Category: Cheap Eats

the hat / upland, ca – san bernardino county 1

the hat / upland, ca – san bernardino county

Jake and I had to take a little trip up towards Ontario, CA and so I scouted out some places for us to try for lunch. After waffling over my decision, I ended up picking “The Hat” as our restaurant...

canada steak burger / city heights | san diego, ca 2

canada steak burger / city heights | san diego, ca

Canada Steak Burger is a place that Jake and I passed many times. He’s had a few people tell him the food is good but we seemed to always forget about it. We tried stopping in before this visit but...

that’s amore pizza / miramar | san diego, ca 1

that’s amore pizza / miramar | san diego, ca

I live and work in the same area but there’s still plenty of opportunity for me to discover and try new places even though I’ve lived here for a long time. I work closer to Miramar and recently discovered a...

fiji yogurt / san diego, ca 0

fiji yogurt / san diego, ca

Fiji Yogurt is one of the many plethora of yogurt shops that have popped up all over San Diego in the last few years. I think there might almost be as many yogurt shops here as there are Dunkin Donuts...

mccormick & schmick’s – happy hour / san diego, ca 3

mccormick & schmick’s – happy hour / san diego, ca

I got a gift certificate from some PR people for McCormick & Schmick’s forever ago – but I only just recently went. It’s because I don’t like going to Downtown San Diego – there’s never a good place to park...

the waffle house / phoenix, az 0

the waffle house / phoenix, az

The Waffle House is a large chain restaurant… that hasn’t made it’s way to California quite yet. On our road trip to Phoenix, AZ last month we discovered the Waffle House because it was A) extremely close to our hotel...

cali baguette express / san diego, ca 2

cali baguette express / san diego, ca

Cali Baguette Express is another Vietnamese sandwich shop that popped up in Mira Mesa in the last couple of months. They’re across the street from Bale French Sandwiches, setting up a little competition for the other small Vietnamese shop. There...

pho lucky / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

pho lucky / mira mesa – san diego, ca

I’ve been to Pho Lucky, a Vietnamese restaurant inside of the Lucky Seafood Supermarket, many times. It’s my go-to soup for when I am feeling sick and I want a hot, hearty broth to make my insides feel warm and...

bale french sandwich / san diego, ca 0

bale french sandwich / san diego, ca

Bale French Sandwich is a small little Vietnamese sandwich shop in Mira Mesa next to Big Lots. They make some mean Vietnamese sandwiches there, complete on freshly baked french rolls. I don’t know much about the sandwiches themselves and there...

Goliath Burgers at Fred’s Old Fashioned Burgers – El Cajon, CA 7

Goliath Burgers at Fred’s Old Fashioned Burgers – El Cajon, CA

There’s a show on the Travel Channel called Man v. Food that my boyfriend and I really love. The host, Adam, goes around the country trying to beat various crazy food challenges, eating ridiculous amounts of food. Somehow this inspired...