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Sayulita Travel Guide: Things to Do & Our Wedding Recap

If you ever wanted to visit Sayulita, read this Sayulita travel guide to find the best spots and things to do in this charming beachy fishing village. Our wedding recap is also included by popular request!

Sayulita Travel Guide

It’s been a year since my husband and I got married in the magical town of Sayulita in Mexico, and we went back again recently for our 1 year anniversary. When I posted photos on Instagram and shared our experience on Instagram Stories, I received several requests to do a travel guide.

Also, last year, some of you asked for a wedding recap which I never got around to, so I’m combining the two together in this post to share one of our favorite places on earth because it’s definitely a relatively unknown gem that I highly encourage you to visit.

Sayulita is a tiny fishing village about 45 minutes north of Puerta Vallarta with a population of 5,000 people. The town itself is so charming and colorful with murals, delicious restaurants, spas, yoga studios, and shops, all next to a beautiful beach that you can swim, surf, or go stand up paddle boarding in. Before I get to our wedding recap, let’s start with the Sayulita travel guide and all the things you can enjoy there.

Transportation

To get to Sayulita, you have to fly into the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR), then drive about 45 minutes north. There are buses that you can take from the airport which are super cheap, but I wouldn’t recommend it if you have a lot of luggage as they don’t have much storage space.  It’ll also take a lot longer 45 minutes because there are many stops.

You can also take taxis from the airport but I’ve heard that you’ll have to negotiate the charge with them or they’ll overcharge you. The best and the most convenient option is to book a car in advance. They are usually about $130 round trip and totally worth it. We book through Sayulita Suburban, and they’ll even stop at a supermarket on the way to Sayulita if you want to stock up on snacks and groceries for your trip.

I don’t recommend renting a car because the streets of Sayulita are narrow and aren’t easy to get around with a car. However, you can rent a golf cart once you are in town, which is actually a main mode of transportation in Sayulita. We’ve rented through golf carts through Sayulita Suburban as well.

Lodging

I honestly don’t think you can go wrong with most lodging choices in Sayulita. There are incredible Airbnbs and hotels that are not too expensive. You can get so much more bang for your buck there. Also, Sayulita is quite small so if you are used to a bit of walking, there are no bad areas to stay in. If you are a bit far out, then you can always rent a golf cart.

Last year, we used VRBO to book a 7 bedroom villa so all our family members could stay together during our wedding week. Our guests booked their own Airbnbs or hotels and I was told that their stays were all so nice without breaking the bank at all. Most of them had pools as well.

This year, we stayed at Hotel Oz Sayulita which was so comfortable and close to the town plaza. There was also a rooftop pool and bar that we fully took advantage.

Beaches

Sayulita Beach – This is the main beach of Sayulita and honestly, it’s not my favorite. It’s always super crowded and it’s just not the nicest beach in the area. It’s definitely convenient, because there are a lot of delicious restaurants along the beach that you can eat at.

Playa de los Muertos – This is actually my favorite beach, It’s only a 10 minute walk south from Sayulita Beach, but the water is much more calm and it’s less crowded. It’s also very beautiful with rock formations that you can climb on over bluest of the waters. It gets its name because it’s right next to a cemetery that you walk by to get to the beach. I highly recommend this beach over Sayulita Beach.

San Pancho Beach – San Pancho is a beach that’s north of Sayulita in a city called San Francisco. We rode a cab 10 minutes north for a day trip there and it cost us about $7 each way. The beach here is also gorgeous and not too crowded, and it’s in the cutest town with fun shops and restaurants. Just be mindful that the waves here are no joke. People do swim here but the water is not kid-friendly. I was able play in the waves for maybe 10 minutes and then I had to call it quits before opting to lay out in the sun instead.

Restaurants

One thing to say about Sayulita’s food is that all of it is seriously AMAZING. Every place we tried is super cheap, so tasty, and being that it’s a fishing village, you can never go wrong with the seafood here. Most of the food is gluten free-friendly and I didn’t have any trouble or issues with the food.

Also, since the town is so small, all of these restaurants are within walking distance.

Mary’s – A hole-in-the-wall Mexican food place with great tacos and a delicious brunch menu. You can’t miss the bright pink wall in the main street of Av. Revolución.

