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El Cajon Boulevard History Pt.2

By the early 1960’s, El Cajon Boulevard was a booming hot spot for commercial businesses, which is credited mostly to the automobile. Interestingly the automobile was also a focal point for one of the first youth riots here in the … Continue reading

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El Cajon Boulevard History Pt.1

El Cajon Boulevard has a rich history filled with automobiles, food, landmarks, and historic events. Originally named El Cajon Avenue, the famous roadway started as a dirt road and was home to the first small business district in San Diego. … Continue reading

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San Diego Lafayette Hotel and Imig’s Kitchen And Bar

The San Diego Lafayette Hotel, formerly named the Imig Manor after owner Larry Imig, was originally opened on July 6, 1946 and was built at a cost of $2 million dollars. It was officially known as the playground of the … Continue reading

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Restaurant Spotlight: Lips

Most locals are quite aware but if you haven’t heard of Lips, one of the stops on the Bite San Diego El Cajon Boulevard tour, then you are in for a very special treat unlike any other! With the tagline, “We … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Pizzeria Luigi

So how much do you love Pizza? Find out more about Pizzeria Luigi, the newest stop on Bite San Diego’s North Park food tour! Established in 2004, Pizzeria Luigi has been crafting authentic New York style pizza pies for San … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Ohana Cafe

Hawaii: beaches, hula dancing, and … amazing BBQ. You don’t have to go to Hawaii for that Hawaiian barbecue experience, however. (And, while we can’t say San Diego is the capital of hula, we would argue that our beaches give … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Magnolia Tap & Kitchen in Downtown San Diego

Welcome to the newest stop on our Downtown food tour, Magnolia Tap & Kitchen! If you like fresh ingredients and homestyle cooking, you’ll love this spot! With a simple menu and a classy yet comfortable environment, dining here becomes quite … Continue reading

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Bottega Italiana

It may be September but the heat hasn’t faded. And what better way to beat the heat than to indulge in authentic Italian gelato at the Bottega Italiana in Coronado? They take their gelato seriously at Bottega Italiana – locally-sourced, … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About San Diego

Think you know America’s Finest City? Think again. 1) San Diego is the 8th largest city in the U.S. and the second largest city in California. 2) It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar in San … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Subterranean Coffee Boutique

If you find yourself in North Park with a desperate need for caffeine, don’t stop at a gas station. You deserve better. Subterranean Coffee Boutique > 7-11. Nestled on 30th Street in North Park, Subterranean Coffee Boutique offers refuge for … Continue reading

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