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Rob Marlbrough (@DowntownRob)

Bringing you the best, the luxurious, and the unique. DowntownRob is the semi-official ambassador of San Diego, and craves new venues with distinctive flare, amazing food, and superb cocktails.

October, 2012

  • 1 October

    Taste Of North Park Oct 6th 11am-4pm

    Sample, sip, and shop at the 4th Annual Taste of North Park. On Saturday October 6th, 2012 from 11AM-4PM the hip neighborhood of North Park welcomes food, beverage, and shopping enthusiasts to stroll the neighborhood or …

September, 2012

  • 25 September

    Sora’s Italian Japanese cuisine soars into Downtown

    Very unique cuisine at Sora

    A group of friends and I recently experienced the exceptional Milano-Tokyo creations at Sora by chef Noriyoshi Teruya, the sushi chef from Nobu San Diego, who was a a protégé of famed chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa …

  • 18 September

    The Amazing Katsuya By S+ARCK

    “Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya by Starck is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi …

  • 11 September

    The Commons Deconstructed

    I interviewed Jake Pescatello about his new venture The Commons, partnering with the awesome owner of Dirty Birds in Pacific Beach, Leigh Gibson, in a new concept of burgers, hot dogs, tater tots, beer, combined …

August, 2012

  • 22 August

    New Views at W San Diego

    Experience the fairly recent changes at W San Diego, where innovative designers and artists have refreshed the W San Diego with a bold new look. Here's a highlight of what's new for you to view.