Claire-ification: Cupcakes

I know you’re tired of the cupcake thing – I am.  You think it’s played out right?  If you talk to those people who line up around the block standing in line waiting for 4 hours to pay $8 for […]


Restaurant Review: Whisknladle

The atmosphere at Whisknladle on Wall Street in La Jolla is probably the best example of laid back, classy-casual dining, maybe in the whole city.  The covered patio is just gorgeous and airy yet comfortable and cozy- read: “romantic”.  They […]


Restaurant Review: Jasmine Seafood Restaurant

Dim sum (literally meaning: touch the heart) was originally not a main meal, only a snack, however it has become a staple in the diets of foodies across the world.


Claire-ification: To Bee or Not to Bee

If you’ve ever been stuck at a table next to a die-hard vegan who thinks bees are forced labor and they should sue the human race for honey theft, bee movie style? I know I have!   Well this oughta help you deal […]


Food Fight Radio Challenge! New York Pizza vs. Chicago Pizza

Its New York verses Chicago in the battle for the best pizza! Some of the best New York Style pizza can be had at Knockout Pizza in Mira Mesa in San Diego, it’s quick, tasty and has some imaginative toppings […]


Claire-ification: Las Vegas


A couple things about Las Vegas…

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Claire-ification: Berries and Chocolate Desserts


I don’t understand why chocolate desserts should include raspberries or other minds of annoying berries with the pesky seeds or the odd tart flavor that always seems to conflict with the sweet enveloping awesomeness that is a well done chocolate dessert.  Intrusions of that type spoil the dessert.  Leave the chocolate alone, it was doing fine by itself.

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Restaurant Review: Taste of Thai


We visited the Del Mar Taste of Thai location in San Diego and looking at the menu, you see some things you recognize and then some things you don’t.  You’ve seen meekrob before but have you ever really tried it?  It’s unique.  Its crispy fried plasticky looking noodles with a sweet and sour sauce, very tasty.

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Restaurant Review: Harry’s Coffee Shop La Jolla


Nestled between two equally decades old shops in the tiny town within a town of La Jolla San Diego, is a cute little diner names Harry’s Coffee Shop that’s been serving homey meals for 53 years.  More than half a century.

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Claire-ification: Living the American Dream


So that mentality that we had when we were just a bunch of Colonials with pitchforks and we got mad and kicked the collective butts of those that were ordering us around and oppressing us?  Do you really want to admit that that mentality, that freedom thinking mindset, that strength is gone?

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