Tio’s Tacos – Riverside, CA

Tio’s Tacos – Riverside, CA

I have lived in Riverside for a long time and I love Mexican food, so I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to try Tio’s Tacos in Riverside. This place is a trip. It is filled with original works of art that are made up of “things that have been utilized, and in this country considered useless, then […]

The Crack Shack – Costa Mesa

The Crack Shack – Costa Mesa

I haven’t written about a restaurant in a long time, but my sons and I tried a place on our way home from the beach over the weekend that deserves a mention… The Crack Shack in Costa Mesa. If you haven’t eaten here, you might be wondering what kind of food you’ll find… We’ve intentionally crafted both the chicken and […]

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

About five years ago on our way back from lunch in Murrieta, we exited the 15 freeway at Clinton Keith Road to see where the road would take us. We headed toward the Cleveland Forest until we came across what appeared to be hiking trails. Our little driving adventure had brought us to the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. What […]

$5 Movies at Dos Lagos 15

$5 Movies at Dos Lagos 15

Like most people, I like movies.  When we first moved out to Riverside, there were no movie theaters close to us.  Now there are three within a few miles, two of which are practically across the street from each other. One of them is in The Shops at Dos Lagos in Corona, which has been operated by Starlight Cinemas since […]