Burrito Revolution – Another delicious taco and burrito place with outdoor seating. They also have vegan options.

Don Pedros – If you want to splurge a bit (as in, spend the same amount as you would do in the US), Don Pedros is a delicious restaurant with a beach view. They catered our wedding and the food was exceptional. Make a reservation if you want to sit along the beach. This is also one of the only places that take credit cards.

Palmar Trapiche – The cutest beer garden outside of the main town area with delicious food as well. It’s an outdoor spot surrounded my palm trees and lights, and it’s so charming. They have various craft beers that my husband enjoyed.

La Rustica – A restaurant with pizza and Italian food with gorgeous decor. If you go during lunch or brunch, they also have the most delicious pork tacos. It is a bit more high end than most restaurants in the area, but they do take credit cards.

I’ve only listed a few of the memorable spots, but you really can’t go wrong with most of the restaurants in Sayulita. After we realized this, we stopped checking for reviews online and just picked places to go to by walking around and seeing if we liked the menu (so old school).

Shops

There are so many cute shops in Sayulita, focused on local handcrafted arts and gifts. They vary in price and quality, and it’s so much fun to walk around and visit these stores. These are some of my favorites:

Farmers Market/Mercado del Pueblo – If you have a chance to be in Sayulita on a Friday, don’t miss out on this farmers market. It’s on the small side but they have delicious fresh food, flowers, and artisan crafts.

Révolucion del Sueño – This place screams color with their beautiful jewelry, bags, blankets, and other gifts. I bought a bracelet and a colorful garland here that I love. It’s so cute and you might want to buy everything here.

Manyana – This is a small shop near the beach with mostly clothes and bags with minimalist designs. However, what really drew me in is their small collection of pottery. I bought a beautiful mug here, but was also tempted to try on their clothing as well.

Evoke the Spirit – This is a boho style gift shop with ceramic pottery, beautiful blankets, and jewelry finely curated by local artists. I just love the decor in here, and I wish I could take one of the craft workshops that they offer.

Galería la Hamaca – Featuring a huge collection of Mexican folk art, they have some gorgeous artwork, tapestry, pottery, and other home decor items. They have some of the most beautiful, intricate designs at a reasonable price.

Other Things to Do

Besides eating, shopping, and hanging out at the beach, you can go snorkeling, take surfing lessons (which is HUGE there), stand up paddle boarding, do yoga, get a massage on the beach, or even horseback riding.

Another activity we really enjoyed was going on a beautiful sunset cruise, in which we ended up doing fun water activities. You can read more about it under the “Sunset Cruise” section below, as I now shift gears and recap our wedding 1 year ago.

Our Sayulita Wedding 

First, to give you a little background… I was never someone who dreamt of her wedding. If it was up to me, I would have eloped and be done with it. I love to attend weddings as a guest, but I honestly dread the type of stress and attention that you get as a bride. So, as a compromise with my family, I decided to do a small destination wedding with 40 people max.

I honestly don’t remember how I came across Sayulita, a place I’ve never even heard of before. I think it was a friend who mentioned that it’s a beautiful town in Mexico near Puerto Vallarta, so I Googled it and fell in love with all the images and reviews I found. And literally based on that, we decided to get married in there. And no, we’ve never even visited before, and the first time we were there was for our wedding week. It might sound crazy, but everything about it just felt right so we just went for it.

One thing that’s great about having a destination wedding in a country like Mexico is that everything is much lower in cost than In the US so we were able to be way more flexible within our budget with what we wanted to do than if we had our wedding in the States.

We hired a wedding planner, Luz Ochoa, because I honestly wanted no part in the planning process. I had a specific vision in mind, which I relayed to her, and she was so amazing about picking out all the flowers and decor according to what I wanted and the end result was even better than I expected.

WELCOME DINNER

The day before our wedding, we held our welcome dinner with all the guests at a beach restaurant called La Terrazola. It was so cute and beautiful, because they set out tables on the beach alongside a bonfire and different games we requested like corn hole, bocce ball, and a giant Jenga set.

The food was delicious and the whole event took place over sunset, and we ended the night by lighting up sky lanterns that looked beautiful floating up over the beach sky lined with palm trees.

