Category: La Mesa

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Shirley’s Kitchen / La Mesa

A few weekends ago, Jake and I went out for a little breakfast. Jake took me to Shirley’s Kitchen, a little spot over in La Mesa. It’s a pretty unassuming little diner right off University Avenue. There’s a patio with...

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wong’s golden palace | la mesa

Jake and I had our 9 year anniversary recently (yes… 9!!) and for our anniversary Jake wanted to pick the restaurant. That’s how we ended up at Wong’s Golden Palace in La Mesa. I have a vague memory of going...

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[revisit] carnitas uruapan | la mesa

I had a mini-vacation last week but I’m going to do the “easy” post first – a revisit to one of our usual haunts in La Mesa. It’s a little place called Carnitas Uruapan (which I fondly call “Uhuara” because...

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carnitas uruapan revist

We hadn’t been back to Carnitas Uruapan in awhile. If you remember, I like calling this place Uhura (Star Trek, yo) instead because I kept forgetting how to say “Uruapan.” It pretty much still happens to this day. Sometimes I’ll...

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new york buffalo wings & ribs / la mesa – san diego, ca

Last weekend I had a craving for some wings. I don’t know why, but lately I’ve been craving wings left and right. I also only like the “wing” part. I’ll eat a drumette if that’s all that’s left but I’d...

late night happy hour at the riviera supper club / la mesa – san diego, ca 8

late night happy hour at the riviera supper club / la mesa – san diego, ca

This time around after another one of Jake’s later night games, we headed out to the Riviera Supper Club in La Mesa for another late night happy hour. It was Wednesday night – around 9:30PM and there was a live...

carnitas uruapan / la mesa – san diego, ca 9

carnitas uruapan / la mesa – san diego, ca

Jake gets to take credit for this find – a little taco shop in La Mesa that he wasn’t even sure of the name of when we were headed over to check it out. “How will we find it then,...

dining at terra american bistro for san diego restaurant week 2

dining at terra american bistro for san diego restaurant week

San Diego Restaurant Week is upon us yet again! This biannual event is a county wide event, spreading into just about every neighborhood in San Diego county and bringing with it the joy of a three course meal (for dinner...

the trails neighborhood eatery / la mesa – san diego, ca 4

the trails neighborhood eatery / la mesa – san diego, ca

I used to watch Food Network almost non-stop. I loved all of the cooking shows – Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, Giada De Laurentiis. I picked up so many great hints and tips just by watching their shows on a Saturday...

jake’s birthday at west coast barbecue / la mesa – san diego, ca 5

jake’s birthday at west coast barbecue / la mesa – san diego, ca

I’m starting off my birthday week by finally writing about Jake’s birthday dinner from earlier this month! For Jake’s birthday, his mom, Carin, took us out to a barbecue place called West Coast BBQ that she had recently visited and...