Shima Japanese Steakhouse

Shima Japanese Steakhouse

126 Orange Ave., Coronado | (619) 435-1775  | ShimaCoronado.com Chef Carlos rolls in and starts off by mixing veggies and making chicken fried rice on the large stainless steel hibachi grill. He cracks...
Six Summer Staples

Six Summer Staples

By Michelle Lyn Summer is officially here, so it’s time to stock up on light, crisp and refreshing wines for day drinking and backyard barbecues. Here are some favorites that pair best with creamy...
The Compass

The Compass

by Steve Kang I remember when I first walked into the Compass with my friend and fellow 4L Magazine co-founder Chris. We heard about their bacon-wrapped corn dogs and went there every day for two weeks to eat...
Butternut Squash Street Style Tacos

Butternut Squash Street Style Tacos

Instagram: ChickpeaKitchen   /   Lara@ChickpeaKitchen.com   /   ChickpeaKitchen.com …with Charred Poblano Peppers & Goat Cheese Crema We’ve got Cinco de Mayo, which is widely celebrated...
Maria Wiles

Maria Wiles

BeachComber 2901 Mission Blvd.  //  San Diego Neighborhood: Mission Beach (858) 488-2644  //  TheComber.com by Steve Kang ORIGIN: Buffalo, New York. I moved here because I was sick of putting on my...
Benchmark Brewing Co.

Benchmark Brewing Co.

6190 Fairmount Ave., San Diego  |  Neighborhood: Mission Valley (619) 795-2911  |   BenchmarkBrewing.com By Jeremy Pritchard Sometimes the name can speak volumes for what a company does. If I mention...
Porto Vista Hotel Glass Door

Porto Vista Hotel Glass Door

1835 Columbia St., San Diego  |  Neighborhood: Little Italy (619) 544-0164 |  PortoVistaSD.com Glass Door By Steve Kang Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of the Gaslamp District? Are you...
Bevilo Tutto at Bottega Americano

Bevilo Tutto at Bottega Americano

Bottega Americano   |   1195 Island Ave., San Diego    |  Neighborhood: East Village   |   (619) 255-7800  |   BottegaAmericano.com By Miles Roberson Bevilo Tutto or “Drink It All” is a famous...