Little Italy, San Diego: Where to Eat Each Day of the Week

Monday: Cafe Gratitude Reset your well-lived weekend with a plant-based meal that will fuel the body and mind. Take a moment in the zen cafe to think about the week ahead and don’t leave without trying dessert. Our recommendation? Coconut cream pie. Omnivores Love: Summer Polenta | braised summer squash, roasted tomatillo sauce, sautéed kale,…

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Anza Borrego

Our family of four has been exploring the Anza Borrego desert in awe for decades. When my parents grew tired of marine layer mornings brought on by June gloom we’d pack up our Ford Explorer and drive the 2 hours out to the desert. I’m fairly certain my sister and I never let our parents…

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Big Sur Magic

It’s fall, the sun sets far before we’re ready. We load the van in darkness on a slanted San Francisco street. Packing up the van feels like a curious new luxury. Swapping compact pads and sleeping bags, for pillows and down blankets. We cruise out just after 6 but the sky is pitch black. Giving…

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Mushroom Rosemary CousCous

Ingredients Israeli Pearled couscous Heirloom Tomatoes Crimini Mushrooms White or Yellow Onion Olive Oil Rosemary Salt, Pepper Red Chili Flakes To cut down prep time on the trail, combine olive oil, rosemary, S+P and chili flakes in a small mason jar the night before and refrigerate. Mix into couscous for easy seasoning, the mixture keeps…

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