Grabbing a Bite at Firehouse Subs Point Loma

About a month ago I was invited to attend a small “Dinner with the Founder” event at the Firehouse Subs Point Loma location. Since I had never heard of Firehouse Subs but am frequently in this area of town I knew I wanted to check out what Firehouse Subs had to offer. And I’m so glad I did!

Award-winning fast casual restaurant, Firehouse Subs, opened it’s doors to San Diego in 2012. Since then it’s been serving up high quality sandwiches and salads to San Diegans. By opening in San Diego, Firehouse Subs brings uniquely Southern flavors and ingredients to the West Coast, including 16-hour smokehouse beef brisket and a datil pepper hot sauce inspired by the brother’s father, Captain Sorensen.

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Detroit at the San Diego REP {Date Night in San Diego}

Detroit at the San Diego REP

My husband and I have a standing date night every month. We never know what it’s going to be but we always make sure to head out at least once a month sans kids. So when I was invited to go check out the San Diego REP production of Detroit I knew it’d be the perfect date night to kick off March.

Now we’ve been going to see great performances at the San Diego REP for quite some time now and are always excited to see what the new production will be about. We also love choosing different places around the Horton Plaza area of Downtown San Diego to eat.

Since we were a little short on time and didn’t have the luxury of waiting around for a table or even waiting for table service, we headed over to one of our favorites: Tender Greens. [Read more…]

Enjoy a Night Out for the Holidays at P.F. Changs

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When my husband and I head out for date night, one of my favorite places to request is P.F. Chang’s. From their delicious main course selections, to their flavorful dessert selection, they’re the perfect date night meal. Plus our favorite location is right across from our local movie theater!

And if I need a great go-to spot for girls night out, P.F. Changs always has a delicious assortment of appetizers and fun drinks to enjoy with my friends.

At P.F. Changs guests are surrounded by a unique, modern environment combining influences of Asian and American cultures evident from the décor through the menu.

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Tips for Keeping Kids Entertained at a Restaurant

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Ever have that moment when you wonder why in the heck you thought it was a good idea to take the kids out for dinner? Get to the point where napkins are on the floor, the salt is spilled everywhere, and sugar packets are strewn across the table? Yeah… me too.

So we started to come up with a great ways for keeping kids entertained at a restaurant. While some might sound simple enough, they truly are great at distracting our kids long enough to bridge the gap between ordering our food and being served.

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Islands Restaurant New Happy Hour Menu

Islands Restaurant New Happy Hour Menu

When my husband and I first started dating one of our go-to spots for dinner or lunch was Islands Restaurant. Not only did we love it for their great food and fabulous service, but we knew what we were getting every time we walked in the door. I don’t think we have ever been disappointed by a meal at Islands.

After having kids, Islands continues to be a great place to grab a bite to eat. And the kids love it just as much as we do. So when I was invited to head on over to the Mira Mesa location to try out a few items from their new happy hour menu I could not say yes fast enough!

We are always looking for a great happy hour spot for girls afternoons as well as our own frequent date night in the afternoons. And boy will we be heading to Islands more often for happy hour! With a great selection of appetizers and drinks for under $5, we can enjoy our favorite burger joint without breaking the bank.

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