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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 havenโ€™t heard of Lips, one of the stops on theย Bite San Diego El Cajon Boulevard tour, then you are in for a very special treat unlike any other! With the tagline, โ€œWe … 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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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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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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The Headquarters

The Headquarters is the recently restored old San Diego Police Station which was shut down over thirty years ago. Reopened this week, occupied by tons of new restaurants and shops The Headquarters is a great new addition to downtown San … 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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