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Pizza today for lunch

Café Calabria

Feb 15, 2014
Lynnester in San Diego

BlueRibbon Rustic Kitchen. Yes, indeed.

Could not agree more. Big fan!

Jul 19, 2013
Lynnester in San Diego

Anything of note in La Mesa? (doubt it, please prove me wrong)

I second Antica Trattoria.

Jul 03, 2013
Lynnester in San Diego

January 2013 Dish of the Month - SOUP

I was driving by the Deli Llama in Hillcrest at 5th and Pennsylvania. Saw their chalkboard listing mushroom and pablano soup and knew I had to stop. It is a cream based soup but very light texture with small pieces of mushroom and pepper throughout. Wow was it good. Just the right amount of spice. Makes me want to go back and try more of their soups.

Jan 08, 2013
Lynnester in San Diego

SD Dish of the Month Jan. 2013 - VOTING Thread


Dec 31, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

SD Dish of the Month

Count me in

Dec 03, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

I need me some soup (92101)

I would like to know where John is as well.

Nov 27, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Fried Chicken?

Went to Cowboy Star tonight for fried chicken. So good.

Nov 11, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Fried Chicken?

Where did you read that?

Oct 12, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Survey of San Diego Hounds

1. Cucina Urbana
2. Avenue 5, Wine Vault (not that these are actively disliked but just not talked about)
3. Super Cocina, Kaito
4. Addison, TBL3 at Georges

Sep 13, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Brooklyn Girl- early review

Went to BG last night. This was my 2nd visit. The first was okay but last night was very good. Shared the burger. It was good and the fries were better this time around. But the porkbelly.....ohhh. Sat on some noodles in a miso sauce and was topped with a poached egg. Still thinking about it today. Could be a very decadent cravable menu item

Aug 09, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Had any great salads around town lately?

am eating a salad from Green Spot as we speak. Very good. Like that place a lot

Jun 21, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Canned escargot

I did and they do! Thank you

Jun 18, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Canned escargot

Where can I find canned escargot? Found them frozen in the shell at Whole Foods but they don't carry the canned. Also found a hugh can at Speciality Produce but was too much for what I wanted to do.

Jun 18, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

seeking loud loud restaurant

cacophony = Wangs

Apr 05, 2012
Lynnester in San Diego

Restaurants I've Been To Five or More Times & Can't Stay Away From

Wine Vault
Antica Trattoria
Cafe 21

Antica Trattoria
5654 Lake Murray Blvd La, Mesa, CA

Jun 09, 2011
Lynnester in San Diego

Alchemy [San Diego]

Went to Alchemy last night and I had to ask myself why I haven't been there for so long!! I had the crispy skin jidori chicken that was so tasty. It was busy for a Wednesday night which is good. Finished up with the bread pudding yummy. I will be back often as I now crave that chicken.

May 19, 2011
Lynnester in San Diego

Best Chilaquiles (with corn tortillas) in SD?

I was there on Sunday about 3:00. I love their Chiaquiles but didn't see them. When I asked, the man who is always there, said he would make whatever I wanted. I like them on the softer side but as I continued to eat everything else we ordered they softened up and were great.

May 05, 2011
Lynnester in San Diego

Eating through Buenos Aires

Spent a wonderful week in Buenos Aires and here is the food we found

Day 1 Monday - lunch at Mark’s Deli. Average food. It looked better than it tasted. Dinner at Don Julios. Good but nothing really memorable.

Day 2 Tuesday - Lunch at Cluny. Excellent. 3 course lunch with a glass of wine for 20 US. Appetizers were very good. Pretty setting and we sat outside. Dinner at La Cabrera. Yeah I know it is very touristy but had a great meal.

Day 3 Wed– We went to Palermo Hollywood to do some shopping. Was told there was good shopping in Palermo Hollywood. Not so much but did have a nice lunch at Ravelo. Very rich food. Dinner at Bobo. Excellent!! Had 5 courses with wine pairing for 55 US. Really enjoyed the whole experience at Bobo. Highly recommend.

