5 Taco Spots You Need To Try in San Diego

San Diego is known for outstanding Mexican food. I had my first real tacos when I was 18 in San Diego (for the longest time I thought they were just served in those hard shells) and…

Pomegranate-Blood Orange Mule Recipe

It’s that light-sweater-pumpkin-flavored time of year again! And this all means Fall wines and festive cocktails. The lovely ladies of Sparkle + Toast shared with me a fun festive cocktail recipe that’s absolutely de-liciousss and…

My First Start of Fall Favorites

Fall is probably my favorite time of the year. The colors are beautiful, I love pumpkin, it’s not too hot anymore, and all the fun holidays are coming up (Thanksgiving, Halloween). I’m a hugeeee snack-freak,…

Nola Rose Chocolate: Luxurious Chocolates in San Diego

Nola Rose Chocolate-hand-painted beautiful bon bons that were created by Sous-Chef of La Jolla’s The Marine Room, Chef and Chocolatier Robin Katz. These uniquely designed and gorgeous chocolates are perfect as gifts or just to indulge yourself. I love how Robin combines traditional recipes…

Weekly Wine Tastings Delivered and Chosen by Sommeliers

Being a bit of a wine snob, I was ecstatic when I found this weekly themed wine box, Weekly Tasting, that come straight to your door (non-subscription, yay) by following my favorites, Sommelier Elizabeth Schneider and Master Sommelier Laura Maniec, throughout the years in…

San Diego’s Cheese Revolution: Venissimo Cheese

Blueberry Stilton from England to raw milk cheese from Switzerland to sheep milk cheese from the Netherlands…Venissimo cheese is the reigning cheese store of San Diego. Founder Gina Freize has a passion for cheese… I can see why her love for it has turned into…