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Long time Pacific Beach Italian eatery Pernicano's to close
If it were up to 92-year-old John Pernicano, he’d still be working seven days a week and performing until 2 a.m. But there was a problem. “The kids want to retire. They don’t want to work no more,”...
Sep 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Excellent specials and delicious food at Tandoori House
I find it amazing to think that within a quarter mile of each other in Point Loma there are three Indian restaurants – each one extremely good; each one with a personality of its own. Hugh and I re...
Sep 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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El Jardin Cantina opens in Liberty Station
Rise & Shine Restaurant Group has officially opened El Jardín Cantina in Liberty Station. Situated in the space that previously housed the group’s shuttered El Jardin, the revamped concept now lend...
Aug 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thoughtful and simple Paru Tea Bar opens in Point Loma
Amy Truong, founder of San Diego’s pop-up and online popular Paru Tea Bar, proudly celebrates the opening of her flagship location at 3034 Cañon St. Truong has “blossomed” the fast-growing enterpri...
Aug 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD TapRoom is this year’s Lord of the Wings
SD TapRoom beat out eight other contestants in the third annual Lord of the Wings contest Saturday, Aug. 17 in Maverick’s Beach Club’s special event parking lot. The contest raises funds for Discov...
Aug 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ribs, brisket and jerky at Ocean Beach Meat Company
Today, beef jerky. Tomorrow … “The possibilities are endless,” said Bobby Kokinda who, along with partner Shannon Nault, is all in with Ocean Beach Meat Company. “If it exists, we can make it happe...
Aug 23, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flavors of Mexico City served at Pacific Fresh Grill
Signature tacos served at Pacific Fresh Grill are anything but standard.  Instead, the new eatery's cuisine reflects ancient Mesoamerican roots in Mexico City and the Aztec and Mayan cultures. “It ...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nibbles and Sips – Miss B’s fun new cocktails, tacos & tunes in Ocean Beach, 55 Thai Kitchen opens in Pacific Beach
Miss B’s Coconut Club Those commercial-looking drink pouches with little straws poking out of them you see at Miss B’s Coconut Club are not affiliated with Capri Sun fruit drinks. They were instead...
Aug 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Venetian sold to La Jolla restaurateur
John Rudolph, son of Harry Rudolph Jr. who founded La Jolla’s Harry’s Coffee Shop in 1960, has purchased The Venetian Restaurant at 3663 Voltaire St. in Point Loma. “We’re currently waiting for the...
Aug 12, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone’s 23rd anniversary celebration at Liberty Station
The grand celebration will take place in the gardens of Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station and the grassy North Promenade from 3 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 18. More than 50 breweries wil...
Aug 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best restaurants for sunset dining offer more than just ocean views
Watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean is a breathtaking experience whether you’re visiting San Diego for the first time, or have lived here all your life. If you’re looking for a quick bite t...
Aug 07, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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A winning combination at Rhythm’s Chicken & Waffles in Pacific Beach
What do you get when you mix breakfast with dinner? For restaurateur Brian Foxworth Jr., the answer was chicken and waffles. Which, not coincidentally, is the name of his new eatery, Rhythm Chicken...
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Lord of the Wings contest set for Aug. 17
The third annual Lord of the Wings contest raising funds for Discover Pacific Beach, the community’s business improvement district, will be Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Maverick’s Beach Cl...
Aug 04, 2019 | 2 2 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delightful experience at Himalayan Palace in Point Loma
While reading one of my reviews in the Beacon last week, I noticed a coupon for the Himalayan Palace on the same page as the review. I really enjoy Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan food, so decided tha...
Jul 31, 2019 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delicious fish tacos and bun 'o chowder on Ocean Beach Pier
While waiting for the sun to come out, Irene and I decided to take a walk and have a bite to eat at the café in the middle of historic Ocean Beach Pier. It has been years since I ate there, because...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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