Category: Cheap Eats

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...

lucky’s breakfast / north park | san diego, ca 9

lucky’s breakfast / north park | san diego, ca

I’ve read about Lucky’s Breakfast in various places (like Dennis’s blog A Radiused Corner) and had been wanting to stop by and check it out for quite awhile. It’s closed on Sundays and is only open from 7am-12pm the rest...

super cocina / city heights | san diego, ca 8

super cocina / city heights | san diego, ca

Super Cocina is a very unassuming place. It doesn’t look like much. It’s easy to pass by. It’s got a teeny tiny parking lot. Even walking inside makes you wonder if you’ve made the right decision in stopping here. But...

Stone Flats / Scripps Ranch – San Diego, CA 3

Stone Flats / Scripps Ranch – San Diego, CA

Update: This restaurant has moved to Encinitas. Stone Flats is a new restaurant nestled into Scripps Ranch right next to Trader Joe’s. This little spot off the 15 has been a pretty unpopulated spot for many years. Back in the...

Cotixan Mexican Food / Mira Mesa – San Diego, CA 4

Cotixan Mexican Food / Mira Mesa – San Diego, CA

Cotixan Mexican Food in Mira Mesa is a double drive through window kind of place. It used to be a different drive through place with some really greasy Mexican grub (I don’t remember the name of it) but it used...

Bronx Pizza / Hillcrest | San Diego, CA 10

Bronx Pizza / Hillcrest | San Diego, CA

I don’t remember where I first read about Bronx Pizza, but I’d been wanting to go there for awhile. Last Friday on what I’ve dubbed our “Pizza Nights” we headed over to Hillcrest to try out their thin crust, NY...

cali baguette express revisit / mira mesa | san diego, ca 6

cali baguette express revisit / mira mesa | san diego, ca

Another visit to Cali Baguette Express for lunch – to have Korean BBQ and try some of those tasty looking things in the front counter’s case… From left to right – a puff pastry thing filled with sausage, mochi balls...

the market grill / monrovia | los angeles, ca 3

the market grill / monrovia | los angeles, ca

No trip to Los Angeles is complete without meeting up with Alyssa for at least one meal and/or event. After being at Camp Blogaway all day, I looked forward to a little mellow-out time before making the trip back down...