Category: Cheap Eats

tasty things in life: best eggrolls in san diego 2

tasty things in life: best eggrolls in san diego

I’ve lived here all of my life, minus a brief college stint in Boston, and I’ve eaten many, many sub-par eggrolls in my time. I remember finally discovering a delicious eggroll in Boston – something meaty, crunchy and delicious –...

tasty things in life: chocolate dipped cones from fosters freeze 2

tasty things in life: chocolate dipped cones from fosters freeze

I have fond memories of going to the Fosters Freeze in Spring Valley with my parents. I can remember the ride there from our house, through the side streets, before the 125 freeway ever existed. Sometimes on our home way...

san diego chicken pie shop / north park – san diego, ca 17

san diego chicken pie shop / north park – san diego, ca

The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop is a classic diner. I’m pretty sure the decor inside hasn’t changed in years. It looks the same as it did when I was a kid. Chock full of chicken figurines with the same...

tasty things in life: original glazed krispy kreme donuts 8

tasty things in life: original glazed krispy kreme donuts

I don’t think Krispy Kreme is the bestest thing ever. There are better donuts elsewhere to be had, but I do have to admit one thing. Biting into a hot, freshly made original glazed Krispy Kreme donut does make me...

homemade mexican / el comal – north park / san diego, ca 4

homemade mexican / el comal – north park / san diego, ca

El Comal is located in North Park, but just off the main drag of University Ave. It’s tucked away on a little side street and the inside of the place looks like it used to be someone’s house that was...

the tasty things in life: mizithra pasta from OSF 7

the tasty things in life: mizithra pasta from OSF

This is one of my favorite things in life. A nice big plate of mizithra from the Old Spaghetti Factory. I always get the hearty platter so I can take home the leftovers. I love the sharp, saltiness of the...

it’s hard to spend $25 at a donut shop / VG Donuts | Cardiff, San Diego, CA 7

it’s hard to spend $25 at a donut shop / VG Donuts | Cardiff, San Diego, CA

I didn’t think it would be hard to spend $25 at VG Donuts, but it was. I’ve been sitting on this coupon I got for VG Donuts for quite some time. I kept debating on when I should go. Should...

porto’s bakery and cafe / downey – los angeles, ca 6

porto’s bakery and cafe / downey – los angeles, ca

Day 4 of Eating in LA! Potato Balls. That’s all I have to say. I’ve had potato balls at a local Cuban restaurant here in town and they were alright. I’ve been wanting to try the ones at Porto’s for...

dean sin world / monterey park – los angeles, ca 4

dean sin world / monterey park – los angeles, ca

These are the continuing adventures of Eating in Los Angeles! Welcome to Day 2, my friends. I’ve seen a bunch of blog posts about this next place which is what in part convinced me to try it out. I was...

chez nous / scripps ranch – san diego, ca 0

chez nous / scripps ranch – san diego, ca

Chez Nous is a little deli just off of the I-15 in Scripps Ranch. Easy to miss and tucked into a little shopping center with a Carl’s Jr., a Subway and a sushi place, it’s easy to pass by it...