• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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  • Hard Rock Cafe – San Diego

    Each Hard Rock Cafe is like a rock and roll museum.  I like to visit when it’s not busy so I can see the memorabilia on the walls.  There is a Chris Cornell guitar and a motorcycle in this one.   Lovely stained glass windows line part of the roof.  I joined the birthday club […]

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  • Greek Chicken – Winter Gardens

    Gold sparkles before me.  Bright like the sun.  Scent of fried fish teases me.  Thin tempura batter crunches in my mouth.  Contrasts with the juicy fresh Alaskan cod.  Flavors remind me of the fish and chips I get at the Del Mar Fair every year.  Batter provides just enough saltiness to liven up the mild […]