Underbelly: Ramen & Pork Belly Buns in North Park

On my search for the best ramen I found my way to the incredibly popular San Diego upstart known as Underbelly. This restaurant in North Park features massive stone communal tables with fire down the center and a menu ranging from ramen and pork belly buns to kimchi pickles and shucked oysters. Here is all the information: […]

Caffe Calabria: Coffee, Pizza, Drinks & Dessert in North Park

As one of North Park’s first modern spots, Caffe Calabria is a personal favorite in the area for me. They are a true jack of all trades with a full coffee bar, spirits bar, pizza oven and coffee roasting set up. Reading this you may think that one store couldn’t pull of that many unique […]

Urban Solace: Bluegrass Brunch & Fantastic Food

If you do any research on where to eat in North Park, San Diego then you will surely stumble upon Urban Solace. This is for good reason as Urban Solace is completely fantastic whenever you go. For me though the full experience of this French inspired eatery is had when you attend their weekly Bluegrass […]

Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream: Flights of Ice Cream in North Park

I am a sucker for things I have not seen/experienced before, so when I heard about a place that does ice cream flights (small individual ice cream samples in waffle cones), I was chomping at the bit to give it a try. Sure, you could just try different flavors as a sample, but when six […]

A Weekend Guide to Eating & Exploring North Park, San Diego

North Park, located northeast of Balboa Park, is one of San Diego’s best up and coming neighborhoods. Some say it has a hipster vibe, but I prefer to think of it as just a fantastic spot with an eclectic array of experiences to be had. I got a chance to spend a weekend in the […]

Chop Suey Peking Restaurant in North Park, San Diego

When cruising down University Avenue in the hipster capital of San Diego, North Park, you cannot miss the awesome exterior of one of San Diego’s favorite Chinese restaurants, Peking Cafe AKA Chop Suey. This historic spot has been a staple in the area for almost 80 years and during that time it has served fantastic Chinese food […]