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a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca 6

a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. This little cafe is attached to Boston’s Salon and Day Spa, off Mira Mesa Blvd. It’s in a funny little spot that you can’t really see from the road. The first time I actually...

h. salt, esq. / orange – orange county, ca 0

h. salt, esq. / orange – orange county, ca

I was sitting at a red light on Tustin Avenue in Orange, staring at all of the random small businesses, when I saw a storefront tucked deep into a small strip mall that I probably wouldn’t have seen if my...

byblos cafe: lamb shank night / orange – orange county, ca 2

byblos cafe: lamb shank night / orange – orange county, ca

This post isn’t about a restaurant as a whole, but about a very specific food occurrence: lamb shank night at the Byblos Cafe in Orange. I stopped there once for a breakfast pita-type thing that was cheap, light, and good,...

the starling diner / long beach – los angeles, ca 1

the starling diner / long beach – los angeles, ca

Being the lame cheapo person that I am, it’s pretty rare that I find a breakfast that, (a) I am willing to pay for, and (b) offers something new and interesting and lovely. Once when Mary was visiting and we...

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca

The sign out front of this place just says “Bakery & Cafe” and in the middle of the signage there’s a URL listed “bigjoyfamily.com” – which goes to a site that no longer exists. Aside from the website woes, this...

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca 0

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca

I love farmer’s markets. I used to go to the Scripps Ranch one a whole lot, but not as much as I used to. I still like to visit though and sit outside, eating tasty things like tacos or gyros...

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca 0

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca

I recently ate a lot of food at BJ’s. A lot. I might still be full. My friends and I were going over to the indie La Jolla cinemas over on the lonelier (but just as hard to find parking)...

szechuan house / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

szechuan house / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Szechuan House is insanely close to my house. I’ve been here tons of times and just realized recently that I’ve never posted about it. I’m not sure why though. I really like the food here, but I get the feeling...

tashiro sushi / rancho palos verdes – los angeles, ca 0

tashiro sushi / rancho palos verdes – los angeles, ca

Mr. Furious and I tried to go to our favorite, favorite L.A. County sushi restaurant (Senfuku) yesterday. Because of the recent three-day weekend, it was closed and we had to find a sushi alternative to satisfy the Great Sushi Hunger....

ksandwiches / linda vista – san diego, ca 0

ksandwiches / linda vista – san diego, ca

KSandwiches is a Vietnamese sandwich place over in Linda Vista that serves up Banh Mi sandwiches as well as the regular American type sandwiches. I’ve had a Banh Mi sandwich at a place here in Mira Mesa and I just...