Category: Cheap Eats

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breakfast burritos with tortillas de harina el trigal tortilleria

This tortilleria is where we were trying to go over the weekend which ran us into the panaderia with those delicious caramel empanadas… YUM. We got out of the car and stood in front of the tortilleria for a bit....

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hilda’s bakery panaderia / city heights – san diego, ca

After we dropped off the kiddos, Jake and I went on a few errands. We had been talking about making tacos for dinner and wanted to check out this place in City Heights that made fresh tortillas.When we got there...

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tastea grill | bbq grill & sushi rolls / chula vista – san diego, ca

Over the weekend Jake and I picked up the kiddies, S and A, for a quick afternoon of movies and lunch (hello, The Muppets – which was really awesome). There’s some kind of stomach bug going around since Jake was...

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san diego burger week roundup

I read about San Diego CityBeat’s San Diego Burger Week on Janice’s blog, Food is My Favorite. I had never heard of burger week before! A bunch of restaurants around San Diego are offering up burgers for a mere $5....

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tom’s chinese bbq + dim sum / city heights – san diego

Jake used to live in the heart of City Heights and used to work at the Albertson’s on University near I-15. We spotted this place some years ago (six to seven, almost the whole length of our relationship) just driving...

hogetsu bakery / chula vista, ca 7

hogetsu bakery / chula vista, ca

I heard of Hogetsu Bakery awhile ago – after all, this place has been around for decades – but I didn’t get around to visiting until this past weekend. Hogetsu specialized in Japanese tea cakes (mochi and the like) and...

tamale hunting in san diego 13

tamale hunting in san diego

I have some kind of thing for tamales. I really love a good tamale. I used to go to a particular tamale vendor weekly at the farmer’s market in Scripps Ranch a few years ago – when to my dismay...

luong hai ky chinese noodle restaurant / mira mesa – san diego, ca 12

luong hai ky chinese noodle restaurant / mira mesa – san diego, ca

I feel like I am battling and fighting off a cold right now. Let’s keep this short and sweet! I originally came to Luong Hai Kyfor one of their kick ass lunch specials (garlic chili pork chop for $6.55) but...

late night happy hour at the riviera supper club / la mesa – san diego, ca 8

late night happy hour at the riviera supper club / la mesa – san diego, ca

This time around after another one of Jake’s later night games, we headed out to the Riviera Supper Club in La Mesa for another late night happy hour. It was Wednesday night – around 9:30PM and there was a live...

late night happy hour at the lazy dog restaurant / mission valley – san diego, ca 6

late night happy hour at the lazy dog restaurant / mission valley – san diego, ca

The last few softball games Jake has had have been later in the evening – at 8:30PM. This gave us a chance to check out some late night happy hours I’d been curious about. The first one we went to...