Downtown

The Whiskey House in downtown San Diego California

The Whiskey House Guinness World Record - San Diego, CA

01/21/2019 - 5:34pm

Deep in the San Diego gaslamp is The Whiskey House, a local superstop for whiskey enthusiasts. Earlier this month the business celebrated their fourth anniversary during an...

pancake at Lazy Hippo in downtown San Diego

Lazy Hippo (gaslamp) - San Diego, CA

12/21/2018 - 1:22pm

Lazy Hippo is a newer brunch spot in the heart of gaslamp San Diego. They serve up signature pancakes, waffles, french toast and other breakfast favorites. The business filled up quickly during...

ham and cheese empanada at Empanada Kitchen in San Diego

Empanada Kitchen - San Diego, CA

11/21/2018 - 12:30pm

Dennis and I were invited to check out Empanada Kitchen in downtown San Diego. This business advertises "hand-made" and "happily baked" since these empanadas are made fresh throughout the day (ie...

Taco Tuesday with 2.50 tacos at Gaslamp Tavern in San Diego

Gaslamp Tavern - San Diego, CA

03/20/2018 - 10:47am

With only a few giftcards remaining from my San Diego Burger Week adventure, we made our way into Gaslamp Tavern. This downtown sportsbar has been open for over 10 years and also owns the upstairs...

Adobada from Tacos el Cabron at Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads Bites and Booze Tour

Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads, Bites and Booze Tour - San Diego, CA

02/13/2018 - 9:48am

Mardi Gras is celebrated in many ways, from living it up with the true New Orleans experience, partying with friends locally, or just partaking in good 'ol Lousiana style food! Our preferred way...

Lasagna and wine at SoleLuna Cafe in San Diego

SoleLuna Cafe - San Diego Restaurant Week preview

01/19/2018 - 2:21pm

San Diego Restaurant Week starts this Sunday on January 21 and continues until January 28, 2018. We're always excited to partner with local establishments such as SoleLuna Cafe. This Italian...

Tajima Ramen Bowl at Tajima (East Village) in San Diego

Tajima Ramen Bar (East Village) - San Diego, CA

01/10/2018 - 1:12pm

Tajima has been expanding its business over the last few years and now has five locations in San Diego plus two more in Long Beach and Tijuana. The newest SD locations have all been ramen bars so...

The Smoking Gun in downtown San Diego

The Smoking Gun - San Diego, CA

11/08/2017 - 10:22pm

The Smoking Gun is one of the newest bars in downtown San Diego, complete with a retro vibe and comfort food headed by powerhouse chef Kevin Templeton. We were invited to check out...

tri-tip from GOBYA sandwich popup at BIGA in San Diego

BIGA Cucinato A Legno - San Diego, CA

07/10/2017 - 5:17pm

BIGA Cucinato A Legno has been on my "hot" list ever since a fabulous dinner with the cousins during last year's Comic-Con. I've visited several times since, including a recent Wednesday lunch...

chips guacamole and salsa at El Chingon in San Diego

El Chingon Bad Ass Mexican - San Diego, CA

06/21/2017 - 2:26pm

The night was still young on this Taco Tuesday and a small party of ladies (plus Dennis) arrived at El Chingon, a new and eclectic Mexican restaurant in downtown San Diego. Believe it or not, we...

Meze Greek Fusion in San Diego

Meze Greek Fusion - San Diego, CA

06/19/2017 - 12:58pm

Meze Greek Fusion is celebrating FIVE years of business in the gaslamp quarter! We still remember when it used to be on the corner of 6th and J street and were completely blown away...

Whiskey Burger plus shot of Jack Daniels at Whiskey Girl San Diego

Whiskey Girl - San Diego, CA

06/12/2017 - 12:48pm

With all the non-stop hustle and bustle of life, sometimes all you really crave is an evening out with the girls. My friend San Diego Food Girl kindly set up an intimate dinner in downtown San...