Category archives for: Dining

En Garde! Bet your buns there’s a burger war going on … in La Jolla


The burger is back! In addition to honoring the classic we all know and love, local hamburger emporiums are taking them up a notch by offering unique flavor pairings, better buns and craft beers.
La Jolla Light asked the burgermeisters to give us the particulars on their patties.

New restaurant Ohana Café bids ‘Aloha!’ to La Jolla

Ohana Café in La Jolla held its grand opening on Nov. 11, 2012. (Courtesy Photo)

The owners of the new Ohana Café want to say “Aloha, La Jolla!” with their blend of Hawaiian BBQ and Pacific-fusion dishes. The Ohana (“family” in Hawaiian) Café is the tasty result of a collaborative inspiration between Larry Chou and Becky Kuba.

NINE-TEN Restaurant to offer special Thanksgiving Day menu in La Jolla

NINE-TEN’s dining room features a contemporary design and offers a relaxed setting for holiday meals or special occasions. (Courtesy Photo)

Executive chef Jason Knibb and pastry chef Esteban Acosta of La Jolla’s NINE-TEN Restaurant will prepare a special, three-course prix-fixe dinner from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.

Aroma Café offers a chic collection of dining experiences in La Jolla

Ben Tashakorian and Oved Haskal, two of Aroma Cafe’s owners. Courtesy Photo

It’s a restaurant, it’s a bakery, it’s a sports bar, it’s a nightclub: It’s Aroma Café, La Jolla’s largest restaurant at 11,000 square feet.

La Jolla’s Afghan-American pizzaman may have the recipe!

By Linda Hutchison Where does one cuisine end and another begin? It may seem a long way from the rice and naan and kabobs of Afghanistan to the Italian-American pizza of La Jolla, but to Samay “Sam” Qadiri, there’s no distance at all, just a short leap of the imagination. As the owner of Pizza [...]

Panera Bread debuts in La Jolla Village

An employee is surrounded by Panera goodies. DAVE SCHWAB Photo

Any way you sliced it, the new Panera Bread in the heart of La Jolla was creating a buzz last week.

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