Collected by Jackie Potoczek
765 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA
This is one of my favorite restaurants in town, serving the best of organic, vegan, and vegetarian health food, all in an India-themed setting, with coral colored walls. One of my favorite things to order is Pipes Pita (pictured above), with...
Sunset Cliffs, San Diego, CA 92107, USA
To me, an oasis is anywhere or anything that allows you to process your thoughts, ignore your thoughts, or toss them to the wind. As a college student in San Diego, the place I would most often retreat was Sunset Cliffs. Sitting along the coast...
650 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
When I'm feeling like I need a "pick-me-up," I head over to Vitality Tap, near my office, to order a green smoothie. They make all kinds of smoothies, from mounds of fresh vegetables and fruits, but my personal favorite is the smoothie with lots...
404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Many visitors to San Diego may not be aware of the influence of Chinese immigrants. In the 1860s, Chinese people were settling by the San Diego bay, and having brought commercial fishing to these shores. And, a portion of the Stingaree district,...
526 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
As you enter Bang Bang through the stepped tunnel from Market Street, you'll experience the sounds of the Tokyo subway system. Videos and sounds play throughout the establishment. I'd suggest making reservations in the main dining room and...
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
After exploring Balboa Park for a few hours, this is the place to be for a cocktail or lunch. The food is really good, and the chef has won multiple awards over the years. They've got great mojitos, and my new favorite drink, the caipirinha (sugar...
34843 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591, USA
When a friend suggested that we begin our wine tasting journey through Temecula at the South Coast Winery, I had no idea that we would also be dining in its award-winning restaurant, the Vineyard Rose. My crunchy grilled-cheese sandwich stuffed...
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