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Candice Woo

Candice Woo

candicew@sdcitybeat.com

Candice thinks about what to eat for lunch during breakfast and what to have for dinner while she's eating lunch. She is on a constant quest for the next best dish. Drop her a line if you have, or need, a food or restaurant tip.

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Aug 4, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

Macy's presents Andrea Robinson, Stone Brewing Co.'s 14th Anniversary Celebration and more more

Jul 28, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

It took favorable reports from friends to prompt me to visit 25 Forty Bistro & Bakehouse, which opened six months ago on one of Old Town's main drags. more

Jul 28, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

O'Brien's Pub celebrates Belgium's Independence Day by tapping kegs, Urban Solace serves up a Belgium beer and more news for foodies more

Jul 21, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

If you're visiting from out of town, welcome. And, if you eat something good in San Diego, please go back home and tell your friends. If you're a local and tend to avoid the Gaslamp, don't be scared. Come on down, find a sidewalk patio s... more

Jul 21, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

On Saturday, July 17, starting at 7 p.m., MIHO Gastrotruck will hold a summer kick-off party at its newest stop behind the colorful Mexican gifts and home store Casa Artelexia (2419 Kettner Blvd.), just south of The Casbah. MIHO's co-fou... more

Jul 14, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

I feel bad denying the mariachis. They look great in their studded charro suits and wide-brimmed hats as they come up to our table with expectant looks in their eyes, ready to entertain. I want to say yes, but we end up shaking our heads... more

Jul 13, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

When in a wine bar, drink the wine. I'm tempted not to, since I've got beer-tunnel vision, and because Enoteca Style, like more and more wine bars, offers a decent beer selection—two taps and a good bottle list of mostly imports, some lo... more

Jul 7, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

La Focaccia Gourmet Pizzeria will hold its grand opening on Thursday, July 15. The new Hillcrest eatery (416 University Ave., Suite 100) is run by Michelle Morreale and her Sicilian-born chef husband, Alberto, who brings his years of exp... more

Jul 7, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

A cupcake festival and the rest of this week's food news more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

On initial impression, the surroundings at Kearny Mesa's Halmouny didn't really inspire rapture, but I hoped that the food would. Not much had changed since the previous tenant, a Rice King, had closed shop. more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

Dedicated burger joints are the new black, rivaling frozen-yogurt and cupcakes dispensaries as the most ubiquitous, possibly over-saturated, food shops. But while cupcakes and frozen yogurt could be considered transitory food trends, bur... more

Jun 23, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

Chef Wade Hageman, who opened Blanca Restaurant in Solana Beach, was frustrated with what he saw as fine dining exclusivity. When the time came to open his own place, he wanted a concept that would be more accessible. In his words, "I just ... more

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

For when you can leave the flesh but can't give up the taco more

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

A European café that cooks homemade, so you don't have to more

Jun 8, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

Sab E Lee beats the sophomore slump with its second spot, in Santee more

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

New North Park spot The Smoking Goat is holding its own more

May 25, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

When a bowl of soup is more than just the sum of its parts more

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

According to an Italian-speaking friend, the name of Little Italy's newest Italian-food destination can have different meanings depending on the context. Bencotto either translates to "well-cooked," as in a well-done steak or "well-cooked" ... more

May 11, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

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