CEREMONY

I wanted a beach ceremony, because the beach is truly my happy place, and that’s exactly what we got. It was held a bit north of the main Sayulita Beach, where it’s much quieter and less crowded. I was barefoot and the blue of the ocean with the sand under my feet was so so perfect, and exactly what I had envisioned.

We had a little less than 30 people who came from all over the world and it was truly the most magical experience. Afterwards, we took photos on the beach with our family and just us 2, which turned out beautiful.

By the way, our wedding photographer was Christine Sargologos and she did an amazing job. I highly recommend her!

RECEPTION

The real party after the ceremony was at the villa that our immediate family members stayed at in Sayulita, which might be the nicest place I’ve ever stayed at in my life. We booked this 7 bedroom villa through VRBO, and while it was way up on the hills far away from the main town center, it had an incredible view, awesome pools, and an outdoor lawn area that was made for a reception. If you are ever in Sayulita with a big group, I highly recommend you try to stay there because everything about it was so beautiful. It was so perfect for to watching the sunset as well through the evening because it overlooked the entire Sayulita Beach.

We catered our food from Don Pedros which was so delicious and mostly gluten free, got a gluten free wedding cake, and after we danced the night away, we had churros and ice cream carts for late night snacks which were a huge hit. It was honestly so much fun to be surrounded by the closest people in my life and both of us had the time of our lives.

SUNSET CRUISE

The day after the wedding, everyone slept in and relaxed on the beach or the pool to recover. Then, for the evening, we organized a private sunset cruise with Ally Cat Sailing for all the guests. It was a fun and relaxing 3 hour cruise, and they provided transportation to and from the marina, snacks and alcoholic drinks on the cruise, and various water activities like diving, swimming, and stand up paddle boarding.

I highly recommend this cruise company. The staff members both on and off the boat were some of the friendliest people and one of the best customer service experience I’ve had in a long time. It was the perfect way to end our wedding celebration. 

Honestly, I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect wedding for us. It was everything I wanted with my closest friends and family in a place that was so magical and beautiful. It’s so fun to relive these moments through these photos!

If you have any more questions this Sayulita travel guide and/or about having a wedding there, leave me a comment and I’ll answer them the best I can. I hope this post encourages you to plan your trip to Sayulita because it truly is so charming and happy, and it’s a place you’ll fall in love with as soon as you get there!

My AIP Road Trip with My Mom

AIP Road Trip

I recently went on a 2 week Pacific Coast Highway road trip with my mom from San Francisco to Los Angeles over the holidays. My mom has had rheumatoid arthritis for a few years now, which is an autoimmune disease in which your body attacks your joints, and has yet to find relief from pain and discomfort. She still has a hard time walking at a normal pace and gets tired easily throughout the day.

It’s been frustrating and difficult trying to convince her to go on the AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) diet for a while now, especially because she lives in South Korea, where almost all foods are heavily spiced and filled with nightshades and soy sauce. It was too daunting for her because she has a hard time cooking for herself with her aching joints, which I completely understand. So when she told me she’ll be visiting for the holidays for an indefinite period of time, I thought, “What a great chance to put her on the autoimmune protocol!” And it was!

So today, I want to share my experience of what worked, what didn’t, and how we were able to stick to the diet for 2 weeks during out AIP road trip. But first…

What is the Autoimmune Protocol?

Although I’m familiar with the Autoimmune Protocol as an NTP and what it’s about, it’s a whole different beast when you are attempting it yourself, especially while traveling, and it took a ton of preparation and education beforehand.

The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) is a diet designed to heal the gut and reduce inflammation in the body for anyone dealing with an inflammatory disease. Especially for those who are suffering from an autoimmune disease, AIP can be quite helpful because it limits all foods that are known to cause allergies and inflammation like eggs, gluten, nuts, seeds, grains, legumes, dairy, processed foods, vegetable oils, alcohol, and nightshades like tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and all types of peppers. Yes, it’s restrictive, but after some time of feeling better, you can start re-introducing some of the foods back in one at a time to see which foods you do not react to and which ones you do.

