the crack shack | little italy

The Crack Shack has been on my “to visit” list since it opened. I wasn’t sure if it would be just another hipster place with […] Read More

shimbashi izakaya / del mar – san diego, ca

Shimbashi Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant located in the heart of downtown Del Mar, CA. They serve a variety of “tapas” style menu items as […] Read More

grumpy dan’s grill / coronado – san diego, ca

Jake and I don’t get over to Coronado very often, but when we do, I sure do like driving around and looking at all of […] Read More

hamburger creations / the counter – del mar / san diego, ca

The Counter is an international chain of burger restaurants (their 2 Ireland locations make it international!) specializing in offering their customers the ability to custom […] Read More

karl strauss brewery – sorrento valley / san diego, ca

Laura called me up on a whim one evening to see if I was free for dinner and luckily I was because we went out […] Read More

good cheese makes me happy / the wine pub – point loma / san diego, ca

Whenever I want to try out a new place with a vast selection of wines, I make sure to invite my friend, Heather, along since […] Read More

the cosmopolitan hotel and restaurant | old town / san diego, ca

I had been in contact with a PR person for quite awhile before I requested a date to come down to Old Town to visit […] Read More

The Pearl Hotel / Point Loma – San Diego, CA

Last year around Thanksgiving, I won a gift certificate to The Pearl Hotel’s restaurant for answering a question about what I was thankful for on […] Read More