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Showing posts with label restaurants. Show all posts
Showing posts with label restaurants. Show all posts

Lunch at 1776

Lunch at 1776, on the east side of Myrtle just south of Lemon. Got the LA Dog for $10 and an iced tea for $2. The dog was bacon-wrapped, so delicious. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Wok and Fire


Lunch at Wok and Fire, in the shopping center at the southwest corner of Huntington and Magnolia. Got the Shrimp and Vegetable Soup for $5.98 and a drink for $1.29. A very generous portion of tasty soup at a very reasonable price. 


- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at T Burger


Lunch at T Burger, on the south side of Foothill just east of Magnolia. Got the Chef Salad for $8.99 and an iced tea for $2.39. Nice salad. Fresh and tasty. I cut up the tomatoes and bell peppers a bit more to suit my style. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Baja Mar FIsh Taco

Lunch at Baja Mar FIsh Taco, at the corner of Foothill and May. Got the lunch special with two tacos (fish and pork) for $7.99, drink included. Good food; quick service. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Cafe LuMar

Lunch at Cafe LuMar, south side of Colorado a half block east of Myrtle. Got the Chicken Chipotle pasta for $13.75 and an iced tea for $2.95. Really good! And though the restaurant was crowded the service was quick and pleasant.

Note: Someone asked me the other day if my restaurant reviews are paid for by the restaurant, aka "comped."

No. I've always paid. In fact, the restaurant folks don't even know I'm coming and probably don't even know I exist as I've never heard a word from a single restaurant anywhere in town.

It's true I never slam a restaurant but that's because I figure everybody can have a bad day. Also, I figure the photo and price information convey a lot of information, and I'm really not very picky so most restaurants will be at least okay with me, and on those rare occasions when I don't care for it I may simply make no comment on the food, or in super-rare cases, I just won't do a review (I think that's happened once).

- Brad Haugaard

Breakfast at Peach Cafe


Breakfast at Peach Cafe, on the north side of Colorado just west of Ivy. Got three eggs with bacon, corn bread, and fruit for $11 and a coffee for $2.50. Good, and bacon and cornbread were particularly great. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at Rudy’s

Dinner at Rudy’s Mexican Food, at Myrtle and Colorado. Decided to be adventurous so I got the Nopalitos con Puerco (cactus and pork) for $16.25 and a beer for $4.95. The cactus was good; not much taste, but that’s what the pork and sauce were for. 


- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at Church’s Chicken

Dinner at Church’s Chicken at Huntington and Shamrock. Got the “3Pc Mixed” with a biscuit, fried okra as a side, and an iced tea for $8.79. Okay, keeping in mind that we’re not talking health food here, the chicken and iced tea were good, the okra was an experiment and was okay though I confess I’d probably get fries if I ordered it again. And good price. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at Mooyah Burger

Dinner at Mooyah Burger recently. Got The Paleo burger- lettuce instead of a bun, two patties of beef, bacon and avocado - for $10.57, fries for $3.29, and an iced tea for $2.49. (Those are the regular prices; I had a coupon.) The lettuce bun was different but good. Nice meal.

- Brad Haugaard

Lunch at Grey & Cash

Lunch at Grey & Cash, west side of Myrtle just north of Lemon. Got the Great Hambino (ham) sandwich ($11) and a coffee ($3). Good. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Mooncat Plans Ownership Change



Mooncat Sushi, on Lime just east of Myrtle, has asked approval for a change of ownership. Thanks to Kelly Moran for the tip. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at Shrimp House

Dinner at Shrimp House, at Peck (Myrtle turns into Peck) and Live Oak. Got the Grilled Seafood Sampler for $16.79 and a draft beer for $4.88. Old style seafood restaurant, clean, homey, with very pleasant service. Also came with a salad, not shown because I ate it. Very nice meal, and filling. 


- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Los Victor’s

Lunch at Los Victor’s, the Mexican food stand at Foothill and May. Got the carnitas burrito for $6.50 (took a bite so you can see inside) and a medium  horchata for $1.90. Both the burrito and the horchata were excellent!

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Las Marias Mexican Restaurant


Lunch at Las Marias Mexican Restaurant in the shopping center at Foothill and Alta Vista. Got the carnitas plate for $8.49 and a soft drink for $1.92. Good and filling. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at T-Burgers

Lunch at T-Burgers, on the south side of Foothill a block east of Magnolia. Got the Chef’s Salad for $8.99 and an iced tea for $1.98. Nice. Veggies were fresh and service quick. 


- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Sunday’s Old Town Bistro

Lunch at Sunday’s Old Town Bistro, on the east side of Myrtle about a half block north of Colorado. Even though it was lunch I ordered a California Omelet, for $13.99 and an iced tea for $2.75. Quick and pleasant service, and decent food. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at Jim’s Burgers


Dinner at Jim’s Burgers, at Sixth and Duarte Road. Got the Greek Salad for $8.95 and a small iced tea for 90 cents. Service is very fast and the food was good.

- Brad Haugaard

Lunch at Gene’s Grinders


Lunch at Gene’s Grinders, at the southeast corner of Myrtle and Olive. Got the small combination cold grinder for $7 and an iced tea for $2. Nice. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Monrovia Pizza



Lunch at Monrovia Pizza Company, at the corner of Mayflower and Duarte Road. Got the one-slice pizza lunch special (choice of cheese or pepperoni) with drink for $3.01. Wow! Great price, a nice-size piece of pizza and tasty. 


- Brad Haugaard 

Lunch at Sena

Lunch at Sena, on the west side of Myrtle just south of Lime. Got the Pork Verde tacos for $11 and a beer for $6. Very good!

- Brad Haugaard