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Marijuana-themed hoagie shop is blazing

by Amy Devito

February 6, 2011

Set apart from the conventional sandwich shop is Cheba Hut. No fast food in the College Area rivals its innovative subs. This up-and-coming franchise is definitely putting new strains on the map. Established by Scott Jennings in 1998 near Arizon...

Unrivaled burgers sizzle in the heart of Ocean Beach

by Michael Misselwitz

February 6, 2011

Burgers are in a rare league of cuisine that does not need to be elegant to be world-class.  Typical world-class dining might be eaten with four different forks, crystal stemware and a folded cloth napkin. At Hodad’s, world-class food is devoured wit...

Best of State: Campus

by Staff

February 3, 2011

The Love Library (Best Study Spot) Matt Doran Features Editor Phone: 619.594.3446 Hours: 7 a.m. – 1 a.m.; 24 hour study area also available during the semester Web: infodome.sdsu.edu It should come as no surprise L...

Best of State: Nightlife

by Staff

February 3, 2011

Effin's Pub & Grill (Best Dive Bar) Edward Lewis Sports Editor Address: 6164 El Cajon Blvd. Phone: 619.229.9800 Hours: Open daily 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. Web: effingoodtime.com On its website, Effin’s Pub & Grill ca...

Best of State: Food & Entertainment

by Staff

February 3, 2011

La Jolla Shores (Best Surf Spot) Tom Hammel Opinion Editor Address: Kellogg Park, at El Camino del Oro and Vallecitos Beyond serving nature as a haven for Leopard Shark breeding every year, La Jolla Shores also houses m...

Dine and drink fireside at these hot spots

by Kelly Callas

January 24, 2011

It’s common knowledge: San Diego has great weather. While fellow Americans are busy zipping up their parkas and maneuvering through a flurry of frozen roads during the icy winter months, San Diegans are taking it easy in flip-flops under clear skies. However...

San Diegans swoon for Cottage cooking

by Miranda Adler

January 24, 2011

The crowd congregating around The Cottage in La Jolla on the corner of Fay Avenue and Kline Street is constant. Young couples hold hands, students and elderly folks are common customers, all more than willing to wait their turn for a seat beneath a...

Authentic Asian cuisine on Convoy St surprises

by Kelly Callas

January 23, 2011

At first glance, Convoy Street seems entirely forgettable. Located in Kearny Mesa between Aero Drive and Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, the densely populated stretch of this concrete artery appears little more than a common string of st...

Fasts can be a healthy, post-holiday option

by Staff

December 7, 2010

By Emma Decker, Staff Writer With visions of sugar plums, baked goods and other seasonal goodies dancing in San Diego State students’ heads as Christmas approaches, few minds have strayed past the cookie platter to the sinister scale that many will like...

San Diego’s cupcakes are all grown up

by Staff

November 29, 2010

By Amy Devito, Staff Writer Cupcakes used to be known as the nostalgic delectable indulgence for children’s birthday celebrations or other occasional events. Now they are building a sweet reputation, making frosting waves...

Responsible agriculture for smart eating

by Staff

November 15, 2010

By Kelly Callas, Emma Secker, Amy DeVito, Staff Writers With organic food sales increasing at a rate of 20 percent each year since 1990, it is clear consumers are becoming more conscientious about the food they put into th...

A new twist on classic cures for a hangover

by Staff

November 14, 2010

By Sydnee Brooker, Staff Writer Basic hangover cures are obvious — drink plenty of water, eat greasy food, take a pain reliever or two and get some rest. But what else can the 21 and older crowd do if this same old sequence just do...