Archive | November, 2013
Taegukgi Korean BBQ House (Kearny Mesa)

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House (Kearny Mesa)

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Anh and I were in the bbq mood so off we were to the semi new Taegukgi Korean BBQ House next to Zion and M.I.T Express in Kearny Mesa.

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The inside is very spacious and even boasts a long bar that spans the length of the restaurant.  We happend to come on a Tuesday which would turn out to be the right day because their all you can eat lunch special is $13 on Tuesdays (normally $17.99).  They have other specials on certain days so make sure to check on those if you are interested in going.…

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Smashburger + Stone Brewing Co. Burger and Beer Pairing

Smashburger + Stone Brewing Co. Burger and Beer Pairing

Burgers and beer, the all-American marriage of food. But where to find this perfect combination? A truly complete meal where you can wash down a hearty, juicy and flavorful burger with our favorite, sudsy adult beverage? Founder and CEO, Tom Ryan set out to solve this dilemma by creating Smashburger, a restaurant offering creative variations of the perfect burger, and teaming up with local craft breweries across America to create pairing menus unique to each location, 15 and counting to date.

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When he got to San Diego, Stone Brewing Co. was a shoe in.…

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Fat Sal’s (Pacific Beach)

Fat Sal’s (Pacific Beach)

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Michael and I stopped by Fat Sal’s over in Pacific Beach a few weeks ago.  Fat Sal’s is a sandwich restaurant that started in Los Angeles.  One of the owners is Jerry Ferrara (actor from Entourage). They have three restaurants open now with plans to open more in the near future.  We did a short Q & A with them which you can find at the end of the post.

DSC_0027  The inside features high tables with a good view of Garnet Ave.

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We opted to sit in the patio out back which had long benches and a bunch of large flat screens above.…

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Starkeys BBQ in Pacific Beach

Starkeys BBQ in Pacific Beach


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Starkeys BBQ is located right in the heart of Pacific Beach (across from Belmont Park).  Thanks to Ryan and Becca for inviting us out to try what they had to offer.

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While we came out for lunch this day, we found out that Starkeys is well known for their breakfast items too.  Above is a sampling of their breakfast menu which we’d like to try one day as well.

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Inside Starkeys is nice and relaxed.  It matches the laid back Pacific Beach feel.  They had a nice salt water tank with a clown fish (Nemo!) that my daughter enjoyed, as well as colorful paintings of sea life that covered the walls.…

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