Tagged with South Park

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

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

Buona Forchetta: I heart you, South Park

I.love.South.Park.  There, I said it.  I love my community in North Park, of course, but South Park is just, well, special.  South Park, the northern portion of Greater Golden Hill in San Diego, is like a small town tucked away inside of a very large city. My favorite source for details about the community is … Continue reading

What is #pintsandpols?

Craft Beer. Local Issues. Interesting People. Diverse Views.  Open to all. The above picture is a somewhat gratuitous nod to Societe Brewing, one of my favorite San Diego craft brewers (whose tasting room is in Clairemont Kearny Mesa).  The phrases at the top sum up what has grown into an occasional gathering of, well, anyone who wants to gather. What started as … Continue reading

Review – Alchemy Restaurant in South Park

Alchemy is a New American, full service restaurant in South Park. This visit was 8/5/12, a Sunday, about 6:30 pm. Ambiance: It was about half full but didn’t feel crowded, the big tree sculpture adds a nice feel. Service: My server was great.   Very knowledgeable and attentive without being pushy. Price: Less than $15 for a carrot muscarpone … Continue reading