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, […]

Authentic Asian Restaurants To Visit On Convoy Street

Authentic Asian Restaurants

Convoy Street is the area of San Diego in which you will find the most pan-Asian restaurants and businesses – it’s all about Authentic Asian Restaurants On Convoy Street.  Whether you are looking for Korean, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, or Vietnamese food, you will find it here.  The area stretches about 1.5 miles in the Balboa […]

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, […]

Sichuan Chinese Hot Pot And Skewers: Unique Dining Experience

chinese hot pot

As the weather gets colder in San Diego, now is a great time to enjoy Chinese hot pot for dinner. Nice 2 Meet U is a Chuan Chuan hot pot restaurant on Convoy Street. They specialize in the skewers that are cooked in the hot broth at your table. Never had it before? Here are some tips […]

La Jolla’s Hidden Gem: Encanto Cafe

La Jolla cafe

Hey coffee enthusiasts and La Jolla locals! The exciting news is that there is a new La Jolla cafe that just opened, is just charming for the area, and is already becoming the newest sensation in town – Encanto Cafe!  It is a charming spot where the aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans mingles with […]

Best Tacos in San Diego:  as seen on TV

Best guacamole in San Diego

On October 13, 2023, a camera crew flew into San Diego to film an episode of “United Plates of America”. San Diego was selected to be the location to showcase the best tacos in America. What a fitting opportunity for San Diego to shine, because if it’s something that we really know how to do, […]

The Eight Best Restaurants In North Park

best restaurants in North Park

North Park is one of my favorite areas in San Diego to get a good meal.  Simply park your car and wander around to find a host of amazing local restaurants and bars.  You will find lots of craft breweries in the neighborhood, eclectic stores, neighborhood coffee houses, and outstanding restaurants. There are also great […]

Best Dishes to Order at Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

From the first time that I visited Din Tai Fung I was hooked. I’m not quite sure if it was the open kitchen behind glass where I could stare at the staff making all those beautiful dumplings and noodles, or whether it was seeing the line of people waiting to get in – no matter […]

The Best Sushi Restaurants In San Diego

best sushi restaurants in san diego

When it comes to creating a list of the best sushi restaurants in San Diego, everyone has a personal favorite.  Whether it is sashimi, rolls, or crudo that you are looking for, sushi lovers can rejoice and chopstick-wielders will devour some world-class sushi in San Diego.  I’ve baited the hook and reeled in the best […]

STK Steakhouse San Diego Chef’s Tasting Experience

STK Steakhouse San Diego

Please tell me you can relate to this. You go to a restaurant, and find so many items on the menu that you want to order “one of each”. If this is you, I will confess that it is me too. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been to a restaurant and been stuck between […]