All autoimmune diseases begin in the gut. Once the digestion is compromised by poor diet, stress, genetics, and/or toxins, it can lead to leaky gut, which means that inappropriate food particles seep through your intestinal lining and into various tissues in the body. Eventually, the body cannot differentiate between its own tissues and foreign invaders, and starts attacking its own tissues. This can manifest in many different ways and this is how different types of autoimmune diseases form. My mom’s autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis, is the type that attacks her joints.

By limiting the foods that inflame the gut, AIP can reduce the inflammation that affect the body as well. 70% of our immune system reside in the gut, so it’s extremely important to heal the gut first in order to heal the body. And that’s why the AIP diet works for so many people!

Preparing for the road trip

Like I mentioned above, it took me a few hours of studying and educating myself to get prepared for this trip. I had to start from scratch with how to cook in the kitchen, what spices to use (and not to use), and which new ingredients to purchase that were AIP-friendly. AIP blogs like The Paleo Mom, Phoenix Helix, The Curious Coconut, and Autoimmune Wellness were EXTREMELY helpful. I also bought 2 books: The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook and The Autoimmune Wellness Cookbook, and I can’t recommend them enough if you are starting your AIP journey. They had some amazing insights and recipes to start out with.

AIP Road Trip

Besides the knowledge piece, I did a ton of prep cooking before the beginning of the trip. I made Fig Energy Bites (above photo), AIP Mayonnaise, Bacon-Beef Liver Pâte, and Carrot Ginger Soup from The Autoimmune Wellness Cookbook, as well as bone broth, sauerkraut, and AIP breakfast pork sausage.

AIP Road Trip

I also bought tons of snacks for the road. The last thing I wanted was us getting hungry and having to stop at a random restaurant in the middle of nowhere, where we have to slip on the AIP diet because nothing on the menu is compliant. These snacks were lifesaver on the road and it was able to hold us up until we found a kitchen or a food allergy conscious restaurant.

Some of the snack items were:

Dining in

During the 2 weeks, it took us about a little over a week to get from SF to LA, with many stops along the way. We made sure to only stay at Airbnbs with a full kitchen, so we can really focus on quality home cooked meals. Like I mentioned, I used the cookbooks that I bought and AIP blogs for delicious recipe ideas and inspirations. However, I’m such a free spirit in the kitchen and don’t like to follow recipes exactly. So after trying out several recipes, I quickly got more comfortable with AIP cooking, and was able to produce my own recipes and ideas. You probably noticed that my past few recipes are AIP-friendly and that’s because I was able to be more creative once I became familiar with the Autoimmune Protocol!

AIP Road Trip

One of the most helpful tricks was batch cooking, especially when we wanted to spend more time exploring the area and the beautiful coasts and less time in the kitchen. By making multiple portions at once, we were able to enjoy the leftovers for 2-3 more meals which made sticking to the AIP diet much more manageable.

Dining out

When first going on the AIP diet, it’s really difficult to dine out because most restaurants use cracked black peppers, nightshade spices, and vegetable oils. I knew that eating at restaurants may be unavoidable at times while traveling, so I researched a lot to find places that were food allergy friendly, gluten free, and/or farm-to-table to make sure they used quality ingredients. Yelp was honestly our best friend and I used search terms like “organic,” “gluten free,” “nightshades,” “paleo,” and “food allergies” to find dining spots that would cater to my mom’s diet.

AIP Road Trip

AIP Road Trip

I was actually surprised about how accommodating these restaurants were and how they allowed us to change the dish completely to fit my mom’s diet. I even asked some places if they could cook her food in olive oil instead of vegetable oil and they were totally fine with it. I think the trick is to be super nice and friendly, and don’t be afraid to ask a bunch of questions.

It was surprising to find out that a lot of the servers knew what nightshade vegetables were! We ended up paying a bit more for her meals but I think it was totally worth it to stay on the safe side. We even brought our own dressing to the restaurants so she can enjoy burgers and salads without worrying about the inflammatory oils in the dressings they serve.

It was a bit more difficult when we decided to eat Korean food in LA, because all the sauces and side dishes were heavy on the soy sauce. However, we were able to get Korean BBQ with non-seasoned meats, and oxtail soups that we asked them to hold the black pepper for. It worked out really well and we were able to avoid non-AIP foods to the best of our abilities.

