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Beach Chick Feb 27, 2014 09:10 AM

Love love love me a good happy hour but obviously, I need to get out more and try some different places.

Spill the wine...where do you like to go?

  1. ipsedixit Feb 27, 2014 07:55 PM

    Local Habit is pretty good.

    1. Fake Name Feb 27, 2014 02:37 PM

      Happy Hour?

      Never get there, cooking for the Missus.

      I'm happy when she gets home, though!

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      1. re: Fake Name
        Gypsy Jan Feb 27, 2014 03:06 PM

        My goodness, you are such a devoted husband - congrats t8 to you.

        1. re: Gypsy Jan
          Fake Name Feb 27, 2014 03:49 PM

          It's truly my privilege, and it's my sincere hope she never comes to her senses.

          1. re: Fake Name
            Beach Chick Feb 27, 2014 05:39 PM

            Let's hope Mrs. Fakey doesn't come to her senses!
            But you're Fakey...you da man!

        2. re: Fake Name
          cstr Feb 28, 2014 04:01 AM

          You could really 'Fake' her out and surprise Ms FN with a Happy Hour nosh.

          1. re: cstr
            Fake Name Feb 28, 2014 05:21 AM


            But MrsName rarely gets home before 7 and very much likes being here. I make certain of it.

            One key to a happy marriage is to make damn sure one's spouse prefers to come home than to Happy Hour.

            1. re: Fake Name
              cstr Feb 28, 2014 06:54 AM

              You're well trained.

              1. re: cstr
                Fake Name Feb 28, 2014 07:00 AM

                If you only knew.

                1. re: Fake Name
                  Beach Chick Feb 28, 2014 08:33 AM

                  All wives have their husbands well trained.

                  It's on page one of the manual, next to the ball buster contraption!

                  1. re: Beach Chick
                    Fake Name Feb 28, 2014 08:48 AM

                    And we just let you keep on believing that.

                    1. re: Fake Name
                      Beach Chick Feb 28, 2014 08:57 AM

                      whatevah. .

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          wanker Feb 27, 2014 02:13 PM

          For No County Happy Hours:

          The Pony Room -- Rancho Valencia Resort
          The Del Mar Brig
          Red Tracton's (where candidly it's always Happy Hour)
          Union Kitchen Encinitas

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          1. re: wanker
            Beach Chick Feb 27, 2014 05:38 PM

            The Wank...shoots and scores..
            Love me Red Tracton's..didn't know they had a happy hour...must get real indigo in there with the blue hairs.

            1. re: wanker
              littlestevie Feb 28, 2014 08:28 AM

              Didn't know about Red's happy hour either, But right next door, the Fish Market also has a nice happy hour. Oysters for $1.50! Don't know if the FM in SD has one as well.

              1. re: littlestevie
                Beach Chick Feb 28, 2014 08:59 AM

                I'm all over Reds and didn't know about Fish either..I only do the O bar, which sounds perfect for lunch..

                Bowl of chowdah, Duckett's bucket, cheesy bread and Anchor draft..yeah baby!

                1. re: Beach Chick
                  littlestevie Feb 28, 2014 10:25 AM

                  The happy hour is just in the oyster bar. Now that they remodeled it (about a year ago) a lot more seating.

                  1. re: littlestevie
                    wanker Feb 28, 2014 11:49 AM

                    The Oyster Bar at the Fish Market is terrific, but it's very difficult to get a seat. The Oyster Bar seems to have a cast of regulars who monopolize them. However, you can sit in the gegular bar and order from the menu, but it's just not same.

            2. Stiflers_Mom Feb 27, 2014 12:27 PM

              We've been hitting The Joint in OB lately for HH, particularly on Tuesdays. It's pretty much a sushi and tapas HH and on Tuesdays they have pints of Sculpin for $2.50 all day. They are beer and wine only, but have a couple of wines for $5ish at HH which, i think, runs from 2-6 pm (but I would call first to verify what days). It's also a really good HH if you need to hit a farmers market (wednesday) and want to booze a little before you squeeze some produce.


              Salmon Nigiri - 2 pc. for $3 at HH - the last three times we have been, it has been super fresh.

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              1. re: Stiflers_Mom
                Beach Chick Feb 27, 2014 05:37 PM

                Sushi and tapas in OB for HH..yeah baby!

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                cstr Feb 27, 2014 12:11 PM

                I do enjoy the turkey chili at Bare Back Grill. Also the burger and beer special at Club 710. I would like to find a few more refined places. I'm kind of in a HH slump.

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                1. re: cstr
                  Beach Chick Feb 27, 2014 05:36 PM

                  Somehow sledge, you don't seem like a PB kind of guy.

                  1. re: Beach Chick
                    cstr Feb 28, 2014 03:53 AM


                    1. re: cstr
                      Beach Chick Feb 28, 2014 10:23 AM

                      I see you as a refined man, late 50's, upper middle class, Lincoln or 7 series Bimmer kind of guy that drinks single malt scotch, plays the market, fiscal conservative and goes on vacation to Hawaii, with his family..

                      Not the SAE frat party boy, swigging $2 Bud Lights at happy hour on Garnet and eating pedestrian hamburgers with bad buns..slathered with Miracle Whip..

                      I could be totally wrong.

                      1. re: Beach Chick
                        RB Hound Feb 28, 2014 10:29 AM

                        For a SD native, I'm surprised that your PB stereotype is so limited. There are also are the PB locals - the families that own the houses in the blocks north of Garnet, walk down to the beach on most days, and in general support a good number of the restaurants and bars during the day and early evening but disappear to their homes at night when the freaks come out.

                        1. re: Beach Chick
                          Dagney Feb 28, 2014 02:49 PM

                          Miracle Whip is disgusting.

                          1. re: Dagney
                            Gypsy Jan Feb 28, 2014 03:50 PM

                            No argument here - ick.

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