Hillcrest

The Rail restaurant and nightclub in Hillcrest San Diego

The Rail - San Diego, CA

07/31/2017 - 3:51pm

The Rail in the Hillcrest neighborhood recently added a weekend brunch between 10am-3pm, headed by two Vegas chefs Chef Chad Brunette and Sous Chef John Hamaker. The restaurant is next to the long...

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...

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...

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...

Napizza at Taste of Hillcrest 2016

Taste of Hillcrest 2016 - recap

05/07/2016 - 11:11pm

I admit I get consumed by the idea of sampling EVERY location at a Taste event. I've conquered a few neighborhoods over the years but Hillcrest has eluded me 3 times (2015, 2014, and 2012)....

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Taste of Hillcrest 2016 - event info

04/04/2016 - 10:41pm

We can't wait to attend Taste of Hillcrest this year! There are new restaurants to sample and we have yet to hit every spot for this event, though we try hard! With over 35 participating locations...

Street Cart Fries at Spitz

Spitz Mediterranean Street Food (San Diego)

03/10/2016 - 5:13pm

Spitz recently opened a location in the thriving Hillcrest community and we were invited to check it out. This business labels themselves as Mediterranean Street Food so we were curious about what...

Crest Cafe at Taste N Tinis 2015

Hillcrest Taste N Tinis 2015 - recap

12/27/2015 - 12:22pm

We're loving the holiday season in San Diego. Earlier this month we took a stroll through Hillcrest with a buddy for the Taste N Tinis event... yummy nibbles and a glass cocktail refilled at every...

chicken and waffles at Crest Cafe in Hillcrest

Crest Cafe

12/07/2015 - 11:31pm

Crest Cafe has been featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. We've had our own little sneak peak during a few Taste of Hillcrest events. This family run business has been open...

Juice Crafters at Taste of Hillcrest 2015

Taste of Hillcrest 2015 - recap

05/25/2015 - 8:42pm

Another year, another Taste of Hillcrest! Can you believe it's been going on for 15 years? This year I was provided a pair of media tickets for their event on April 18, 2015 between...

Mushroom Swiss Burger and fries at Evolution Fast Food in San Diego

Evolution Fast Food

05/04/2015 - 11:05pm

Earlier this year, Dennis invited me to join him for lunch at a vegan restaurant called Evolution Fast Food. It's not in the heart of Hillcrest, but rather a little farther south, located next...

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Taste of Hillcrest 2015 - event info and giveaway

03/27/2015 - 9:06am

Get ready to indulge in exotic flavors and delight the palate during the 15th Annual Taste of Hillcrest. On Saturday, April 18 from noon to 4:00 p.m., San Diego’s most fabulous...