664 TJ Birrieria

Before the Navy transferred this Midwesterner to San Diego, my concept of a taco was ground beef seasoned with Lawry’s® Taco Seasoning Mix, shredded iceberg lettuce, salsa, and shredded cheddar cheese in a crunchy taco shell that disintegrated on taking your first bite. Of course, living in San Diego has changed that perspective of tacos… Read More 664 TJ Birrieria

Portillo’s

Portillo’s brings a a taste of Chicago to Southern California with its Italian beef and sausage; burgers; hot dogs; and salads. Portillo’s has been a staple around Chicago since 1963.  I know. I grew up there, and every time I return to see family, I do my best to squeeze in a visit to Portillo’s… Read More Portillo’s

Liberty Public Market

San Diego’s recently opened Liberty Public Market will quickly become a foodie and beer enthusiast destination with its wide variety of offerings and fun, friendly atmosphere. You can get everything from fresh-cut flowers to empenadas, cheese (from Venissimo Cheese), massive hunks of beautiful beef, sea urchins, oysters, produce, Thai, burgers, lobster, pasta, salads, desserts, coffee,… Read More Liberty Public Market