Anaheim: La Pollada Peruvian Grill 

I was craving Peruvian food, and my usual “go to” place El Pollo Inka is all the way in the South Bay. Thanks to yelp, I discovered this mom n pop place that’s located down the…

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Last day for Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival (#DCA)

The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival came to an end on April 16, which so happens to be Easter Sunday.  I went a few weeks ago on my birthday with Shellie, and for…

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Fullerton: George’s Hamburgers

While having dinner with my BFF, her husband asked me: “Have you ever been to George’s?”. Where? I asked. It’s off Commonwealth and Euclid, across from the U-Haul place. I’ve driven by this place dozens of times,…

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Anaheim: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (@BubbaGumpCo)

My birthday celebration continues with my BFF Rebecca, and her family.  Her husband and daughter’s birthday is in April, so we celebrate all of our dates with a family dinner. This year we went to…

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Fountain Valley: Simply Home Café

My quest continues for the best Hainan chicken in LA and Orange County. So far, Savoy Kitchen in Alhambra is still the king of Hainan chicken, but who wants to drive to LA? Located off Brookhurst…

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Celebrating my birthday at Disney California Adventure Food + Wine 

Last year Disney California Adventure brought back the Food and Wine Festival after a 5 year hiatus. Apparently it must have done so well, they brought it back for 2017, with more food, more wine,…

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Costa Mesa: Mastro’s Steakhouse 

Last year I took Stephen to Mastro’s Ocean Club in Corona Del Mar for his birthday.  We really enjoyed the meal, so for my birthday this year, I chose the Mastro’s in Costa Mesa.  …

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March 24: OC’s @BurgerParlor + Gringo Bandito Team Up to Create Tostada Burger

  Burger Parlor announced a  new collaboration with Orange County’s Gringo Bandito. Tomorrow, March 24 the Fullerton (204 N Harbor Blvd) and Orange (149 N Glassell St.) location will launch the new Gringo Bandito Tostada Burger – Crisp…

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Anaheim: Chew Noodle Bar

Ramen? Pho? You can get both here. Chew Noodle Bar is located off Magnolia and Ball, in a strip mall with a Zumba studio. I’ve been eyeing this place since their soft opening back in February,…

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San Jose: Deluxe Eatery + Drinkery for breakfast

Eggg-celent Sunday breakfast. We were in town for a Sharks/ Ducks game, and needed an early breakfast before heading back to Orange County.  Thanks to reliable Yelp, I found this place opened at 7 am, and…

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Studio: Culture at the Irvine Marriott

On Thursday night my fellow foodie friend, Chrissy and I was invited back to attend the second event at the Irvine Marriott.  The theme this time was Studio: Culture. Unlike the first event, Studio Taste…

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Costa Mesa: Seasons 52 for #OCRW

It’s OC Restaurant Week (OCRW) 2017 and each year Linda, Anna and I get together for at least one OCRW restaurant. It’s our way to catch up and to make time for lunch. This year…

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Orange: Anepalco

Anepalco is a modern Mexican restaurant located inside the ALO hotel in Orange.  It’s been about 2 years since I’ve eaten here, and I stopped by for lunch with my friend Eleni.  Their menu is…

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Artesia: Saffron Spot

Living in Southern California, we are spoiled with the vast selection of places to eat.  Just 45-minutes ago, I was in San Juan Capistrano having authentic Tacos de Trompo street tacos at Taqueros, and now…

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San Juan Capistrano: Taqueros Mexican Food 

I was invited by a fellow SoCal blogger to try Taqueros.  She couldn’t stop raving about this place, so I relented, and drove down to San Juan Capistrano to see what this Mexican restaurant was…

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Taco Tuesday at Los Cotijas’s Mexican Grill

It’s another Taco Tuesday! Tucked away in a strip mall, across the parking lot from Popeyes, and Fresh Choice market is La Cotijas Grill. Their tacos on Tuesdays are just under 2 bucks at $1.99, and…

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Chino, CA: Mimi’s Cafe

If you haven’t been to a Mimi’s Cafe in a while, then you haven’t seen their new menu.  The prices have gone up, and they took out a lot of the favorite sandwiches and salads…

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