I still wanted that gelato so we walked over to the Encinitas Chuao Chocolatier and they had flavors I liked. I got a large 3-gelato cup chocolate hazelnut, chocolate chip and spicy maya chocolate (they never have the waffle cone I like). There we met kindred spirits a woman mentioned she was doing exactly what we were doing and then another couple walked up and asked if we were similar to them, meaning did we also gather points and miles! I said yes, he only had one American Express Card and we had 10 between us, he was happy to meet someone that was into points and miles as I am. Here we did not meet our minimum spend as I only wanted my gelato and no one wanted anything else so my $5 transaction did not qualify.
We then had one final destination on our list the Le Papagayo restaurant in Leucadia. This was one place we had never been to but the menu looked promising on their website. It might not have been the smartest move to go to an unknown place as the last one on our list but we decided to experiment. We got in right before 6:30 pm, which is the end of their happy hour so we rushed to order and ordered 3 plates (probably one too many) – we had the Lobster Bisque, Double Lamb Chops and Chicken Satay. The food came quite quickly; the presentation was ok but not great. The food tasted good, the chicken satay had a nice peanut sauce and came with coconut rice, the lobster bisque was just okay as it had no discernible lobster pieces (it was just soup with flavor) and the lamb was tasty but there were 2 small lamb chops which seemed quite pricy for $11. In any event we enjoyed the food but would probably not be back, especially since parking is not easy on the 101 Highway and their lot is very small.
La Bebli had not had anything sweet to eat the whole day so she ordered the Cheesecake with Acai sorbet. She liked the combination but while the cheesecake was good it was probably store bought. We spent over $40 and only had 2 transactions left to run (maybe only 1 if we counted the earlier transaction at Katana). So we spent more that we needed. We split the bill, the waitress mentioned she could not split it in half but had to divide items, we told her to divide it however she wanted to as long as both bills were above $10 which was not hard for her to do. This was the end of our eating spree just 6 hours after we started.