Budget-friendly eats are totally my jam, but whether they’re comfort classics like mac & cheese or steaming bowls of spicy Thai curry, what matters most is that they’re delicious. Check out my post on Serious Eats for 10 of my favorite meals under $10.
San Diego Food Guides
Looking for some top restaurant picks for Comic-Con? I’ve assembled 10 of my favorite spots, all of which are within walking distance from the Convention Center and easy on your budget.
2013 was a year fully stocked with great eats, new discoveries, and multiple visits to beloved standbys. Click through for some of the biggest highlights.
Whether you like yours cheap and cheerful or complicated and cheffy, burgers are a big part of the San Diego food scene. Here are 10 of my favorites.
Top picks for where to eat lunch in downtown San Diego, on a budget.
You may know me as San Diego’s burger expert, and while I do love a good cheeseburger, I’m equally passionate about great meals that are as delicious as they are affordable. Every Monday, I post about a new find on San Diego Magazine’s Food & Drink blog in a column called Everyday Eats.
If you love starting the day with a healthy dose of sugar, check out my latest round-up for Serious Eats: Sweets, featuring eight options for a sweet breakfast in San Diego. There are relatively healthy options, like my all-time favorite acai bowl in Ocean Beach, to dessert-for-breakfast items like a bananas foster waffle, topped with banana cream, toasted macadamia nuts, bananas foster sauce, and chocolate.
With nearly 100 burger reviews for A Hamburger Today under my belt, I don’t think I can ever eat burgers like a normal human being again. I started covering the San Diego burger scene almost two years ago, and have developed a technique that I’m positive makes me look like a total weirdo. Here’s how it’s done:
Options for cheap eats near the San Diego Convention Center (and Comic-Con) abound, if you know where to look. Most of the spots on 5th, right across from the SDCC aren’t worth your dining dollar, but there are a few gems right on the strip. If you go a little farther north, or east, that’s where you’ll really strike gold. Here are my top picks for cheap eats near the Convention Center (and in downtown SD, in general).
5 suggestions for a tasty breakfast in downtown San Diego, including the Gaslamp Quarter, the East Village, and the Marina district, plus suggestions on what to order and a few insider’s tips.