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  • Reservation time for summer meals at The Marine Room in La Jolla

    Reservation time for summer meals at The Marine Room in La Jolla

    The Marine Room, a San Diego landmark and award-winning coastal treasure for more than 75 years, provides sweeping, panoramic views of La Jolla Shores, culinary excellence and uncompromising service. Here's a list of its summer celebrations: • Father's Day Sunday Brunch will feature Hazelnut Chocolate...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Dad's Day menus for your special guy

    Kitchen Shrink: Dad's Day menus for your special guy

    KITCHEN SHRINK: While some guys experience culinary nirvana scarfing down a heap of guacamole and pile of corn chips washed down with a can of fizzy fluid welded to their palm, others first inquire about food's provenance, and choose judiciously from both the sea (sustainable, wild caught, omega-3...

  • La Jolla sommelier from LJ Crafted Wines has tips on developing your wine palate

    La Jolla sommelier from LJ Crafted Wines has tips on developing your wine palate

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Think of your palate as a living, tangible thing, like a physique, or a muscle. Your palate can be sharp, "on its game"or in need of practice. While it's OK to subject yourself to "wine monogamy" by drinking the same wine nightly or weekly, challenge yourself to become an adventurous...

  • 6 reasons San Diego Restaurant Week 2017 must be on your 'must do' list

    6 reasons San Diego Restaurant Week 2017 must be on your 'must do' list

    San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back to kick off 2017 with food, fun and memories, Jan. 15-22. This foodie-favorited event is celebrating its 13th year of bringing people together to dine out, reconnect and indulge. With more than 180 participating restaurants to choose from across every neighborhood...

  • It’s a treat to meet at the Brick & Bell Café in La Jolla Village

    It’s a treat to meet at the Brick & Bell Café in La Jolla Village

    In the heart of La Jolla Village sits a small, red-brick building that houses one of the area's most popular coffee houses and bakeries, Brick & Bell Café. Colonial-style bells mounted on the inside and outside add to the charm of this neighborhood gathering place.  On any given day, a steady line...

  • Drink your vegetables: A guide to juicing in La Jolla

    Drink your vegetables: A guide to juicing in La Jolla

    The juicing craze is alive and well in The Jewel, with eight juice bars/smoothie shops to help health-conscious La Jollans get more vitamins and minerals every day. Here is the skinny from the local purveyors bringing you juices (just the extracted liquid) and smoothies (using the actual plant...

  • Holiday Sippers: La Jolla pubs serve drinks to welcome winter

    Holiday Sippers: La Jolla pubs serve drinks to welcome winter

    Shaken or stirred, muddled or mixed, holiday cocktails boasting “spirits of the season” are readily available in La Jolla. Here are a few to whet your whistle. Beaumont’s Eatery in Bird Rock At Beaumont’s, 5662 La Jolla Blvd., bar manager Gavin McManes takes seasonal cocktails seriously. His latest...

  • New seafood eatery opens in Bird Rock

    New seafood eatery opens in Bird Rock

    Seafood lovers rejoice: There’s a way to satisfy cravings for fish tacos AND sushi, in one restaurant. The family-owned Bird Rock Oyster and Sushi Bar opened for business just two months ago, and already it’s finding its niche within the community, developing a loyal customer base. Co-owners Gabriel...

  • Josefas Cocina Mexicana opens in La Jolla

    Josefas Cocina Mexicana opens in La Jolla

    • ON THE MENU: Juan Carlos Gomez’s family of restaurants has a new addition. Josefas Cocina Mexicana (which joins eateries El Agave (two locations), Iberico Spanish Bistro and Mola Gastro Bar) opened Sept. 16 at 909 Prospect St. “We are excited to be in La Jolla and bring our culinary innovation...

  • We Olive greets fall with taste events and new menu in La Jolla

    We Olive greets fall with taste events and new menu in La Jolla

    • BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: We Olive's general manager Chris Swain said the new season begs new experiences and flavors, and his tasting room stands ready to oblige. “We recently poured five new fall wines for our guests, and they sampled new dishes,” Swain said. “We’ve expanded our food service to...

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