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Breakfast at Tobey's 19th Hole Cafe

Restaurant at the Balboa Park Golf Course is a total hidden gem with a killer view and cheap eats.

Golfers know that the municipal golf course in Balboa Park is excellent. As city courses go, it’s one of the ...

Comicon: This place rings my bell

Tin Fish wins as Ed's most atmospheric eatery in Comicon, for the second year.

I tried. Honest, I looked everywhere. But once again, Tin Fish, the eatery at the bottom of Fifth (170 6th ...

South Park's Buona Forchetta: See and be scene!

At last: A real sidewalk terrazza in 'Diego

On February 13th this year, Ian Pike reviewed Buona Forchetta (3001 Beech Street, South Park, 619-381-4844), and got into the ...

Brunch at Heights Tavern

Normal Heights bar opens for brunch. Neighborhood hipsters have not had to run for cover.

The Heights Tavern (3377 Adams Avenue, 619-501-3455) has has made a solid bid to stick around and become a part ...

Ethiopia, San Diego, Part Three: Harar

A strong showing heats up the competition in the contest to be the best Ethiopian restaurant in San Diego.

Stop three on my comprehensive survey of San Diego’s Ethiopian dining scene was Harar Ethiopian Restaurant (2432 El Cajon Boulevard, ...

The Haven open in Kensington

New pizza spot along Adams Ave has architectural superiority and tasty pie to boot.

After achieving success in waffles and happy hours, the Kensington Cafe’s ownership has opened the Haven just down the block. ...

Allen's Alley Cafe

Vista breakfast spot has longevity and charm to spare.

No restaurant in Vista has been open longer than Allen’s Alley Cafe. In the restaurant world, sixty years is practically ...

Buona Forchetta opens in South Park

New pizzeria occupies long-empty building and brings Neopolitan style gusto.

The building across Beech Street from Alchemy sat empty for years until Buona Forchetta moved in with a wood-burning pizza ...

25 Forty on Thursdays

The weekly special at this Old Town bistro is a hit.

I went to 25 Forty Bistro and Bakehouse (2540 Congress Street) for “Trattoria Thursday” last night and I was served ...

Tour de Cheesesteak: stage 2

The tour continues into North Park for "homestyle" sandwiches

Planted firmly across the street from Lefty’s North Park, Eddie’s Place seems to have taken a class on interior decoration ...

Brunch at the Patio on Lamont

As we were being led to our table at the newly opened Patio on Lamont, our hostess pointed out the ...

Beer Week Basics: Ballast Point

The low-down on Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits: who they are, what they brew, and where you can get it.

San Diego Beer Week is in full swing. From now through November 11, locals and visitors alike will be abuzz ...

Pannikin La Jolla: Triumph through Patio Superiority

Easy question: what's the most important thing about a coffee shop? Easy answer: the coffee. That's also the wrong answer. ...

TGIF: Happy Hour at Truluck's

Truluck’s, just off the I-5 at La Jolla Village Drive, routinely tops various local polls for service, seafood, wine list ...

Lobsters on a Rooftop by the Sea

My friend had a birthday and he wanted to go to Mexico so we took a trip to Puerto Nuevo ...

Ice Cream and Hot Waffles

I have been seeing the sign on the side of Lighthouse Ice Cream in Ocean Beach for ages. "Home of ...

First Look: KS4S

There was a time long ago when I drank Karl Strauss beer with greater frequency than suds from any other ...

$10 Lunch: Andiamo! in Tierrasanta

I was drawn in to Andiamo! in Tierrasanta by a sign in the window advertising "Express Lunch and Early Bird ...

The Hidden Dangers of a Weekday Brunch at Parkhouse Eatery

When Sarah invited me out for a Friday morning brunch, I had no intention of drinking a mimosa and then ...

Rooftop Brunch to Usher in Year Two at Pizza Port OB

It takes some businesses a long time to get off the ground. The same can't be said for Pizza Port's ...

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