Category Archives: cheap

>Landing Grill

>For awhile, I’ve been searching for the best fish taco in San Diego. Not an easy feat, considering that SD is the rumored birthplace of the fish taco, but a very enjoyable endeavor!  I’ve tried several at some very … Continue reading

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>Ocean Beach Pier Cafe

>Switching gears back to our regularly scheduled programming, I wanted to talk about a place known among locals of San Diego, yet not frequented by tourists. After all, many of the viewers of this blog are probably those who are … Continue reading

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>Dottie’s True Blue Cafe

>I’m going to take a break from the regularly scheduled programming, and write a few reviews from my weekend excursion to San Francisco. I think that many who read this blog are either San Diegans or tourists coming to California, … Continue reading

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>Lucha Libre

>In Spanish, Lucha Libre means, literally, Free Fighting. However, to San Diegans and some lucky tourists, Lucha Libre means waiting in line for some of the tastiest, cheapest Mexican eats this side of the border. Tucked away in a corner … Continue reading

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>El Zarape

>When I moved to San Diego, I expected to find good Mexican food around every corner. This was not so, and in fact, a great deal of the Mexican restaurants have been pretty disappointing. Their food is often mediocre and … Continue reading

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>Kiki Sushi

>There are a lot of sushi places in San Diego. A lot. Having lots of choices for sushi is a very good thing, because I love sushi. I have eaten some of the best sushi in the world in Tokyo, … Continue reading

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>Kitima

>Nestled into a small corner of University Avenue in Hillcrest, Kitima is easy to miss. Their sign is small and unassuming, and the competition for visual notice is very heavy on this cross street, with big lights and signs from … Continue reading

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>Hodad’s

>The line is long at the little Ocean Beach establishment, but it moves fast due to the quick turn-around of orders and ability of the waitstaff to keep tables moving. We were rushed in and seated at a bar looking … Continue reading

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>Konos!

> And we go from the expensive to the ultra cheap. Seriously, Konos prides themselves on a cheap, big breakfast. They deliver on both counts, and it’s pretty tasty! Located in Pacific Beach right on the boardwalk, it can become very … Continue reading

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