Sushi Boat Restaurant | #RealEstate

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Went to the Sushi Boat for the first time with my daughter. We had never been there though we’ve walked past it many times, exiting the mall or going to the movies. The restaurant is located near the fountain, across from Edwards Theatre.

I ordered the Spicy Chicken Yakiudon and my daughter ordered the Shrimp Roll. The food was tasty, the atmosphere lively, and the decor elegant. My daughter had eaten here several times before with friends and liked it alot. I thought to myself, what took me so long? 🙂

Ryan Bros. Coffee | #RealEstate

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Stopped by Ryan Bros cafe for the first time this morning for some coffee  before doing our Easter meal shopping. I thoroughly enjoyed my cappuccino which had THICK, dry foam, and well-roasted espresso. My husband ordered a delicious mocha which he loved. We then sat outside on their patio under the umbrellas and had a lovely time chatting. The only problem with my experience at Ryan Bros is that I didn’t order a bigger cappuccino. 😉

Looking forward to visiting them again soon!

Thanksgiving 2015

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We had the honor of hosting this year’s dinner. Usually, it’s our mom who cooks but the past couple years she’s passed the torch onto us.

My husband was completely in charge of the menu and being vegetarian, he opted for a full vegetarian menu. I was in charge of setting up. We had 20 guests that consisted of family and friends. Our goal was to do our very best and wow them.

Instead of getting elaborate though, we kept everything simple – we used chairs and tables that we already had, tablecloths that we already had, and dinnerware we already had. What we did buy is a garland of cedar greens.  They smelled like Christmas to me, I loved them! We laid them across the table tops and punctuated the garland with bright orange clementines. So simple, yet so very lovely.

For the menu, he chose all organic, locally grown produce. I think that was the key to the wonderful taste of everything. And of course, his cooking talent. He made three quiches, two types of potato dishes, string beans, brussel sprouts, beets, and three different soups. He really outdid himself and I’m so proud. The menu was outstanding and we all appreciated it.

Though the cupboards were bare by the time we ate, everyone was content and chatting happily with one another. We both knew then just how much we had to be thankful for. It was a most memorable Thanksgiving.

Luke’s on Front | #RealEstate

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If you’re looking for a great night out this Friday, try Luke’s on Front. They’re on the top floor of a building right in the heart of Old Town. We wanted to get away to the city but not have to drive far so this was the next best thing!

We sat outside on the rooftop patio and enjoyed the breeze and our dinner of Ahi tuna salad and a Portobello sandwich. We had a chaser of strawberry & chocolate mousse cake, of course. To top off the evening, we sat at the bar and listened to excellent live music.

We had such a great time. It’s nice to know something so fun is right in our own backyard. Can’t wait to go again!

Luke’s on Front:  28693 Old Town Front St #402, Temecula, CA 92590