Category: Cheap Eats

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...

free birthday food – other locations 2

free birthday food – other locations

One of the last free items I got was this lovely cup of ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery: It’s a “Like It” creation – I got French Vanilla ice cream with a brownie mix it. It was pretty good....

free birthday food – rubio’s 1

free birthday food – rubio’s

Signing up for Rubio’s Beach Club will net you a birthday coupon that’s good for a free meal, up to $7. I popped over to the Rubio’s in Mira Mesa for lunch last week to score my free meal. I...

free birthday food – daphne’s 3

free birthday food – daphne’s

As I posted last year, Daphne’s Greek Cafe offers a free plate (any plate!) for birthday celebrators once you join their Pita Points e-club. No purchase necessary. No max value. Any plate! I got the gyros and crispy shrimp combo...