Category: Southern Cal

Placentia: the Bruery (@TheBruery)

Last year, my friend Shellie took us to the Bruery for a tour.  Stephen really enjoyed the beers, and commented he’d like to go back to the tasting room.  Last month, the Bruery opened up membership to their Preservation Society, where members can have access to beers not […]

Extremely Clean Carpet Cleaning 

I’ve been using a competitor for years but noticed his service has not been “up to snuff” and wanted to try someone new. I came across the great reviews of Extreme Clean and sent them a quote request. I sent a quote request via yelp and got an […]

Fountain Valley: Simply Home Café

My quest continues for the best Hainan chicken in LA and Orange County. So far, Savoy Kitchen in Alhambra is still the king of Hainan chicken, but who wants to drive to LA? Located off Brookhurst and Edinger, down the street from the heart of little Saigon is this […]

Santa Ana Express Car Wash

I work in the downtown Santa Ana area, and two car wash places I used to frequent went out of business (one off Main/ 17th, other one one off 17th / Bristol). I needed a place to vacuum the inside of my car, as well as wash it, […]

Costa Mesa: Mastro’s Steakhouse 

Last year I took Stephen to Mastro’s Ocean Club in Corona Del Mar for his birthday.  We really enjoyed the meal, so for my birthday this year, I chose the Mastro’s in Costa Mesa.   We arrived at 7:00 pm on a Saturday night. It’s located just down […]