Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery, located in the Bird Rock area of La Jolla, is a popular spot for meeting friends and dining casually. Live music some evenings and weekends adds to its welcoming ambiance.

Bird Rockers love to perch at Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery in La Jolla

Dec 17, 2014, 10:35 a.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT — Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery: When Bird Rock resident Dave Heine saw the need for a local restaurant nine years ago, he decided to add something special to his community. He more than succeeded with Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery, a local favorite with the motto: “Eat, Drink, Vibe.” Beaumont’s diverse menu (brimming with ample breakfast, lunch and dinner choices), nightly live music and active bar scene spurs the restaurant to live up to that motto and keeps locals coming ...

The dining room at Osteria Romantica in La Jolla has a homestyle, comfortable feel with large, glass-windowed doors. Walls are adorned with vintage photos, decorative plates, cooking utensils and garden-watering pots.

Osteria Romantica restaurant offers Italian dishes over candle light in La Jolla

Dec 10, 2014, 12:21 p.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The flavors and aromas of the Lake Como and Sorrento regions of Italy are alive and very well at Osteria Romantica Italian Restaurant in La Jolla Shores. Co-owners Fabio Speziali and Antonino Mastellone offer a menu featuring the best cuisine of both regions. “We have both been around food all of our lives, so some of our dishes are inspired by my northern dishes and others by the southern region,” Speziali said. Speziali met Mastellone when he ...

The Marine Room is located on La Jolla Shores beach and offers guests panoramic views of the ocean directly outside the dining room.

The Marine Room creates a culinary destination with special menus for the holidays in La Jolla

Dec 10, 2014, 11:59 a.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: At The Marine Room in La Jolla, home to sweeping views and exquisite cuisine for more than 70 years, award-winning Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver have created holiday menus with incredible flavors featuring local and sustainable ingredients with global flare. San Diego foodies can stay local for this culinary destination this holiday season: • December Lunches for 2014: Special holiday hours feature an à la carte lunch menu filled with Marine Room ...

Santo Tomas Roll with yellowtail, cucumber and sprouts wrapped in rice, then garnished with spicy tuna and curls of avocdo

New seafood eatery opens in Bird Rock

Nov 20, 2014, 11:50 a.m.

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 Uribe and Albert Sandoval have been longtime connoisseurs of this fusion-style cuisine, and were eager to introduce the concept to La Jollans following the success of Uribe’s restaurant, Baja Oyster and Sushi ...

Chef RoseAna Peyron shows her ingredients while preparing a sample plate of her fish dish during the Oct. 13, 2014 “Iron Chef: Knife Fight” event hosted by Harvard Cookin’ Girl cooking school in La Jolla.

La Jolla’s Harvard Cookin’ Girl cooking school hosts Iron Chef-style competition

Oct 29, 2014, 2:58 p.m.

• Click on VIEW GALLERY to see photos from the event. La Jolla’s Harvard Cookin’ Girl cooking school hosted an “Iron Chef: Knife Fight” event Oct. 13, 2014 pitting against each other two chefs hoping to win a spot in the World Food Championships (WFC) in Las Vegas. Participation in WFC is sponsored by Chef's Roll, a networking site for chefs. Mikel Anthony of Ronin Ramen House and RoseAna Peyron of Counterpoint restaurant squared off, each making two dishes — ...