Located in San Diego’s North Little Italy, Herb & Wood offers a seasonally ingredient driven menu of simple rustic fare cooked from a custom wood-fired oven.
Love Pizza? Their homemade dough is aged for 48 hours for a pizza that’s charred to perfection. Don’t miss their signature Stuffed Branzino with Meyer lemon, parsley, chives, and chervil, wrapped in prosciutto and roasted, with chili tapenade made with Castelvatrano olives, Calabrian chili’s, shallots and garlic. Other popular menu items include house made pastas and desserts that complement the cuisine, including Blueberry Soufflé with whipped buttermilk and blueberry compote. The cocktail menu is fun here. Think old-school drinks paired with fresh herbs and other aromatic ingredients.
Herb & Wood, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101; (619) 955-8495; herbandwood.com; New American; $$$.