this tasty life A San Diego Food Blog

voting & free food 0

voting & free food

For some reason, this election has spurred some people up. It’s historic. It’s “the most important election of your life”. I’ve noticed a few things out there that you can get for free, just for participating in the democratic process....

free food on your birthday: the rest 0

free food on your birthday: the rest

I thought I was going to have the time to get more free things, but it didn’t work out. But here’s a list of some of the other free items offered just for celebrating your birthday. Baskin-Robbins: 1 free scoop...

free food on your birthday: arby’s 1

free food on your birthday: arby’s

This one isn’t as exciting as the other ones, but free is free, right? If you join Arby’s Extras, they will email you a coupon for a free roast beef sandwich, with a caveat. You must purchase fries and drink...

free food on your birthday: rubio’s 0

free food on your birthday: rubio’s

When you sign up for Rubio’s Beach Club, you get special offers from time to time and notifications on when they have specials or are trying out new menu items. And for your birthday, they give you $7 towards anything...

free food on your birthday: daphne’s greek cafe 3

free food on your birthday: daphne’s greek cafe

Since my birthday is coming up soon, I thought I’d do some posts about the free food you can get just for celebrating the day you came into the world, no big thing. One of the best deals is out...

blueberry bacon pancakes 0

blueberry bacon pancakes

The last time I went to the Original Pancake House I saw the golden words “bacon pancakes” and decided I had to try them. I did get to go back and try them. While they were delicious, they were very...

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca 5

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca

In San Diego, I had Phil’s BBQ. When I moved to L.A., I found a new barbecue love, Phillip’s BBQ. Though I don’t know whether to expect that caliber of barbecue goodness in the City of Orange, I was definitely...

redondo beach lobster festival 2008 / los angeles, ca 2

redondo beach lobster festival 2008 / los angeles, ca

Mary and I were contacted via the blog about our interest in reviewing the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival at the Seaside Lagoon, and when we responded, we were offered free admission and lobster meals. For anyone who doesn’t know me...

potage puffs corn snacks 1

potage puffs corn snacks

I love going to Mitsuwa (or any Asian market, really) to try crazy new things. I just love all of the packaging – crazy looking characters on the bag or box that are winking at you, enticing you to purchase...

greek palace / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

greek palace / clairemont – san diego, ca

For dinner one night with my friend I decided to peruse my coupon book. It hasn’t gotten a lot of love this year, restaurant wise. I’ve just used all of the movie coupons and that has pretty much paid for...