George’s at the Cove: Ocean Terrace has been one of my favorite spots to take people from out of town looking to splurge on a nicer meal with a killer view. I’m sad to report it has been quite a while since I last visited. I think my absence coincides with the dismay I felt when I found out they added surcharges for restaurant week items years ago. It was one of the first ones, if not the first one I remember ever doing that. But much like my Wendy’s ban of 10+ years, it was time to let it go.…Read more
It has been a while since I made a sandwich. Sandwiches are fine and aren’t normally on my top list of things to eat. But when I have a good sandwich, I’ll tend to rave and rant about it for weeks. La Brea Bakery sent us some gluten free bread to try out and since I have been sandwich-less for many days it was good timing. You may have seen their bread before at Vons, Ralphs, or Albertsons. They have been around for 26 years opening their first location in Los Angeles.…Read more
So Jorgina and I stumbled onto Tigris Mediterranean Grille the other week after a quick trip to her dentist in Kearny Mesa. It’s just West of the 15 Fwy off of Clairemont Mesa Dr. and Overland Ave. The parking lot in the shopping center was a bit dense, but luckily we found one before the lunch rush.
Inside we were happy to find a quick service Mediterranean grill where you can watch the action of them preparing your food.
At the end of the line, you will find a couple cashiers to take your order and their full menu just overhead.…Read more
Happy New Year! I haven’t made any New Year’s resolutions this year that I would probably eventually give up on, so instead I’ll make a wish. I wish to eat just as many or more amazing things this year as I did last. I also want to find things I haven’t gotten a chance to discover or try yet. Here’s to a great 2016 all!
There was a time Michael and I went to The Original Sab-E-Lee at the original location across the street almost every week. Okay, maybe it seemed like every week but we went a lot.…Read more
So, I got pretty excited when I heard The Halal Guys was opening up shop in SoCal! Our friend Kirbie tipped us off here.
Anyhow, The Halal Guys is a special memory for my wife and I because it was the very first place we ever ate in NYC in 2003.
We had just flown over, but coming from the West Coast, it was really late and almost midnight by the time we arrived at our hotel. Luckily for us, we looked down and quickly noticed a snaking queue to a food cart. …Read more
Whhhhhheeeeeewwwwww! That is the sound of me dusting off this many month old post. It has been sitting in drafts for far too long. I don’t recall why we were up in the area because I rarely venture outside my zone, but Michael and I made it out to Cafasso Meatball Company many moons ago. It doesn’t normally look like that…I think. By now the construction should be done.
We opted for a family meal that came with a salad, garlic bread, meatballs, and ravioli. The salad was your standard green salad.…Read more
Tis the season and we haven’t posted in a looooong time. But we’re back with another fun filled installment of San Diego Food dot neat! I ventured into San Francisco about a month ago with Anh and we decided we would make the trip worth our while. Once our brunch destination was set up with some friends at Mission Beach Cafe, our next task was to see how many places were within walking distance we could tackle. Since we were walking it all off, the act of stuffing our selves silly did not phase us (in the psychological sense).…Read more
Ever since I visited Yes! Pingo over a year ago and stumbled upon Blush Desserts next door I wondered how they were doing. That mall is a revolving door of restaurants with a less than friendly parking lot to boot. Now a year later Yes! Pingo isn’t there any longer and I believe Blush Desserts is under new ownership (just kidding, they clarified that it is in fact the same original owners!).
When we first popped in they were just starting up and actually didn’t really have much of anything to offer.…Read more