Category: Mission Valley

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Trying the new Slow-Roasted Prime Rib at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Recently I was invited to dine at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse to try out some items from their new Brewhouse Slow-Roasted Menu. We had a little snafu with our reservation, as in, there was no reservation. Somehow I managed to...

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Cinnaholic Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls / Mission Valley

Recently I was invited to check out a new bakery called Cinnaholic. The PR person told me it was a new “vegan bakery” and I instantly cringed at the thought of “vegan baked goods” but figured I’d give it a shot...

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There’s More Than Just Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen

Last month I was invited to California Pizza Kitchen to try out some of their new menu items – items that ARE NOT PIZZA. Say whaaaaat. I knew California Pizza Kitchen had some tasty non-pizza items (like the Thai Chicken...

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[revisit] stacked

A few weeks ago I was invited to come back in to Stacked, a restaurant we’ve visited in the past.  Stacked is located in Fashion Valley and offers up a super customizable menu by letting you order everything yourself via...

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pinkberry / new flavors + 10 cent frozen yogurt

Pinkberry is really more of a big deal to our northern neighbors but we’ve managed to hang onto two locations down here in San Diego. Pinkberry is celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary this year with a fancy, new, cheap special...

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chris’ ono grinds island grill / mission valley – san diego, ca

Jake, T and I came here shortly after I got back from Boston. I got an Entertainment Book a couple of months ago for only $5 (on tax day!) so I figured it’s about time we start using the sucker...

late night happy hour at the lazy dog restaurant / mission valley – san diego, ca 6

late night happy hour at the lazy dog restaurant / mission valley – san diego, ca

The last few softball games Jake has had have been later in the evening – at 8:30PM. This gave us a chance to check out some late night happy hours I’d been curious about. The first one we went to...

lazy dog restaurant and bar / mission valley – san diego, ca 7

lazy dog restaurant and bar / mission valley – san diego, ca

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar opened up in Mission Valley over the summer. It is a part of a Southern California chain and this is the first location to open in San Diego. I was recently invited to come in...

islands restaurants – happy hour 0

islands restaurants – happy hour

Jake is here to give us the scoop about Islands Restaurants. We were invited again. I told him he had to write the review this time. So he did. – – – – – – – – – – –...

spiked, boozy coffee at islands restaurants 4

spiked, boozy coffee at islands restaurants

Hot drinks and booze. What more could you ask for this holiday season? Islands is offering these specialty drinks just in time to help you “get through the holidays” and I took it upon myself to try them out. You...