Downtown

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...

drinks at Tin Roof in downtown San Diego

Mardi Gras Dinner Package 2017 + Tin Roof preview

02/22/2017 - 12:28pm

The big downtown Mardi Gras block party returns on Tuesday February 28, 2017! Grab a bite & pregame your night while ALSO getting a discounted Mardi Gras ticket with our Food...

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...

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...

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...

Chicken and Waffles at Brian's 24 in downtown San Diego

Brian's 24 Restaurant Bar & Grill

10/05/2016 - 11:20pm

When late night munchies attack, you must fight back! Recently I found out about Brian's 24 in downtown, available at all hours of the day AND within walking distance of one of my downtown spots...