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guiltea cravings | clairemont

Last weekend Jake, T, and I had dinner at Lolita’s. But I’m not here today to talk about that – surely you know all about Lolita’s! No, no, no. I’m here to talk about some dessert I had at a new spot called GuilTea Cravings. Specifically macarons. Delicious little macarons.

GuilTea Cravings is located right next to the 805 off Clairemont Mesa Blvd. It’s next to a place called Twisted Sushi and Sipz Fusion Cafe. We hit up Comickaze first and …

pink’s hot dogs | valley center

This is my last Harrah’s Rincon post! It probably seems like I’m some kind of spokesman for them now but I’m not. I just wanted to see what it would be like to have all of our meals at Harrah’s. Not the best food offerings overall, but decent enough if you’re just staying for a little while.
After we had lunch at the buffet, we hung out in our room for awhile before heading downstairs to Harrah’s lazy river. Harrah’s is …

[revisit] carnitas uruapan | la mesa

I had a mini-vacation last week but I’m going to do the “easy” post first – a revisit to one of our usual haunts in La Mesa. It’s a little place called Carnitas Uruapan (which I fondly call “Uhuara” because I’m a geek and I always forget the “Uruapan” part of the name). Jake made the suggestion over the weekend and it was a fine suggestion. We were out running errands and this was a really nice stop for lunch.

We’ve …

pizzanometry | mira mesa

Last Friday I checked out a brand spankin’ new spot that just opened in Mira Mesa called Pizzanometry. My co-workers and I were down for a little bit of pizza creating so off we went!

I just noticed Pizzanometry in the McDonald’s/Rite Aid shopping center last Monday. It’s right next to Siam Nara. It’s in the spot that used to be D&C Tofu House which closed in February. I was surprised to see a new spot had opened up since there’s no …

pipirins | gaslamp quarter

Last weekend I was invited to try out a new restaurant that has popped up in the Gaslamp Quarter. It’s a cute little shop in the heart of Downtown called Pipirins. When Jake first heard the name of it, he thought it would be an Italian restaurant but actually it’s a Guadalajara style restaurant! 

Pipirins is only a couple of blocks away from Horton Plaza, right on Broadway.

They have lunch special portions which are a little smaller in size (4 oz …

kung fu tea | kearny mesa

Every other Monday I go down to see my chiropractor and when I was leaving from his office, I spotted a new tea place that had just opened up called Kung Fu Tea. Dr. Gilmour came out when he saw he hanging outside looking at the Kung Fu Tea shop and vouched for it, telling me it was really good. I was totally in the mood for some milk tea so I went in.

This is my “I’m driving, oh crap …

san diego burger week 2016 recap

San Diego Burger Week was upon us once again last week – were you able to hit up any spots for $5 burgers? I only managed to go to 5 places which seems somewhat respectable. Let’s recap the places I visited for San Diego Burger Week and I’ll tell you which burgers I’d actually pay full price for in the future.
South Park Abbey
At South Park Abbey in South Park, the Burger Week deals were:
$5 Burger: Our Harris Ranch Beef Burger, …

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