Take a break from your well-balanced diet and indulge in something greasy because October 25th is National Greasy Food Day! It may not be what the doctor ordered, but this holiday only comes once a year so treat yourself to one of these fried, cheesy, salty dishes and your taste buds will surely thank you.
Check out Backyard Kitchen & Tap in Pacific Beach for a lunch full of greasy goodness. Order their Bison Burger complete with free range bison topped with bleu cheese, arugula, basil aioli, tomato, all smothered between a brioche bun. Scarf this down and you’ll definitely be ready to take on the rest of the greasy holiday.
Caffeine-lovers rejoice! There is nothing like rolling out of bed to a fresh, hot cup of joe. Thankfully for us, San Diego restaurants are selling their own special blends of grinds so you can grab a bag from some of your favorite breakfast places and brew at home!
Since its inception in 2008, Fig Tree Café has been home to some of San Diego’s best breakfast. Their 100% organic and fair-trade blend of Fig Tree coffee is no exception. The best part? The beans are packed in a 1lb. bag, so you can bring that caffeine fix you crave, home with you.
September marks National Potato Month and in honor of this carb-filled holiday, Brian’s 24is sharing some of their personal favorite spud-worthy dishes and adding a lineup of new Tots to their menu. From Potato Skins to Tater Benedicts, you’ll want to take a first-hand peek at Brian’s mouth-watering, potato masterpieces!
Their hotcakes aren’t the only thing digging up attention this month! Potato lovers are also rejoicing over Brian 24’s new lineup of tater tots, crunchy bites that are sure to feed any need for the delicious spuds. In addition to their Pizza Tots and Buffalo Tots, Brian has added five Tot varieties to their menu, from savory creations to the sweeter side. Made specially for breakfast connoisseurs, their Benny & the Tots features crispy tots loaded with chopped Canadian bacon, two poached eggs and Brian’s 24 Hollandaise sauce. Their ABC Tots are topped off with a chopped burger patty, jack cheese, bacon, avocado and their chipotle ranch dressing, and their Carne Asada Tots showcase jack cheese, diced steak, sour cream and fresh salsa. Everyone loves cheese and their filling Chili Cheese Tots comes with a large helping of chili, cheese, green onions and sour cream. Last but not least are their Tot-Churros, Brian’s south-of-the-border dessert take on the classic fried bite (crispy tots tossed in cinnamon and sugar and topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce).
Whether you’re looking for stuffed waffles, healthy waffles or a waffle sandwich, these San Diego restaurants are sure to have a waffle that satisfies your craving!
It’s easy to get your waffle fix at Brian’s 24. This 24-hour diner in Gaslamp recreates the classic waffle and the French croque-monsieur with the Waffle Cristo. Enjoy thinly-sliced ham and cheddar jack cheese between two halves of a bacon waffles topped with powdered sugar and served with a side of extra hot French fries. This all-American diner is taking a French classic and giving them a warm U.S.A twist.
Centered on University Avenue in Hillcrest, Uptown Tavern is the best place to be for some wacky waffles. The Red Velvet Waffle is the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Stuffed with bacon and cheese and topped with fried sweet plantains, bacon, spiced walnuts, a coconut milk reduction, garlic butter and Woodford Reserve maple syrup. Uptown Tavern will be making your cheeks blush with these velvety waffles.
Baseball season is about to be in full swing and that means it’s time to indulge in some of your favorite ballpark food! Whether you’re enjoying a game in the park or from your favorite bar, nachos are the best go-to plate to complement your ice-cold beer while watching the game. Next time you’re looking for your cheesy fix, stray away from the average cheese plate and head to one of these San Diego hotspots with na-cho average nacho dishes!
Looking to watch America’s favorite past time, eating America’s favorite game-day snack? 1919 is downtown’s ultimate sports bar with 25 flat screen TVs and an equally impressive nacho recipe to boot. Hit a home run with their Perfect Nachos loaded with cheese sauce, jalapenos, pico de gallo and your choice of chicken, steak or short rib.
Big appetites call for large appetizers! Brian’s 24, located in the Gaslamp District, serves up only the best with their Chicharrachos dish that will get you and your friends through a fun night downtown! This twist on the classic nachos includes crispy fried pork rinds topped with melted cheddar jack cheese, japalenos and chipotle ranch dressing. Stray from the norm and fill-up on this topping-stacked dish next time you’re in downtown San Diego!
With the help of our south-of-the-border neighbors, America’s Finest City has become home to some of the finest burritos in the country. One step further, local restaurants are making mornings a little brighter with their breakfast takes on this classic Mexican dish. Wake up and head to one of these eateries to try San Diego’s best breakfast burritos!
Not a morning person? The Taco Stand, with locations in La Jolla and Downtown, has a breakfast menu that will give you a reason to get out of bed! Help yourself to one of their Breakfast Burritos made with egg, cheese, beans and salsa, and a choice of chorizo, ham, bacon, carne asada or veggies. The best part? The burritos are made with the freshest ingredients and top grade meat to ensure your south-of-the-border cravings are satisfied, north of the border.