Author Archives: Jolee Pink


About Jolee Pink

I am a California-based writer, designer, artist, super foodie and avid traveler. I view travel as a superlative learning experience and have visited nearly 50 countries. As the author of Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, Decorating and Cooking California Style, I brought together artists and chefs to capture the spirit of San Diego influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The Wabisabi Green lifestyle blog focuses on art, design, food and travel. My colorful ceramic sculpture has received national recognition and is on permanent display at Rady Children’s Hospital. I also design and market a boutique eco-friendly textile line featuring bold modern motifs based on nature, world travels and the southern California coastal lifestyle.

The Five Best Places to Get a Burger in Oceanside

Where’s the beef in Oceanside? From top grade ground chuck to secret sauces to buttery buns, here’s our roundup of not-to-miss restaurants blending quality ingredients with originality in their mouthwatering, inspired burger creations. Read more at

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San Diego Chefs Unite to Help Earthquake Ravaged Montemonaco

What happens when the charming village of Montemonaco in Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy suffers severe damage by a 6.6-magnitude earthquake? The Italian Cultural Center (ICC) of San Diego steps up to help by hosting a series of fundraising dinners … Continue reading

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Colossal Burritos, Best Broiled Chicken and More at El Pollo Grill

Can you eat a sensational 6.19-pound colossal burrito packed with carne, rice, beans, guacamole, cheese and sour cream? Then head to El Pollo Grill (EPG) Bonita and take the super popular Cali Quake challenge that’s gone viral. Or try some … Continue reading

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Old School Charm at Hunter Steakhouse Oceanside

Around for 40 years, Hunter Steakhouse is an Oceanside institution serving classic American dishes in a welcoming, homey environment. Service is friendly and efficient. The full bar provides a nice selection of wines along with throwback house cocktails such as the … Continue reading

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Superb Japanese Craft Sake and Sushi at Coronado Gem

Looking for San Diego’s most sophisticated Japanese craft sake selection and super fresh sushi? Then a visit to Saiko Sushi Coronado is a must to enjoy regional, single brewery sakes and delectable fare. Chef/owner Anthony Pascale and his partner Evan … Continue reading

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