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Weekly Staff Picks: From Coffee to Clubs

For unique gifts, Vienese coffee, dining and dancing, check out this weeks staff picks.



Extraordinary Desserts’ Vienese coffee is sweet and delicious! It’s iced coffee with condensed milk and can’t be missed.
1430 Union Street, Little Italy, 619-294-7001
2929 Fifth Avenue 619-294-2132



Downtown Club:

The most fun and the best food you’re likely to have have in a place with skulls in Santa hats.
Taking a Goth-flavored peep at the Gaslamp, Voyeur offers a range of delectable small-plate dishes suitable for snacks while dancing.
751 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter

Sports Bar:

The Tap Room has the NFL channel, a large selection of great local San Diego beer, fantastic pizza and garlic knots. A great local bar with a great crowd.
1269 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach

Weekday Lunch:

The Mission serves an unbelievable menu of breakfast and lunch entrées all day plus lots of health options like brown rice, black beans, whole wheat tortillas and tofu. If you do go for a breakfast burrito or for any of the lunch options, make sure to order a blueberry pancake and share among the table.
1250 J Street, East Village

Unique gifts for the party host:

The garden and floral shop Che Bella just moved to the East Village and has tons more room to showcase unique plants and gifts. The place smells wonderful from all the fresh flowers. They have orchids and flowers unlike anything you have ever seen before!
1037 J Street, East Village

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