Category: Cheap Eats

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Tropical Star Restaurant & Specialty Market | Clairemont

I can’t remember now how or why we ended up at Tropical Star Restaurant – I just remember that we did and that it was a damn fine idea.  It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Tropical Star. It looks...

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brewskis bar and arcade | miramar

Jake and I were teenager-less one recent Friday evening. I had a large lunch that afternoon was I wasn’t hungry for dinner until later in the evening and we decided to go and check out a bar called Brewskis over...

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loaded po’taters at wienerschnitzel

Quickie post today! Jake, T, and I hit up Wienerschnitzel recently for a quick bite to try their new “Loaded Po’Taters”. For whatever reason I thought these were going to be baked potatoes with “stuff” in them but actually it’s...

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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...

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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....

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[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...

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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...

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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...