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Summer Eats: Blog Bites

Five local food bloggers dish on their favorite summer watering holes


Betsy Haley


1. Eat: “Nothing caps off a day at the beach like ceviche, oysters, and fish tacos on the outdoor patio at Pacific Beach Fish Shop.”
2. Drink: “Beers at the Ballpark are a summertime essential in my book.”


Holly Haines


3. Eat: “I love the open seating and patio at StreetCar Merchants. My go-to is a ¼ Nashville Hot and a vanilla donut.”
4. Drink: “The Patio on Goldfinch’s Goldfinch Mule—the house-made ginger beer sets it off!”


Whitney Bond


5. Eat:Halcyon is the perfect place to chill out on a warm day with outdoor seating and Long Island Iced Coffees.”
6. Drink: “You’ll find me sipping Moscow Mules or PD Collins at Kettner Exchange’s outdoor bar.”


Jennifer Lee


7. Eat:Iceskimo’s snow shaved ice! All the flavors are good, but my current favorite is coconut.”
8. Drink: “I like the Flux Capacitor at Table No. 10. It’s a sweet and fun cocktail, served in a beaker with dry ice.”


Brandon Matzek


9. Eat: “One of my favorite octopus preparations is the octopus à la plancha at Ironside Fish & Oyster.”
10. Drink: “I’ll be at Counterpoint’s outdoor patio to sip on the Balboa, a cocktail made with Henebery whiskey, Rx sarsaparilla bitters, honey, and lemon.”

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