My mom’s progress

It’s actually a bit too early to tell if the diet has changed her flare ups. We’ve been on the road for 2 weeks with occasional dining out, so you can see why it’s difficult to be 100% compliant to the AIP diet. However, I do see that she has more energy throughout the day and she’s been talking about how much better she’s been sleeping. She’s also been eating a lot when this time last year, she didn’t have much of an appetite. This is a good thing because she lost so much weight in the last few years because of her illness and she has always been skinny. I think the diet definitely helped her feel better overall so I hope to update you later when there’s more progress.

The road trip is over but my mom is still staying with me for an indefinite period of time, so we are sticking to the AIP diet while she’s here. Expect to see more AIP recipes from me because that’s mostly what I’ve been cooking up recently!

AIP Road Trip

If you or anyone you know suffers from an autoimmune disease and you need help on how to get started, or if you have any questions about my experience with my mom, do not hesitate to contact me! I love sharing my stories with you all, especially if it can help you or your loved ones in your health journey. I look forward to updating you again soon so stay tuned!

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Gluten-Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

We are on our way back from one my my favorite places on earth: San Diego. I absolutely love Southern California and the weather and the beaches that come with it. I love it even more that it’s so easy to find gluten-free and paleo restaurants there and a simple Yelp search will bring up so many choices, which made me extremely happy.

As someone with food sensitivities, I completely understand when people find it difficult to travel because of their food restrictions. However, with simple preparation and research, I have learned over the years how to navigate my gluten-free and dairy-free eating with ease. There were many restaurants I wanted to try in San Diego, but here are some of the things we ate and the restaurants we went to during our short 4-day trip!

Airbnb Breakfast

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

While we love to try out new restaurants while traveling, we try to start the day with a home cooked breakfast. I just feel better fueling up with something healthy and nourishing, and I never feel as good eating at a restaurant as I do at home. As soon as we landed, we found a Whole Foods and stocked up on eggs, bacon, vegetables, cold brew, and snacks for the entire stay.

This is why I love staying at an Airbnb with a full kitchen. It helps so much to get energized for the day with a healthy home cooked breakfast, so we can do all the fun activities without feeling tired or having digestive issues. Having health issues can really ruin the trip!

Oscar’s Mexican Seafood

I first came to Oscar’s Mexican Seafood 2 years ago when I visited San Diego, and I’ve been dreaming about the tacos here since. I can honestly say these are the best tacos I’ve ever had (and I eat a lot of tacos!). The fish are so, so fresh, and the meat tacos are amazing as well. I ordered the surf and turf taco and the smoked fish taco. C got the skirt steak taco and taco especial, which came with smoked fish, shrimp, and scallops.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

If you can eat corn, I highly recommend you get the tacos. They do come with cheese so I just tell them not to put any in mine. If you are strict paleo, they also have salads and plates that you can get without any tortillas. I love that they have 4 different locations now in San Diego, so you are probably close to one no matter which area you are staying in. It was a perfect meal right before we went biking on the beach!

Hōm Korean Kitchen

When I first heard that there’s a Chipotle-style Korean food spot in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego (there’s also one in San Jose!) called Hōm Korean Kitchen, I KNEW I had to go!

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

The way it works is: you pick a base, which is different types of rice or a salad. I went with the salad. You then pick a protein of your choice, and 3 side dishes, or banchan. My only small complaint was that the only gluten-free protein choices were tofu and braised beef. However, all the side dishes were gluten-free and included my favorites like kimchi, spinach, and bean sprouts.

There are also other extras and side items that you can get, which all looked and sounded delicious. C and I both enjoyed our meals, and as a Korean, the flavors were more authentic than I expected, although the meat marinades were a bit on a sweet side. Nevertheless, we really liked our food overall and it’s a budget-friendly place I would definitely come back to!

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Ceviche House

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San DiegoOh, Ceviche House… What a wonderful place this is. If you like ceviche, raw fish, and sushi, this place is a must. I especially love that it’s a small hole-in-the-wall with maybe enough seats for 6 parties. The food is so fresh and so good, and almost everything is gluten-free.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

They serve corn tostadas to eat the ceviche with, so again, if you have a corn sensitivity, they also offer lettuce wraps. The best part is, I couldn’t believe how cheap the meals were for the high quality seafood they served! It’s because Ceviche House is a no-frills kind of place with limited tables, no alcohol, and you have to order at the counter. We really enjoyed the casual atmosphere that came with the amazing food.

