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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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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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Our Specials, Testimonials and Hour Hours Found Today At…

Have you been on our new tour in Hillcrest? It’s quite exhilarating! Below are a couple of specials, testimonials and happy hours going on at each restaurant. Jimmy Carter’s Mexican Café – Mole Enchiladas for $9.95 (on Thursdays only) Brazen … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Food & Restaurant Trends in America’s Finest City

Before 2012 arrived there were predictions on what trends would grow in the food and restaurant industry. According to Troy Johnson, a writer from San Diego Magazine, there will be an increase of: 1. food tanks 2. lingerie food 3. … Continue reading

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Take a step into EMPIREHOUSE

Bite San Diego is proud to announce EMPIREHOUSE is one of the hot spots on the new Bite Hillcrest Tour. EMPIREHOUSE was voted Best New Restaurant of 2011 by the readers of San Diego City Beat Magazine and their signature … Continue reading

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Hillcrest’s Snooze Eatery

Snooze re-energizes the way you think, feel, and ultimately eat breakfast. Established in 2006 by hospitality journeyman turned entrepreneur Jon Schlegel, Snooze invites you to a breakfast experience. Picture breakfast and lunch crafted from scratch recipes focusing on the highest … Continue reading

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