Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2013«

Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes – with strawberries on top

March 31, 2013


I love cooking for people, so holiday’s are usually a fun event for me, when I’m in the mood. OK so I’m a girl, sometimes I’m in the mood to cook and sometimes not. But creating a work of art, that is pleasing to the tummy and taste buds, is something I really enjoy doing. […]

Wolfgang Puck Bistro – Universal City Walk

March 28, 2013


I challenge you to find someone who hasn’t heard the name Wolfgang Puck. I know of Wolfgang Puck, but learned a few new things about this culinary master recently: * Although Wolfgang is Austrian, he is a french trained chef. * His most famous restaurant is Spago is one of only three restaurants in Los […]

Tips for Traveling with Teens

March 23, 2013


Living with teenagers is challenging enough, but traveling with teenagers can be exasperating – or exhilarating with some pre-trip planning and ground rules. Here are a few tips for a fulfilling vacation with easily bored young adults. Rent a video on your destination from the library or buy a travel DVD from Amazon or Barnes […]

Quick – Mini Penne and Veges

March 19, 2013


Here is my first recipe, many more to come. Like so many others, I love to create in my kitchen.  I also have no patience. So quick delicious meals are my favorite things. Here’s one such favorite everyone seems to love. Shhhh don’t tell them it is healthy!  Fresh foods are always best in my […]

Medifast Diet Experience – Part Two

March 17, 2013


In follow up to my earlier post, I am sharing what I eat in a typical day on the diet. Three weeks and 11 pounds lost so far. I eat something about every two hours. Yeah it might not be a juicy In and Out Burger but I can have gourmet salads, lobster, crab, steak, […]

Some Interesting Sights in San Francisco

March 15, 2013


All within two blocks of Union Square…

My Medifast Diet Experience and French Tarts

March 11, 2013


This isn’t a travel blog post, or restaurant review, but a food post – about french baking and diets. It all starts with my quest to perfect French baking, in November 2012. I had a burning desire to get these special exquisite desserts mastered in my kitchen -especially French tarts. I believe the passion began […]

Native Foods Cafe – Encinitas, California

March 8, 2013


A vegan’s delight! Here is a menu dedicated to you instead of just one possible choice, or ordering something with ingredients on the side or left off. One does not need to be a vegetarian to thoroughly enjoy a meal here. Atmosphere: Eclectic, vibrant and warm. Clientele: On any given visit you will find a […]

Mosaic Wine Bar – San Diego NOW CLOSED

March 7, 2013


Why I think Mosaic Wine Bar is a great place to take a date: * Artsy vibrant decor is welcoming. * Extensive Mediterranean menu and wine list has something for everyone. * Covered patio seating is spacious enough that the next table isn’t on top of you, eavesdropping. * Happy hour 7 days a week, […]

San Francisco’s Le Scene – NOW CLOSED

March 5, 2013


With over 7000 restaurants in San Francisco, it’s easy for a foodie to find a great place to eat. But if you are looking for the “Best Breakfast” then you might have to do some research. Check Yelp, Urban Spoon, Tripadvisor? I searched Yelp, and found a highly rate cafe which appeared to offer just […]