Anaheim, CA: Touch of Disney

It’s been over a year and Disneyland/ Disney California Adventure (DCA) has been closed due to the pandemic. Finally on March 18, 2021, a glimmer of hope surfaced. Disney was going to have guests enjoy…

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Boozy Sanitizers and COVID-19

Since March, the entire country has been under a self containment plan. People who weren’t considered “essential” worked from home. Finally California started lifting restrictions, and as of Friday, June 19, we entered stage 3.…

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NHL #Playoffs, Game 1: Calgary Flames vs Anaheim Ducks (#CGYvsANA)

There’s nothing more exciting like the post season. It doesn’t matter what sport you root for, the post season is the road to the championship, and the quest to win the trophy.  For hockey, our season…

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Nature Connects- Art with Legos at the South Coast Botanic Garden

Nature Connects is an award winning exhibition now touring North America. Created entirely with LEGO brick pieces, this show features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by New York artist Sean Kenney. The South Coast…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Playing tourist at the Hollywood Museum

I’m born and raised in Southern California and it took a tourist to tell me about this place… probably because its in the heart of the touristy Hollywood and Highland. My friends were visiting from…

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Santa Ana: Sit Low Phó and Chunk-n-Chip

On a lazy, rainy Saturday, we decided to head to the 4th Street Market in downtown Santa Ana for a bowl of phó at Sit Low Pho. The last time  I had the standard bowl, but…

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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…

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Anaheim: Carolina’s Italian Restaurant opens new location

The original Carolina’s is located off Chapman in Garden Grove. This local favorite has been around since 1978, serving up hearty portions. I used to visit often with my ex, back in the day you…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Minor league hockey: Ontario Reigns vs SD Gulls

This season, the LA Kings and the Anaheim Ducks moved their minor league teams closer to home… in fact, in the same state!  Previously, the Ducks had their minor league team in Norfolk, Virginia, making…

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