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9th Wheel Phenomenon

Within the past month, 3 more of my good friends are in new relationships. Isn’t it supposed to be Spring Cleaning?! More like Spring Clinging! It’s always such an awkward transition when your single friends get boyfriends because you’re stuck in limbo, being excited and happy for them while that little devil is pulling back making you bummed for losing your wingman! 325 more words



Founded in Italy in 1972, Il Fornaio Authentic Italian Restaurants are located throughout the United States in California, Seattle, Las Vegas, Denver, and Reston, Virginia.  Canaletto, where I dined, is located in Fashion Island in Newport Beach, CA.   143 more words

Case Of The Munchies

Oct 8-10, 2014 Ek, Eric's bday, and Dentist

So yes, on Tuesday we saw The Purge Anarchy.  It was interesting.  I didn’t see the first one so I did not know what to expect.   173 more words



It was an homage to a calzone I loved at a favorite local restaurant where I usually ordered the portobello mushroom burger. Unfortunately if I turn my oven on above 375 degrees the smoke alarm goes off. 265 more words


Into the Geek Realm: Fanime 2014, pt.5: What Happened to Saturday?

So, after a somewhat good nights sleep, we headed back down to San José. After all, we had the weekend to commune with our fellow otaku. 426 more words


Monday Night Dinner Out

My wife and I dd our monthly date at  Il Fornaio’s, The picture above shows the wine flights we tasted Monday night.  The wines paired pretty well with the menu, as you would expect.   298 more words


Dining at Crocker Art Museum

Sometime in the last few years museums and galleries stepped up the dining service in their cafeterias. Well not all; the Getty’s cafe  in Los Angeles is nothing to blog about. 366 more words