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restaurant/lounge with food near Humphreys on shelter island

Maybe these places are testing you.

1 day ago
cstr in San Diego

Opening Day at Petco Park..Where to eat?

Was this the 2nd time you saw the Sir in SD. The 1st being in '66!

1 day ago
cstr in San Diego

On the go near the airport

Phil's BBQ is in Terminal 2 and Tender Greens in the Commuter Terminal. Both are OK. Outside the Airport, try Perry's Café or Cafe Chloe.

Sep 24, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mojitos

Mateus, wow brings back some great memories. I think that was the next step up for me after Colt 45 chased with Southern Comfort.

Sep 24, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mojitos

I agree on the ingredients used for a mixed drink. In 1st or busscl, it'll probably be fresh. I remember, back in the day, having Martell XO free poured from a 750 into my glass many times on my way to Australia.

Sep 23, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mojitos

Are you talking 400K for a free pair of 1st class tkts.

Sep 23, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mojitos

I agree, those airline drinks are gussied up in business and first. BTW DRChow, you need to fly a lot to get those miles for your long distance flights. Just say'n.

Sep 23, 2014
cstr in San Diego

One man's exhaustive search for the best fish taco in SD. .

Hmmm... Colorado, not surprised are you, Stif.

Sep 23, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Restaurant Week!

Well posted HM, RW is a complete waste of time. Probably the worst restaurant experience.

Sep 22, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Weekend High and Low

That place is wonderful, you get lot for short money. Plus, you can opt for extra veggies. Hear that BC!

Sep 15, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Can $3M food hall rival Pike Place?

Feel free to flame me but, a good location for a 7 day a week operation, would be near the Old Town Trolley/Bus Center, lots of foot traffic and a very busy place. Possibly, a piece of the Old Town Park area nearest to the SDMTS Center. Cost could be subsidized by city.

Sep 13, 2014
cstr in San Diego
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Can $3M food hall rival Pike Place?

The first Red Flag, the lease cost. Someone's has to pay for that huge overhead, guess who.

Sep 13, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

I do agree, high cost vendors would be another major fail. It would have to be a value play on the produce side and on the prepared food side, it could be the attraction needed to bring in the volume foot traffic. Problem is, IMO, SD doesn't do value well at all. Think of a location like Ferry, not what's in there. The location is critical.

Also, Cathy's post down stream is right on, currently ethnic markets offer a good value. Good for ALL income levels.

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mariscos German Locations and Hours

WOW Cathy, 5,000 miles are you a CHP!

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

I disagree DD, if we have an operation that will cater to ALL income levels, it would be a winner. SD has access to great produce, seafood, prepared food vendors etc. Sell your local farms produce, not the same stuff you can get at wholesalers, at a fair price, cover your overhead and make a reasonable profit.

A good example would be the Mercado Central in Florence Italy, if you've never been, go!

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

I was commenting on the Ferry Building as a great central location, I think SD would be ideal for that type of scenario. Now as for prices, I think there are lessons to be learned from failures.

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

I agree with the taste factor, which I will pay for. I do think the prepared food vendors at Hillcrest and LI are the best feature of the market.

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mariscos German Locations and Hours

Traffic depends on the time of day, if you're on the 805N at 5pm during the week, it's slow. Week-ends are much easier. Give yourself extra time on week days.

Sep 12, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Donovan's or Rainwater's in San Diego - which is better?

Yes, I know, I was just reminiscing a bit of the past.

Sep 11, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

Farmers Markets produce, in SD, are not cheaper and depending on the location not always fresh. Believe me, I've dodged many wilted veggies and bruised fruit. The one market I do enjoy is in Vista. I try to like The Mercado in LI, I do enjoy the Panini Guy most. I wish we had something like the SF Ferry Building.

Sep 11, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Mariscos German Locations and Hours

If you factor in once you get to India St. from Coronado and attempting to find parking near Blue Water, hitting the 5 South to the El Pescador Truck maybe a better option with a better chow result.

Sep 11, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Donovan's or Rainwater's in San Diego - which is better?

Nice to revive an old thread, almost forgot about Rainwaters. IMO, Donovan's is pricey but, for a steakhouse their entree's include a potato and veg in the entrée price. Most other places offer ala carte.

Sep 11, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego Public Market - RIP?

News flash Honker, most all FM's in SD are expensive, just take a look at who shops there, not people on a budget or looking to save a few bucks for the family.

Sep 11, 2014
cstr in San Diego
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San Diego Public Market - RIP?

Good concept, could have been a good location except that this was a farmers market for the one percent. Will never work in BL.

Sep 10, 2014
cstr in San Diego
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Compendium of Dishes: Super Cocina (SD)

Thanks for reviving this thread Salty, one of my fav places and where I always try something different when I go there. Great chow and great value.

Sep 10, 2014
cstr in San Diego

OMG! It's finally happening! Pernicano's is selling!

BC, those cottages are there for EVER!!!

Sep 05, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Easy like Sunday Morning. .

Saturday morning is either Kono's for the early morning Big Breakfast #2 which we split, we like the PB vibe and lots of fun or home hanging with some great coffee, French Press of course, and maybe biscuits and jam, homemade. Saturday night is date night, usually a place where we can speak and not have to yell to hear each other. Must have a good bottle of red or bubbles, hey life is too short, and some not over thought sky high architectural mountain of chow. Always room for a good crème brulee or gelato. To end the evening, home, feet up, relax with some homemade Limoncello.

Sep 05, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Best Burgers and Fresh Fries in San Diego?

Some just don't understand that, 'back in the day' of primitive simplistic beer, PBR was respectable and acceptable. I mean, I can remember the slogan, 'Schaffer is the one beer to have when you're having more than one'. One of my first beer experiences, as a driving teen, was Colt 45 that was chased by Southern Comfort. Man those were the days!

Sep 04, 2014
cstr in San Diego

San Diego is the Place to Go For...

What.... no burger joints mentioned. As per usual, another clueless Huffer and an article with no research. What a waste. DR, you could write a better version for SD.

Sep 04, 2014
cstr in San Diego

Philly Hound

Breakfast; Kono's at Pacific Beach on Garnet, great local breakfast, no frills.

Lunch; Supper Cocina, good home cooked braised Mex chow. Hit up a Marisco's Taco truck for a few Baja Style fish tacos and more. Do a search on the board you'll find many posts. Super Sergio's for a good burrito.

Dinner; Top of the Market, San Diego Harbor Drive.

Jayne's Gastro Pub, craft beer. Ritual Tavern, more craft beer.

Sep 03, 2014
cstr in San Diego