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Long Line, Short Menu at Las Cuatro Milpas

I have "almost" gone to Las Cuatro Milpas in Barrio Logan on several occasions, always to be deterred by the ...

Mend at Mosaic in North Park

When the end of the world does finally come in the form of a zombie outbreak, global warming, nuclear war, ...

Luncheon at Pamplemousse Grille

The illustrious-sounding Pamplemousse Grille in Solana Beach is not cheap, but Chef/Owner Jeffrey Strauss does his best to assure that ...

Great Balls of Fire!

“How did our solar system form? What are asteroids and comets like – how big are they, what are they ...

Playing With Chemistry at Ave. 5 in Hillcrest

When I pulled up a stool at a tall table in Avenue 5 the other night, the first thing I ...

Artist's Reception at Cirello's Working Studio Gallery

"I grew up in San Diego, in a big family -- I've got three older sisters," says Matthew Cirello of ...

Veggies and Art at Alchemy in South Park

I had only been to Alchemy once before, a very long time ago, and it had been a so-so experience, ...

Special New Year's Day Spreckels Organ Concert in Balboa Park

Ever since John D. Spreckels gifted the City of San Diego with the largest outdoor pipe organ in America (almost ...

Does A.R. Valentien Live Up to the Hype?

"Why is a meal at one restaurant so much more expensive than a meal at another?" I asked David, as ...

North County NYE at Stone Brewing

EDIT: This event has sold out. With the exception of a handful of restaurants doing special pre-fixe menus and a ...

Fancy Holiday Time at Tea Upon Chatsworth in Point Loma

The strong women that make up most of my family like to play at being dainty every once in a ...

Jewish Penicillin at D.Z. Akins

Last week, it was cold and rainy when I visited the KPBS studios to talk about fun events in town ...

Slow Food at Saltbox

I don't know what it is about that little strip of Fifth Avenue by the trolley tracks that keeps me ...

Davanti Del Mar

I live within a long walk's distance to Davanti Little Italy, but somehow I managed to make my way almost ...

Your Week: December 13-19

Thursday | 13STREET. ART. PROPHETS.The theater company Circle Circle dot dot presents five short pieces featuring stories about the graffiti ...

Best Dim Sum in Town?

I go through dim sum phases -- for about a year, Jasmine was at the top of my list. But, ...

Cauldron of Flavor

The name Tofu House is mildly misleading, as this Korean restaurant on Convoy in Kearny Mesa is not fit for ...

Solace in Encinitas

It was back in October, when I was in the area to be a guest on David Boylan's KPRI radio ...

Capturing the Wonder of Women

Over 150 artists submitted their work to the exhibition titled, "In Search of Wonder Women," on display at the Women's ...

Izakaya Masa, Japanese Treasure in Mission Hills

Friends and foodies have been telling me forever to check out Izakaya Masa -- the little Japanese restaurant with no ...

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