Stacks Pancake House – Dana Point

While visiting the sister-in-law, we decided to go out for breakfast. Stacks Pancake House has gotten some pretty good recs from locals and I’m always up for some local grind-type breakfast. We got there before 9 am on Sunday morning and it was pretty crowded, a line going out the door. Inside seating is limited …

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Nazca Grill and Island Style Cafe Revisits

Yippee, it’s Friday! Just a quicky on a couple of recent revisits. The Mister and I (finally) had lunch at Nazca Grill.What was different on this visit from my first visit with CC was a special “New Entrees” menu. A few of the items looked interesting but we didn’t order from it. I noticed that …

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Kitchen Remodel – Week 3

In some ways, it doesn’t seem like it’s already the end of Week 3. And what a difference in just 2 weeks. All the plumbing, electrical, lighting and most of the drywall are done. In what seems like no time at all, it went from this: To this: I realized this weekend that I never …

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Ipo BBQ

Ipo BBQ (pronounced “ee-po”) replaced Maui Express earlier this year.  I had known Maui Express was up for sale and was glad to see another plate lunch takes its place since it is the only plate lunch establishment in Poway. We were hopeful that Ipo’s food would be better than Maui Express, which wouldn’t have been hard to do (enough said …

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