Category: Cheap Eats

jollibee | mira mesa / san diego, ca 7

jollibee | mira mesa / san diego, ca

On Tuesday I headed over to Gamestop to pick up my copy of Halo: Reach. I was on my lunch break and needed something quick to eat before heading back to work. I knew there was a Jollibee right next...

hometown buffet | san diego, ca 2

hometown buffet | san diego, ca

Hometown Buffet. You know it. You’ve probably been at least one in your lifetime, right? I was recently offered some coupons to try out Hometown Buffet’s “revamped” menu: “HomeTown Buffets has decided to overhaul all of their restaurants in the...

Royal Mandarin Chinese | National City / San Diego, CA 7

Royal Mandarin Chinese | National City / San Diego, CA

Royal Mandarin in National City is one of the hopping Chinese restaurants around town and one of a handful with those dangerously delicious salted pepper chicken wings that I am so, so fond of. This was my first visit to...

lucha libre gourmet taco shop | mission hills / san diego, ca 3

lucha libre gourmet taco shop | mission hills / san diego, ca

I read about the Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop awhile ago but we never went. It wasn’t until we saw the taco shop on the San Diego episode of Man v. Food that we decided we should go. Jake and...

Frutilandia / City Heights – San Diego, CA 0

Frutilandia / City Heights – San Diego, CA

Frutilandia (though I want to spell it “Fruitlandia”) is a little shop on the corner of University Ave. and Cherokee Ave. in City Heights West. We’ve passed in driving in the car going to North Park tons of times, but...

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...