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Flower Child, Del Mar

The hubby and I, along with our miniest sidekick, visited Flower Child to investigate their new spot in Del Mar. Eating primarily vegetarian, we were very satisfied with the menu and our selections.  We chose the three veggie plate (eggplant, brussels and cauliflower), Madras Curry, and the Mother Earth Bowl that had a broccoli pesto that… Continue reading Flower Child, Del Mar

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Celebrating with Bourbon Pâté

I have go-to side dishes that I am always mandated to bring.  One, a super comfort (aka not so healthy) potato dish that was my aunts recipe.  I stole that one when she moved to Washington and make it every Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  One year, I even tried doing it as a low fat… Continue reading Celebrating with Bourbon Pâté

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Kid Friendly Brewery, Second Chance Beer Company

15378 Ave of Science Ste 222 San Diego, CA 92128   We visited Second Chance Beer Company after filling our bellies at the Sunday Brunch at Karl Strauss.  Yes, we were full,  but with Second Chance close by, we couldn’t resist.  Marty Mendiola is a such sweet guy who makes great beer.  We had a flight… Continue reading Kid Friendly Brewery, Second Chance Beer Company

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Valentine’s Day for the Craft Beer Mama

I am not staying local for Valentine’s Day.  But don’t feel sorry for me.  I am off to Seattle to visit my best friend and to celebrate her future as a mama.  I will indulge on plenty of shellfish and beer for her…..because I am a good friend like that. There are, however, SO MANY… Continue reading Valentine’s Day for the Craft Beer Mama

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Brewery Road Trip up the CA Coast

We were supposed to go to Europe for our romantic vacation, sans kiddos, but certain hurdles and obstacles led us to one of our best beer trips, full of memories and beer belly laughs.  While our itinerary is not for the faint of heart, my only suggested take aways are to make friends with the beer… Continue reading Brewery Road Trip up the CA Coast

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Lamb Stew

It’s hot outside!  I cannot believe that despite the fact that we are still in winter and a few days before spring, San Diego is reaching record breaking heat waves.  Just yesterday we spent the day at the beach, in our swimsuits, building sandcastles.  It was only three St. Patrick’s Day ago where I was… Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Lamb Stew