Food Tours

5 Things to Eat and Drink in San Diego -- and One More for the Drive Home

This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where. With the summer travel season in full swing, we bring you Food Tours, our writers' suggestions of what to eat and drink out of town.

San Diego might just be one of the most popular spots for Phoenicians to temporarily transplant themselves for a few days every summer. The easy five-hour drive goes by quick and the weather is pretty much always perfect -- sunny and right around 70 or 75 degrees. However, this laid-back beach city has a lot of gems popping up for vacationing foodies to dig into al fresco. So sit back, relax, and let us guide you through some of our favorite chow-down spots in San Diego.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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