Tag: California

Santa Ana: Panini Cafe

The Ducks had an early Playoff game at 3:00, which meant it was going to be dinner time when the game let out.  I didn’t want to travel too far for dinner, yet I didn’t want to stay too close to the Honda Center because the Angels had […]

La Habra: Arthur’s Coffee Shop

It’s your typical mom and pop coffee shop with grandma’s wood tables, condiments already on the table, and a huge breakfast selection with huge portions to match it. It is located in the back of a dilapidated strip mall, next to a Dollar Tree, and behind a Starbucks […]

Lulu gets Pampered Paws

My dog Lulu (@PerritoLulu) is a Cairn Terrier (think Toto from Wizard of Oz, or Fred the dog from I Love Lucy) and she requires grooming every 4-6 weeks.  Last month, my groomer of 16 years decided to retire, and move to Virginia to be with her daughter. […]

Fullerton: Grits for brunch

Food trumps the service here at Grits.  This hidden Fullerton gem is located just outside the boundary of Downtown Fullerton off Harbor Boulevard and Chapman. There’s a tiny parking area in the front, but if you go to the next driveway, there’s ample parking in that lot. If […]

Having lunch where Walt Disney once ate

Following our visit playing tourist in Hollywood, my visiting East Coast friends wanted to have lunch “where Walt Disney ate at”… at Tam o’Shanter. He ate there? Really? Who knew!  Apparently, this local girl knows very little about SoCal compared to tourists. I already knew it was currently […]

Anaheim: Disney’s Carthay Circle Lounge

The Disneyland Resort is divided into 3 sections: The Downtown Disney area is a free area for restaurants and shopping, the Disneyland theme park, and the Disney’s California Theme Park, or DCA for short. I was at DCA on April 2nd for the Disney California Food and Wine […]

Buena Park: Kickin’ Crab

The last time I was here was back on Memorial Weekend, and the place was packed.  I came here on a Tuesday night and we were seated immediately.  In fact, 3 of the group members were able to be seated without all of us there. We had 6 […]

Hawaiian Gardens: Peris for Persian food

I first discovered Peris back in 2014, after they moved from Cerritos to this Hawaiian Gardens location.  The menu has everything but the kitchen sink.  There’s Persian food and there’s American food, from burgers, steaks, to all day breakfast.  Over the years, owner Mike listened to his customers […]

Ontario: 5-Star Pizza

My friends and I were at the Citzens Bank Arena and wanted to get a bite after the hockey game.  It was about 8:45 pm on a Saturday, and my friends were in the mood for pizza, while I wanted chicken.  Pieology and Blaze was too far, and […]

Anaheim: DönerG Turkish food

Hidden in a strip mall off Ball and State College, behind a “Puddles” car wash is dönerG, a Turkish / Mediterranean restaurant. We came here on a Saturday and arrived before the lunch rush.  Stephen and I both decided on the dönerG Pita Special that was posted outside, which […]