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SDM’s Guide to San Diego Food & Drink

We speak with the city's top food and drink makers in this exclusive video series highlighting the talent coming to the Del Mar Wine + Food Festival
Guide to San Diego food and restaurants with Troy Johnson featuring dishes from Geroge's at the Cove in La Jolla, California
Courtesy of George's at the Cove

Welcome to SDM’s Guide to San Diego Food + Drink, our new video series dedicated to our favorite food and drink in the city. At the end of the summer, we’re bringing all of these restaurants to the Del Mar Wine + Food Festival for a massive party. You should come. San Diego restaurants, local wineries, Food Network chefs… it’s our big dream for the city.

Check back each week to catch our newest video:

Herb & Sea


Ranch 45

Solana Beach

Ambrogio by Acquerello

La Jolla



George’s at the Cove

La Jolla


Mission Valley

Beeside Balcony

Del Mar

Crab Hut

Kearny Mesa, Downtown, Mira Mesa 

Tribute Pizza

North Park

Gwynn Foods


Civico 1845

Little Italy

Le Parfait Paris

Gaslamp, Point Loma, Mission Valley

Gwynn Foods

Little Frenchie


Mujer Divina

Barrio Logan


La Jolla

Jeune et Jolie



La Jolla


Mission Beach


Rancho Bernardo


Point Loma

By Troy Johnson

Troy Johnson is the magazine’s award-winning food writer and humorist, and a long-standing expert on Food Network. His work has been featured on NatGeo, Travel Channel, NPR, and in Food Matters, a textbook of the best American food writing.

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