Can a Burger have too Many Options? – The Counter – Irvine, CA

On June 9, 2010, in Restaurant Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

I would have to say yes and no. Yes because it can be a little overwhelming and no because there is something for everyone. Recently we were able to visit The Counter in Irvine. They are a burger “chain” with headquarters in Culver City. The one we visited in Irvine has a simple but clean […]

Food Tour of Scotland – May 2010

On June 5, 2010, in Travel, by satnightfoodies

This last May we spent eight days in Scotland. Kim and I like architecture so we zigzagged our way through the country seeing different castles, estates, gardens and homes. We had a great time. Culzean Castle and Estate One of the best aspects of the trip was the food. With that said we thought we […]

Hard to Find Good Breakfast Outside the US – Pop's Cafe – Santa Ana, CA

On June 1, 2010, in Restaurant Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

It is good to be back home. We recently returned from a vacation in Scotland. We had a great time and had some spectacular food, however that is another story coming soon. As you may have noticed we like food trucks, diners and breakfast. Well if you have ever traveled outside the US you know […]

Yes, I Really Do Like SPAM! – Kogi BBQ

On May 27, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

Just got back from our vacation to Scotland and we really missed being able to eat at a gourmet food truck.  Today at lunch I ran over to @kogibbq Naranja in Irvine for a quick fix. I picked us up a few of our normal items like there kimchi quesadilla, chicken taco, tres leches, and […]

Last Stop on First Friday – Lee's Philly – Venice, CA

On May 16, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

This May we had the pleasure of checking out First Friday in Venice. First Friday happens every month on Abbott Kinney in Venice. Starting at the Brig parking lot and all the way down the street you will find people and gourmet food trucks. On this occasion we saw about 24 of them. The street […]

More Tastes from LA in the OC – Patty Wagon – Los Angeles

On May 14, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

You would think with all of the food trucks we have been visiting that we would start getting sick of them a bit. However that is not the case. After a long day in the sun on Saturday we had to run down to Bootlegger’s Brewery in Fullerton to check out the latest gourmet food […]

Well Worth the Wait – Dumpling Station – Los Angeles

On May 7, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

Dumpling Station is another one of the trucks we visited last weekend. They serve, can you guess? Dumplings! Little pockets of love. They have a good number of items on their menu, we chose three to get good coverage. Everything we got was very good. They cook everything to order so if they are busy […]

I Need to Get More CRACK! – The Sweets Truck

On May 6, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

We were able to visit The Sweets Truck last Saturday night while in South Pasadena. Actually you caught me, we drove out to South Pasadena to visit a couple of trucks. This was our second visit to the Sweets Truck. From the Grilled Cheese Invitational (Our first visit) They are a little different than your normal gourmet […]

Food Truck with Visionary Cuisine – Vizzi Truck at Bootleggers Brewery – Fullerton, CA

On May 1, 2010, in Food Truck Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

Thanks to the people at Bootlegger’s Brewery we did not have to drive far to check out another LA gourmet food truck. In a pervious article we talked about how breweries are teaming up with food trucks make the perfect dinner out. I am still very much liking this new trend (or I hope it […]

So Much Cheese, So Little Time! – Grilled Cheese Invitational 2010

On April 28, 2010, in Events, by satnightfoodies

Now that I am finally over my cheese coma it is time to share. Recently we visited the 1st 8th annual Grilled Cheese Invitational in downtown LA. We had been looking forward to this for sometime. We were also able to be judges, which added to the excitement. As you would expect the event was […]