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...

Feast of the Seven Fishes

by fourkorz 4 days ago

We are traveling to Coronado and celebrating Christmas away from home with my son's girlfriend. She is very close to her East Coast Italian family that celebrates the Feast of the Seven Fishes on ...

Just a Platform? Instacart Workers Strike at the Gig Economy’s Favorite Lie

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by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

". . . The strike, which lasted three days, was about a lot more than tips. The larger issue, Bain said, is that Instacart is doing the classic tech-company move of pretending its employees aren’t ...

Late Night Quality-Food Delivery in San Diego

by DoctorChow 29 days ago

So, OK, I've been ordering from Doordash and Grubhub of late. I've had good experiences (hot, fresh tasting) and bad (not so "hot" -- and delivery problems). But the available options become fewe...

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...

Que' Tortas! in El Cajon

by Dagney 1 month ago

We had lunch at Que' Tortas! today, they are located at 1263 Broadway, in El Cajon. The people were incredibly friendly and welcoming. They use good quality ingredients, so the food was delicious...

Propane-fueled smokers needed for Sonoma County food relief

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Operation BBQ Relief, that provided hot meals joining forces with Guy Fieri and local BBQ teams during the 2017 fires in Sonoma County, is potentially looking to deploy to the Kincade Fire zone. We...

Does San Diego do East Coast Chinese Food?

by Mrs. Smith 14 years ago

After several years, I have found that SoCal Chinese Food generally means 2 things: PF Changs or too much garlic. Now that we are living in SD, we are looking for "that great place" that does ...

New California law makes it legal to cook up roadkill — and aims to save lives

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . Archuleta’s bill mandates a pilot program to track wildlife collisions in three parts of the state, which have yet to be determined. By Jan. 1, 2022, the California Fish and Game Commission...

California Ends School Lunch-shaming

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . The new legislation, authored by state Sen. Robert Hertzberg, makes it so schools are no longer allowed to serve cheaper, 'alternative' lunches to students whose parents are unable to pay. ...

What should I order at San Diego restaurants?

by DoctorChow 4 years ago

Here's a place where we can share our favorite things at restaurants throughout the San Diego area. My first reply is what I was craving at the time I posted.

Family Adventure Night - restaurant suggestions San Diego

by SL92106 2 months ago

Looking for a suggestion for a family adventure night, to try new foods and expose kids (8, 11 & 14) to different cuisines. Have done Ethiopian and Mongolian (Little Sheep). It is a surprise so t...

Review San Diego Area Restaurants

by Property manager 3 months ago

We are planning a trip to San Diego soon and will be in the Del Mar area. Am interested in any feedback on our selection of restaurants and any other suggestions. Our criteria is: fun/crea...

Let's Get Nostalgic - Piret's

by DiningDiva 3 months ago

Long ago in a San Diego far, far removed from today there was a fantastic little hybrid cafe, deli, charcuterie modeled after the bistros of France. That it happened in San Diego in the 1980s is no...

San Diego Food Trip

by josephml1 3 months ago

Hi, I need your advice about your best place to eat In San diego, this food choices.. Thank you all: - Steak House could be a hole in the wall. - Chinese Restaurant I will have a car and can mo...

Mission Beach Hoagies

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by Fake Name 12 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...

Olive Bar in La Jolla

by k_marie 3 months ago

Looking for a recommendation for a grocery store or specialty shop in La Jolla/La Jolla Shores area with a good selection of olives. Ideally, the olives would be available in bulk, not in jars, an...

"Chicago-style"pizza in SoCal

by RSMBob 1 year ago

Been a long time since I wrote on this topic (and boy, has Chowhound changed!). Wrote this up last night for another forum and thought I'd share here. All inputs, additions, critiques welcome. T...

Grocery Outlet - September 2019

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This is where to post your Grocery Outlet finds for the month. Cloverdale GO: Haagen-Dazs strawberry ice cream, $2.50 for 28 oz - Almost felt retro to come back to the five-ingredient ice cre...

"Topics related to . . . "

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A couple of posts down from the top of the California location page is the insert "Topics Related to California". It directs to SACRAMENTO, SAN JOSE and SAN DIEGO. I think this is misleading si...