Anaheim: Cafe Casse Croute

Cafe Casse Croute is a tiny, family owned cafe located in a strip mall off Brookhurst and Orange in Anaheim, sharing the same parking lot as In-N-Out Burger and a Stater Brothers market.   This once…

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Downey, CA: Bob’s Big Boy Broiler

Located in the city of Downey, California, this nostalgic diner is a converted used car sales dealership, and was saved from being demolished by becoming a Historic landmark.  The inside has that 1950s “Happy Days”…

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Orange: Carnitas Los Reyes

Carnitas Los Reyes is located at 273 S Tustin Street in Orange, California.  It is a tiny, hole-in-the-wall, mom and pop restaurant, at the end of a congested strip mall hidden behind an Arco gas…

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Aki Home: Fullerton

Aki-Home reminded me of an upscale Daiso, where many products were in Japanese, and there were kitchen knick knacks like dishes to pots and pans, to cheap knives. It also had the feel of a…

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Cortina’s: Anaheim, CA

I’ve had this place bookmarked, like, forever! Whenever I get a craving for a meatball sandwich, it always seem to be on a Sunday, and unfortunately, Cortina’s is closed on Sundays. I didn’t have lunch…

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2010: The OC Foodie Fest at Honda Center

Here’s a great Flashback Friday for the food truck fans: The OC Foodie Fest was held on this day in 2010. It was the brainchild of now defunct truck: @TacoDawg, where he got together 50+…

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Angel Stadium, Anaheim, CA

On Friday, August 21, my friend Anita got a group together for an Angels baseball game.  What was even more of a surprise was it was Stephen’s first Major League baseball game… ever!  He has…

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Bruxie, Brea, CA

Bruxie is a casual dining restaurant, best known for their gourmet waffle sandwiches, called a Bruxie. What is a Bruxie? Bruxie is a new take on The Sandwich, using a creative version of an authentic…

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August 20 at Food Truck Haven

The Food Truck Haven is a lot that opened up earlier this month, serving up lunch and dinner on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  They are located across from the Outlets of Orange, just off the…

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Anaheim Pet and Feed

 This is the place to go if you are looking for non commercial pet food products. If you want Friskies, Purina, or such, there’s a PetSmart located 1 block away.  If you want to…

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Curry House

Curry House is owned by House Foods, famous for their prepackaged tofu in the grocery stores. They also make sauces, including curry.  They have restaurant locations throughout California, with 3 locations in Orange County: Irvine,…

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Blaze: Build your own pizza

Build-Your-Own Pizza places are now all the rage.  You literally tell the employee what you want, and they make your pizza in an assembly line type format like Subway or Chipotle.  There’s a bunch in…

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Alhambra: Ohana Brewing Co.

Ohana Brewing Company is a tiny place located in downtown Alhambra, off Main and 7th, behind 38 Degrees. It’s a tasting place where you can sample up to 4 beers, and you can buy most…

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Cooking on paper, at Paper Pot Shabu

Shabu Shabu is a Japanese hot pot dish, where you cook thinly sliced meats and vegetables in hot seasoned water or broth.  The term Shabu means “swish” in Japanese, because the meat cooks very fast,…

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Berkeley and Napa Valley, CA

Virgin America was having a special rate to kick off their LAX to SJC (San Jose) route, a buy one-get one free! I couldn’t resist such a deal, that I booked the trip, and found…

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Berkeley

Peet’s Coffee originated in Berkeley, Ca and Stephen wanted to check out his favorite coffee house.  After coffee, we were heading to a Crepe place when we saw a line at a pizza place. We…

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Comedy at Icehouse Pasadena

In the past, I’ve thought Engineers were like my dad. Dry. Dull. Unbearable to be with. I got to work with many in the past. I never paid any attention to them.  Well, today I took…

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