The creators of the popular, no-holds-barred, Unofficial Guides( now take locals and travelers out on the town with The Eclectic Gourmet, their dining-guide series. The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to San Diego helps you avoid dining disappointments and overpriced restaurants and points you directly to the best-quality dining for the price. San Diego's many suburbs and south-of-the-border influence offer a wide variety of dining experiences for even the most seasoned connoisseurs. Whether you're looking for a quiet night out or a tableside mariachi band, chicken mole or fresh local seafood, The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to San Diego has a recommendation for you. Inside you'll find San Diego's top 150 restaurants rated and ranked by Stephen Silverman, an acknowledge culinary expert and critic. A full page is devoted to each establishment, and the reviews discuss each restaurant's best dishes, atmosphere, and service. You'll also find: easy-to-read ratings for quality and value; restaurants indexed by cuisine, quality, value, and location; hours, reservation, credit card, dress, and parking information; recommendations for what to order, and for what not to order; a favorite-picks section that tells you where to find the 'Best Burgers,' Best Desserts,' Best Delis,' and more. Best of all, with The Eclectic Gourmet, you'll find the same honest observations and accurate information that made The Unofficial Guides( the ultimate insider's guide. With this dependable resource, you'll have the city's best dining at your fingertips. (5 1/4 X 8 1/4, 240 pages, map, charts)Stephen Silverman is the author of 'The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to San Diego, 2nd', published 2001 under ISBN 9780897323789 and ISBN 0897323785.