Category: Mary

the original pancake house / clairemont – san diego, ca 5

the original pancake house / clairemont – san diego, ca

I’ve lived in San Diego just about all of my life, and I hadn’t been here until last year. What’s wrong with me? Do I not love pancakes? No. That’s not it. I was just sheltered. I thought IHOP was...

a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca 6

a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. This little cafe is attached to Boston’s Salon and Day Spa, off Mira Mesa Blvd. It’s in a funny little spot that you can’t really see from the road. The first time I actually...

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca

The sign out front of this place just says “Bakery & Cafe” and in the middle of the signage there’s a URL listed “bigjoyfamily.com” – which goes to a site that no longer exists. Aside from the website woes, this...

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca 0

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca

I love farmer’s markets. I used to go to the Scripps Ranch one a whole lot, but not as much as I used to. I still like to visit though and sit outside, eating tasty things like tacos or gyros...

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca 0

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca

I recently ate a lot of food at BJ’s. A lot. I might still be full. My friends and I were going over to the indie La Jolla cinemas over on the lonelier (but just as hard to find parking)...

szechuan house / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

szechuan house / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Szechuan House is insanely close to my house. I’ve been here tons of times and just realized recently that I’ve never posted about it. I’m not sure why though. I really like the food here, but I get the feeling...

ksandwiches / linda vista – san diego, ca 0

ksandwiches / linda vista – san diego, ca

KSandwiches is a Vietnamese sandwich place over in Linda Vista that serves up Banh Mi sandwiches as well as the regular American type sandwiches. I’ve had a Banh Mi sandwich at a place here in Mira Mesa and I just...

grand central cafe / downtown – san diego, ca 0

grand central cafe / downtown – san diego, ca

I’ve been spending a few days in Downtown San Diego doing my civic duty, so I’ve been trying to find places that I would normally never go to since I hardly ever go Downtown these days. I spotted this placed...

it’s a grind coffeehouse / little italy – san diego, ca 0

it’s a grind coffeehouse / little italy – san diego, ca

Update: This location is now closed. Unlike mega chain Starbucks, It’s a Grind is well, a smaller chain. At least compared to Starbucks and compared to the number of locations in San Diego. I had a small hunch it was...

volare italian restaurant / sports arena – san diego, ca 2

volare italian restaurant / sports arena – san diego, ca

Volare is this awesome little hole in the wall Italian family restaurant in the Sports Arena/Old Town area. It’s in a strange location, off of Barnett Ave. near the Marine Corps Recruit place with a very large adult store that...