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I've often said that things around these parts would not be as delici-yoso without all the recommendations and tips I receive. About three weeks ago; "MichaelW" was nice enough to drop me an email letting me know about a Mariscos... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at mmm-yoso!!!
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A couple of sandwiches for a humid Sunday. Supernatural Sandwiches: My buddy JasonV asked me if I'd ever been to this sandwich place.....he told me it was "awesome" and showed me a photo of Supernatural. I cracked up and said... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mmm-yoso!!!
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While we were a bit sad to leave Kyoto, which is one of Missus's favorite cities. We were excited to be back in Tokyo. Beyond the rather overwhelming, sensory overload of the city; we loved the various neighborhoods, the order,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at mmm-yoso!!!
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Somehow; after completing all my grocery shopping on this still rather hot Saturday, I ended up in City Heights looking for something to eat at nine in the morning. I'm not sure why I drove up here......I mean it was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Man was it hot today in San Diego? Man; it was hitting the high 90's over here in Bay Park! And as always with temperatures this high; the specter of fire danger hovers overs us. We hope everyone, their families,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It's kind of strange; I thought I'd done a large post on Urban Solace before, but all I could find was a "burger week" post from back in 2009. Kind of strange since US was a favorite of the Missus... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I saw this place during one of revisits to Pho 46 (I'll get to that one of these days). It was before eleven am, so I peered at the menu and was intrigued. So, a couple of days later I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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We left Seward fairly early in the morning. We had a two hundred-fifty or so mile drive up to Talkeetna where the next part of our trip was taking place. An acquaintance who has been to Alaska several times advised... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Here are a couple posts appropriate for any "Fry-Day". T.P. Banh Bao: Have you ever headed out for lunch thinking you want something and then suddenly changing your mind at the destination? Such was the case on this day. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The first task of the day....well, the second after a simple breakfast was to head up to the boat harbor and the offices of Major Marine Tours to see if any cruises were going out on this day. The Fjords... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The restaurant landscape of San Diego sure has changed from when we moved here back in 2001. And while I still complain about the quality and the preference of style over substance.....I'm still not happy "just to have" something; it's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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We loved the town of Seward. Tucked in the Kenai Peninsula; this town of about 3,000 had character and charm. Instead of staying at one of the hotels near the boat harbor; we decided to stay at a B&B in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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A few months ago; none other than Taka-san from Taisho asked me what I thought about Nozaru. Nozaru? Apparently one of his regulars and even the local Japanese newspaper had mentioned the place. Because of the crazy influx of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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One weekend evening, I decided to make my way up to City Heights for my annual visit to that Pxx Kxxg place. Hard to believe they've been around for over a decade. Man, I remember when this was Thien Thanh.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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We slept quite well after a fun first day and dinner. There was nearly nineteen hours of sunlight during our stay and it was bright as noon when we finally got around to waking. Breakfast was included in the price... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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As I've mentioned in other posts, the past year, now year and a half has gone by in a flash. Our schedules have made it difficult at times to get back into our routines. Finally, after several trips, a heck... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Do an online search on "most beautiful street in Kyoto" and Shirakawa-Minami Dori will appear. And while we've been down this street several times before, the Missus was excited to see it during Cherry Blossom season. I gotta say; even... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I happened to notice this shop in one of those empty strip malls on the corner of H Street and Broadway on our way to breakfast at Talavera Azul. I'm usually not swayed by the myriad of "Mexican Grills" and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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While it seems that the Missus used this trip to chase Sakura, I had noticed something quite interesting. She had developed a fondness for Izakayas. As such, She really wanted to check out an Izakaya on our last evening in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I haven't done one of these in a awhile. So here goes. Simsim Outstanding Shawarma: I walked past this place last weekend (that's another story). In the same strip mall as Elijah's and Niban. 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The last couple of week; since we've gotten back from our trip have been nice. At least in terms of work for me. No more long days and weekends. The recent muggy weather has also changed my eating strategy a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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On our last trip to Paris; I made only two dinner reservations. One of them was for Arnaud Nicolas. First off, it was in the 7th Arrondissement, the Missus's favorite area in the city.....She is still in love with that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Last fall, "MichealW" sent me an email telling me that Bale Sandwich & Deli had closed after a very short run and was now "Baguette Café". Then of course came the crazy fall and winter....and spring......so I wasn't able to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After returning from visiting Castello di Torrechiara and Fontanellato we returned to the Agritourismo and rested up a bit. As the afternoon sun faded, we decided it was time to head to Parma for dinner. We again found parking alongside... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!