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Though we had enjoyed our time in Florence, I was really looking forward to spending the rest of the trip in Emilia-Romagna. But first we had to get there. We'd be spending the next three nights in an Agritourismo outside... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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A few days after my post on Island Style Hawaii BBQ & Local Food, I was contacted by "Lurker Larry"...really, that's what he wants to be called, who lives in PB and wanted my opinion on his favorite Vietnamese spot,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I had these photos sitting around for a while. In my Shan Xi Magic Kitchen post, "FOY" Derek asked if I'd been to Village North recently. Well, yes......many times. You see, since we've been making our own Suan Cai over... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After recovering from a busy morning, we decided to head on out to do some exploring and last minute shopping. First stop, Santa Maria Novella Church. This church stands just a short walk away from the busiest parts of the... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I had been craving Yang Rou Pao Mo for a couple of weeks. I really loved that muttony - thick soup with leaven bread during our visit to Xi'an. Over time, I've accepted the fact that while versions might come... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Oh boy....another morning in Florence and just like the previous morning the Missus was ready to go. Since tickets for climbing to the Dome of the Duomo were sold out, the Missus decided we should do the Bell Tower of... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It was our last morning in Montreal, our flight was at 3pm, though we had to check-out at 11am. We did need something to hold us over....so why not poutine? There were a few stops to make in the morning... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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We awoke on our first full day back in Paris ready to go. We had the remnants of our previous evening's shopping and then headed off. The Missus wanted to visit Pere Lachaise Cemetery, mainly because She had read about... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The weather's been warming up, so the Missus decided it was time to start hitting up Zarlitos again for Her weekend poke breakfast. While driving past National City Boulevard, I noticed this. At street level of Bayview Towers. The thing... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Two quick things for a busy Saturday. Farmer's Table Coming to Bay Park: At least that's what the window display says. Yes, this is an outpost of the popular La Mesa eatery. It's good see some new places opening up... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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During our last evening in Montreal, I wanted something in particular....poutine! The Missus decided to humor me. And to make things even better, She decided we could catch the metro instead of walking all the way to our destination. So,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Once upon a time; I considered Lucky and Cow Cali to be my favorite pho shops in San Diego. But recently, I've had some less than stellar visits. The weather had been strangely December like over the last couple of... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Because I like to make more than one visit before doing a post, I sometimes take too long. As was the case with El Trebol, a taco shop that a couple of folks had recommended to me at what I... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Sometimes, you just need to take a breath, and enjoy those little things. Like taking Frankie for a much deserved "frolic"..... And maybe make the Missus pasta....sort of like She had in Emilia-Romagna......no garlic, no onions, very little olive oil......you... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The Missus had really loved the pasta in Emilia-Romagna. The simple, yet perfectly executed, fantastically textured pasta. And She was craving it from the time our plane landed back in San Diego. So, I've been toying around with various pastas,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Based on what we saw during the previous afternoon and evening, the Missus decided that we should head back to the Philosopher's Walk, something we did on a previous visit. This time, we decided to do it from the South... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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As much as we enjoyed Kanazawa, the Missus was excited to be heading to one of cities She feels right at home in; Kyoto. She was also interested to see if the Sakura Forecast was right. We were either too... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Before leaving the Kearny Mesa area, I did ramen rounds at some of the places that I don't visit very often or had only visited once or twice over the years. Starting with..... Tajima Mercury: Remember when they called this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It's been a long day. Just a quick post for this evening...... Having a nice meal puts you such great state of mind. Everything just looks better..... Besides the fact this was Florence...... At this time of the night, Piazza... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I finally had some time for breakfasts this past weekend and decided to head up to City Heights. Tu Thanh: This one I was actually craving for some reason. It was a bit chilly and I wanted some noodle soup.....and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After a morning of visiting Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello Museum, not too mention a wonderful lunch at Sergio Gozzi, we had a nice nap. Upon wakening, the Missus was ready to go. Her destination, the view from Piazzale Michelangelo. We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After moving to our UTC location last year, I drove down to Renaissance Towne Center to see what were some of the lunch options. I quickly noticed that JK Burgers & Hot Dogs ( it replaced the long standing Chicago... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It was a quiet Saturday morning as we finished packing, had some coffee, and checked out of the apartment we were staying in. The streets were quite empty, except for the local street market; the Lindengracht Market. Our favorite statue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Just a quick post tonight. I was wondering if should have just included this in a combined post. But we'd enjoyed Kanazawa so much and of course those that know me understand how much "Japanese Breakfasts" have special place in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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How'd you like to walk out your front door, look down the street and see this first thing in the morning? Well, that's the view as we exited the front door of our apartment in the morning. Today's mission? Getting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!