Tagged with North Park

Welcome to San Diego!

Welcome to San Diego!

    Dear Happy Visitors, Welcome to San Diego!  I originally wrote this when my wife and I were hosting guests through Airbnb.  Although we aren’t doing it any more, the tips below should be pretty helpful – especially if you are staying in the North Park/South Park area (or like good food and great … Continue reading

Brabant Bar & Cafe – San Diego warmth, Belgian flavors

Brabant Bar & Cafe – San Diego warmth, Belgian flavors

Living a stone’s throw from San Diego’s 30th Street has some amazing perks if you like great food and high-quality beer.  While the communities  along this culinary cruise haven’t quite reached their European brethren’s pedestrian and bike-friendly orientation (yet), one new spot has combined an authentic approach to Belgian fare, a Belgian beer heavy menu … Continue reading

Three Days in El Valle de Guadalupe: the introduction

Suffering from extreme wanderlust and a schedule that won’t permit excessive galavanting, I searched for a fun getaway that checked enough boxes to feel like *real* travel without having to, well, travel.  Thankfully, we happen to live in a mega-region that puts us a short distance from Mexico’s most fertile wine country and some unexpectedly … Continue reading

Finding my Way

A couple months ago my friends Jay and Katie closed down one of my favorite restaurants and completed the transition out of San Diego and up to the Bay Area. I felt a little lost not having my table with an open air view out onto 30th Street and my North Park neighborhood that we love so much. No … Continue reading

Report on San Diego’s First Ever CicloSDias

For years I heard a restaurateur friend of mine talk about how we could shut down portions of the road to cars and make something cool.  He’d mentioned how they did it in South America and Mexico City (turns out over 100 cities have done it).  Many of my bike-riding friends have been part of … Continue reading