Tagged: fine dining

the brigantine / coronado – san diego, ca 9

the brigantine / coronado – san diego, ca

As a San Diego native I’m a little embarrassed to say that I’ve never dined at the Brigantine before! It’s a local chain of seafood restaurants and for whatever reason… I just never went. Probably due to the fact that...

la gran terraza / linda vista – san diego, ca 6

la gran terraza / linda vista – san diego, ca

San Diego Restaurant Week is upon us yet again from September 16th-21st. It’s a great time to try out many of the wonderful restaurants in San Diego for either lunch or dinner at a reduced cost to help you get...

trifecta feast at flavor del mar 7

trifecta feast at flavor del mar

Opening Day at Del Mar is apparently a big deal. I’ll be honest – I’ve never really paid attention. I’ve seen the commercials though – the ones singing about Del Mar. And I’ve heard about the “hats” that women wear...

top of the world at stratosphere – las vegas, nv 3

top of the world at stratosphere – las vegas, nv

At the top of the Stratosphere hotel in Las Vegas, there’s a restaurant called “The Top of the World”. It rotates very slowly around the top, giving you a tip-top view of the entire city in just over an hour....

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...

port and champagne dinner or how i discovered that i really like port wine 3

port and champagne dinner or how i discovered that i really like port wine

I was invited to a Port and Champagne Dinner by the Center for Wine Origins at the Amaya Restaurant at the Grand Del Mar hotel not too long ago. I brought Stacey with me as my partner in crime that...

maria maria / mission valley | san diego, ca 4

maria maria / mission valley | san diego, ca

Since it’s unlikely you’ll want to spend your Cinco de Mayo going to a crappy Mexican restaurant, I’ll do another post about a place that has good food. Deal? Deal! For this visit we used a coupon for Maria, Maria,...

airr supper club preview | downtown / san diego, ca 8

airr supper club preview | downtown / san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a preview event and have a complimentary meal at a new supper club/night club in Downtown San Diego called Airr Supper Club. I took Jake...