Edit ModuleShow Tags

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 100

We celebrate the 1-0-0 with a Fantasy Restaurant Draft


Published:

Today’s episode of the Happy Half Hour is sponsored by Hornblower Cruises.

Happy 100th episode! We’re toasting to our milestone episode aboard Hornblower Cruises’s Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruise, but before we get to our draft (more on that below), we open with restaurant news. The team behind Campfire is opening a modern French bistro in Carlsbad, You & Yours Distilling Co. is expanding their East Village space and has announced a new product, and our food critic Troy Johnson gives us the scoop on El Jardín, chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins’s new Mexican restaurant in Liberty Station.

In lieu of a special guest, we’re playing a fun, foodie take on fantasy sports. We asked ourselves, if we could eat at only seven restaurants for the rest of the year, which would we choose? Each of us—Erin, Troy, Archana, and David—prepared a list of our favorite restaurants—everything from fine dining and tacos to breakfast spots and oceanview eateries. And things got competitive.

Now that we’ve made our picks, we want you to crown a winner. Check out the picks below—intentionally listed without the drafters’ name!—and tell us which restaurant roster deserves gold by July 11. We’ll announce the winner in episode 102.

A huge thank you to our listeners and supporters, as well as those of you who joined us aboard the Hornblower—we couldn’t have made it to 100 without you. Looking forward to 100 more!

 

Team 1

1.1 Buona Forchetta
2.4 Little Lion 
3.1 The Crack Shack
4.4 Lucha Libre
5.1 Cucina Urbana
6.4 Campfire
7.1 Mama’s Bakery

 

Team 2 

1.2 Cantina Mayahuel
2.3 Panama 66
3.2 Jaynes Gastropub
4.3 Hane Sushi
5.2 Old Venice
6.3 Cowboy Star
7.2 Caroline’s Seaside Café

 

Team 3

1.3 Grand Ole BBQ y Asado
2.2 Isabel’s Cantina
3.3 Trust
4.2 Café Chloe (selected before news of their closing was announced)
5.3 Amplfied Ale Works
6.2 Addison
7.3 Beerfish

 

Team 4 

1.4 George’s at the Cove
2.1 Las Cuatro Milpas
3.4 Sab-e-Lee
4.1 Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub
5.4 Born & Raised
6.1 Urban Solace
7.4 Rocky’s Crown Pub

 

Create your own user feedback survey

 

Subscribe to the Happy Half Hour on iTunes or Google Play, or listen below.

Recent Episodes

For all previous episodes, click here.


Would you like to sponsor a podcast episode at your restaurant or bar? Email David, our producer and digital media director.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 103

A new shawarma spot in Kearny Mesa, Javier Plascencia gives us the first scoop on his next San Diego restaurant, and You & Yours Distilling Co.’s Laura Johnson drops in

Stone Brewing Co-Founder's Latest Venture Goes Beyond Beer

The local craft beer icon breaks into the nut butter game with Nutista

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 102

Little Italy Food Hall opens, a Master Chef serves up caviar, and the owner of San Diego’s most classic dive bar drops in
Edit ModuleShow Tags


Podcasts

Weekly news from San Diego's food, drink, and performing arts scenes

About This Blog

Since 2016, San Diego Magazine produces a number of weekly podcasts. Here you'll find all recent episodes.

Happy Half Hour is a weekly chat on San Diego's most buzzy drinking and dining news, featuring prominent industry guests, new openings, and the best things to eat and drink right now. Hosted by Troy Johnson, Erin Chambers Smith, and Archana Ram.

The Show About Shows features a roundtable chat with local actors and theater professionals, the latest in showbiz news from off-Broadway to up-and-coming troupes, and a new show review every week. Hosted by Erin Glenny, Kim Cunningham, and Dan Letchworth.

Recent Posts

Archives

Feed

Atom Feed Subscribe to the Podcasts Feed »

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

AquaVie: 10 Reasons It’s Downtown’s Best Kept Secret

The best workout and spa getaway around? It’s actually right underneath your nose.

Enter a Drawing You Could Actually Win

There are more than 1,700 prizes in the Dream House Raffle
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. San Diego's Best Restaurants 2018
    Dig into the 260 winners defining San Diego’s food scene in 2018
  2. San Diego's Best Restaurant of 2018: The Finalists
    San Diego Magazine's Best Restaurants issue comes out in June. Here are food critic Troy Johnson's finalists for the best of the best.
  3. The Coolest Things Happening in San Diego Beer Right Now
    A dive into the new, notable, and lesser-known in our city’s beer scene
  4. Good Night, Cafe Chloe
    San Diego’s beloved French bistro is closing due to California’s unfair labor laws
  5. Pacific Gate: Downtown Living at its Finest
    Bosa Development brings Super Prime luxury to Downtown San Diego
  6. 5 Hot San Diego Pools That Are Open to the Public
    Where to go for lounging, sipping, dipping, or attending a grown-up pool party
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module