Dive into an incredibly fresh and flavorful seafood stew inspired by the classic Provencal Dish.
Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat. I've noticed that I tend to suggest replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]
If you know me or read my blog, you probably know that I am obsessed with Sicily, and consider myself a Sicilian at heart. When considering my Sunday plans, I jumped on the opportunity to attend the 21st annual Sicilian Festival in downtown San Diego's Little Italy. I prepared myself for the inevitable feasting and [...]
Cibbets Flat Kitchen Creek Cleveland National Forest Off the 8 east after Alpine, is a valley known as Kitchen Creek. As the edge of Cleveland National Forrest before you hit Anza Borrego, this is one of the lusher areas around San Diego. The campsite is dramatically situated on a creek between mountains. Not only [...]
Chianti, Marlborough Bay, Provence, Napa, La Rioja, Chile, Valle de Guadalupe. Valle de Guadalupe is the wine region that makes up a part of Ensenada, Mexico about eighty miles south of the Tijuana border. Ensenada has always housed a few vineyards, but it’s not until the past couple of years that Ensenada has truly emerged as [...]
"It doesn't snow in San Diego." False. Although it snows about every 50 years in the city of San Diego, it snows almost every year in Julian. Julian, California Julian is one of those strange places that doesn't feel like San Diego. It is located North East of the city separating coast from dessert. Southern [...]