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Davanti Enoteca, a sweet spot in Little Italy

If you make it past the hawker, you're in good hands

I know, it works, it must, otherwise why would they persist -- but that doesn't make hawkers any less annoying. ...

Fancy Country Comfort at Great Maple

Hillcrest eatery offers familiar fare with an occasional twist... and donuts.

I liked Brian's American Eatery, it was one of my go-to breakfast spots back when I lived within walking distance. ...

Worldly birds at Finch's Bistro in La Jolla

Around the world in one meal

At the end of a narrow walkway tucked between two shops on Girard Avenue in La Jolla is a sweet ...

Sips and snaps at Lion's Share

Craft cocktails and exotic fare for hunters of all things hip

I may have waited over a year to check out the Lion's Share, but I'm certainly making up for lost ...

Don't judge a restaurant by its name

Roy Yamaguchi's Pacific Rim Cuisine surprises and delights

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about the medical industry from my sister Jane, who works for a massive pharmaceutical ...

Food Garden cultivates Baja Med cuisine

New food court in Tijuana hand-picks vendors to help their businesses grow

Declared as the "first of its kind created in Mexico," Food Garden Gastronomic District opened just three weeks ago in ...

Bistrot l'Escargot in Tijuana

South African chef makes fine French cuisine in Mexico

Baja Med is the cool, edgy sibling of the slow food movement, and it's reserved specifically for the foodie frontier ...

Marine Room: The restaurant that time forgot

Fine dining tradition keeps on keeping on for the better part of a century in La Jolla

The Marine Room doesn't try to keep up with the new kids. This 70-year-old restaurant sees no need to trade ...

Butterfly Jungle, the Video

Butterfly Jungle opened March 16 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. As I mentioned in my previous post about ...

More Bang for Your Buck on International Restaurant Row

Wine Vault & Bistro Offers a Deal You Shouldn't Refuse at the Foot of Mission Hills

It seems David and I only get to Wine Vault & Bistro when our friends Hannah and Allard invite us, ...

International Women's Day

Festa Della Donna at Cucina Urbana in Bankers Hill

First, a bit of history. It was in 1945 that the Union of Italian Women declared March 8 as Festa ...

Flit About with Butterflies

Butterfly Jungle at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Signals Spring

There’s something magical about the idea of being besieged by brightly colored butterflies. But despite my love for all things ...

Art of East Asia Finally Sees the Light

New Exhibit 8 Years in the Making Now Open to Public at San Diego Museum of Art

Beginning February 9, the project that was eight years and around a million dollars in the making is open to ...

Lunch at Saigon on Fifth in Hillcrest

The Vietnamese food place that's Actually on University Avenue

Finding an available parking meter in the heart of Hillcrest is like finding a stiletto in Ocean Beach. Fortunately, there's ...

Beaucoup Banchan at Grandma's

Endless array of tastes at Grandma Tofu & B.B.Q. on Convoy

I thought Tofu House was the only Korean boiling chili tofu pot joint in town, but this week, David proved ...

Ripley's Believe it or Not!

Now Open at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park

For the first time since the California Pacific International Exposition of 1935, San Diego is host to a collection of ...

Italian Street Food at Monello in Little Italy

A Menu Inspired by Milan

Following in the footsteps of their Little Italy predecessors, when Bencotto Italian Kitchen owners (Chef Fabrizio Cavallini, Valentina DiPietro, and ...

Off Days are On Days: Sunday Brunch and Tapas Tuesdays at Starlite in Middletown

I never saw an episode of Cheers -- the show was before my time -- but I get the gist, ...

The Prado at Night

There are exactly 200 restaurants participating in San Diego Restaurant Week this year. So far, I've only been able to ...

Time Stands Still at Farmhouse Cafe

Farmhouse Cafe is about to celebrate its 5th anniversary with a celebratory four-course dinner that will be served for the ...

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