The Fun Junkie

The Fun Junkie My site was conceived after spending hundreds of hours planning road trips, searching for the latest and greatest local events, and hunting down the best places to grab a bite to eat. The goal was simple: see, do and eat everything in sight, then compile the best of the best into one comprehensive website.

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Winchester Mystery House

Oct 24, 2013
Winchester Mystery House

Lovely and creepy at the same time!Winchester Mystery HouseSan Jose, CAThe Winchester Mystery House in San Jose is a lot of things: a mecca for tourists, a destination for the architecturally curious, a probable location for paranormal activity, ...

Golden Star Cafe

Oct 23, 2013
Golden Star Cafe

Weiners over rice.  Viva America!Golden Star Cafe2121 S. El Dorado StreetStockton, CAFew things in life disappoint me more than the moment I realize I've been missing out on something great...for decades!A former coworker discovered Golden S...

Asian Pearl 2009

Oct 15, 2013
Asian Pearl 2009

Pace yourself.Asian Pearl 20096821 Stockton Boulevard #165Sacramento, CAWe arrived at 9:33am and watched as a small crowd gathered at the entrance.  At 10:00, we pounced.We were probably the 6th or 7th table seated.  Within a minute, a steady...

Firewood Restaurant

Oct 7, 2013
Firewood Restaurant

Burgers: appetizers for pizza.Firewood Restaurant420 Main StreetMurphys, CATruth be told, I was a little leery of Firewood Restaurant on my first approach; I mean, the menu included everything from seafood pizzas to carnitas tacos to turkey burge...

National Yo-Yo Contest – 10/05/13

Oct 3, 2013
National Yo-Yo Contest – 10/05/13

Good luck with this one.National Yo-Yo ContestChico, CAIf you want to see a Thumb Grind, attend this event.  If you want to see an Iron Whip, attend this event.  If you want to see a Boingy Boing, attend this event.They’re all legal, entert...

Palace Saloon

Sep 30, 2013
Palace Saloon

It's a historical landmark, but do youneed more reasons to drink here?Palace Saloon353 Main StreetFerndale, CAPalace Saloon is more than a mere watering hole for tourists who just inhaled way too many free samples at nearby Loleta Cheese Factory....

Eat Real Festival – 09/27/13 – 09/29/13

Sep 27, 2013
Eat Real Festival – 09/27/13 – 09/29/13

Robin Thicke knows you want it.Eat Real FestivalOakland, CAMobile dining has exploded in the last few years.  Talented chefs with a knack for entrepreneurship are able to cater (get it?) to the masses, and this is a perfect time to market to the a...

Berry Patch Restaurant

Sep 23, 2013
Berry Patch Restaurant

Berry good BBQ here!Berry Patch Restaurant900 Newville RoadOrland, CAI pulled up to the restaurant, and not one berry patch in sight!  I did notice a rather strong scent of barbecue smoke wafting my way, however, a good sign considering I wa...

Danish Days – 09/20/13 – 09/22/13

Sep 20, 2013
Danish Days – 09/20/13 – 09/22/13

You had me at DUTCH CHOCOLATE!Danish DaysSolvang, CAThe words “Free Aebleskiver Eating Contest” make me want to drop whatever I’m doing and drive five hours to Santa Barbara county.  Is that weird?Danish Days is more than just a mere celebra...

Manny’s California Cafe

Sep 16, 2013
Manny’s California Cafe

I've been coming here for over three decades!Manny's California Cafe1612 Pacific AvenueStockton, CAHow much do I love Manny’s?  Well, I named my Chihuahua after the place.  Does that give you a good idea?Raised by single-income parent...