Salt + Lime Modern Mexican Food and Drinks in Del Mar

Salt + Lime Del Mar

DINING AT A SALT + LIME FOR THE FIRST TIME I went to Lime + Salt Del Mar for dinner last night – it’s my second time since they opened in Del Mar.  I first tried their food when they were a food truck operating In North Park. I recall being so impressed with the […]

First Look At MAKE Projects in North Park

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NEW NON-PROFIT RESTAURANT IN NORTH PARK You’ll find a menu inspired by global, unique, and authentic dishes at MAKE Projects in North Park. The mission at MAKE Projects is “to empower refugee and immigrant women and youth with the job readiness skills to achieve their dreams.”  They accomplish this through their farm-to-table nonprofit restaurant and […]

Where To Find The Best Pizza In San Diego

WHO HAS THE BEST PIZZA IN SAN DIEGO? San Diego’s pizza scene poses a challenge for any food enthusiast wanting to create a definitive list of our top pizzas. With a diverse array of pizzerias sprinkled across the city, each slice tells a unique story of flavors, textures, and cultural influences – so many options […]

First Look At Lilian’s Kitchen In Rancho Santa Fe

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NEW RESTAURANT IN THE INN AT RANCHO SANTA FE Lilian’s Kitchen in the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe was named for local architect and master planner Lilian Rice.  The Inn was sold in May 2022, and has gone through a property-wide remodel, including their signature restaurant, and the new bar, Bing’s Bar.  They are both […]

Asian Coastal Sushi at Glass Box Del Mar

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DINING WITHIN A GLASS-ENCLOSED sushi bar At Glass Box Del Mar, you can visually see Chef Ethan Yang’s determination to provide a unique dining experience – in the plating of every dish, the flavor profiles, and the quality of the fresh sushi.  Whether you order items from the raw bar (e.g. oysters, carpaccio, crudo), specialty […]

Chef-Guided Omakase at Temaki Bar

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NEW OMAKASE MENU AT TEMAKI BAR Ready for a San Diego omakase? Unlike dining at a restaurant when you order the dishes off the menu, omakase means that your meal will be determined by the chef.  We have already had some incredible meals at Temaki Bar in Encinitas, so I was intrigued and excited to […]

San Diego Happy Hours to Try Right Now


HAPPY HOURS YOU ARE GOING TO WANT TO VISIT RIGHT NOW You worked hard all day, so you deserve a high-five in the form of discounted drinks and food.  Plus, let’s be real, it’s the perfect excuse to ditch the office shackles and gather with friends for some much-needed half-priced cocktails and appetizers.  “Where is […]

All the Best Dishes I Ate in 2023!


A YEAR OF AMAZING DISHES IN SAN DIEGO I’m thrilled to share the highlights of the food that I enjoyed in San Diego, and making my list of “All the Best Dishes I Ate in 2023”. I am so proud of the food that our local restaurants create – from trendy eateries to hidden gems, […]

In-N-Out Secret Menu: Everything You Need To Try


It’s hard to deny the popularity and cult following of In-N-Out Burger.  Unlike most fast-food chains, they do a great job of keeping their menu simple, focusing on burgers, fries, and shakes. This simplicity allows them to maintain a high level of quality and consistency in their offerings. Although the menu is straightforward and simple, […]

Unveiling the Best Vegan Delights at The Plot

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Truth be told, I am not a vegan, and I do enjoy a good steak. I grew up thinking that vegetarian and vegan food was a plate of steamed or roasted vegetables – maybe some pasta with it. But after my first meal at The Plot, I was captivated. San Diego vegan food has been […]