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Bobboi Natural Gelato – La Jolla

Bobboi Natural Gelato – La Jolla

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We had the good fortune of being invited to visit Bobboi Natural Gelato in downtown La Jolla recently.  I’m so glad that we did!

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Bobboi has a fun atmosphere inside and the friendly staff greeted us immediately.

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You can see they actually carry many different flavors which all must be meticulously maintained at the proper temperature.

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Of course, we were curious what “bobboi” meant, and here it is!

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They tout absolutely nothing but fresh ingredients and display some of their organic produce here.  When not making gelato, the owners can be found scouring local farmer’s markets looking for fresh new ideas.…

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Spitz San Diego – Mediterranean Street Food

Spitz San Diego – Mediterranean Street Food

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Who say’s you can’t eat and play at the same time?

Spitz Mediterranean Street Food recently made a splash into San Diego with a focus on tasty food and fun.  With four L.A. based locations, Spitz has since expanded south to sunny San Diego in the Hillcrest area.

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The location is right on 5th Ave. and we luckily found parking quickly.

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As their name would suggest, Spitz serves several main entrees based off their döner meat (choice of beef & lamb, chicken, or mixed meat).

They sent us a gift card, so we decided to try out several things this day.…

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DoorDash

DoorDash

Have you heard of DoorDash before? You might not have as they are relatively new to San Diego. They have an app you can download (you can use a web browser too) which allows you to order food or drinks from the comfort of your home. The restaurant prepares your order, and a delivery person or “dasher” comes to pick it up and deliver it to your house. There is a delivery fee of $3.99 for DoorDash Select restaurants or alternatively it costs $6.99 for other restaurants that are not DoorDash Select.…

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Kung Fu Tea – San Diego (Kearny Mesa)

Kung Fu Tea – San Diego (Kearny Mesa)

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So Darren and I first noticed Kung Fu Tea a couple weeks ago while we were eating dessert at Blush (same shopping center).  It was clearly under construction and didn’t look that far along.  Darren mentioned he’d seen them in Las Vegas before, but didn’t have the opportunity to try them.

Anyhow, I was driving up to LA this past weekend and was headed over to MiTea.  Before I got there, I noticed an open sign and the Kung Fu Tea sign nice and bright.  So, I decided to check it out quickly.…

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Blush Desserts (Kearny Mesa)

Blush Desserts (Kearny Mesa)

Ever since I visited Yes! Pingo over a year ago and stumbled upon Blush Desserts next door I wondered how they were doing. That mall is a revolving door of restaurants with a less than friendly parking lot to boot. Now a year later Yes! Pingo isn’t there any longer and I believe Blush Desserts is under new ownership (just kidding, they clarified that it is in fact the same original owners!). 

When we first popped in they were just starting up and actually didn’t really have much of anything to offer.…

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Ocean Pacific Grille – Downtown San Diego, Gaslamp

Ocean Pacific Grille – Downtown San Diego, Gaslamp

A quick shout out to my neighbors, Russ and Berm, who turned me on to Ocean Pacific Grille right when they opened up 4 months ago.  They’ve been raving about them ever since.  So, I’ve been wanting to try them for some time now, but always had some sort of scheduling conflict.

Luckily for us, Kat from Crave Marketing, invited us to check them out recently.  So of course we jumped at the opportunity when it arrived and said, YES!

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Ocean Pacific Grille was opened by Managing Partner, Brian Norris, and Chef Partner, Charles Andres.  …

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Lil’ Dipper – University Town Center, La Jolla

Lil’ Dipper – University Town Center, La Jolla

Alright friends, we’ve got a special scoop on San Diego’s newest Ice Cream shop about to make waves across the county.  Meet Lil’ Dipper!

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Darren and I had just finished up a great meal tonight at Un Mundo (review coming soon) when we noticed a sign across the street in the adjacent shopping center…. Lil’ Dipper.  Since I always have a second stomach for dessert, we decided to walk across to check it out.  (It was National Dessert Day after all!)

We were immediately greeted by two friendly woman, Barb (the President) and Susan (VP of Communications & Strategy) who welcomed us in with open arms, “Want to try some samples?”

YES!…

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Acqua – Mission Bay Hilton Resort

Acqua – Mission Bay Hilton Resort

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Darren and I were recently invited to check out Acqua California Bistro in the Mission Bay Hilton.  We didn’t know quite what to expect, other than we heard Chef Schäfer has European roots and it is reflected in his cuisine.

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The dining area inside was quite nice, but we were offered perfect seating al fresco overlooking Mission Bay.  The property is beautiful and the resort guests looked thoroughly satisfied with their surroundings.

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Although it cooled down significantly once the sun had set, the heat lamps and fire pits kept us nice and toasty throughout dinner service.  …

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