Reviews

coconut salmon at Crudo by Pascal Lorange

Crudo by Pascal Lorange

02/13/2017 - 11:18pm

Crudo by Pascal Lorange found its way to the top of my list for San Diego Restaurant Week. I have higher expectations when a restaurant brands itself with a chef, especially if their name appears...

Chicken Involtini at Fig Tree Cafe (Liberty Station)

Fig Tree Cafe (Liberty Station) - dinner

02/08/2017 - 11:08pm

Fig Tree Cafe has always been a brunch destination for us. We first sampled them during a Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk and have made several visits to the PB location. I recently found out they...

hangover burger at Oscar Wilde in San Diego

Oscar Wilde Irish Pub

01/30/2017 - 6:52pm

I remember seeing Oscar Wilde Irish Pub on the San Diego Burger Week 2016 list. We didn't quite make it then (it was closed the night we were nearby) but dropped by a couple of months later. I had...

traditional bruschetta at The Haven Pizzeria in San Diego

The Haven Pizzeria

01/24/2017 - 6:59pm

The Haven Pizzeria is located right off the 15 freeway in the Kensington area. When I got the invitation to try out the restaurant, I realized we had sampled them during Taste of Adams Avenue in...

escargot at Parc Bistro Brasserie

Parc Bistro Brasserie - San Diego Restaurant Week preview

01/16/2017 - 11:44am

Lately in San Diego, it's been raining a bit. This kind of weather temps me to morph into my homebody self, safe and dry from the rain, but a little drizzle couldn't stop us from a San Diego...

smoked turkey breast sandwich at Barrel Republic in Carlsbad

Barrel Republic (Carlsbad)

01/11/2017 - 11:31pm

Our last dining out in 2016 turned out to be quite fun AND satisfying. I've already been experimenting with beer over the past year but this time I could be my own bartender.

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chirashi bowl at Azuki Sushi in San Diego

Azuki Sushi

01/05/2017 - 4:19pm

These days, we no longer count candles but instead just enjoy the company of friends, such as this surprise birthday meal at Azuki Sushi in Banker's Hill. Since the restaurant was...

martinis at Taste N Tinis

Holiday Fun 2016 - Taste 'N' Tinis and Toast of Gaslamp

01/02/2017 - 10:27pm

Oh my... what is there to do during the most festive time of year? Why not have a food and drink adventure in San Diego? For the fourth year in a row, we ventured to Hillcrest for Taste 'N' Tinis...

grilled cheese fries and salad at Grater Grilled Cheese in La Jolla

Grater Grilled Cheese

12/22/2016 - 11:23pm

I've been wanting to try Grater Grilled Cheese ever since the first brick and mortar location opened in La Jolla. Before I knew it, there was another one in Mission Valley plus a...

Smoked Pig Candy at Brazen BBQ in Hillcrest of San Diego

Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar

12/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Barbecue is one of those things that we have yet to get enough of... so many places in San Diego just waiting to be explored by us! Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar was an enjoyable...

forbidden rice with steak at Flower Child (Flower Hill Promenade) in Del Mar

Flower Child (Del Mar)

12/07/2016 - 11:14pm

Free Food for the Free Spirited at Flower Child. That newsletter header caught my attention! The restaurant's grand opening was set for December 6th but Pacific San Diego Magazine...

Blistered Shishito Peppers at Florent Restaurant and Lounge

Florent Restaurant & Lounge

11/30/2016 - 11:20pm

Foie gras sliders, bacon wrapped jalapeno tacos and duck a l'orange meatballs? Yes, just a few of the unique items sampled at Florent Restaurant & Lounge within the last two years. We were...