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Thrillist.com--Coolest Places to Eat and Drink in San Diego

El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 08:22 AM

Came across this site the other day, which is how I found about Supernatural Sandwiches....knew about most of the places but discovered a few new gems that I will be trying out in the near future:


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  1. polldeldiablo RE: El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 11:06 AM

    Thanks for the link and info, will also be testing out this list first hand. Two odd choices on the list make me wonder though, Phil's bbq and kebab shop which is a chain.

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    1. re: polldeldiablo
      El Chevere RE: polldeldiablo Mar 22, 2013 11:35 AM

      agreed....not every place on there is a gem, but a decent list.

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      wanker RE: El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 01:24 PM

      Not bad, not bad at all.

      1. chris2269 RE: El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 03:31 PM

        Yet again San Diego stops at Carlsbad. (that's actually pretty good usually it stops at Del Mar)

        Red Rooster - Oceanside for Burger and Brew
        Hosies-Oceanside for burger and Brew
        That Boy Good-Oceanside for BBQ and Brew
        Panca- Oceanside for Peruvian and Brew

        and yes I have a chip on my shoulder ....but it's a well deserved chip.

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        1. re: chris2269
          Fake Name RE: chris2269 Mar 22, 2013 05:24 PM


          San Diego stops at I8 to the north, 15 (maybe 805) to the east 94 to the south and the ocean.

          The rest is LA, Phoenix, or Mexico.

          1. re: Fake Name
            RB Hound RE: Fake Name Mar 23, 2013 08:46 AM

            Where does Berlin fit into this?

            1. re: RB Hound
              Beach Chick RE: RB Hound Mar 23, 2013 08:52 AM

              Get with the program brother sledge...we've moved on to Montebello.


          2. re: chris2269
            littlestevie RE: chris2269 Mar 25, 2013 03:12 PM

            I am actually surprised that they picked 3 places in Encinitas and one in SB, so they are trying to include north county. The thing that I noticed besides the table heights, is the use of metal chairs, which I know have that industrial vibe, but they are noisy and uncomfortable

          3. Josh RE: El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 04:06 PM

            I love these lists that exist in a vacuum of any ethnic cuisine at all. No Super Cocina, no Aqui Es Texcoco?

            Oh well I guess it's only the "coolest" places, so I guess being fashionable is more important.

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            1. re: Josh
              cstr RE: Josh Mar 22, 2013 04:20 PM

              You act surprised, what did you expect something worth while? Well, now that you're an outsider, maybe you're just out of touch!

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              Island RE: El Chevere Mar 22, 2013 07:39 PM

              Why do so many of the "cool" places have bar height tables? Seriously what's up with that trend? Enough already. I prefer my feel on the floor especially if I'm wearing my "cool" heels.

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              1. re: Island
                polldeldiablo RE: Island Mar 22, 2013 10:41 PM

                I was actually gonna post the same exact thing with hip places and bar height tables, just without the 'heels' part.

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