Ikura Sushi & Ramen just opened up last month in the Poway/Scripps Ranch area of inland San Diego. Do a Yelp search on the restaurant and the top two comments are: Yea! Now we don't need to drive all the way to Kearny Mesa and Convoy Street for our ramen fix! Try the Tonkotsu Ramen, it… Continue reading San Diego Ramen Scene- Ikura Sushi & Ramen, Scripps Ranch
Plans for a nice family dinner at a favorite Japanese restaurant just didn't materialize in the way I had hoped for. I haven't seen the teens much lately, which sometimes is NOT a bad thing- am I right, fellow moms of teens??? However, I do enjoy these people an overwhelming majority of the time. There are subjects… Continue reading The Upshot: Half the Family = Half the Bill
We had a few hours to kill while waiting to pick up the son from an event downtown and tried a new-to-us sushi spot- Sushi Deli 2 http://www.sushideliusa.net/ Those were some great prices on noodles, appetizers and sushi, and the winner was the Yakisoba. Lots of vegetables cooked just right, great flavor to the sauce and… Continue reading Downtown Sushi…
On our quest to try some new eats! This time we tried a restaurant that many people have been telling us to try, a chain called Pho Ca Dao. According to one of my kid's teachers, if you aren't swearing, you aren't pronouncing it correctly... I hope she wasn't pulling my leg. The daughter's boyfriend… Continue reading Pho for Me
Pulled pork is fabulous in the crock pot; sprinkle a lot of onion and garlic powder, salt and pepper on a pork shoulder butt and 4-8 hours later you have a magnificent meal. With BBQ sauce for the meat, we round it out with a baked sweet potato and maybe green beans. We all love… Continue reading New Menu Monday- Carnitas… from Heaven!!