Favorite places for a casual meal in San Diego

I posted this information on the eGullet regional forums yesterday, but since there is very little activity there I thought I might as well include this information on my blog.

Lately my rotation for regular/everyday kind of places includes Tender Greens for the salads and specials (also a small but decent beer selection, and their excellent charcuterie), Carnitas Snack Shack for pork overdose (carnitas tacos, BLT with belly instead of ham), Fathom Bistro, Bait, and Tackle¬†for sausage sandwiches and craft beers (they make their own sausages and they are great), Blind Lady Ale House for pizza and more craft beers, Burger Lounge for their grass-fed burgers (so much better than In-N-Out…), the Fish Shop in PB (ceviche, fish tacos, local beers, oysters), George’s Ocean Terrace (ceviche special, fish tacos, linguine with clams, beautiful people, and THE VIEW), Cucina Urbana (stuffed squash blossoms, handmade pastas including the wonderful short rib pappardelle, good wine selection), and Eclipse Chocolate for an afternoon snack (bourbon caramel pecan cupcake).

Tender Greens (point loma)
The charcuterie board at Tender Greens (Point Loma location)

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