Click Here!
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 31
Like Tree14Likes

Thread: Inexpensive Eats & Drinks

  1. #1
    See disclosure notice




    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Posts
    5,937
    Liked
    589 times
    Karma
    13510000
    Images
    5
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    117 Post(s)

    Default Inexpensive Eats & Drinks

    I, like many of you are on a budget. The budget is tight one week and a little lax the next. So I have been trying to find places where I can get a good bite and/or drink, without breaking the piggy bank to do so. I use Yelp and Urbanspoon as much as the rest of you iPhone/Android/Palm/CrackBerry users do. I just want to know where your favorite spots to get a good inexpensive breakfast, lunch, dinner, midnight munchies, happy hour or cocktail.

    Here are a few of my favorites:

    Lunch: El Pollo Loco- I get 3 bean-rice-cheese burritos for $3.29. Throw in some salsa and wash it down with a cup of water and I’m golden. I know this is super cheap, but the food ain’t bad and it’s close to where I work.

    Happy Hour: Il Fornaio- $5 glass of wine and $5 fradiovola pizza. Three glasses of wine and a pizza for $20 is pretty darn good.

    Dinner: Wahoo’s- Banzai Bowl is awesome at $8. Throw in two BOMs (Beer Of the Month) at $2 each, and you’re out for under $15 with a little “401K Plan” for the skater guy manning the register.

    Cocktail (beer): Old 35’er in Pasadena- Bought a pitcher of Stella (I think… I was a little drunk after drinking it, so this one’s a little hazy) a little over a month ago here for $8. Left $2 for the gal pouring the suds. The bonus, they were playing a Kings game and a random guy starts talking puck with me. Good times!

    Late Night Happy Hour: Barney’s Limited (Pasadena)- After a long night slingin’ cheese for the good folks of Pasadena, me and a few buddies like to toss a few light beers back after the shift. $2 pints and the food ain’t that bad for a bar. You can get a pretty decent veggie burger (… I don’t know the price though) here. Sometimes the bartender comps a drink or two. Nice.

    Pre-Kings Game Watering Hole: La Grane Orange Cafe at Del Mar Station- the last time I was here well drinks were $3. THREE FRIGGIN DOLLARS!!1! One can get gooooooood and tanked and just hop onto the Gold Line to get to the game. Sober up a bit on the way down to the game and nurse the $20 beer at the Stapler.

    So kiddies, I want to know your favorites.

    Thanks!

    D
    Disclosure Notice: The above listed post is that of a disgruntled hockey fan on the internet and in no way should be taken as truth or any substance. It does not reflect the views of the host website or its sponsors. If you are offended, please take a moment to reflect on what was written, and then ask yourself whether or not there should have been a “/sarcasm” next to the statement. If you feel the poster took the comment too far, write a letter to Santa. Maybe that will help.
    Now go away.

  2. #2
    1st Scoring Line !Kings!'s Avatar




    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    2,589
    Liked
    175 times
    Karma
    1205172
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    35 Post(s)

    Default

    Sounds good. What do you do the next day?

  3. #3
    See disclosure notice




    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Posts
    5,937
    Liked
    589 times
    Karma
    13510000
    Images
    5
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    117 Post(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by !Kings! View Post
    Sounds good. What do you do the next day?
    umm...

    Thats where you come in.
    Disclosure Notice: The above listed post is that of a disgruntled hockey fan on the internet and in no way should be taken as truth or any substance. It does not reflect the views of the host website or its sponsors. If you are offended, please take a moment to reflect on what was written, and then ask yourself whether or not there should have been a “/sarcasm” next to the statement. If you feel the poster took the comment too far, write a letter to Santa. Maybe that will help.
    Now go away.

  4. #4
    Darryl Sutter has a posse SuperCalo2000's Avatar




    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    4,774
    Liked
    476 times
    Karma
    1047400
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    77 Post(s)

    Default

    Late night happy hour at Octopus (LBC or Downtown). $2.50 sake bombs.

  5. #5
    Hell yes. UnholyGoalie's Avatar




    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    5,644
    Liked
    566 times
    Karma
    1076200
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    106 Post(s)

    Default

    Dillons Irish Pub in Hollywood has $3 pints all the time and a fairly good selection on tap. Plus they are subway adjacent.

  6. #6
    waxing poetic Hipcheck's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Posts
    31,049
    Liked
    1067 times
    Karma
    1311238
    Mentioned
    17 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    328 Post(s)

    Default

    I do the El Pollo Loco thing as....

    1 BRC Burrito and 1 Dollar Menu Salad. It ends up being like $2.50.

    Here in South OC we go to a place called Albatros Mexican. We get the carnitas plate and an extra flour tortilla. It serves me and the wife and our 2 kids as well as leaving enough for lunch for me the next day all for under 9 bucks.

    Great thread BTW.
    Last edited by Hipcheck; February 10th, 2011 at 07:34 AM.
    "How Dare You Trump My Clever Witticism"

    Click 4 LGK INTERNET RADIO ARCHIVE

  7. #7
    Sick Geno ya plug P. Diddy's Avatar




    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    7,560
    Liked
    434 times
    Karma
    1085000
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    256 Post(s)

    Default

    i eat caviar and drink crystal everyday


    i own my own kfc and del taco


    i love kobe beef burgers
    diddy gotta be economical now ya know?

  8. #8
    1st Scoring Line WingHater's Avatar




    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    3,241
    Liked
    117 times
    Karma
    65454485
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    43 Post(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Hipcheck View Post
    I do the El Pollo Loco thing as....

    1 BRC Burrito and 1 Dollar Menu Salad. It ends up being like $2.50.

    Here is South OC we go to a place called Albatros Mexican. We get the carnitas plate and an extra flour tortilla. It serves me and the wife and our 2 kids as well as leaving enough for lunch for me the next day all for under 9 bucks.

    Great thread BTW.

    Its a California burrito & a carne asada taco for me. Actually I went to a place called Casa Franco on Christmas day because it was either that or Denny's. It was pretty good (the pricing is average though).

  9. #9
    See disclosure notice




    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Posts
    5,937
    Liked
    589 times
    Karma
    13510000
    Images
    5
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    117 Post(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Hipcheck View Post
    I do the El Pollo Loco thing as....

    1 BRC Burrito and 1 Dollar Menu Salad. It ends up being like $2.50.

    Here is South OC we go to a place called Albatros Mexican. We get the carnitas plate and an extra flour tortilla. It serves me and the wife and our 2 kids as well as leaving enough for lunch for me the next day all for under 9 bucks.

    Great thread BTW.
    Either you and your family eat like baby birds, or thats a whole friggin lot of carnitas. I'll have to check the place out when I go down there next time.
    Disclosure Notice: The above listed post is that of a disgruntled hockey fan on the internet and in no way should be taken as truth or any substance. It does not reflect the views of the host website or its sponsors. If you are offended, please take a moment to reflect on what was written, and then ask yourself whether or not there should have been a “/sarcasm” next to the statement. If you feel the poster took the comment too far, write a letter to Santa. Maybe that will help.
    Now go away.

  10. #10
    MVP SuxBeingU's Avatar




    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Posts
    11,753
    Liked
    146 times
    Karma
    1005000
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    26 Post(s)

    Default

    I know will not be popular BUT to really save money COOK AT HOME !!!

    Go spend 25 on groceries that should feed a single person for a week at least two meals a day. If you know how to shop.

    There is not a cheaper man than me so its all about the dollar menus for me and Costco.
    If you're ever near Pomona and not involved in a shooting or car chase hit up Donahoos on Garey, great chicken and a good deal
    shadowalk and Off2NvrLnd like this.

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68