Chef Showdown 2007

10/07/2007 - 10:33pm

In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Center for Community Solutions (CCS) held their third annual Chef Showdown on October 4, 2007 in Balboa...

Skosh Monahans Steak of Lamb

Skosh Monahan's Steakhouse & Irish Pub

09/28/2007 - 10:58am

We were shopping in Costa Mesa and decided to try Skosh Monahan's with an online coupon. Since we were in an Irish bar, we decided that we’d go along with the Irish Theme.


118 Degrees Panini

118 Degrees

09/25/2007 - 11:02am

I’ve always been interested in trying out more foods that are meatless and this was a good place to explore! 118 is purely vegetarian, and online I read that they don’t even need to cook the food...

Taste of Downtown San Diego 2007 Part2/2

09/21/2007 - 10:24pm

Our Taste of Downtown adventure continued as we trekked down 5th St.

Henry's Pub - The same dish as last year was served here. Dennis liked the salmon, saying it had a nice brush of lemon...

Taste of Downtown San Diego 2007 Part1/2

09/16/2007 - 10:21pm

One of our favorite annual San Diego events: The Taste of Downtown. This year, it was held on September 13, from 5-9. A whooping 56 restaurants were participating, in comparison to the 46 from...

Finbar's Italian Kitchen Linguine alla Romana

Finbar's Italian Kitchen

09/05/2007 - 11:14am

Linguine alla Romana (14.99) - chicken breast, pancetta, and artichoke sauteed then tossed in a light parmesan cream sauce with spinach linguine

The flavor of the linguine was...

Sushi Town

Sushi Town

08/10/2007 - 2:02am

I’ve been having the biggest sushi craving for a while, so I asked my friend Phil if he would like to accompany me and at the same time recommend a place where we can get good...

Shrimp Spring Rolls


08/09/2007 - 11:40pm

Shrimp Spring Rolls ($7.95 for 4 pieces) - Rice paper stuffed with long rice, onions, mushrooms, and water chestnuts. Served with fresh lettuce, mint leaves, and cucumber. These...

Focaccia Bread and Olive Oil

Hanapepe Cafe

07/18/2007 - 11:55pm

Friday night is Art Night in Hanapepe. You can browse the galleries from 6 pm to 9 pm. Meet some of the local artists and gallery owners. Some of them offer little treats, such as cookies,...

Petrale Sole with Double the Lemon Buerre Blanc and Huckleberries


07/16/2007 - 1:15pm

Want to try some upscale small plates? The plates really are SMALL and it doesn’t come cheap. It’ll probably take about 3 small plates per person to satisfy your hunger.


Goi Cuon Tom Thit / Summer Rolls

Pho Kauai

07/15/2007 - 10:54am

Goi Cuon Tom Thit / Summer Rolls ($4) - With shrimp and pork. Served with a peanut dipping sauce. Dave says: The rolls were pretty standard. I normally don’t like it when they...

Genki Sushi

Genki Sushi

07/13/2007 - 11:00am

I wanted to try out Genki Sushi because I had heard that they served their reasonably priced sushi on a conveyor belt! Each item is served on a color coded plate, which...