Category: Hillcrest

busalacchi’s a modo mio / hillcrest – san diego, ca 0

busalacchi’s a modo mio / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Busalacchi’s is a pretty well known name around here in San Diego and recently I had the opportunity to visit Busalacchi’s A Modo Mio in Hillcrest for “a modo mio” week – or “my way” – where the chef calls...

taste n’ tinis in hillcrest – giveaway for tickets

taste n’ tinis in hillcrest – giveaway for tickets

Next week on December 13th, Hillcrest will be celebrating it’s 4th Annual “Taste N’ Tinis” event. Think of “Taste of Hillcrest” – but with boozy martinis and retail shopping swirled into the mix! I finally attended one of the Taste...

urban eats / hillcrest – san diego, ca 3

urban eats / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Urban Eats is a new little restaurant in Hillcrest that’s been open for about three months now under the helm of Chef Christopher B. Sayre. The spot started out earlier this year as Taco Banh before Sayre decided to switch...

lotus cafe and juice bar / hillcrest – san diego, ca 0

lotus cafe and juice bar / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar is a local restaurant with two locations in Hillcrest and Encinitas. They serve fresh, healthy, natural food and have a lot of dietary options for people who have gluten restrictions, are vegetarian or vegan. Many...

kona coffee company / hillcrest – san diego, ca 6

kona coffee company / hillcrest – san diego, ca

I’ve had kind of a love and hate relationship with coffee the past few months. I like to have coffee, but for awhile, I was unable to have it at all. It really tended to tie my stomach up in...

recap of taste of hillcrest 2

recap of taste of hillcrest

I got some last minute tickets to go to Taste of Hillcrest courtesy of McFarlane Promotions a couple of weeks ago. It was my first time going to a “Taste of…” anything and I’m happy that Hillcrest was one of...

snooze am eatery / hillcrest – san diego, ca 8

snooze am eatery / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Snooze AM Eatery is a hip, new breakfast spot that opened up just last month in Hillcrest. I was invited to go to a preview, but wasn’t able to make the times for the preview. The folks at Bread &...

happy hour at tre porcellini / hillcrest – san diego, ca 5

happy hour at tre porcellini / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Happy hours are a great way to sample a restaurant’s food without going crazy on the price tag. I did that recently with my friend, Heather. We went to check out a little place in Hillcrest called Tre Porcellini and...