Taco shops are about as prevalent in San Diego as Starbucks, but until Puesto, no one had given the familiar street food the “Starbucks treatment”. The new taqueria in La Jolla has all of the standard meats and fish, plus you can trick out your taco with everything from nopales asados (grilled cactus) to huitlacoche (corn smut).
Green beer has never been my thing, but Sprinkles has a few new cupcakes I’d happily devour instead: Irish Chocolate and Green Velvet. Find out more, including when you can get a free cupcake on San Diego Sugar.
Who goes to the best burger joint in San Diego (according to San Diego Magazine, three years running) and orders a salad? This girl. And I have no hesitations about it. Burger Lounge may be known for cranking out some top-notch grass beef burgers, but for me, it’s all about the mixed veggie salad.
Sprinkles recently debuted vegan and gluten-free versions of their red velvet cupcake. Find out how they measure up against the classic version on San Diego Sugar.
When it comes to serving up sweeping views of the coastline, George’s Ocean Terrace excels, and most of the items on the Ocean Terrace menu (like the famous fish tacos) are solid, but what about the burger? Find out in my review on Serious Eats.
When cookie cravings hit, Specialty’s is a good bet. Their black and white cookie (which is really a reverse chocolate chip cookie (chocolate batter with white chocolate chunks) has all the best characteristics of a fresh-baked cookie and a brownie.
Bubble tea is tasty, but if you’re going to get a sugary drink, you might as well really go for it with a strawberry mango yogurt frost, or a mango snow bubble. One’s all about sweet, and one’s a bit tart. Find out more on about these two delicious sippers on San Diego Sugar.