Ed discovers a bar in the middle of nowhere, packed with the IT in-crowd
AleSmith alum setting up shop in Grantville
New restaurant for North Park outdoes itself for happy hour.
And this HH is specially hard to beat when it includes free crab legs
New brewery brings Solana Beach’s design district customized suds
A charming wine bar on an unexpected stretch of El Cajon.
Neighborhood bar brings out the (Mexican) musician in you. And the appetite
Downtown Japanese hole-in-the-wall is "good enough."
The new brewer (wo)manning one of San Diego’s classic brewhouses
"Build your own pizza" lands at 4th & University
Surprising food and drink deals at language students’ downtown hangout
Ballast Point taps its homebrewing component for a new line of suds
Debuting a beer with personal local ties from Sierra Nevada
Bay Park's drive-through coffee is as good as most full-sized shops and twice as convenient.
Do South Koreans make the best burgers in California?
This restaurant may not have changed much in recent years, but it doesn't seem to need it.
Ice hockey season brings the annual pilgrimage of puckista fanatics
Stick with the silly drinks and you'll be OK.
El Salvador's Gastro-Embassy's right by the pier...
Local Habit hosting homebrew-driven fundraiser for service dog trainers
Enduring Kearny Mesa BBQ spot is long on portions, short on excellence.
Harry’s reinvented the BBQ sauce, and the nation's most SW farmers' market is richer (in aromas) for it
New brewers for Modern Times Beer and Monkey Paw
North Park's new "concept" restaurant is here, but it's a tough meatball to swallow.
Monkey Paw brews up a beer for Hillcrest farm-to-tablers
New North Park brewery has all but one element for success
Expect noise. Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment about to rock old Mission Brewery
An update on the "bread CSA" that I found out about last year.
Off-island offshoot offers expanded look at Crown City operation
Dark side of the equation is brightest at Kearny Mesa newbie
New pizzeria occupies long-empty building and brings Neopolitan style gusto.
Happy hour opens the gates to another swank eatery
Hollywood-style Chinese eatery closes just before Chinese New Year
New Vista brewery offers more than nomenclature would suggest
The coffee's super serious, but the atmosphere is pretty chill.
Persian food and games at Cedar and Fifth
A progress report on Escondido’s other craft brewery
Downtown restaurant was nicer than I'd expected...and a little snooty.
Move over wine, beer is looking for a place at the table! Paon Restaurant in Carlsbad hosted a pairing dinner this past week with beers chosen by the Stone Brewing Company. I attended not as a beer connoisseur, but as a food lover who wanted to see how beer would ...
Fifty years of sirloins and booze breakfasts in Hotel Circle.
Green Flash’s brewmaster explains his renowned namesake beer
Both local eateries host separate Crawfish Boils this weekend complete with signature beers and music by Euphoria Brass Band.
At last! Red Rooster’s specialty: Toad in the Hole-in-the-Wall…
If in doubt, tortilla soup will fill you out
Pizza’s the focus, but its upstaged by unexpected stars
For forty years, people have been trekking here for the steak-avo-cheese sandwich
San Diego Public Market fundraiser realizes chef’s makeshift resto concepts
Point Loma coffee shop might be a little weird, but it has a certain kind of charm.
Hidden bargain at the palace built for Richard Nixon
The old Brian's building is finally getting a makeover after a long dormancy.
A call for an end to an ill-advised yet ubiquitous service question
Looking for best bang for Le Buck at Hillcrest's French wine bar
The Vietnamese food place that's Actually on University Avenue
Newly arrived veggy-vegan chain committed to speedy delivery
Ocean Beach sushi bar is best when things get weird.
Endless array of tastes at Grandma Tofu & B.B.Q. on Convoy
It’s a hole in the wall, but the word is out: for catfish, frogs’ legs, call Frank
California Kebab and Papa Luna's Empanadas pay homage to 49ers and Ravens
Vista’s Latitude 33º goes ‘nuts over PB’s SD Tap Room
Romeo and Julieta's Wine Cafe is open for business.