Day 4 Thurs – Went to a Gaucho ranch and had the best empanadas of the trip. I am still thinking about those empanadas. Had a traditional Argentinean BBQ. Very good. Had pizza at El Cuartito. I wasn’t blown away by the pizza but my friends were.

Day 5 –Took the ferry over to Colonia for the day. Had the worst meal of the trip at a restaurant I can’t remember the name of but it was an awful lunch. Dinner made up for it at Sarkis Great Armenian. Great food and fun atmosphere.

Day 6 – Had empanadas and tamale’s for lunch at El Sanjuanino. The empanadas were good but the tamales were a very pleasant surprise. Excellent we ordered more they were that good. Dinner at Antares. Horrible food but the beer was good.

Day 7 – Lunch at La Cabrera. Yeah we did a repeat but was great again. Best steak of the trip. Loved that they serve champagne while you wait.

All in all it was a great trip with a lot of really good food.

Apr 23, 2011
Lynnester in Latin America & Caribbean

Everyone Loves this Place but Me...

Cucina Urbana
Been a couple of times and just didn't get it.

Mar 09, 2011
Lynnester in San Diego


Where can I find canned escarot in San DIego? Have found prepared frozen but want to put in filo cups with garlic butter.

Thanks for any help.

Feb 21, 2011
Lynnester in San Diego

What did you eat this weekend?

Antica Trattoria for lasagna. Got my fix.

Antica Trattoria
5654 Lake Murray Blvd La, Mesa, CA

Apr 26, 2010
Lynnester in San Diego

Foodie staying in Gaslamp Saturday night -- looking for restaurant recommendations

I agree. I go to Avenue 5 regulary and they have better food than those listed above.

Avenue 5
2760 5th Ave Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92103

Nov 17, 2009
Lynnester in San Diego

Best SD Vintner?

Add a big 3rd to SD Wine Co. Was just there today

Nov 13, 2008
Lynnester in California

Best FRIES in San Diego???

Avenue 5. Was there last night. The fries and burger were great.

Aug 20, 2008
Lynnester in San Diego

Venice (old Tutto Mare) San Diego

I had the worst dining experience in recent memory today at Venice in UTC. It used to be Tutto Mare. It was packed when we got there for a 12:30 reservation. Admittedly we screwed up the res and forgot someone so it changed from 5 to 6. They were able to get us out on the patio which was cold. Utlimately they moved us inside. Our waiter was very busy. Long painful story short it took 11/2 hours to get our food. One of the diners had a 2:00 call and had to take his lunch to go. We were assured by our waiter that it wasn't his fault. Tables seated long after we were were eating and leaving before we were served. The manager was requested twice to come to our table and avoided us for very long time. I watched both times when the waiter told him we wanted to talk with him our table was pointed out to him. When he finally did come over he said that he could apologize over and over but it wouldn't change anything. Finally it was suggested to him that he could buy us lunch which he did begrudgedly The food wasn't bad but it was the longest lunch meeting I have ever experienced. Won't be going back.

Dec 20, 2007
Lynnester in California

Anyone tried Bleu Boheme yet?

I went on Sunday night not knowing it had been open for 2 days. It was very good. The service was a bit slow but all in all a good experience. The coq au vin was great as were the filet and lamb. We tried order the escargot but they don't have any yet. That was bit of a disappointment. It was very crowded as well. Nice neighborhood joint. I look forward to going back.

Jul 24, 2007
Lynnester in California

Need great restaurant near Scripps Ranch Area

Up the road a bit is an excellent french place called BernardO's. I was there this week and had an amazing meal. Highly recommend going. The restaurant is on Rancho Bernardo road.

Apr 13, 2007
Lynnester in California

Market or Paradise Grille

I have been to both and Market is far superior to Paradise in both food and atmosphere.

Mar 13, 2007
Lynnester in California

Our thoughts on Market in San Diego...

Just went to Market last night. The service was a bit slow as they were swamped on a Thursday night. The three friends I was with were moaning all throughout the meat. The short ribs are addictive. Can't wait to go back.

Feb 02, 2007
Lynnester in California