with Michael Lum

Archive for February 2011

REVIEW: Farm House Cafe

February 19, 2011

         2121 Adams Ave (between Panorama Dr & Mississippi St) San Diego, CA 92116 (619) 269-9662    First off, FINDING  this quiant gem can be challenging, especially at night. It is very small and unassuming from the exterior.  Located on Adams between Alabama & Mississippi.  Here is the easiest way to find it. From Alabama […]

REVIEW: Martinis Above Fourth

February 18, 2011

3940 4th Ave  2nd Fl (between University Ave & Washington St) San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 400-4500 Martinis earns 1 star right away for being located next to a paking lot in Hillcrest. I must say there is so much to enjoy here. The batenders are friendly, the atmosphere is great, and the Happy Hour […]

Revivals…. San Diego….NOW OPEN

February 17, 2011

1644 University Ave (between Herbert St & Centre St) San Diego, CA 92103 Neighborhood: Hillcrest (619) 497-1000 Well, this is a different type of “Thrift Store” and very different from the outlets in Palm Springs…Newly opened it offers New and “Gently used” items. They accept consignment items in addition to donations. The profits benefit  the […]

Little Italy Mercato… Saturdays 9am-1:30pm

February 17, 2011

W Date St & India St San Diego, CA 92101  Little Italy (619) 233-3769                 In San Diego many of the neighborhoods have their own Farmer’s Market. BUT, I truly believe the Little Italy Mercato  is hands down THE BEST. Why? It is located in the heart of Little Italy, surrounded by, bistros,cafes & stores and […]

Babette Schwartz

February 16, 2011

421 University Ave (between 4th Ave & 5th Ave) San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 220-7048   This place is truly amazing . If you are looking for a little quircky, gag, or completely off the wall gift ,this is the place. But, they also have gift cards and T-shirts that will have you laughing so […]

The Spreckles Organ in Balboa Park… Sundays @ 2pm

February 13, 2011

When the Spreckels Organ Pavilion was dedicated on New Year’s Eve, 1914, in Balboa Park, it was hailed the largest outdoor instrument in the world. A magnificent machine, superbly maintained, it still is. John D. Spreckels gave San Diego the organ on the condition that the concerts always be presented free. So they are every Sunday afternoon, […]

Harbor House …In Seaport Village

February 13, 2011

831 W Harbor Dr. (between Broadway & G St) San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 232-1141 It was the 100th Anniversary of the Navy and there was a “Flight Parade” with 200 aircraft of different eras flying around CORONADO. It started to get hot after 1 1/2 hours and we saw empty tables up in the […]

The Navy’s 100 Anniversary …Pictures from the “FLIGHT PARADE”

February 13, 2011

On this GORGEOUS   Day…Over 200 aircraft flew above San Diego Bay Here are some pictures we took………….. We started off out here in the sun with 1000’s of other spectators….including the various birds you could be photographed with………… Then you see that building in the picture? It’s called chairs, indoors, air conditioning, refreshments and only about 100 […]

The 29th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair

February 11, 2011

428 3rd Ave San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 234-4447 Chinese New Year was February 3, 2011 (4709) Year of the Rabbit 29th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Food & Cultural Fair Saturday, February 12 and Sunday February 13, 2011 Both days 10 AM – 5 PM Rain or Shine San Diego Chinese Center (SDCC) is […]

Architectural Salvage of San Diego

February 10, 2011

2401 Kettner Blvd San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 696-1313   Located adjacent to Little Italy this is one of San Diego’s best finds.  Whether you are looking for vintage piece of hardware, or just want to visit and walk through the “gallery” and memory lane it will well be worth your while. This new store is […]