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Valley View Casino Buffet | Valley Center

Last month my mom had the great idea to treat Jake and I to “free” buffet at Valley View Casino. I’m sure she planned this out carefully. Mom gets a ride to the casino while Jake and I get to...

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Tropical Star Restaurant & Specialty Market | Clairemont

I can’t remember now how or why we ended up at Tropical Star Restaurant – I just remember that we did and that it was a damn fine idea.  It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Tropical Star. It looks...

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the crack shack | little italy

The Crack Shack has been on my “to visit” list since it opened. I wasn’t sure if it would be just another hipster place with expensive food or really worth it. Let’s take a look!  The Crack Shack is right...

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brewskis bar and arcade | miramar

Jake and I were teenager-less one recent Friday evening. I had a large lunch that afternoon was I wasn’t hungry for dinner until later in the evening and we decided to go and check out a bar called Brewskis over...

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burger lounge | kensington

When I had lunch with a friend recently, she touted Burger Lounge to me and told me I had to try it. Considering Burger Lounge started in San Diego (the first location opened in La Jolla in 2007), it was...

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farmer’s fix salad delivery

Recently I was given the offer to try out a new salad delivery service that’s now available in San Diego called Farmer’s Fix. Farmer’s Fix offers customers a weekly salad delivery service that can be sent to your home or...

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loaded po’taters at wienerschnitzel

Quickie post today! Jake, T, and I hit up Wienerschnitzel recently for a quick bite to try their new “Loaded Po’Taters”. For whatever reason I thought these were going to be baked potatoes with “stuff” in them but actually it’s...

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gyu-kaku japanese bbq | scripps ranch

Recently my friend Laura and I went to check out Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ over in Scripps Ranch. I’ve been wanting to check this place out for a long time! I was deterred when it initially opened because the wait was...

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guiltea cravings | clairemont

Last weekend Jake, T, and I had dinner at Lolita’s. But I’m not here today to talk about that – surely you know all about Lolita’s! No, no, no. I’m here to talk about some dessert I had at a...

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[recipe] quesataco with cilantro garlic sauce

I was invited to participate again (yay!) in the Del Real Recipe Challenge (voting begins soon!). I racked my brain about what I wanted to create this year and after a little trip down to Mexico I got inspired by...