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Where to Eat in San Diego This Week: Japanese Curry, Affogato, and More

Our editors share what’s on their menu for local dining

Sick of cooking? Dine out! The SDM staff is sharing their recommendations, plus one expert’s pick, for where to get grub this week in San Diego. You can satisfy your hunger cravings and help support our local restaurants all with one order, so dig in! 

Troy’s Picks

Name and title: Troy Johnson, food critic 

The Marine Room

Order: Crab cakes

2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla

Gelato 101

Order: Affogato

480 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas

Marie’s Pick

Name and title: Marie Tutko, editor in chief

Shan Xi Magic Kitchen

Order: Hand-torn biang biang noodles

4344 Convoy Street, Kearny Mesa

David’s Pick

Name and title: David Martin, digital media director

Stone Brewing

Order: Arrogant Bastard and veggie cheeseburger

2816 Historic Decatur Road, Liberty Station; 1202 Kettner Boulevard, Little Italy

Erica’s Pick

Name and title: Erica Nichols, associate editor


Order: Fernside burger and chopped salad

1946 Fern Street, South Park

Intern’s Pick

Name and title: Noah Harrel, podcast intern

Barrio Star

Order: Carnitas chile relleno

2706 Fifth Avenue, Bankers Hill

Tony Guan’s Pick (from episode 214 of the Happy Half Hour podcast!)


Order: Japanese curry and ramen

4898 Convoy Street, Kearny Mesa

Barrio Star

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