San Diego Publisher Barry Berndes was recently awarded a “Barry Berndes Day” by the San Diego City Council for his important contribution to the city of San Diego of sharing his knowledge of the city with 20 million visitors annually. San Diego city tours with sightseeing and lunch with local celebrity, and internationally acclaimed… Read more »
Outback Steakhouse Open Mon. –Thurs., 4 p.m.–10 p.m.; Fri., 4 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sat., 3:30 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sun., 3 p.m.–10 p.m. Outback Steakhouses offer excellent service and down-to-earth prices with a very appealing Australian outback atmosphere. This unbeatable combination has gotten them rated as America’s Best Steak House by Zagat. It’s also a real… Read more »
Dine here once and you’ll undoubtedly become a regular. The reasons are simple: the food tastes great; pretty, young, high-energy servers provide excellent service and the atmosphere is upbeat and friendly. Plus, the retro decor, which is fashioned after a 1940s railroad dining car, is sparkling new and stylish.
Hunter Steakhouse is a local favorite for good food with good friends, which offers the same warm atmosphere as the other locations. Each restaurant features several inviting dining rooms a friendly cocktail lounge and a banquet room which is perfect for family and corporate events. Ask to be seated next to the warm inviting fireplace… Read more »
Mission Trails Regional Park is the largest of the City of San Diego’s parks and is the third gem of the city’s park system. Mission Trails is larger than Mission Bay and Balboa parks combined. At 5,800 acres, it is the largest open space urban park west of the Mississippi. It includes two lakes, a… Read more »
Known internationally for their award-winning, handcrafted beers, Gordon Biersch takes pride in melding traditions that originated nearly 500 years ago with the latest craft brewing innovations. Their variety of beers are brewed on-site in small batches using only the finest and purest ingredients, including authentic Weyermann malt and Hersbrucker hops imported from Germany. The expertise… Read more »
The original manufacturing facility known as San Diego Brewing Company opened in 1896 with much fanfare. A. E. Horton, the father of San Diego, referred to the Brewery as the most important industrial enterprise since he founded the town. It was the largest manufacturing enterprise in the county. The brew house held a 25 horse… Read more »
Oggi’s was created by two brothers, George and John Hadjis, who began serving up their own pizzeria experience in August of 1991. After more than 20 combined years working in the technology industry George and John opened their first restaurant in Del Mar, California. Throughout the years, the restaurant concept evolved from a pizzeria style… Read more »
Since 1987 the Teri Cafe has been serving the most delicious Japanese cuisine this side of Japan to a most appreciative audience of repeat customers. Each location is located in a local strip mall, so unless someone shares the good news of its location and delicious cuisine you probably will would never know it existed…. Read more »
Steeped in a rich tradition of golf legends past, Riverwalk Golf Club offers a classic golfing experience like no other. Formerly known as the Stardust Country Club, the course entertained a myriad of golf’s legends while hosting the PGA tour during the 50s and 60s. Now, golfers will once again be treated to the challenge… Read more »
A new hamburger chain coming out of Colorado is taking San Diego by storm. A taste test by comparing Smashburger against two other local hamburger restaurants, Smashburger came in on top. To begin with, it is the bun and then it’s the burger itself, which is fresh angus beef and is larger than the bun…. Read more »
A local legend in delicious oriental cuisine is Szechuan Mandarin Restaurant featuring chef Tat Law. They have been in business for 29 years. And even though the entrées names may be the same as elsewhere, everything tastes a little more exotic and delicious here. And being a Szechuan restaurant means that they offer lots of… Read more »
You’ll definitely be happy with this discovery. A memorable gourmet meal is the apple pancakes, which are baked instead of cooked in a skillet. Other winners include blueberry pancakes, pecan pancakes, fresh potato pancakes, sourdough flapjacks, banana pancakes and Hawaiian pancakes. They also feature crepes, waffles and omelettes made with farm-fresh grade AA eggs.
Hooters is an American original. It’s delightfully tacky and totally unrefined. Hooters is world famous for their Hooters girls and delicious-tasting Buffalo-style chicken wings, which are served with mild, medium, hot and 911 sauces. Lots of customers are sports fans who come here to eat and watch their favorite sporting events on the numerous TVs. The… Read more »
Karl Strauss is one of San Diego’s most well known microbreweries, with several locations in San Diego, including their premier beer garden in Sorrento Valley. A great place to enjoy a cold pint with friends or to have your own event. Well known for their great selection of food, unique pairings with their featured beers… Read more »
For a glimpse into the fascinating way of life of the Franciscan missionaries who first colonized San Diego in 1769, visit the Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, which is still in use today as a church. Self-guided and cassette tours available. Suggested donation ($3) for adults.
Dave & Busters, 2931 Camino Del Rio North in Mission Valley (619-280-7115). Open Sun.–Wed. 11 a.m.–midnight, Thurs.–Sat. 11 a.m.–1 a.m. Happy hour Mon.–Fri. 4:30 p.m.–7 p.m. with 1/2 price cocktails, Sun.–Thurs. 10 p.m. till closing with unlimited game play with a ($10) powercard purchase or recharge after 10 p.m. And guests must be 21+ with valid ID… Read more »
This newly renovated hotel features a new, state-of-the-art lobby experience with contemporary modern decor, flexible spaces to work or relax, complimentary WiFi, and innovative technology with access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via “Go Board.” Whether traveling for business or pleasure, you will experience a refreshing stay at the San Diego Central… Read more »
If it has anything to do with ice cream, it has everything to do with Cold Stone Creamery. From unique ice cream creations to smoothies, cakes and shakes – nobody serves up the ultimate indulgence like Cold Stone. It starts with using the highest quality ingredients and ends with their signature process for preparing your… Read more »
The Doubletree Club Hotel San Diego features 219 new guest rooms with pampering, world-class amenities, casual sophistication and conveniences to make your travels stress free. Each deluxe room provides the ease of a personal office, the comforts of home and extra touches such as private balconies and panoramic views.
The Handlery Hotel and Resort in San Diego has 217 lodging accommodations many with a balcony or patio, including five one-bedroom suites. Some of their rooms are poolside or with views of the beautifully landscaped grounds.
The Town and Country Hotel has been in Mission Valley for over fifty years. They offer luxurious accommodations, countless amenities, and our devoted attention to vacationers and convention delegates alike. Next time you’re looking for a San Diego, California resort, stay at the Town and Country and your visit will truly be an unforgettable experience.