Restaurants

La Jolla Mom is your guide to San Diego and La Jolla restaurants, from kid-friendly restaurants to the best restaurants in the area.
The lounge area at Herringbone restaurant in La Jolla

Happy hour at Herringbone, one of La Jolla’s best restaurants, has $1 oysters and discounted drinks. Here’s what else we ate.

Behold, the Herringbone sundae with chocolate ice cream, sea salt blondies (!!!) , caramelized cocoa nibs, and creamy caramel.

From cakes to cupcakes to imported candy, here’s where to find desserts in La Jolla.

The Noble Experiment Speakeasy in San Diego

San Diego’s intimate speakeasy, Noble Experiment, harkens back to Prohibition and is known for some of the best cocktails in the nation.

San Diego Magazine's Best of North County Party

San Diego Magazine’s Best of North County is where the area’s fantastic restaurants, breweries and businesses shine at a party that’s the talk of the town.

Sunday Brunch at Westgate Hotel in San Diego

See why the Le Fontainebleu room at the Westgate Hotel is one of San Diego’s best Sunday brunches.

It truly is easy to make the recipe for NINE-TEN’s half-baked chocolate cake at home.

Turkey pot pie leftover recipe

Corporate Chef Jojo Rossi of Whisknladle in La Jolla is here to share her turkey Shepherd’s pie recipe, a great way to repurpose turkey leftovers.

Ironside's exclusive oyster select

Ironside Fish & Oyster debuted a special Ironside Select oyster made exclusively for the popular San Diego seafood restaurant

San Diego chefs pair wine with Halloween candy

This year, we have answers from three of San Diego’s popular chefs and a sommelier regarding pairing Halloween candy with wine.

Why we love The Fishery Restaurant in Pacific Beach

It’s about time I tell you why The Fishery Restaurant has been one of our favorite San Diego restaurants for over a decade.

Kitchen 1540 Tomato +Tomahto Salad with Heirlooms, Avocado, Ricotta Salada, and More

If you haven’t been to Kitchen 1540, L’Auberge Del Mar’s signature restaurant, it’s time to go for Chef Brandon Fortune’s divine Southern-influenced menu.

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I know that Bang Bang in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter has a Ryan Gosling-themed bathroom stall, but the media attention it’s received over the last month slipped my gaze. Likely due to Comic-Con, the word has (finally) gotten out about one of San Diego’s hidden gems. Perez Hilton, HuffPo, Good