Reviews

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...

Linguine Pescatore, Santa Lucia Style at Shin's La Jolla

Shin's La Jolla

11/14/2016 - 10:44pm

Ever tried Italian Japanese food? Don't let that unfamiliar combination keep you away. We were invited to try out this new spot called Shin's La Jolla in downtown La Jolla.

The restaurant...

portobella fries at Encontro North Park in San Diego

Encontro North Park

11/04/2016 - 5:27pm

Encontro North Park is a quick service restaurant located on the busy intersection of 30th St and University Ave. It's been open less than a year and I've passed by this corner full...

MishMash in Barrio Logan of San Diego

MishMash

10/24/2016 - 11:18pm

The sliders from MishMash were excellent during San Diego Burger Week so a revisit was in the works, plus I had some giftcards to burn from my burger week win. One lazy weekend, we...

Tender Greens at Taste of Downtown 2016

Taste of Downtown 2016 - recap

10/22/2016 - 2:44pm

It's been a decade since we first did our first Taste of Downtown in 2006! It's usually held on a Thursday evening for four hours, giving you freedom to choose which places you want to go. This...