Xooro container


06/25/2010 - 4:28pm

Xooro...  premium Spanish fritters?  Sorry, but I disagree.  This little shop recently opened at the Westfield Shopping Center in Mission Valley.  While I was looking at their "...

Pineapple & Watermelon Juices

Senor Mango's

06/15/2010 - 10:20am

One of my favorite Taste of Adams Avenue stops was Senor Mango's.  (They're actually located on 30th Street.)  We tried the Pineapple Juice and Watermelon Juice.  Both were cold...

Strawberry Basil & Lavender Lemonade Pops

Viva Pops

06/14/2010 - 12:09pm

While standing in line for Lestat's last month, I noticed Viva Pops across the street and wondered if they were any good.  So I was quite excited to find out that they were part...

Cool Cravings Frozen Yogurt

Cool Cravings

05/16/2010 - 7:52pm

Found another self-serve frozen yogurt shop in PQ!  Cool Cravings charges 39 cents per ounce (just like L'Amour De Yogurt), but you can find coupons for buy one get one free in...

Vegetarian Lasagna

Babbo Grande

04/01/2010 - 1:19pm

I've been really busy, so this is a quickie...  I read about Babbo Grande on the San Diego Reader's website and recently checked them out.  Their Fruit & Cheese Plate ($7)...

Haute Pink Cakes Cupcakes

Haute Pink Cakes

02/16/2010 - 7:56pm

Looking for cute cakes or cupcakes?  Try the local family-owned Haute Pink Cakes in Rancho Penasquitos.  They have lots of flavors, including their signature PINK velvet, in...

Waffle w/ Strawberries & Chocolate Ice Cream

Crepe World

01/17/2010 - 7:11pm

Crepe World has been open since August of 2009 and I was finally able to try them out this past week.  It was, well...  a little disappointing.  The service was very slow.  It was Saturday...

L'Amour De Yogurt

L'Amour De Yogurt

01/06/2010 - 11:10am

I'm venturing into a different neighborhood - Rancho Penasquitos!  So far, I've only found one self-serve frozen yogurt eatery.  L'Amour De Yogurt is near the 56 freeway and Rancho Penasquitos...

Donut Holes

Mary's Donuts & Coffee

11/24/2009 - 10:59am

I recently saw Mary's Donuts & Coffee at, so I decided to try them out while making a run to the Sonic in Santee.  Unless you know where to look, you may miss...

Shrimp & Gyros Platter

Santorini Island Grill

11/21/2009 - 4:33pm

Santorini Island Grill is a Greek restaurant in Scripps Ranch.  They serve fair portions at reasonable prices.

For an appetizer, we ordered Feta Fries ($3.25) - seasoned...

Tossed Garden Fresh Salad

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

10/23/2009 - 3:38pm

Looking for cheesy swashbuckling fun? Then look no further than Pirate's Dinner Adventure! There are two locations: Buena Park, CA (near Knott's Berry Farm) and Orlando, FL. Our group of 10 adults...

Fruit from the Sea Tagliatelle

Italian Cucina

10/10/2009 - 9:12pm

After my less-than-perfect experience at Barona's Seafood Plaza, I am happy to say that their Italian Cucina was wonderful!  The atmosphere is much different than Seafood Plaza.  At the Italian...