapman had the reputation of having poor parking and crowded.  Then, this location at 1631 17th Street opened…

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Santa Ana: Mrs. Bean (@mrsbeanjianbing)

Mrs. Bean (or @mrsbeanjianbing on social media) is a Chinese noodle place, located at the Main Place mall in Santa Ana.  Karen and I was supposed to meet up at Boudins, but noticed this new…

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Anaheim, CA: National Chicken Day at Disneyland #FriedChickenFestival

National Fried Chicken day was Friday, July 6th but Disneyland Resort took it a step further and had the Fried Chicken Festival for the entire weekend.  There was no additional perk or discount, but if…

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Anaheim, CA: Lamplight Lounge at DCA

In January 2018, Disney California Adventured closed the Paradise Pier section of the park to give it a rebranding called Pixar Pier, where everything is themed with characters from the Pixar movies.  Last weekend, the…

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Brea, CA: HaiDiLao Fusion Shabu (@haidilaoUS)

I was going to the Brea Mall and wasn’t really craving the food court for dinner. I went on the mall’s website, and saw that they had a Shabu restaurant.  Nestled between the Macy’s Mens and…

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Fullerton: the Pizza Press (@ThePizzaPress)

The Pizza Press in Fullerton is another “build your own” pizza place, but this place also serves craft beer.. the bonus in coming here versus Pieology located around the corner. It’s a little hard to…

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Lake Forest, CA: Delicias Peruanas

I was in South County and hankering for some Tallarin Saltado… not the green pesto version, just the “normal” one with chicken or beef. This place popped up on Yelp with decent reviews. It wasn’t easy to find…

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Anaheim, CA: MFK by Aysee (@MFK_Aysee) #MFK

MFK means “Modern Filipino Kitchen” and Aysee is the owner’s grandmother. I have driven by this location multiple times, and never knew it because it really is hidden. It’s near the corner of Magnolia and…

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RSM: SAJJ Mediterranean

On Tuesday night I was invited back to SAJJ Mediterranean in Rancho Santa Margarita to cover the media event for their new chocolate hummus. Unfortunately I was not able to attend, so my partner-in-crime, Chrissy went for…

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Placentia, CA: El Farolito

My BFF Rebecca took me here to celebrate my belated birthday, and her daughter’s 15th.  El Farolito is located off the 57 freeway /Chapman off quiet Bradford Street.  There’s street parking and a private lot parking. Let’s…

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Fullerton: CrepesBonaparte is officially open! (@CrepesBonaparte)

On Thursday, March 1st, Crepes Bonaparte had their grand opening celebration.  From 5:00 to 9:00 pm, they were giving away a free Nutella crepe to anyone who stopped by.  Free crepe! Of course I’ll stop…

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