I heard about a new Dim Sum style restaurant opening in Hillcrest and when we got invited to French Concession, Michael and I perked up with the thought of better Dim Sum in San Diego. French Concession is on 5th Ave. where the old Celadon used to be. To be honest, we’re a little snobby when it comes to Dim Sum. Any San Diego restaurant serving Dim Sum is immediately compared to their competition over 100 miles away in San Gabriel. Could French Concession fill the void for excellent Dim Sum in San Diego?…Read more
Hey folks! Happy Almost Halloween! Tillamook is going to be in town tomorrow to celebrate their 4th Annual Loaf Love Tour. They’re traveling all over the country making stops in different cities to give everyone a taste of what Tillamook has to offer.
Here’s some more information about the event:
Loaf Love Tillaween
Date: Thursday, Oct. 31st
Where: D Bar Hillcrest: 3930 5th Ave. San Diego, CA 92103
• FREE Tillamook Cheddar Grilled Cheese
• A Loaf Love Tour mini bus will be parked outside D Bar and Brand Ambassadors will be handing out smile stick masks, cheese coupons and swag
• A giant cheese mascot aka.…
If you were to ask me my top 10 favorite overall restaurants in San Diego, Cucina Urbana would be right at the top of this list. Their perfect balance of awesome food & drinks, plus decor and ambiance is hard to beat. However, this is no big secret to most San Diego anymore. Thus, it’s been quite awhile since we’ve been here due to their sheer popularity. However, since we had family in town last week, we decided to plan a bit further ahead and made reservations early. I’m glad we did.…Read more
One of those (amazing) days.
The other day I got off work with the urge of eating something new and different. Walking around Hillcrest I found a recently opened place at University and Fifth. Blue Ribbon Rustic Kitchen is so new that doesn’t even have a Facebook page, Twitter or a website. That made me upset at first. But just wait so I can tell you how I felt by the end of dinner.
When my friend and I got there they were not busy so we chose a cute comfy booth on the corner.…Read more
San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back!
For those of you not familiar, SDRW is held twice per year and a wonderful tradition that features over 180 restaurants showcasing their culinary arts with a discounted prix fixe menu (ranging from $10-$40). If you’ve never been, don’t miss out on a great way to sample the best of what San Diego has to offer. No tickets or passes required!
The hardest part of SDRW is figuring out where to go. We’ll be posting a preview soon for La Jolla’s newest gem, Amaya La Jolla – highly recommended.…Read more