this tasty life A San Diego Food Blog

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kabob lounge

On a recent lunch with co-workers, they voted for a new-to-us spot for lunch. On Fridays I give everyone two choices for lunch spots and the most votes win. I never place an actual vote since I choose the spots but...

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lucky’s golden phenix restaurant [revisit]

It’s been over four years since I posted about Lucky’s Golden Phenix Restaurant back in 2011.  I’m happy to report not a whole lot has changed. Jake and I brought T here for breakfast one recent Saturday morning. It wasn’t...

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sin city burger at smashburger + giveaway

Hello to you on this fine Friday morning! Let’s talk a little bit about Smashburger. Cause I ate there recently. This is a foodie blog after all. We talk about food around here! Jake and I hit up Smashburger after...

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rhode island – day two

More East Coast goodness! On our second day in Rhode Island, we roamed around to check out what Rhode Island had to offer. Let’s begin! We wanted to start the day off with a hearty breakfast and headed to a...

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mark’s bark bbq

On a recent Sunday, Jake wanted to check out a new BBQ place he spotted when he accidentally drove up a random side street through Normal Heights. The place? A spot called Mark’s Bark BBQ which is only open to...

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cafe hue [revisit]

After dinner at Bistro Kaz, Laura and I walked over to get some dessert at Cafe Hue. I haven’t been to Cafe Hue in years! It was about time to check this place out again. It looked pretty much the...

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bistro kaz

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to this spot – in fact, it’s been long enough that they’ve changed the name! Bistro Kaz used to be known as Ristorante Kaz. It’s in the same spot but they’ve got a nice...

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birthday pizza crawl for jake

Jake’s #1 hands down favorite food is pizza. He once gave up pizza for lent as a personal challenge and it was a really, really tough time for him (it didn’t help that we went to a pizza restaurant to...

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rhode island – day one

The day after Ashleigh and Steve’s wedding, Jake and I went to go hang out at my Aunt Joyce’s house for a bit. We weren’t really on a schedule, we just had to drive to Rhode Island that day. It’s...

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urbane cafe + coronado brewing company

Mira Mesa got a new restaurant last month! It’s over in the shopping center with the Fresh & Easy and the food court. It replaces the vacant bagel shop that shuttered earlier this year. The new place? Urbane Cafe. Urbane Cafe...