Category: Downtown

kelvin at the w hotel / downtown – san diego, ca 5

kelvin at the w hotel / downtown – san diego, ca

Writing this post is making me hungry just reliving this dinner! I brought Stacey in tow with me to experience the food here, having no idea what a treat we were in for that evening. I had been invited to...

isola pizza bar / little italy – san diego, ca 4

isola pizza bar / little italy – san diego, ca

Isola Pizza Bar is a new joint that’s joined the little community of Little Italy. Chef Massimo Tenino is the owner, the restaurant named after his grandmother. His heart and soul has been put into this place as he told...

dinner at cremolose / downtown – san diego, ca 4

dinner at cremolose / downtown – san diego, ca

Near the beginning of May I made a return visit to Cremolose on another invitation, this time to try out their restaurant and receive the full “dining experience”. I took Heather with me this time around and it also doubled...

dinner and a show at anthology / little italy – san diego, ca 2

dinner and a show at anthology / little italy – san diego, ca

I was recently invited to Anthology to try out their newest menu items by Chef Todd Allison. I’d always been interested in going to see a show at Anthology. This proved to be a stellar way to try out some...

roy’s restaurant / downtown – san diego, ca 5

roy’s restaurant / downtown – san diego, ca

I sometimes wonder how I get invited to certain things. I was recently invited to come to Roy’s Restaurant for a media event with wedding professionals. I don’t do wedding stuff (anymore, I used to write for San Diego Wedding...

monkey paw pub & brewery / downtown – san diego, ca 2

monkey paw pub & brewery / downtown – san diego, ca

I’d driven by and seen the Monkey Paw a few times when Jake and I have headed Downtown for something. It’s right on the corner when you get off the freeway from the 94. It used to be a sketchy...

analog bar / downtown – san diego, ca 0

analog bar / downtown – san diego, ca

Ahh, Downtown. You have terrible parking, are very crowded, but have so many hip restaurants that I want to try! Damn you and your devilish Downtown ways. Analog Bar. It’s right across the street from Croce’s on 5th Avenue. I...

cremolose / downtown – san diego, ca 4

cremolose / downtown – san diego, ca

Cremolose is a new eatery that recently opened in the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego. They recently had a grand opening party for media and guests to sample of their new foods, desserts, and gelatos. With 40 locations throughout Europe,...

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca 5

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca

I first heard about the Lincoln Room from a post Darlene of My Burning Kitchen wrote about their $5 Happy Hour. $5? Presidential themed? Pennies on the table? Log cabin feel? I’m so there. I went with a few of...

super fries / downtown – san diego, ca 6

super fries / downtown – san diego, ca

I went to San Diego High school back when it had open campus for lunch. There were times where we’d take off into Downtown to grab something to eat – usually at the Great Wall for $.99 cent Chinese items...