The Hotel del Coronado is celebrating the sixth anniversary of Skating by the Sea, a unique Southern California experience – outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The oceanfront Windsor Lawn will be transformed into a spectacular ice rink with skating sessions offered daily. A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego.
As long as I can remember, I have been a fan of the McDonalds Egg McMuffin and a Coke for breakfast. As I got older the Coke traded for a Diet Coke, but not much else has changed. To be honest a big reason I was such a McDonald’s fan was the filtration they used for the soda fountain. No matter where I was in the world, Balboa Blvd in Los Angeles or in Thailand, the soda tasted the same. I can’t say that about many other chain restaurants.
The other SoCal favorite of mine is In-n-Out. Everything is fresh and good even though I have been eating at In-N-Out for over 35 years, I still like the food. Since In-n-Out doesn’t serve breakfast and I needed something new, I decided to give Subway a try. Subway just switched to a new soda machine with better filtered water so the soda tasted like it should.
I had seen the ad for breakfast at subway a week or so ago when I was going to get my mail. This morning I decided to give it a try and take a chance on something new.
Breakfast at Subway isn’t quite what you would expect. The ad shows the normal English muffin sandwich and a flat bread sandwich, nothing to make anyone get out of bed early. When I got there it was a whole different story. The entire board of cheese and veggie options was out and ready for breakfast.
I decided to go healthy, with an english muffin topped with egg whites and black forest ham. I continued with pepper jack cheese, and tomatoes with a little pepper on top. This was a good looking breakfast sandwich. Looking over at my creation, I couldn’t help but think that Subway had nailed it with breakfast.
After I filled my soda with my normal Diet Coke and a Splash of Barq’s, I eagerly opened the wrapper and started to eat. There it was, an English muffin made my way, not Ronald’s way.
California is the place for great cars, and the Gran Prix of Long Beach was clearly a place to launch some great car news and see some great racing. The Gran Prix of Long Beach has had a storied and politically troubled history. Still off the F-1 hey day, the GP is picking up energy again and was a spectacle enjoyed by everyone in typical SoCal style.