Rad Patios archive for April, 2012


Caroline's Seaside Cafe

There are few things more pleasant in life than sitting by the ocean with your partner and enjoying an impromptu meal. And the view at Caroline’s Seaside Café in La Jolla couldn’t be more beautiful. http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/apr/25/23512/ Located on the UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography campus in the Seaside Forum, Caroline’s ...


Town’s Unfriendliest Patio?

The patio guard rail reminds you of the old bumper sticker: “Welcome to California. Now Go Home.” This arty rusty Stalag-13-style “fence” looks like it’s made to keep people in, rather than keep the rest of us out. http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/apr/23/23359/ Actually it’s a patio for the customers of this office workspace ...


La Terrazza — Life at the Top

Oh man. Seems every day off, the lovely Carla wants to head for Diane, on the sceptered isle of Coronado, to get her hair swished up. She's there now. Me, wandering lonely as a cloud, till I pass this place I've always been curious about, La Terrazza (1309 Orange Avenue, ...


Park House Eatery

The patio at Park House is excellent. Shading is sufficient so it's manageable on sunny days, and the outlook on Park Boulevard in University Heights is very pleasant. The interior of the restaurant is very nice as well, but on an ideal day during lunch, the patio is a must. ...


R-Gang Eatery

Occupying a busy section of 5th Ave in Hillcrest, R-Gang is an upscale version of the American comfort food restaurants that decorate the culinary landscape from coast to coast. The atmosphere is very casual and the ambiance is warmer and more open than other, equally hip places that cultivate an ...


Burgers with a Side of Smoke: Slater's 50/50

I went to Slater’s 50/50 – Burgers by Design in Liberty Station over the weekend, not knowing that it’s a sports bar before I got there. I haven’t been to a sports bar in a long while. I don’t have anything against them, it’s just that it can be hard ...

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