Category: Cheap Eats

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...

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...