R should be an easy letter for my Sexy San Diego posts, right?
You see, my original post was going to be about a local sex shop called the Rubber Rose. Unfortunately, the boutique closed its doors in May of last year.
So instead, I will regale you with my thoughts on restaurants and romance — since we’ve already covered San Diego’s (former) Red Light District.
To me, the typical “romantic” dining spots are mostly not the types of places I would ever visit. After all, what makes a restaurant romantic? A sunset view of the beach? Maybe, but who wants to eat outdoors, or vie with all the other romantics for a spot by the window?
Now, aphrodisiacs like oysters or chocolate, on the other hand, intrigue me. I have never eaten oysters, personally, so I did a quick search for restaurants in town serving shellfish. Interestingly, I discovered that you can actually get oysters for just $1 at many restaurants in San Diego. Eater has even compiled a list of the best, including Ironside Fish & Oyster, Fish Public, and Pacific Beach Fish Shop.
These are now on my Restaurant To Do List.
If chocolate is more your style, here are some sweet options:
Whether you’re a lady or a gentleman, they say the way to the heart is through the stomach. And although I typically prefer a good home-cooked meal to satisfy this universal truth, I do love a good piece of dark chocolate. So if you’re looking to impress a special someone in San Diego, those are some of my personal picks for romantic dining. Enjoy!
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