Location Archives: Ocean Beach

8 Sweet Breakfast Dishes in San Diego

San Diego Sugar | Sweet Breakfast Eats

If you love starting your day with a healthy dose of sugar, check out my latest round-up of sweet breakfast desserts on Serious Eats: Sweets, featuring everything from (relatively) healthy options like my favorite acai bowl, to saturated with sugar indulgences like a bananas foster belgian waffle.

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Divina Cake at Azucar

Divina cake from Azucar in San Diego

I’ve never met a cake at Azucar that I didn’t love. The Divina is my current favorite. Find out all about this delicious cake on Serious Eats: Sweets.

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San Diego’s Best Exotic Cookies

San Diego Sugar | Exotic Cookies in San Diego

Awhile back, I faced a very exciting challenge: find the best exotic cookies in San Diego. The discoveries became part of “Cookie Crazed” a 1-page spread in San Diego Magazine. Click through to read more, and find out the best spots to stock your cookie jar.

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Chocolate Souffle from BO-beau

San Diego Sugar | Chocolate Souffle from Bo Beau

When choosing a restaurant for a special occasion, it should come as no surprise that I look at the dessert menu first, which is the main reason I chose BO-beau to celebrate my 1-year wedding anniversary with my husband. The dessert that sold me on the restaurant was the chocolate souffle ($8) — something I’ve never actually ordered at a restaurant before. It also didn’t hurt that there were plenty of tasty entrees to choose from, including duck confit fettuccini, bowls of mussels, and a French bistro classic — steak frites.

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Azúcar’s Tiramisu: Cute, Creamy, Perfect.

San Diego Sugar - Tiramisu from Azucar

Bakeries like Azúcar can be daunting. With a dizzying array of treats on offer (including cookies, cupcakes, and bars), it’s tempting to take the whole store home. On my latest visit, I wanted something truly indulgent, so I headed directly to the display case with filled with individual-sized cakes. After some heated deliberation, I settled on the Azúcar Tiramisu ($6).

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Acai Bowl from O.B. Smoothie Bar & Sub Shop

San Diego Sugar - Acai Bowl from OB Smoothie and Sub Shop

O.B. Smoothie Bar & Sub Shop has some crazy-good smoothies and subs, no doubt about it. But one of the tastiest items on the menu doesn’t get top billing on the sign: the acai bowls. Acai bowls, made with frozen acai puree (blended with soy milk or apple juice), are topped with granola, strawberries, bananas, frozen blueberries, and a drizzle of honey. It’s like eating a fruit salad on top of a smoothie slurry, with some granola thrown in for good measure (and extra crunch).

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