The Cheese Shop has a long history with La Jolla restaurants. Established in 1972 by John and Dorothy Schutz, the shop used to be a specialty cheese store. It has since expanded into a specialty sandwich shop, popular with the tourists and dependable for locals.
The shop is quaint. Ivy frames its vintage signage and its glass face is freckled with stickers. It has a whimsical look, almost as if you’ve discovered a secret garden amongst a forest of pricey burgers and swimsuits. The Cheese Shop is located near the Shores on 2165 Avenida de la Playa.
Here is a guide of “Five Things” you don’t want to miss on your next visit to The Cheese Shop:
1. The favorite sandwich.
The Blue Book recently had the privilege of sampling Nine-Ten Restaurant’s summer three-course lunch menu. The three-course lunch runs at $24 and gives you a hearty salad, an entree and a delicious dessert, both sweet and savory.
Nine-Ten, located inside The Colonial Hotel, offers innovative California cuisine using the freshest local produce. The kitchen is led by award-winning Chef Jason Knibb who was recently named San Diego’s 2014 “Chef of the Year” by the California Restaurant Association. The casual yet elegant ambiance is excellent for any meal of the day. Here are a few of our favorites on the summer menu.
First Course: Organic Greens
Lunch in La Jolla is a must when planning out your San Diego vacation. Perhaps you’re looking to find a calm and serene patio where you can feel the ocean breeze as you enjoy a fresh Panini or maybe you want something quick and cheap to take with you to a local park or beach. Whatever you’re looking for, we have three of the top lunch locations that will not disappoint. Continue reading
The dining scene in La Jolla gets a lot of attention for its wealth of five star restaurants with multi course dinner menus and evening entrees highlighting cuisines from around the world. However, we don’t want you to forget about all the places to dine before dinner. So whether you’re staying at a La Jolla hotel or you reside within the San Diego borders and want to try something new, there is surely a La Jolla restaurant to satisfy your morning and afternoon cravings. To help you successfully navigate your many options, La Jolla Blue Book has created a dining guide that is filled with our favorites for breakfast, brunch and lunch!