Medieval Times: Dinner & Jousting for the Whole Family in Buena Park

Medieval Times is a dinner theater in Buena Park that features a nightly show where there is jousting, fighting, horse tricks and even a falcon that makes an appearance. It is one of those places I went to a couple of times growing up but didn’t think I would enjoy when I was an adult. […]

Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee in Orange County

Sidecar Doughnuts and Coffee has become a staple for the Orange County doughnut scene and one of my personal favorite spots for the culinary adventure that is eating a good donut. Located only a 10 minute drive from the beach, Sidecar is a place you are pretty much guaranteed to wait in line at when you […]

Biking from Huntington Beach Pier to Newport Beach Pier

If you are into road biking, there are so many fantastic trails in southern California. Everything from the Santa Ana River Trail to just biking around Joshua Tree National Park is available to you. One of the best things about Southern California though is the amazing beach trails that you can bike, I especially like the […]

PokiNometry: Create Your Own Poke Bowl in Anaheim

I am a huge fan of poke bowls, as they combine all of the best parts of a sushi roll, minus the seaweed, in a big bowl for you to eat. When I heard about PokiNometry, which takes that a step further by letting you actually create your own bowl, much like the way you […]

Pie Dog in Fullerton: Home of the Hot Cheetos Burger

From the moment I saw this glorious mac and cheese / hot cheetos burger online I knew it was something I had to try. Luckily it was at a spot called Pie Dog that was located in Fullerton, just 45 minutes from me, so one week later I was sitting down in their restaurant with […]

Winter Fest at the Orange County Fair & Events Center

Winter Fest, at the OC Fair Grounds, is Orange Counties entry into the crowded but always fun Christmas activity scene. I for one am a huge fan of Christmas and all of the unique events it brings, so I try my best to go to every place near me that celebrates it and gets into the […]

Irvine Regional Park: Lakes, A Zoo & Train Rides

If you are looking for a fun spot to explore with the whole family in Irvine then you can do worse than the regional park. With a few lakes, paddle boats, a train you can ride and a zoo you can visit, there is something that each kid will enjoy. I went to the park with […]

Cookie Connection: Homemade Cookie Awesomeness in Irvine

From the moment you walk into Cookie Connection and see its wall of cookies waiting to be picked you can’t possibly not be excited. The red interior with the floor to ceiling painting and the sheer amount of options you have for both cookies and how to eat them makes it an attack on your senses […]

Pie Not: Aussie Style Bakery with Meat Pies

I literally stumbled on the place completely by accident. I was heading to Sidecar Donuts but forgot that it closed at 4PM so I just went into the spot next door and to my surprise it was an Australian meat pie shop that was completely fantastic. I was not sure what a meat pie was […]

Bacchus Bar and Grill in Irvine

In Irvine there is no shortage of good places to eat. Every corner seems to be teeming with a new delicatessen enticing you in. The Bacchus Bar and Grill on Quail Hill in Irvine is one of those places, but with 8 years in business it has carved itself out as an exceptional spot for an after […]