Californian

Wood Grilled Burger at Trust restaurant in San Diego

Trust Restaurant - San Diego, CA

01/08/2018 - 12:56pm

Trust Restaurant has been in business for almost two years, which coincidentally is how long my foodie tribe has been praising it! The restaurant is located on the east side of Hillcrest and is...

chicken pot pie at Queenstown Public in San Diego

2017 Reflections - Favorite Bites + Birthday Haul

01/01/2018 - 5:06pm

​Dennis and I are enthusiastic about what's in store for us during the year 2018 but first, a quiet moment to reflect on the year 2017...

It was an eventful year, especially with a mid-year...

Mediterranean flatbread at Nick and G's in Rancho Santa Fe, California

Nick & G's - Rancho Santa Fe, CA

10/06/2017 - 1:13pm

It's a long and winding road to Nick and G's but this new spot in Rancho Santa Fe is a destination to add to your foodie list. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and Italian food and is located...

gazpacho at Red Card Cafe in San Diego California

Red Card Cafe - San Diego, CA

09/15/2017 - 2:34pm

Red Card Cafe recently celebrated one year of business in the Bay Park area of San Diego. In July the restaurant welcomed the talented Executive Chef Jeff Larson (from Napa’s Michelin recommended...

Fish and Chips at Sea180 Coastal Tavern

Sea180 Coastal Tavern

03/16/2017 - 10:10am

We've been dining at Cohn restaurants for years now (happy birthday babe!) and finally made it out to Sea180° Coastal Tavern. There's one main reason for the tardiness... it's a 40+ minute drive...

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...

lamb shanks at Humphreys

Humphreys Restaurant - media cooking class & anniversary dinner

09/30/2016 - 7:00pm

Humphreys Restaurant is located on Shelter Island and provides California cuisine right next to the waterfront! I hadn't heard of this place until I received an invite to a media cooking class...

Tidal restaurant in Mission Bay of San Diego

Tidal - San Diego Restaurant Week Preview

09/22/2016 - 11:14pm

When we were invited for a San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) preview at Tidal in Mission Bay, I expected delicious food but was also blown away by the gorgeous views of the water! I'...

Brandied Foie Gras Pate at Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant

01/22/2016 - 11:52am

I'm the planner type and during my San Diego Restaurant Week research, Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant caught my eye. Our prior experience with this restaurant is the airport side business providing...

Sbicca restaurant in Del Mar

Sbicca - San Diego Restaurant Week preview

09/19/2015 - 11:00pm

The biannual San Diego Restaurant Week is a promotion we look forward to due to our ever growing "to do" list of restaurants. This year we were invited to preview the SDRW menu at Sbicca in...

Open Face Steak Sandwich from Eat at the Pearl Hotel, San Diego CA

Eat at the Pearl Hotel

01/05/2015 - 10:53pm

December was my birthday month so we were quite busy claiming the many birthday offers. One of the restaurants we visited was Eat at the Pearl Hotel, located in Point Loma. Their promo was "Free...

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza

Zanzibar Cafe

04/08/2008 - 4:44pm

This is my second visit to Zanzibar Cafe. The first visit was a so-so experience because of slow service. My coworkers and I came during the weekday lunch rush and didn’t get our sandwiches for...