Seattle: Pike Place Market

Good morning, Seattle! It was Karen’s first time in Seattle, so we had to visit the famous Pike Place Market.  In my prior visits, I knew it would be very busy, so we decided to get there by 8:00, before the tourist and tour busses arrived.  We were told […]

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 me.  Here’s her recap: Originally a food truck, SAJJ Mediterranean currently operates two […]

Orange, Ca: Old Crow Smokehouse

Old Crow Smokehouse is a Chicago based barbecue restaurant. There’s 2 in Southern California: 1 in Huntington Beach, and 1 in Orange, just a stone’s throw away from the Honda Center.  We came here after we did the Paint the Ice event, and at 11:00 am, there were […]

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 start off with the food. Delicious! I couldn’t stop eating it. A+ for […]

NHL Playoffs start today #PaintitOrange

The NHL playoff begins tonight, and the game I am looking forward to is watching the Vegas Golden Knights will play their first post season against Los Angeles Kings.  Las Vegas has been an amazing team this season (and, it’s their first year in the NHL). Here’s the […]

Fullerton: Huntington Ramen

This little Japanese restaurant is hidden in a strip mall, off Chapman and Victoria, across the street from a post office. We came on a Wednesday and was able to find parking, but I can see that parking can be an issue on weekends or on cooler days when […]

Las Vegas: Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers is a Boston burger restaurant owned by chef Paul Wahlberg in partnership with two of his celebrity brothers Donnie and Mark.  There are 14 locations, but only 1 in Nevada… and this one is located in front of the Bally’s hotel and casino, in the shops and restaurants area. […]

Las Vegas: Cosmopolitan

So it’s been 2 months, and that means it’s time for another Vegas visit. Now that the casinos have started charging for parking, I try to stay at a Caesar’s Entertainment property. However, the Cosmopolitan is still my favorite hotel/ casino on the Las Vegas Strip, and recently […]