Browsing the "California" Category

Sushirrito: Sushi Burrito in Palo Alto

Sushirrito is the original sushi burrito concept before it went big around the world. When I was in San Francisco and Palo Alto, I knew I had to check this place out. Sushirrito is made-to-order with a mix of Asian [...]

October 11, 2016 Fusion, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mexican, Palo Alto, Three Beakers

Electric Tour Company: San Francisco Guided Segway Tours

Electric Tour Company has various tours throughout San Francisco. The most popular tours are the Fisherman’s Wharf & Waterfront Segway Tour, as well as the Golden Gate Park Segway Tour. We took the Golden Gate Park Segway tour through the westside [...]

October 9, 2016 San Francisco, travel

Madame Tussauds San Francisco: Review

Madame Tussauds has one of their wax museums located in Fisherman’s Wharf. The San Francisco location opened in 2014 and became the 17th Madame Tussauds museum to open worldwide. There are celebrities that are key to San Francisco. Tony Bennett is the first [...]

October 8, 2016 San Francisco, travel

Arguello: Lunch at the Presidio of San Francisco

Arguello is located in the historic Presidio Officers’ Club. They serve up Mexican cuisine capturing the cultural heritage of the Presidio and a contemporary bar with craft cocktails. Chef Traci Des Jardins put together their menu for Arguello. I was invited by [...]

October 6, 2016 lunch, Mexican, San Francisco, Two Beakers

Philz Coffee: Amazing coffee in Palo Alto

Philz Coffee in San Francisco is very popular and has several locations. I was visiting a friend in Palo Alto and she recommended we come here for a cup of coffee. They aren’t your typical coffee shop. The coffee shop [...]

October 4, 2016 Cafe, Four Beakers, Palo Alto

San Francisco CityPASS: Review

For our trip to San Francisco, we used the CityPASS to tour around town to see a few of the attractions in the Bay area. I’ve used CityPASS in the past before and they have some of the top attractions for tourists. [...]

September 30, 2016 San Francisco, travel

Scala’s Bistro: Dinner near Union Square

Scala’s Bistro is located in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel just steps away from Union Square. They have crafted cocktails and Italian inspired fare on the dinner menu. You’ll want to make reservations ahead of time as it can get quite [...]

September 28, 2016 Italian, San Francisco

Disneyland Bachelorette Party on a Budget

Before getting married, one of the items on my bucket list was to go to Disneyland. What better time to go than with your besties. We planned to be here for 2 days so we could go to both Disneyland and [...]

August 26, 2015 Anaheim, California, travel

Bubba Gump Shrimp: Happy Hour in Anaheim

We spent a whole day in Disneyland and needed a late night snack. Close to our hotel is a Bubba Gump Shrimp Restaurant inspired by the movie Forest Gump. If you are a fan of the movie, you gotta visit [...]

March 5, 2015 American, Anaheim, California, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, Two Beakers

Cactus Taqueria: Mexican Food in Hollywood

When in Los Angeles, get your Uber driver to recommend places to eat. Thats what we did. We really wanted Mexican food, but it was so hard finding something close to the place we were staying at. It’s pretty hard [...]

March 3, 2015 California, Four Beakers, Hollywood, Mexican

In-N-Out Burger: Not So Secret Menu

As a Canadian, one of my goals in life was to have a taste of In-N-Out Burger. I know, it’s a really sad goal but I love trying different fast food restaurants out. Vacations are a good reason to pig [...]

March 2, 2015 American, California, Fast Food, Hollywood, Three Beakers

Disneyland: Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port

Finding cheap lunch in Disneyland with ample seating is quite tough especially when you want to stay out of the sun. During our time in Disneyland, we ate at Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port in Tomorrow Land beside Space Mountain. The [...]

February 26, 2015 American, Anaheim, California

Original Pancake House: Breakfast in Anaheim

When in America, make sure to see if there is an Original Pancake House nearby. Or at least that’s what I do. Ever since visiting one in Chicago, I’ve been thinking about their Dutch Baby and Apple Pancakes ever since [...]

February 25, 2015 American, Anaheim, Brunch, California, Three Beakers

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro: American Chinese Food

P.F. Chang’s is an American chain restaurant featuring Asian food. As an Asian person, it just seemed weird to dine at an American Asian Restaurant since Vancouver has a lot of Asian Restaurants. I’ve spent years avoiding this restaurant because [...]

February 24, 2015 American, Anaheim, California, Chinese

Smoked Turkey Legs in Disneyland

We found ourselves snacking a lot at Disneyland instead of having a set meal during breakfast and lunch. There really wasn’t time for real meals when we only had a few minutes in between rides. We had so much fun [...]

February 23, 2015 American, Anaheim, California

Churros in Disneyland

I love Churros! I made it a mission to have a few churros in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park. It’s not hard to find them since there are carts everywhere in sight. They heat them up fresh on the [...]

February 22, 2015 American, Anaheim, California

Tiki Juice Bar: Dole Whip in Disneyland

Tiki Juice Bar inside Disneyland serves up Pineapple Dole Whip Soft Serve. When you visit Disneyland, you must make a stop here. Since you’re probably at Disneyland all day, it a great refresher and to cool you off from the [...]

February 21, 2015 Anaheim, California, Dessert

Searching for Starbucks at Disney California Adventure Park

Finding Starbucks at Disney California Adventure Park is a must because you need to stay caffeinated the whole day in order to finish all the rides and attractions. Head to the Fiddler, Fifer and Practical Cafe on Buena Vista Street [...]

February 19, 2015 Anaheim