Where to Eat At The Sky Deck Restaurants & Bars

Sky Deck Restaurants

PLENTY OF CHOICES FOR FOOD AND DRINKS AT THE Sky Deck Restaurants The $120 million Sky Deck at Del Mar Highlands Town Center is 26,700-square-feet and features restaurants, and one central bar. It is no surprise that it was named as one of Fodor’s 10 Best New Food Halls across the US. It is modeled […]

Craft Drinks For Cocktail Lovers at Understory Bar

Understory Del Mar

If you are looking for a craft cocktail, head over to Understory Del Mar. Take one step inside the Sky Deck in the Del Mar Highlands, and you are in for a visual feast for the eyes. Modeled after the El Nacional gastronomic center in Barcelona, the bar is named for the area between the […]

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

Lilian's Kitchen

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

glass box del mar

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, […]