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What To Eat In Solvang, California From Breakfast To Dinner

This week, we want to take you on a tasting-tour of Solvang, the sleepiest Danish town in all of Southern California. This list will take you on a delicious journey from breakfast to desert, and features an unforgiving amount of sugar. So without further ado, the foodie's guide to Solvang!

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To The Moon And Back For The Luna Sea Fish House

Do you have a restaurant you love more than anything?  A place that serves food so good that  you’d travel 1000 miles just to have it one more time? Sounds like hyperbole, but look back about two years on my life and you’ll see I did that very thing.

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Best Gluten Free Treats In OC

For those of us with more sensitive stomachs, it can be hard to find a delicious goody to soothe those nagging cravings. I should know, both my Mom and my boyfriend are lactose intolerant, and I have a few close friends with gluten sensitivities. Thankfully, I have never dealt with those issues myself, but I have chomped on enough alternative sweets to know what's-what in this business!

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Best Bubble Tea In OC!

Bubble tea is the one and only addiction I can say I truly have. Every day without fail my stomach starts to churn, and I know I’m in deep trouble. The milky goodness of a sweet Thai iced tea has begun to call my name. 

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The Little Saigon Night Market: The Other OC Night Market

Even though neither Andrew nor I are of Vietnamese descent, we often find ourselves traversing the colorful and unique walkways in Little Saigon. All the events we go to seem to be Vietnamese too! We were just joking yesterday that our website should be converted into the “Night Market Rats” because that’s all we seem to write about.

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Best Coffee In Costa Mesa

For many people, coffee transcends its drink status and is nothing more than a part of their daily routine. Wake up, roast a pot, and BAM! you’ve got your caffeine fix for the day. While it takes dedication to stray from the quick and easy morning brew, there is a near endless variety of roasts, flavors, and techniques for preparation. There is true merit to treating yourself to a fine cup every once in awhile. Let us not lose sight of the art-form that coffee can be, especially with so many great places in just the city of Costa Mesa alone! So here are our picks for best coffee in CM. 

 

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Welcome to Twin Peaks: Visiting The Double R Diner

These fantastical worlds that I so often drift away to sink their anchors in reality, and traveling to them can make for a mind-bending experience.  A recent road trip up the Pacific-NorthWest confronted me with this opprotunity, and it lead me on a journey to North Bend, Washington, or as you may better know it, Twin Peaks. 

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Best French Macarons in Orange County!

Ah, the French macaron; a sweet and fluffy afternoon cookie with a world of possibilities. This cookie can be almost any flavor, color, or design thanks to its versatile batter. The trend of the French macaron has set fire to Southern California, and little shops have been popping up on every street corner.

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Best Phở in Orange County!

Phở and I have had a respectably long history together. Even so, I only recently learned that this steaming brothy soup did not originate as a comfort food like it is often perceived as here in the U.S.

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OC Night Market: Giant Squid and Pusheen The Cat

Every year during the summer, hundreds gather to the Orange County fairgrounds to enjoy one of the largest Asian night markets in all of the United States. And why wouldn’t they? The OC Night Market offers over 200 booths and food trucks, selling a wide variety of gorgeous art, delectable food, and desserts that are to die for.

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The Tết Festival: Orange County's Little Taste of Vietnam

This year, Mile Square Park hosted a festival in celebration of Tết, the Vietnamese New Year. You would think that such a large community would create a wonderful turnout for the Tết festival at Mile Square, considering Tết is one of the most important celebrations in Vietnamese culture… and you would be right. 

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