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RA Sushi San Diego Still Rockin’ 10 Years Later
December 22, 2013 – 3:23 pm | No Comment
RA Sushi San Diego Still Rockin’ 10 Years Later

December 2013 marks the 10-year anniversary of RA Sushi—a staple in San Diego’s famed Gaslamp District that’s known for its stylish spin on sushi and cool lounge-like atmosphere that draws patrons in droves.  Nearly every …

Pacifica Del Mar Restaurant Proffers a Fresh Culinary Perspective
December 21, 2013 – 3:22 pm | No Comment
Pacifica Del Mar Restaurant Proffers a Fresh Culinary Perspective

As a long-standing seaside San Diego eatery nearing its 25-year anniversary at the same location, Pacifica Del Mar Restaurant is well-known by locals and perennial tourists, alike, for its award-winning fare.  Yes, the venue offers …

Pacific Rim Panache at Roy’s Restaurant La Jolla
December 21, 2013 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
Pacific Rim Panache at Roy’s Restaurant La Jolla

A long-standing favorite eatery in San Diego’s inland La Jolla UTC neighborhood is Roy Yamaguchi’s Pacific Rim Cuisine—one of 31 Roy’s restaurant locations world-wide that famously combine European technique with Asian flavors and Hawaiian “aloha” …

Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent
November 8, 2013 – 3:12 pm | No Comment
Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent

Duly enhancing San Diego’s cool downtown scene is Saltbox, a gastro-lounge where dining, drinking, socializing and relaxing all convene for a multi-sensory respite. To kick things up a notch, the affable eatery—located lounge-level in the …

Stellar Vibe and Victuals at Vintana Restaurant
October 31, 2013 – 3:11 pm | No Comment
Stellar Vibe and Victuals at Vintana Restaurant

The Cohn Restaurant Group has done it again. The award-winning company, which now owns and operates 16 restaurants within the San Diego area and Maui, has hit a home run with one of its newer …

Donovan’s Steak & Chop House San Diego Holds True to Tradition
October 14, 2013 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Donovan’s Steak & Chop House San Diego Holds True to Tradition

While San Diego is rife with great restaurants, with new and exciting dining venues opening their kitchens seemingly by the minute, Donovan’s Steak & Chop House remains a premier eatery for locals and tourists alike. …

Searsucker Del Mar: Where Good Eats and Good Times Meet
October 4, 2013 – 2:33 pm | No Comment
Searsucker Del Mar: Where Good Eats and Good Times Meet

North County San Diego just got decidedly more chic with the recent opening of Searsucker Del Mar restaurant, the newest SoCal site for the burgeoning dining brand that’s been a Gaslamp District draw since 2010. …

Contemporary French Cuisine Impossibly Elevated at Addison San Diego
August 21, 2013 – 3:30 pm | No Comment
Contemporary French Cuisine Impossibly Elevated at Addison San Diego

As a seasoned food, wine, and travel writer (pardon the pun) with scores of restaurant stories to my credit, suffice it to say I’ve experienced my fair share of elegant, award-winning eateries. However, none compare …

Modern Mediterranean at Cusp Dining & Drinks La Jolla
May 9, 2013 – 11:59 pm | No Comment
Modern Mediterranean at Cusp Dining & Drinks La Jolla

If you are looking for a chic and sophisticated San Diego dining spot with an ocean view to die for, then check out Cusp Dining and Drinks. Perched high on the 11th floor of the …

New Menu at Kitchen 1540 Del Mar Making its Mark
April 21, 2013 – 7:32 am | No Comment
New Menu at Kitchen 1540 Del Mar Making its Mark

Now a year after Kitchen 1540 restaurant’s Executive Chef, Scott Thomas Dolbee, debuted a new seasonal menu featuring American cuisine he describes as “playful, whimsical and modern,” the effort is a resounding success. This as …