I could be really selfish and just say the only thing worth doing this Presidents’ Day weekend is my Galentine’s Day Brunch Bus, but I won’t do that to you guys. I will plug it here though! LOL! But, since it’s a special lady’s event, the guys need somewhere to brunch this Presidents’ Day weekend too! Here’s where to get Brunchfaced this weekend!
With the addition of over 50 new bloody marys in San Diego to my repertoire, I’m giving you my new and improved list of best bloody marys in San Diego!
The expansive skies in the outdoor atrium at insideOUT literally invite the light and power into your body as you move through each flow. In the slower moments, the trickling of the waterfall quiets and soothes your mind, an experience that just doesn’t compare to being inside a yoga studio.
Only a few days away from the best day of the year, Super Bowl Sunday. I don’t say that just because my team makes the Super Bowl virtually every year, but because it’s been a a huge celebration since I was born. Food, friends, family, and football, four of my favorite things on earth. I’m still undecided on where to watch the big game but here are my top picks for where to get brunchfaced on Super Bowl Sunday in San Diego!
Did someone say 3 day weekend? Whoop whoop! Not one, not two, but three days to get brunchfaced; under the influence of brunch! From restaurant openings, to north county staples, to local neighborhood hangouts, there’s something for everyone! Here are my top picks on where to get brunchafced this MLK weekend!
Rain shmain. A little rain isn’t going to stop us from getting Brunchfaced this weekend in San Diego! Stiff morning cocktails, hot cups of coffee, and comforting warm dishes, brunch was made for this! Here are my top picks on where to get brunchfaced this weekend in San Diego:
Happy New Year! Not only is it the first day of a new year, it’s National Bloody Mary Day!!!! That one day of the year where the whole world is hungover, a bloody mary and a solid brunch are essential for just about everyone. If you partied like it’s 1999, here is the ultimate guide where to get a bloody mary and brunchafced on National Bloody Mary Day in San Diego!
Tis the season! While we might be surfing and building sandmen on Christmas Day instead of sledding and building snowmen, the holiday spirit is still alive and well in San Diego. If you’re here in San Diego from out-of-town, or what I like to call myself… a misfit, looking for a holiday brunch that won’t break the bank, here are my picks where to get brunchfaced this holiday weekend! Sunshine, suds, and Santa; this is Christmas in California!
Living in San Diego for over 3 years now I recently got to experience my first ride on the trolley! When I plan on brunchin and drinking I usually just grab an Uber but $30 roundtrip Ubers start to add up! So, a $5 day pass to ride the trolley to your hearts content can save you 6 times over! Whether your heading into mission valley or downtown from east county or living in the city and want to experience some east county eats, the trolley is the way to go!
Red O’s bloody mary is a “Taste of Mexico”, spicy, acidic and bursting with lime and citrus. Remnants of hot peppers dance on your tongue as your cheeks get rosy, and the tang of the lime juice slowly simmers the heat. With each sip the savory cocktail becomes increasingly saline and rich, making it effortless to finish the drink very quickly. Thank you to the booze gods for bottomless bloody marys!
Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! The BRAVOcado toast deserves a round of a applause! This isn’t just a basic avocado toast! Every component has a complex but delicious flavor and the red onion honey jam coupled with the roasted tomato will bring you back for an encore!
Build your own bloody mary bars in San Diego are much like a unicorn; mythical, elusive, and rare. Unlike the east coast where build your own bloody mary bars are much more common. While San Diego only seems to have a few, I have news for you! I’ve captured the unicorn! I know the best spots where you can find the best build your own bloody marys in San Diego!
Although Small Bar is, well….small, the Bloody Mary Superior is anything but! The Bloody Mary Superior makes a bold statement; served in Guinness 20oz gravity pint glass, rimmed with Tajin, the bloody mary has a dark and stormy color, with an abundance of spices showing through! Anytime you can see the spices, you know that the mix will be ambrosial; packed with flavor!
If you’re a control freak like me, a DIY bloody mary bar is a dream come true! The ability to take the wheel and drive on your own bloody is not only satisfying but you feel a sense of accomplishment after you build it! I felt very proud of my accomplishment and celebrated by chugging that “BAD BOY”!
The spice is tamed by the savory and richness of the mix, so the heat isn’t overwhelming but will give you a subtle kick in the rear. The acidity of the fresh citrus balances this unique tasting bloody mary, and it finishes off with a dash of sweetness.
The Farm Bloody Mary is garnished to perfection! Even the bacon is different; it’s beef, not pork, which San Diego Food Girl said was outstanding! There’s an adorable itty bitty breakfast meatball, deep-fried blue cheese olive (delicious), smoked cheddar, pickled asparagus and cayenne pickled garlic and pepperoncini. If you still have room for breakfast after your meal in a glass, I would recommend the veggie Benedict or the shrimp and grits! I can’t tell you how amazing it was!
The Pearl had reinvented the poolside dining experience with Charles + Dinorah, “mid-century meets modern eats”. It’s an indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant that surrounds the hotel's pool that is, in the words of Missy Elliot is, “sophisticated fun”. If you haven’t had the chance to dine at Charles + Dinorah, specifically their poolside brunch here's three reasons why you should!
When I find a place that is able to accommodate exercise, great views, and a delectable brunch, I’m totally there. Topside Terrace checks all those boxes and then some. On Saturdays, Topside offers a free yoga class for hotel guests and locals alike, before their brunch starts. So, I grabbed my yoga mat and headed downtown to get my flow on. There was something peaceful and simultaneously powerful about doing yoga on a terrace surrounded by skyscrapers. My mind and body felt strong. After yoga, each yogi received a glass of fresh squeezed strawberry lemonade. A much-appreciated gesture, since I hadn’t eaten yet.