Yoshimo Japanese Deli: Heavenly Poke Bowls in Carlsbad

If you have never had a poke bowl, which is essentially a deconstructed sushi roll, then you have to add Yoshimo Japanese Deli to your list. Located on the busy State Street in downtown Carlsbad this small unassuming spot, which is only open for a few hours each day, packs a ton of flavor into its food […]

Batiquitos Lagoon Trail: Easy, Beautiful Hiking in Carlsbad

If you are looking for a nice escape right in the heart of the Carlsbad, then look no further then Batiquitos Lagoon. Even though this lagoon butts up to the 5 Freeway, it still provides a decent amount of relaxation and beauty in the middle of the urban jungle. It is a great family friendly hike […]

Pizza Port in Carlsbad: Unique Pizza with a Beach Vibe

This last weekend I had the opportunity to spend some time down by the beach in Carlsbad. It is a great little town that is famous for two things, the flower fields and Pizza Port Brewery, the later of which I had never had a chance to check out. I love pizza so I was already […]

Flower Fields of Carlsbad Review & Photos

Every year from March 1st to May 13th, 50 acres on the west side of Carlsbad (north of San Diego) come alive with the beauty of thousands of blooming Ranunculus flowers. It is a fantastic view, seeing so many flowers blooming all in unison and one that I would recommend for both children and adults […]