Category: Cheap Eats

other birthday freebies 10

other birthday freebies

These are other birthday freebies that I got for my birthday that I didn’t feel warrant their own post but I wanted to put them somewhere. I’ll also talk at the end about a few things that I didn’t take...

IHOP – free birthday food / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

IHOP – free birthday food / mira mesa – san diego, ca

IHOP is new on my list this year – I don’t remember ever going here for free birthday eats but I have a feeling it’s not “new”. Here’s the coupon: The birthday coupon is good for a Rooty Tooty Fresh...

rubios – free birthday food / san diego, ca 3

rubios – free birthday food / san diego, ca

For your birthday, Rubio’s offers up to $7 off the cost of your meal for your birthday. It’s a good free birthday food deal and one of the deals that has not changed as the years have passed. Kudos to...

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca 5

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca

I first heard about the Lincoln Room from a post Darlene of My Burning Kitchen wrote about their $5 Happy Hour. $5? Presidential themed? Pennies on the table? Log cabin feel? I’m so there. I went with a few of...

arizona cafe / ocean beach – san diego, ca 0

arizona cafe / ocean beach – san diego, ca

Stacey has been rallying for me to try more places in Ocean Beach since she hangs out there a lot and knows the good places to go. I’m not adverse to it, per say, except that parking in OB sometimes...

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...