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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A vsit to the DeBrito Chocolate Factory in Hollister

Jul 16, 2013
A vsit to the DeBrito Chocolate Factory in Hollister

Get your wallet ready...DeBrito Chocolate Factory160 Briggs RoadHollisterIf you told me in 1993 there would come a day when I would spend the equivalent of two hours of hard-earned mall wages on a single Granny Smith apple, I would have thrown my...

Jamie’s Bar & Grill

Jul 15, 2013
Jamie’s Bar & Grill

(I should have put the cornbread in the foreground.)Jamie's Bar & Grill427 BroadwaySacramentoHoly Jebus, this place was delightful.  I was iffy about my boyfriend's instructions to "just push my way through the hallway to get to the bar", but ...

Spaghetti ice cream and deep-fried fruity pebbles: it’s time for California State Fair food!

Jul 12, 2013
Spaghetti ice cream and deep-fried fruity pebbles: it’s time for California State Fair food!

So many choices!California State FairSacramento, CAThe State Fair is here, and my colon couldn’t be more excited!I prep for the State Fair the same way each year, and that preparation includes several days of cardio and weight training in anticipatio...

Piaci Pub & Pizzeria

Jul 1, 2013
Piaci Pub & Pizzeria

Menu, schmenu.  Ask the bartenders for suggestions.Piaci Pub & Pizzeria120 W. Redwood AvenueFort Bragg, CADubbed “Home of the Adult Pizza”, Piaci is the perfect neighborhood joint where you can take a date, meet your bros, or pick up a tak...

Woodlon Diner

Jun 24, 2013
Woodlon Diner

Cheap AND delicious!Woodlon Diner24335 N. Highway 99Acampo, CAI’ve probably travelled the stretch of Highway 99 between Sacramento and Stockton a jillion times.  Each time, the Woodlon Diner seemed to beckon “Stop and eat here.  Wai...

Mifune Restaurant

Jun 17, 2013
Mifune Restaurant

Objects in this photo are larger thanthey appear!Mifune Restaurant1737 Post StreetSan Francisco, CA I should have seen the warning signs.The word "Deluxe" in its title.The $12.99 price tag.Identical serving vessels being shuttled to families...

Star Eco Station

Jun 14, 2013
Star Eco Station

Keep your fingers out of this squawkbox if you knowwhat's good for you.Star Eco StationRocklin, CAIf you’re one of those people who thinks the illegal pet alligator living in your bathtub is in perfectly capable hands, it’s probably not the f...

Do you like exotic meats? Try Flaming Grill Cafe in Sacramento

Jun 10, 2013
Do you like exotic meats? Try Flaming Grill Cafe in Sacramento

Your mouth better be open for thesemammoth burgers, too.Flaming Grill Cafe2319 El Camino AvenueSacramento, CAI haven’t seen this many exotic meats since the last time I was in San Francisco’s Castro District!Flaming Grill Café’s menu is designed...

Beaumont Cherry Festival – 06/06/13 – 06/09/13

Jun 7, 2013
Beaumont Cherry Festival – 06/06/13 – 06/09/13

A great time stems (ha!) from these little beauties!Beaumont Cherry FestivalBeaumont, CAFestivals require a few important elements: tasty food, great entertainment, wacky visitors and a reason to celebrate.  The city of Beaumont in Riverside Count...

Randy’s Donuts

Jun 7, 2013
Randy’s Donuts

My kind of famous in L.A.!Randy's Donuts805 W. Manchester BoulevardInglewood, CATo be honest, I came for the photo opp.  Giant donut on a roof?  Check.  Camera?  Check.Eating was an afterthought, given the fact that the previous day...