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Just Opened: A Harry Potter-Themed Restaurant!

It’s more than just a gimmick: it’s also healthy, affordable and guaranteed fast!

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From Traditional to Vegan: 8 Great Spots for Mac and Cheese

The next time you and your little ones have a hankering for some ooey gooey mac, give one of these restaurants a try.

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Chi Chocolat: Where Chocolate Lovers Go to Heaven

Sometimes we hate playing the bad guy when our kid begs us for just one…more…bite…of chocolate because after all, don’t we want one more nibble, too? Play good cop for the day and indulge your hankering for everything chocolate at…

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Finger Lickin’ Chicken: Portland Picks for Kid-Tastic Wings

Who doesn’t love to eat with their hands? Our kids, for starters. Could there be a more deliciously messy food than chicken wings? Wings are an awesome kid-pleaser, so long as you don’t inadvertently get served breasts instead. Well, you…

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Dylan’s Candy Bar Opens First West Coast Shop

Sweet toothed kiddos (and mamas with a hankering for sugar) of Los Angeles take note. Dylan’s Candy bar, a family-favorite staple of New York, Houston and Florida, is bringing their special brand of sweet to the Original Farmer’s Market in…

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A Savory San Diego Breakfast Your Kids Will Love

If there’s one thing San Diego residents love it’s their breakfast spots. Luckily, San Diego has tons of delicious and filling restaurants to satisfy your early morning munchies. In keeping with its name, The Cottage is bright and welcoming, boasting…

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Where to Cash in on Soft-Shell Crab Season

Despite what year-round “spider” crab sushi rolls might tell you, soft shell crabs are a highly seasonal item, available in very limited quantity, especially on the West Coast. Supplies of these freshly molted crabs, a product of Chesapeake Bay shellfish,…

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7 Winter Activities for Portland Kids

It sure is beginning to look (and feel) a lot like winter these days. What, with the days getting shorter, the weather getting colder, and that summer tan you worked so hard on is pretty much faded away. Instead of…

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Family Fun at a San Jose Earthquakes Game

Bay Area soccer is a big deal. Check out the Marina Green Park any Saturday in the fall or spring and you will see hordes of peewee teams. The parks are often packed with older kids and adults on the…

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Hike on Ring Mountain in Corte Madera

If you’ve got little hikers and a hankering for a picnic perch with great views and few crowds, visit the Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve in Corte Madera. This right-in-the-middle-of-Marin patch of land was slated for development, but (thankfully!) was…

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Who’s Your Mama?

Perhaps it’s our obsession with The Complete Jane Austen being aired on PBS, but we’ve been hankering for pretty little calling cards. We’re not visiting the girls of Mansfield Park or the Bennett household, but we do see how cards…

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Say My Name

Admit it, you loved monogrammed sweaters and bags back in grade school. Lately, you’ve been craving those old-school classics. But, halt your hankering because now it’s Little One’s turn to undergo the customization treatment. And, two companies with local roots…

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