• Dessert
  • Rudy’s Taco Shop

    I see the sea.  Scent of sea salt is in the air.  I feel the sand beneath my feet.  This was one of my fav spots for getting tacos after a drive along the coast with my kid.  I remember in the old days this place was mostly a small grocery store with lots of Mexican […]

  • Dessert
  • Afters Ice Cream – Pacific Beach

    I use to surf at Pacific Beach.  Afterwards I’d stop by Mr. Frostie’s for a marshmallow shake.  There are a lot more ice cream choices in this area now.  I was excited to see Afters Ice Cream open.  I visited the Irvine location a few times but the drive and parking kept me from going […]

  • Chinese Food
  • Horton Plaza

    Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check. M. C. Escher They built this place when I started college.  I remember the wonder of wandering this place which was like an Escher painting brought to life.  I liked beautiful architecture, the […]

  • Dessert
  • Bottega Italiana

    Have you ever fallen in love?  Remember that happy feeling that takes control of you upon seeing her smile that makes you smile back?  The lack of sleep because you can’t wait for the next time you get to see her lovely face?  That indescribable joy when your lips touch hers?  I remember the coldness […]