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...

Grocery Outlet - October 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

What are your finds this month at Grocery Outlet? Marina GO (Monterey Peninsula): Ben & Jerry's cold brew caramel latte ice cream, $1.99 - Finally, something worthwhile in the ice cream case at...

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

by FORRESTMAN 8 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...

San Diego - Dine In, Where Have You Patronized?

by cstr 4 months ago

The past few weeks, I've been to several of my favorite places. The restaurant staff welcomed me and were eager to serve and bring on their best food they have to offer. I've also been to sever...

Life Goes On

by DoctorChow 1 month ago

Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest was really hopping on Sunday for a few blocks south of University. Further south there were some scattered colorful outdoor areas here and there, particularly at Laurel. The...

Mille Fleurs

by Dagney 2 months ago

Yea or Nay? Husband and I are going to DO a dinner. Previous threads mentioned Mille Fleurs is overrated for the price point. Has anyone dined there lately and can advise? Or does anyone have a...

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.....

Where to buy Megachef Oyster Sauce in California?

by gabehong 2 months ago

Does anyone know of any supermarkets in California (NorCal or SoCal) that supply the elusive MegaChef oyster sauce? I've seen lots of MegaChef products (besides the blue bottle fish sauce) at Sa...

Grocery Outlet - August 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

What are you discovering at Grocery Outlet stores this month? Passing through Marin County yesterday I noticed the banner on the side of a building in the strip mall in San Rafael across from th...

Grocery Outlet - July 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

What are your finds this month at Grocery Outlet? Cloverdale GO: Rosie organic chicken from Petaluma, air-chilled - wings, drumsticks and breasts available Snofrisk with horseradish, $1.99 -...

Mission Beach Hoagies

Fake Name
by Fake Name 13 years ago

It's a long shot, but I gotta try. Growing up in the 70s, we used to go to a small dive place along Mission Blvd that had the BEST hoagies. Concrete floors, no decor to speak of, just a sandwic...

It’s No Longer Illegal to Serve Foie Gras in California

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The California ban on foie gras has been overturned on Bastille Day. "Foie gras, the fattened liver of duck or goose, is no longer illegal to serve in California, as long as the product is com...

Vegetable crop planting uncertainties

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . The latest shutdown order doesn't have an expiration date, leading Shaw to predict depressed markets could last into August, as restaurants don't know when they'll be able to resume indoor ...

Il Fornaio discount code for to go orders

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

At selected locations in California: "Now through 8/9/20, enjoy $10 off all To Go orders over $40 (Pick-Up or Delivery).⁣ ⁣ Use code 247-821-166 at checkout to receive the $10 credit. For deta...

World Curry Restaurant - Salad Dressing

by alegramarcel 7 years ago

Ok, so I love World Curry. I know some people think it's mediocre (and I admit, sometimes it does seem like the cooks are stoned, but that is another topic). Give me their Singapore Curry any time,...

Looking for Cheong Kim Chuan Prawn Paste in San Diego

by andoni71 3 months ago

Does anyone know of a market in San Diego that has this exact Malaysian prawn paste in stock?

Lost Legends in San Diego

by DoctorChow 3 months ago

So many lost. Here I'll post a couple. Dobson's Lobster-Mussel Bisque Liver & onions and a huge baked potato with butter, sour cream, and chives at Troy's, Clairemont

SD Restaurants That Have Closed Permanently

by DiningDiva 6 months 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...

Grocery Outlet - June 2020

by Michelle 5 months ago

The Pioneer Woman BBQ sauce for 99 cents a jar, in Frontier, Peach Whiskey and Honey Habanero flavors. Round canister of Planters Cheez Balls also for 99 cents!