Ruby Princess: Night 3 dinner

The best part of a cruise is trying something new every night.  I focused on seafood for tonight’s dinner, while Stephen went for seafood and a whimsical pasta. We must have had “just ice cream” for dessert, as I didn’t take any photos of the sweets we had. […]

Ruby Princess: Day 2 at sea

The ship ended up leaving San Pedro a little after midnight. We woke up to gloomy weather, with rough seas.  We had many options for breakfast, from sit down breakfast at the restaurant, buffet on the Lido Deck, quick bites of pastries at the International Cafe on the […]

Buena Park: Olive Garden

When it’s cold and rainy, Karen and I think of Olive Garden for their unlimited bowl of soup and bread sticks.  On this visit, we came across a special which made us deviate from our normal soup and bread cheap meal.. the 3 course meal for $10.99. So […]

Irvine: Cava Grill (@cavagrill)

Cava Grill is a Mediterranean / Middle Eastern inspired restaurant located in Irvine, off Barranca and Culver, in the spot where Veggie Grill used to be. It’s in the same outdoor complex with many other popular places like Urban Plates, Doner G, Capital Noodles. Cava is a build-your-own […]

Santa Ana: Eat Chow

First timer at Eat Chow! I’ve heard about this place from many of my foodie friends, but I’ve been too lazy to travel to Newport or Costa Mesa. Finally, Eat Chow opens a (larger) location in downtown Santa Ana, just steps from the popular 4th Street Market and […]