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>Au Revoir Bistro

>Hillcrest has its very own French restaurant! Sorry, I can barely contain my joy. 🙂 Au Revoir, owned by the same family that operates the Arrivederci restaurants, is hidden in a small corner of Hillcrest, just down the street from … Continue reading

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>Cafe Chloe

>Restaurant Week is truly one of the best ideas ever. For one week, participating restaurants offer a prix fixe menu for around $30 for 3 courses. In San Diego, the menus are tiered based on the expense of the restaurant: … Continue reading

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>Helmand Palace

>I miss the East Coast. I lived in various spots up and down the East Coast my entire life until I moved to San Diego last November. I never expected to miss it so much, thinking that trading seasons for … Continue reading

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>The Stinking Rose

>Located in the heart of San Francisco’s “Little Italy” district, The Stinking Rose is a serenade to that most Italian of additives, garlic. The Stinking Rose specializes in Italian classics and other fare in which the star is, you guessed … Continue reading

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>Arrivederci

>Arrivederci is known as a go-to place for Italian in San Diego. But I am from the East Coast, and I take my Italian food very seriously, so admittedly, I was skeptical at the West Coast translation. I had a … Continue reading

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>Shakespeare Pub & Grill

> I admit, I’m kind of “over” the ubiquitous English/Irish pubs that popped up everywhere in the late ’90s. The menus were all the same: some very American-sounding sandwiches, such as a bacon cheeseburger, a few soups and salads, and … Continue reading

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>Big Easy Cafe

>I have to preface this review by stating that my husband loves Cajun food. No, he’s not from Louisiana or even from the South, but his taste for the likes of jambalaya and gumbo are unparalleled among our friends. When … Continue reading

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