Category: La Jolla

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca 5

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca

Nestled in downtown La Jolla, Harry’s Coffee Shop is an established landmark that’s been serving up breakfast and lunch since 1960.  Now run by the family’s second generation, the restaurant is a throwback to traditional east coast diners with a long counter, vinyl booths, Norman Rockwell prints and vintage sports memorabilia lining the walls.  It’s warm, comfortable and familiar.

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca 8

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca

I’ve been wanting to check out Bella Vista Social Club for awhile after I had read Jinxi’s post about it earlier this year. At the time it was too far away for me to go for lunch, but since our...

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca 6

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca

Reminder: Don’t forgot to enter to win a $100 gift card to Islands Restaurants! I was recently invited to check out Cafe Japengo, a sushi/Japanese restaurant in La Jolla. They were bringing back bento boxes to their menu and I...

devil’s share whiskey release party at eureka! 4

devil’s share whiskey release party at eureka!

Last month I was invited to Ballast Point’s release party for their very first whiskey called Devil’s Share! The release party took place at Eureka! in UTC. You can totally bet that I was singing “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket”...

let’s go on an asparagus journey / noodles & company – la jolla, ca 2

let’s go on an asparagus journey / noodles & company – la jolla, ca

Earlier this month I was invited to Noodles & Company to try an “Asparagus Feast” at their restaurant. As someone who enjoys the flavor and taste of asparagus, I was more than happy to take them up on their offer....

the secret cookie service / san diego, ca 5

the secret cookie service / san diego, ca

A brief knock on the door. I peek outside and see a well dressed guy in sunglasses, black slacks, white shirt and a tie holding a briefcase. I quickly usher him inside. Agent Snickerdoodle has arrived with my special delivery...

puesto mexican street food / la jolla – san diego, ca 4

puesto mexican street food / la jolla – san diego, ca

Puesto Mexican Street Food is a new taco shop located in the heart of Downtown La Jolla. The concept is fun and simple – you get to chose what you want on your tacos, selecting from a variety of fresh,...

la jolla brew house / la jolla – san diego, ca 3

la jolla brew house / la jolla – san diego, ca

I don’t usually document negative experiences but: A) I’m tired B) I decided I don’t care C) I’m doing a service for you guys, right? D) I’m too tired to think of a D. Anyway. Bear (bare? no, definitely bear....

whisknladle – san diego restaurant week preview / la jolla – san diego, ca 9

whisknladle – san diego restaurant week preview / la jolla – san diego, ca

It’s that time of year again – time for San Diego Restaurant Week, a twice a year opportunity for meals from a ton of different restaurants from all over San Diego. September dates are from the 18th to the 23rd,...

Winter Prix Fixe Menu at Flemings Steakhouse – Media Dinner 2

Winter Prix Fixe Menu at Flemings Steakhouse – Media Dinner

I was invited again to Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar for one of their Media Mingle dinners. With the new year and a new season, Fleming’s has introduced a new prix fixe menu for the winter season. These items...