Dining
Long-time Ocean Beach Mexican restaurant, Nati’s, sold
Founded in 1960, Nati’s Mexican Restaurant has been a staple in the Ocean Beach community serving Mexican food and creating what’s known as “The Nati’s Family.” After 57 years of operation, friends...
Dec 14, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocky’s celebrates 40 years of serving the same great burger
Nobody’s quoting anybody on this, but it looks like the common hamburger — as American as an annual rent hike — has a rather romantic history, traceable to the European immigration boom of the late...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma Fish Shop to drop anchor in early 2018 
Peninsula residents and visitors will soon enjoy fresh catches and other favorites brought by Point Loma Fish Shop. The newest location is dropping its net with an eatery slated to open in early Fe...
Dec 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Entrepreneurial spirit and craft beer passion started Bay City Brewing Co.
Benjamin DuBois is a successful orthopedic surgeon shoulder specialist. The 46-year-old loves his family, medicine and craft beer. Greg Anderson is a successful, established restauranteur. The 60-y...
Dec 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grab a dog and a view at The Surf Check at Sunset Cliffs
How does enjoying a cup of Bird Rock Coffee and an acai bowl sound while taking in the morning view at Sunset Cliffs? Maybe a hot dog and an orange Fanta to go along with watching the sun set at th...
Dec 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheez Whiz – authentic Philly-style cheesesteaks in Pacific Beach 
On Oct. 18, Angela Ortiz opened up a small restaurant called Steak N Fries to share with San Diegans one of her favorite childhood meals – cheesesteaks. Angela and her husband Angel, who is also ma...
Dec 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stuffed! and Frat Boy Donuts open in Pacific Beach
Brightly colored gourmet donuts and cheese-stuffed beef patties are about to become a few of Pacific Beach’s favorite things, thanks to Alex and Tori Gould, owners of AG Industry Concepts and found...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Original Broken Yolk still crackin’ in PB, and now expanding to three other states
Restaurateur John Gelastopolous quite literally started out on the “ground floor” in his industry. “I came here when I was 17 years old from Greece and I started from the bottom washing dishes and ...
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Water Seafood to open new restaurant in Ocean Beach
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill, known by locals for its fresh seafood and genuine experience, recently announced plans to open a second location in Ocean Beach. Brothers and Ocean Beach natives,...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solare chef wins World Pasta Championship
Accursio Lota came to the United States with the American dream in mind. He played the drums, and was drawn to California because of his love for American rock music. However, his passion for music...
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shake Shack opening sees long lines, classic food in Westfield UTC
On Friday, Oct. 20 Shake Shack opened their doors in Westfield UTC Shopping Center. Possibly one of the highest-anticipated openings of the expansion project this year, one thing was made obvious r...
Nov 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lord of the Wings contest to benefit Discover Pacific Beach Clean and Safe Program
Who will earn the title of Lord of the Wings? Visit the Karl Strauss tasting room, at 5985 Santa Fe St., from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14. and join “celebrity” judges in naming the best wings f...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roast: a healthy alternative at Liberty Public Market
A sandwich shop, a meat shop, a place to pick up a last-minute meal or a healthy salad, Roast is a fast-casual restaurant that opened last year in Liberty Public Market at Liberty Station. “Roast i...
Oct 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Come celebrate at La Valencia’s wine dinner with Failla Wines
On Thursday, Nov. 9, the historic La Valencia Hotel will host their third ‘wine dinner’ this year. For this forthcoming event, the hotel has partnered with the widely-acclaimed Sonoma Coast winery,...
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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UberEATS begins bike courier deliveries in Pacific and Mission beaches
UberEATS has launched its new bicycle courier service in San Diego. This works like the normal UberEATS service, the food will just be delivered by an Uber driver on bicycle. “It is a good opportun...
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drink your bacon and eggs at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
According to an article in a 1959 Saturday Evening Post, a Navy man came up with an unassuming turn of phrase that will mark civilian life forevermore. The term, of course, is “happy hour,” meant t...
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bay City Brewing offers crowlers for craft beer lovers on the go
One local brewery has found a simple way to blend the great outdoors with craft beer that tastes like it was just tapped – even when you’re nowhere near a brewery. With its new, state-of-the-art ma...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandbar Sports Grill to defend ‘best fish taco’ title at Pacific BeachFest
This year’s “Best at the Beach Fish Taco” competition will take place at the Pacific BeachFest on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Sandbar Sports Grill has won for the past five years. Sandbar Sports Grill is...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller’s Field closing, Breakfast Republic to replace sports bar
Miller's Field in Pacific Beach, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary in March while revamping its menu, is closing. In place of the quintessential sports bar, which billed itself as “America...
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doughballs pizza, Crackheads breakfast eateries open at Liberty Public Market
If you're into cereal or custom pizza, Liberty Public Market has two new eateries joining its varied mix to please your palates. One is Doughballs, a new take on all things pizza. The other is Crac...
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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