Archive | December, 2011
The Trails – San Diego’s Restaurant Impossible?

The Trails – San Diego’s Restaurant Impossible?

So, this time Food Network’s show, Restaurant: Impossible, motivated us to try out a new restaurant called the Trails, a neighborhood eatery, located in the San Carlos area of San Diego.  In this series, the brawny, ex-British Navy chef, Robert Irvine takes on the challenge of renovating an unsuccessful restaurant in 2 days with a budget of $10,000.  We were curious to see if media-hype could benefit a struggling restaurant, and we were excited to try out their cinnamon roll pancakes.


Once we pulled into the strip mall parking lot where the restaurant was located, our question was answered with a resounding YES! …

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Lunch plans?  Come Checkout San Diego Food Trucks today!

Lunch plans? Come Checkout San Diego Food Trucks today!

San Diego Food Truck Wars

Special Event – TODAY – December 13, 2011 11-2pm

Subaru gives back by “Sharing the Love” with Meals-on-Wheels

Subaru donates $250 for every car purchased from Nov. 19, 2011 – January 3rd, 2012

Top food trucks serve gourmet meals to hungry patrons and compete in the first San Diego Food Truck Wars.  One winner crowned “Top Truck”.


Food vendors donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to help feed local San Diego seniors.


Two Locations…

Kearny Mesa Subaru
4797 Convoy
San Diego, CA
El Cajon Subaru
900 Arnele
El Cajon, CA


Participating Trucks: Asian Persuasian (@AsianFoodTruck), Chop Sooey (@ChopTruck), Corner Cupcakes- 1st place winners on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” (@CornerCupcakes), Curiocity Catering (@CuriocityTruck), Devilicious (@DeviliciousFood), Bitchin Burgers (@BitchinBurgers), Espresso Urbano (@ExpressoUrbano), The Gathering Spot Bistro Truck (@tgsBistroTruck) The Gooch (@TheGoochTruck), Groggys (@FollowGroggys), Lime California Crisp – Winners of Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race (@TheLimeTruck), Mad Maui (@MadMauiBBQ), Mangia Mangia (@ Mangiatruck), New York on Rye (@NewYorkonRye), Mr.
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Robeks Juice – Dennis Sato

Robeks Juice – Dennis Sato

Hello everyone!

Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving weekend.  Christmas is coming up along with 2012 close behind, but there’s still plenty of food and drinks to be covered in 2011!  Last week we had a very unique opportunity to sample the original creation of Dennis Sato at his Mira Mesa Robeks location.  Big thanks to Jan and Dennis for having us.  It’s called the smoothie bowl.  Anh and I weren’t sure what to expect entering the Robeks store, but Dennis came up front and started giving us his grand tour. …

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