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Boto Sushi Del Mar

We noticed Boto Sushi Del Mar had opened sometime ago in this revamped plaza. The restaurant is located towards the back of the plaza by Vons. There’s plenty of parking. We’ve visited twice in the past months for their lunch specials as well as a few other dishes.

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Ajisen Ramen – San Diego, CA

I’m always excited when I see a new restaurant coming to Convoy. That’s the foodie in me. It’s also the ‘I desperately need something new to try (in Convoy)’ self in me. Ajisen Ramen opened this weekend in San Diego. They took over the old Coco’s restaurant located next to 99 Ranch. Ajisen Ramen has… Read More Ajisen Ramen – San Diego, CA

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Kazoku – Hualien, Taiwan

To say that I’m making each moment count here in Taiwan is an understatement. Jet lag can’t even stop the time I’m memorizing with my mom and grandma. I haven’t been sleeping much, not just because of the time change, but mostly because the three of us stay up talking and laughing until well after… Read More Kazoku – Hualien, Taiwan

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Sushiya – Del Mar, CA

I have no idea how long Sushiya has been here in Del Mar Highlands but it feels like an eternity for some reason. I’d pass by them many times but never had an urge to try them. This Japanese restaurant seemed almost over shadowed by Searsucker that is just to the left of them. But… Read More Sushiya – Del Mar, CA

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Marion Crepes (inside Mitsuwa) – San Diego, CA

Marion Crepes recently opened inside Mitsuwa Marketplace in San Diego. I have a crepe fetish so I implored sis and V to come with me to try this new crepe shop. We just had lunch at Kula Revolving Sushi so it only took a few minutes to drive to the Mitsuwa Marketplace shopping center.

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JINYA Ramen Bar – Pacific Beach, CA

The cold weather prompts people to seek refuge and solace. My refuge and solace happens to be ramen at the moment during the colder temperatures here in San Diego. JINYA Ramen Bar opened some time ago in Pacific Beach. The reviews seemed mostly positive so we decided to visit this modern ramen bar over the… Read More JINYA Ramen Bar – Pacific Beach, CA

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Boto Sushi – Carmel Mountain, CA

Boto Sushi took over Yummy Sushi in Carmel Mountain some time ago. They revamped the entire restaurant and I must say it’s quite beautiful. Boto means “boat” in Japanese so the interior has darker wood tones that I personally like. Plus, they aren’t cheap with their a/c which has been a blessing during this summer’s… Read More Boto Sushi – Carmel Mountain, CA

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Tajima Izakaya

Tajima Izakaya is the restaurant my guy friends (who could care two sh*ts about food) prefer to eat when they’re done partying. These are the same guy friends that think Guy Fieri is a wonderful man and want to be friends with. SO, not sure if that gives Tajima Izakaya cred or no cred if you… Read More Tajima Izakaya

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Okada-Ya Takoyaki – Mira Mesa (Farmer’s Market)

I’m trying to remember how and when I was introduced to the wonderful goodness of octopus fritters. We didn’t eat takoyaki much when we were little and I think I only started eating them after college. I came across Okada-ya Takoyaki at the Mira Mesa Farmers Market many years ago. I was tentative, back then, to… Read More Okada-Ya Takoyaki – Mira Mesa (Farmer’s Market)

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Roboto Tokyo Grill – San Diego, CA

I swear your eyes will read what *you* want your eyes to read versus what is actually written on paper. Case in point, I read Roboto Tokyo Grill as YAKITORI TOKYO GRILL. Smart right. I was in the area meeting someone and we both decided to  have lunch at this newly opened restaurant a few… Read More Roboto Tokyo Grill – San Diego, CA