S&M Sausage and Meats

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San DiegoA meat lover’s paradise, S&M Sausage & Meat offers delicious sausages, meat boards, and mouth-watering appetizers. If you tell them you are gluten-free, they bring you a gluten-free menu which has a variety of choices that I loved.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

There were so many items we wanted to try but we went with the bacon deviled eggs (omg, SO GOOD) and broccolini for the appetizer. For our main, we each got a sausage (mine on a lettuce wrap) which was HUGE. My sausage was called Lavendar Apri-quack and it contained duck, pork, lavender, and apricot as its main ingredients. I was a bit nervous about whether I would like it, but I ended up loving every part of its unique flavor! C got the Pineapple Portuguese, a pork sausage and enjoyed it as well.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

It’s a spot that I wish was closer to me so I can try out all the other menu items!

True Food Kitchen

We stopped at True Food Kitchen after hiking up Cowles Mountain, so we were quite hungry. I didn’t realize that this was a national chain and was quite excited when I learned that! The menu is quite extensive from pizzas, sandwiches, salads, soups, and more, and they are very gluten-free friendly and those items are clearly marked on the menu. Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

I really wanted some kind of gluten-free sandwich, and was eyeing the Smoked Turkey Wrap even though it wasn’t marked gluten-free on the menu. I decided to ask the server if they have gluten-free bread and she told me they do have gluten-free pita! I think it’s always important to ask questions to your server if you want to make substitutions, and most of the time, they are happy to help! C got a pizza (gluten and all, that lucky man!) and he thought it was just okay even though he was suuuuper excited for it as you can see.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

I, on the other hand, absolutely loved my wrap so much. I almost asked the server if she was sure that the pita was gluten-free, because it tasted almost TOO good. Fortunately, I didn’t get any reactions from it and I’m excited to know that I can find this restaurant in other parts of the country. 

Café 21

We went to Café 21 on our last night in San Diego and it did not disappoint! I love that they only use organic and local ingredients, and so many of their menu items are gluten-free friendly. I was actually most excited to try this out this place out of all the restaurants on our wish list and I’m so glad it fulfilled my expectations.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

You can definitely tell that all the ingredients were high quality. I ordered the grass fed ground beef and short ribs burger, which came with these AMAZING house-made chips, and Charlie got the pork porterhouse dish that was also delicious. We both loved our meals and really enjoyed their cozy outdoor seating space. 

Snooze AM Eatery

Our last meal in San Diego! We actually tried to eat at Snooze AM Eatery on a Saturday but the wait was almost an hour, so we came back on Monday right before leaving for the airport to come home. The wait was 20 minutes on a Monday! So it HAD to be good. This place is also a chain in the west coast (there are also locations in Texas) and it’s a breakfast and lunch spot with rave reviews on Yelp.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

They have awesome gluten-free options from pancakes, eggs benedict, French toast, and bread. I was soooo excited while browsing through the menu! What was also amazing was that the server let us know  as soon as we sat down that everything is customizable and flexible so feel free to ask any questions. This made me feel comfortable right away.

I ended up ordering the Havana Daydreaming sandwich on a gluten-free toast, which came with pork, shaved ham, homemade pickles and a sunny side egg, and I ended loving every bite of it! C ordered the corned beef hash and thought it was delicious as well.

The best part? They gave us complimentary sweet potato pancakes which were gluten-free, SO fluffy, and were topped with candied pecans and ginger butter. I’m not a sweets person but these pancakes were amazing! I can’t rave enough about their customer service.

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego

Gluten Free and Paleo Eats in San Diego


As you can see, we ate pretty dang well in San Diego, and I actually didn’t have any digestive issues on this trip! I think that was also because I was so happy and relaxed being in one of my favorite places. I also couldn’t believe how reasonably everything was priced even when they seemed to have used good quality ingredients. I love that the city I love so much has such amazing food as well.

What are you favorite food spots in San Diego?

Paleo & Gluten Free Travel: San Diego