community table at Tostadas North Park

Tostadas North Park - Food and Drink Pairing

05/27/2016 - 1:20pm

We were invited to check out Tostadas North Park for a food and drink pairing. Add in the owner or chef or special guests, etc. and a meal becomes so much more... I love to hear about the...

Crab Hut - Seafood Bucket

Crab Hut Mira Mesa

03/18/2016 - 10:41am

Crab Hut in Mira Mesa is finally open! My family has been waiting for this place to open for quite a while and they've been asking me to go with them since their soft opening a week ago....

Robin’s Red Ale Braised Beef Cheeks at the Marine Room in La Jolla

The Marine Room - San Diego Restaurant Week preview

01/16/2016 - 2:23pm

We're always checking out new places for San Diego Restaurant Week and were invited to preview the SDRW menu at The Marine Room in La Jolla. This fine dining restaurant has huge windows facing the...

Clam Chowder at Ironside Fish and Oyster Bar in Little Italy

Ironside Fish & Oyster Bar

10/05/2015 - 12:48pm

The mother-in-law recently hit a big milestone birthday so the whole family got together to celebrate. We took her to Ironside Fish & Oyster Bar to satisfy her seafood craving. It was a large...

McCormick and Schmick's Portobello, Fresh Mozzarella on Crostini with Tomato Salad

McCormick & Schmick's

09/27/2011 - 4:31pm

San Diego Restaurant Week Fall 2011

Restaurant 5 - $15 Lunch at McCormick & Schmick's

Somehow I missed this restaurant when looking at the lunch menu but luckily Dennis found it...

Jakes Del Mar Dungeness and King Crabcake

Jake's Del Mar

09/22/2011 - 5:40pm

San Diego Restaurant Week Fall 2011

Restaurant 3: $30 Dinner at Jakes Del Mar

This is a fantastic place to go for a nice dinner!  Dennis and I came here to drink and dine for a mini...

Spicy Lobster Salad

Fish Express

08/07/2010 - 2:58pm

Fish Express has a variety of poke, but I was drawn to the amazing Spicy Lobster Salad ($13.99 per pound).  1/4 lb (I believe that is their smallest container) was more than enough for me...

BBQ Seafood Skewer

Seafood Plaza

10/01/2009 - 10:54am

One of Barona Resort & Casino's newest eateries is Seafood Plaza.  It is across from the food court and down the escalators.  This area has been remodeled.  It used to be a bingo hall.  There...

Sampler Platter

Crab Hut

05/12/2009 - 12:32pm

One of my favorite places to eat is the Crab Hut, especially on Saturday nights because of the fun atmosphere, but beware of a long wait during peak hours.

What's fun is peeling and eating...

fish and chips

Armstrong’s Fish Market and Seafood Restaurant

01/02/2009 - 2:38pm

This review hails on the Pacific jewel named Catalina Island. My wife and I recently stopped by the island (port stop in Avalon) on a cruise. We decided to eat at a restaurant named Armstrong’s...

911, Shrimp Tempura, and Shrimp & Avocado

The Naked Fish

07/11/2008 - 1:21pm

It has been disappointing to learn that several restaurants in the Lake Tahoe area do not offer their Happy Hour specials during the summer… but not The Naked Fish!  Come Monday through Thursday (...

Savage Shrimp Truck

Savage Shrimp

02/03/2008 - 12:47pm

Who would ever buy shrimp from the back of a truck? Well, I did and all I can say is you don’t know what you’re missing out on.

I’m pretty sure there’s like only one road to Poipu...