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FREE McDonald’s GIVEAWAY to Celebrate ALL DAY Breakfast!

FREE McDonald’s GIVEAWAY to Celebrate ALL DAY Breakfast!

I can’t count the number of times I’ve missed the cutoff of 10:30am to snatch a hot Egg McMuffin Combination.  No more!!

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McDonald’s is offering breakfast ALL DAY at 80+ stores in San Diego County!  To find the location nearest you, click here.

To celebrate the occasion, we’re giving away a couple prizes.

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  • First place is a $5 Arch Cards and a McDonald’s T-shirt.
  • Second place is a $5 Arch Card.

Entering the giveaway is simple.  Please see below for details!

UPDATE – CONGRATULATIONS TO DAWN AND NICOLE OUR WINNERS!

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Tom Ham’s Lighthouse

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more beautiful San Diego Bay view than the one Tom Ham’s Lighthouse enjoys.  Situated at the North end of Harbor Island (across from the SD Airport), Tom Ham’s is perched serenely against the San Diego Bay with breathtaking 270 degree waterfront views.  I’ve been here a couple times before for Sunday brunch a few years ago (which I have great memories of), but today’s lunch invitation was certainly one to be remembered.IMG_4219

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I got to the restaurant 15 minutes early before meeting Darren here, so I decided to take a quick stroll and soak in the perfect day (73 degrees with a slight breeze).…

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Kona Kai – VESSEL Restaurant, San Diego

Kona Kai – VESSEL Restaurant, San Diego

Fotor010200296Darren and I recently joined a San Diego Media dinner hosted by the Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island.  The Kona Kai recently completed a $22 million overhaul of the resort and revamped their flagship restaurant, Vessel.  Vessel includes a 360-degree bar with sweeping views of San Diego’s beautiful bay front.  The interior has been brushed with a vibrant sea foam green against distressed wood throughout.  I found the overall ambiance to be upscale, relaxing, and inviting.  Vessel is now headed by Executive Chef Roy Hendrickson.  As a native Southern Californian who has traveled and lived abroad in Europe, Chef Roy brings years of diverse experience and inspiration to his food and does his best to share that gift with this patrons.…

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San Diego Restaurant Week – Fall 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week – Fall 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back!

For those of you not familiar, SDRW is held twice per year and a wonderful tradition that features over 180 restaurants showcasing their culinary arts with a discounted prix fixe menu (ranging from $10-$40).  If you’ve never been, don’t miss out on a great way to sample the best of what San Diego has to offer.  No tickets or passes required!

The hardest part of SDRW is figuring out where to go.  We’ll be posting a preview soon for La Jolla’s newest gem, Amaya La Jolla – highly recommended.…

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BGR Tasting (Point Loma)

BGR Tasting (Point Loma)

When Brian from Sage Communications contacted us asking if we’d like to attend a media tasting at BGR, I was a little hesitant for a couple reasons.  There is a ton of competition out there for the “best burger” so what could BGR have to offer that other places do not?  I wasn’t sure yet but Anh and I decided to give it a go anyways.  It’s located in a small shopping center near Sports Arena Blvd. and has been there since late last year.  BGR is a chain from the East coast and they’re trying to expand out here to “steak” claim to the title of “one of the best burgers” according to founder Mark Bucher.…

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Jiggle Jiggle (Midway)

Jiggle Jiggle (Midway)

If someone told me they wanted to go to Jiggle Jiggle for lunch I’d probably ask if the lunch was for free.  But alas, an X-rated experience was not meant to be on this day.  Jiggle Jiggle is a Korean restaurant and it opened at the beginning of the year.  Michael and I are always excited to try a new place, so off we went into the unknown eagerly awaiting our first Jiggle Jiggle taste.

 

Naturally I gravitated towards the Korean fries when I saw the signs in the front.  But the voices in my head told me not to and instead I opted to order the more traditional bulgogi (beef) and bulgogi (chicken) lunch plate.  …

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Devine Pastabilities (Torpasta) in San Diego, near Midway

Devine Pastabilities (Torpasta) in San Diego, near Midway

Sorry about the recent lapse in updates lately… things have been a bit volatile at work (in a good way tho!).

Anyhow, I’ve been meaning to do a write up on this place for some time, but it’s finally time…

Devine Pastabilities (aka Torpasta), has a unique product offering.  Think of a torpedo sandwich roll, toasted inside out, and then stuffed with pasta inside.  Sounds a little strange, doesn’t it?  I thought so myself the first time I walked in.  But, when I walked out, I was sold for good.

My first torpasta was their classic meatball and spaghetti combo (not pictured). …

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