Eastbound Bar & Grill - Lakeside California

Eastbound - Jalapeno Burger

Eastbound is a hip, popular, fun and friendly neighborhood sports bar and grill with a small western town twist. The service is top-notch and the entire staff is over the top friendly. And the burgers we had were to die for! If you’re in East County, Eastbound Bar & Grill is a must visit. Eastbound…


Top 10 Valentine's Day Spots in San Diego for Men and Women

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Spots in San Diego to Appease Both Men and Women! Created and Rated by Food Smackdown For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com FoodSmackdown.com is the website that has brought Southern Californian’s closer to the finer foods in life through their extensive restaurant reviews. With…


Food Smackdown on Channel 933 with Frankie and Geena

Channel 933 Radio - Frankie and Geena

Food Smackdown joins Channel 93.3 and Frankie and Geena (The Latina) in studio at the Clear Channel building in San Diego California to discuss Food Smackdown’s Top 10 Sports Bars in San Diego list. Special thanks to Clear Channel and Channel 93.3, Frankie V, Geena The Latina, Sean “Sonic” Leckie for having me in as…


Top 10 Sports Bars in San Diego for Watching the Super Bowl

Top 10 Sports Bars in San Diego for Watching the Super Bowl Food Smackdown’s Top 10 Best Burger Sports Bars in San Diego, California! For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com Nothing sums up the Super Bowl as well as the co-mingling of friends, grub, and grog, but with…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

Spudrunners Food Truck - Orange County California

Spudrunners Food Truck - Grilled Cheese

Say farewell to regular ol’ potatoes and hello to Spudrunners — OC’s Gourmet Fry Truck whose menu is inspired by potatoes! Spudrunners food truck brings great American comfort food to the streets of Orange County California taking humdrum potatoes to a whole new level. The OC food truck is owned and operated by Bob Brown…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

The New Black BBQ - Santa Barbara California

The New Black BBQ - Kobe Brisket Sandwich

The New Black BBQ, co-owned and operated by Chris Sullivan and Nick Barainca, is a Santa Barbara food truck with a modern twist on traditional BBQ. The New Black (TNB) considers itself the progressive American barbeque joining innovative BBQ techniques and California style with conventional methods. The New Black BBQ truck had a sleek design…

Food Trucks

Pierogi Truck - San Diego California

Pierogi Truck - Hungarian Pancake

Pierogi Truck mobile restaurant is San Diego’s first Polish and Eastern European gourmet food truck in San Diego. Their specialty…Homemade and hand-crafted Pierogies made with various kinds of fillings (meat, potato, cheese, spinach, blueberries, chicken, mushroom, cabbage), Hungarian pancakes, blitzers, original grilled Polish sausage from the famous Polish deli in Chicago “Andy’s” and a whole…


Nicky D's Pizza - Santa Barbara California

Nicky D's Wood Fired Pizza - Bravo Pesto Pizza

Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza has two locations – one in Silver Lake in Los Angeles and one in Santa Barbara. We visited the Santa Barbara pizzeria located on De La Vina Street. It’s located in a small strip mall a couple miles inland from the beach and downtown. Upon visiting we had the pleasure of…

Food Trucks

Sweet Treats Truck - San Diego California

Sweet Treats - Strawberry Shortcake

Sweet Treats is a veteran food truck serving delectable desserts on the streets of San Diego since 2008. It is a family-run operation, owned and operated by husband and wife team Chris and Jennifer Saint. Unlike other trucks, Sweet Treats does not do any cooking or baking. Instead, they offer desserts from hand-selected local bakers…

Food Trucks

Tabe BBQ Mobile Truck - San Diego California

Tabe BBQ Food Truck - OMG Burrito

Tabe BBQ food truck was established in October 2009 and is considered San Diego’s premier Asian Fusion Mobile Cuisine. Tabe (pronounced Tah-bay) means “to eat” in Japanese – An appropriate name for the veteran food truck that brings affordable gourmet Asian Fusion fare to the streets of San Diego. Tabe BBQ’s Chef Todd Ichinaga and…