San Diego

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in San Diego and its suburbs. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

Birria, Spaghetti Tacos, and Other Mexican Dishes You Should Try

Sharing a border with Tijuana, San Diego has always been abundant with Mexican food. You’re hankering for a taco, a burrito, or a serving of exceptionally fresh guac? You’d be hard-pressed not to find...

Who's familiar with 'old' San Diego restaurants?

Beach Chick
by Beach Chick 9 years ago

Howdy! SF post got me thinking about old restaurants in SD and wondering which ones are still around? Albie's Beef Inn in Mission Valley comes to mind and Bully's East..and the beloved Bali Hai.....

Pandemic-EBT for eligible California families

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

"Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EB...

Grocery Outlet - May 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

What have you found at Grocery Outlet this month? Last week in Cloverdale: Three Twins ice cream - the novelties arrived, single serving cups and sundae cones, also different flavors in pints...

Calling all San Diego area Chowhounds! Does anyone know the recipe for Board & Brew sauce?

by FORRESTMAN 7 years ago

I'm new to Chowhound and I heard this would be the best place to come for help figuring out their recipe. First, has anyone been to Board & Brew? There are a few from San Clemente, CA to San Die...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

SD Restaruants to Reopen

by DiningDiva 9 days ago

The State of CA gave the County of SD approval last night to fast track it's Phase 2 reopening plan. Here is a list of restaurants planning to resume dine-in operations today, May 21st. Since this...

SD Restaurants That Have Closed Permanently

by DiningDiva 17 days ago

Here's a list of restaurants that have permanently closed due to Covid 19 Tamarindo - North Park Furiado Premium Chicken Co. - Poway Tornado - North Park (this had been previously announced, s...

Convoy St. SD's 'Little Asia'

by cstr 4 years ago

There are so many places on Convoy, I thought it deserved it's own thread. Convoy is a treasure trove of Asian gems. Being inspired by yet another winner posted by DrC, Xian Kitchen, with awesome...

CA Regs for Restaurant Reopening

by DiningDiva 18 days ago

Here they are, the recently released, State of California/CalOSHA guidelines for restaurants to reopen. I think it will be hard for many to comply. It will change our dining experiences

Healdsburg's Young & Yonder hand sanitizer (and list of American distilleries fighting Covid-19)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

At the Saturday morning Healdsburg Farmers Market, I picked up a small bottle of hand sanitizer at the booth of Bernier Farms. It's 80% alcohol by volume and listed ingredients are alcohol, hydroge...

Looking for "SS" Brand Japanese Blue Carbon Steel Pans

by Jvsgabriel 9 years ago

Hi All, I am wondering if anyone knows where I might buy some Japanese made blue carbon steel pans? I recently went to a restaurant supply store here in San Diego, which specializes in Asian ...

Seeking Copycat Northgate Corn Recipe

by Neurofabulous 1 month ago

Hello all, I'm seeking a recipe similar to the Mexican corn side dish offered at the taqueria at Northgate Markets. They seem to have discontinued it, and I thought I'd try to re-create it at hom...

How to apply for CalFresh (California food stamps)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

With 3.4 million Californians applying for unemployment benefits in the past five weeks, many of our friends and neighbors are looking for help with getting enough to eat. People are going to food ...

Op-Ed: California Budget Boosts Healthy Food for Kids and Markets for Farmers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . This vision focuses on upgrading food quality and freshness, serving more climate-friendly, plant-based and organic food, supporting local farmers, developing food and garden education prog...

Commercial salmon season opens today, May 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

The season opener starts today, May 1, in the area from Pigeon Point near Pescadero to the Mexico border. Then the area to the north from Point Arena in Mendocino County to Pigeon Point opens May 6.

Calif has its own food ecosystem

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

"There's plenty of protein," said David Dewey, president of the California Association of Meat Processors. "You just have to look for it in different places." As I was reading this article, Ruth...

California will pay restaurants to prepare and deliver meals to seniors

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

“ . . . 'We are really addressing three problems at the same time in a very meaningful way,' Newsom said. 'This partnership can also support local government because the sales tax can generate reve...

First Meal Out Post Covid

by Dagney 1 month ago

Where will your first meal out be, post covid and what are your "traditions?" My choices: For casual, Taqueria las Mulas, Que Tortas, the Alpine Pub, Souplantation (fight me), or Yakitori Yak...