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Food & Drink

Fermentations in Ocean Beach

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

Rare grapes and exceptional wines define Gianni Buonomo Vintners Frank Sabatini Jr. Not long ago, Newport Avenue was the last place on earth where oenophiles flocked to assess the bouquets and flavors of wine varietals and their blends. Other than scoring a cheap glass of oxidized merlot at some bar slinging Coronas and Fireball, the […]

Swell deals, dizzying choices

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Dr. Ink With lengthy food and drink choices that include 130 varieties of draft beer falling into numerous style categories, Yard House seems intent on sending customers into a head spin. But nobody’s complaining; especially during happy hour when you can potentially wash down a tower of onion rings with a half-yard of craft […]

Dining Out in San Diego – May 12, 2017

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Dining Out, Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. | Dining Out in San Diego If you’ve never eaten skinless ground beef sausages from Bucharest, known as mititei, or Transylvanian chimney cakes called kurtos, the new International Deli and Café in Linda Vista offers them in abundance. The deli, located in The Presidio plaza, specializes in a host of Hungarian […]

Monday mugs

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Dr. Ink Nearly a year after the quasi-Irish pub O’Hungry’s came under new ownership and switched to Hungry’s Kitchen & Tap, the original sign still hangs over the entrance as if nothing has changed. No website exists either, which further conceals the fact that the menu has been revised and the interior was remodeled. […]

Taste of Morena turns 10

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Features, Food & Drink, News, Top Stories | No Comments

By Margie M. Palmer

The 10th Annual Taste of Morena will take place on April 26 and as with Tastes of the past, this year’s event will feature an array of savory food samples, drink specials and delectable sweets from several local eateries.

For just $25, attendees will be able to partake in a culinary adventure that spans 23 restaurants, breweries and bars including Bay Park Coffee, Pita Pit, Andres Restaurant, Baci Ristorante, Bay Park Fish Company, Siesel’s Old Fashioned Meats, Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ, Dan Diegos, JV’s Mexican Food, La Gran Terraza, Luce Bar & Kitchen, Tio Leo’s, Offshore Tavern & Grill, Sardina’s Italian Restaurant & Bar, zPizza, Fiji Yogurt, Home Brew Mart by Ballast Point, The Clutch Bar, Side Car Bar, and Poseidon Project.

Nighttime ‘border’ stop

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Dr. Ink Chain restaurants aren’t my thing, but when the hankering for an evening libation strikes, I’ll test my standards at any place promoting happy hour when the stars are twinkling. On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina offers happy hour seven nights a week in addition to running it during certain daylight hours.