Category: Cheap Eats

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...

mister fish and chips / clairemont – san diego, ca 2

mister fish and chips / clairemont – san diego, ca

Last Monday I had the day off from work and I had an incredibly strong craving for shrimp. I originally wanted to go to Bud’s Louisiana Cafe but after a peek at their website, I sadly realized they were closed...

IKEA Restaurant – San Diego, CA 2

IKEA Restaurant – San Diego, CA

When Alyssa used to live in San Diego, we would visit IKEA a lot. Not just to look at their cute furnishings or to explore their cheap goods, but also to eat there. We discovered early on that we really...

Good Mall Food? – Pacific Grill / El Cajon, CA 3

Good Mall Food? – Pacific Grill / El Cajon, CA

Usually when I think of mall food, I think of overpriced treats that are only marginally tasty. But I have discovered a place in Parkway Plaza in El Cajon that has really good gyros. No joke. The place is called...

cici’s pizza – san diego, ca 5

cici’s pizza – san diego, ca

Cici’s Pizza is a new addition to the San Diego scene. They made their debut opening this past Monday and I stopped by for a visit with my crew on Tuesday evening. Cici’s Pizza features a Pizza Buffet for $5.99...