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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: 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: 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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Chuao Chocolatier: Chocolate with What?!

Voted “Best Chocolate in the US” by Food and Wine Magazine, Chuao Chocolatier rose from a single chocolate cafe in Encinitas, CA to a nationally sold brand found at specialty retails and two chocolate cafes in San Diego. (Lucky us!) Named … Continue reading

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Restaurant Spotlight: Salt & Cleaver

Here at Bite San Diego we are always looking for the next big “thing”, what’s really shaking things up in San Diego?  As new restaurant’s open or close on every corner it’s important to stay “in the know” and because … Continue reading

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Did we say Extreme Pizza?

Extreme Pizza, which is part of our Bite San Diego La Jolla tour, has an “Extreme Team” Philosophy. There’s no better testament to “Dedication to Quality, Commitment to Innovation” than the pizza itself. Their dedication to quality comes from a … Continue reading

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Introducing…. Bite Hillcrest!

Our Hillcrest Bite Tour is scheduled to kick off at the end of this month, and we just can’t wait! We have organized some great stops around this fun urban neighborhood. The restaurant stops on our Hillcrest tour include 5 … Continue reading

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