California Roundup: San Diego Restaurant Week and A Day In Balboa Park

January 2016 – California Roundup San Diego Restaurant Week’s theme this year is “Eight Days of Dining.” Over 180 restaurants will be participating in the 12th. annual event, January 17 – 24. Here are my lunch recommendations in the $10, $15, and $20 categories.   Award-winning Cafe Coyote,, at $10, is a super bargain:[…]

San Diego Restaurant Week, 2009

San Diego Restaurant Week: $20-$30-$40, A Feast for All Budgets January of 2009 was the culinary kick-off of the dining season, via San Diego Restaurant Week’s fifth year.  Over 175 participants served up their finest.  A new element was the tri-level price points, with restaurants featuring three-course, prix fixe meals for $20, $30 and $40[…]

San Diego Restaurant Week, 2011

The 2011 gastronomy season kicks off on January 16th. and lasts through the 21st.   It is the seventh annual San Diego Restaurant Week and is one of my favorite hometown events. This year, over 180 restaurants and their chefs will show off three course, fixed price menus in the $20, $30 and $40 categories.  Originally[…]

San Diego Restaurant Week, 2013

San Diego – My favorite food event, San Diego Restaurant Week, returns September 15 – 20. Over 190 restaurants around the county will be offering three-course dinners for $20, $30 and $40 per person. Additionally, two-course lunch menus priced at $10, $15 and $20 will be offered by over 80 restaurants. During last January’s event,[…]