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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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Spotlight: Girard Gourmet in La Jolla

Welcome to Girard Gourmet, the newest stop on our La Jolla food tour! Family-owned and serving up tradition for 25 years, Girard is a deli, bakery and caterer all rolled into one. There is something on the menu for everyone, … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Crazee Burger in North Park, San Diego

Everyone loves a good burger and beer, but Crazee Burger takes this concept to a whole new level. Infamous for their crazy combinations of various ingredients, Crazee burger has mastered the explosion of flavor. Here are some examples: “Nacho”: Burger … Continue reading

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Surprising National Trends for the U.S. 2012

At Bite San Diego, we’re always curious to see what kind of food trends are happening, either locally or nationally. According to Phil Lempert, editor in chief of SupermarketGuru, there are national trends to heed. Below are tidbits on each … Continue reading

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