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Food & Drink

Oggi’s: 27 years later

Posted: July 13th, 2018 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

Oggi’s success has allowed it to become philanthropic. To date, it has raised more than $100,000 for charities that include the Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and various food pantries.

Tostadas with a view

Posted: March 9th, 2018 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

It took a second visit to Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant before I learned who the establishment is named after. Thanks to a meek and informed hostess, she revealed the restaurant pays homage to Mexican Revolution war hero, Emiliano Zapata. Prior to that, nobody seemed to know.

New neighborhood coffee shop picks up steam

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr.

A long overdue niche has been filled in the Lake Murray area with Brew Coffee Spot. The urban-rustic coffeehouse affords caffeine enthusiasts a spacious place to sip, eat and relax, if not spread out with school or work projects on roomy tables made of wood and metal pipes.

Anchored within the Big Lots shopping center at 6101 Lake Murray Blvd. in La Mesa, the business model was conceived in just over the time it takes to swig down a couple of frothy lattes.