Naughts and Noteables, Second Quarter of 2011
Naughts and Noteables is a new section which features MEA member feedback about businesses and services in San Diego County. If you enjoyed a delicious meal at a restaurant, had a great experience at a dental office or found a certain mechanic to be reliable, let us know!
Please feel free to provide your feedback on any establishment that deserves recognition. The goal of this new section is to be a resource for our readers by letting them know what other members’ experiences have been. If you would like to participate, please contact Lora Folsom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-264-6632. We look forward to your input and feedback!
Econo Lube & Tune
7979 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92111
Tony and the guys are great! Tony has a vast knowledge of automobiles and shares it with his customers. He even called me the next day to see how things were going with my repair. Fair prices, great atmosphere and excellent customer service.
Review by Tim Robinson
Fire Rescue Department
Tamara Schneidmiller, DDS
7888 La Mesa Boulevard
La Mesa, CA 91941
Dr. Schneidmiller is a fabulous dentist with a small practice in La Mesa which she shares with her dental partner and husband, Dr. Brien Hill. Even though it’s a PPO, it’s definitely worth it! She’s the only dentist I know who actually cleans her patients’ teeth herself so she knows what’s going on.
Review by Leslie Simmons
Surf Club Surf Shop
952 Garnet Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
The Surf Club has been in business in Pacifi c Beach for 30 years and has a great selection of boards and wave-riding gear. The owner, Jeff Kinney, and his staff are really knowledgeable and friendly. The Surf Club is a true surf shop for surfers of all abilities and styles.
Review by John Fisher
Development Services Department
Vegetarian/Halal/Non-Vegetarian Indian food
9508 Miramar Road
San Diego, CA 92126
Spice Corner is a new Indian restaurant in Miramar with a passionate owner. Samples are available for those that have little
experience with Indian cuisine. The chicken tikka masala is superb! A unique mango drink goes well with the spicier dishes, which are few since most have had their spiciness toned down for general consumption. With each plate comes India’s famous naan bread. If you haven’t tried Indian food before this restaurant will give you a very good first impression.
Review by Matthew Sanders
Monica’s at the Park
1735 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
Monica’s is a coffee shop with a quiet, dog-friendly patio (in the back). Their salads are great, though their pastry options are limited and their soups tend to run out. You will enjoy the sound of the water fountain which adds to the relaxing atmosphere.
The back patio is also smoke-free.
Review by Natalie de Freitas
Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center
577 Telegraph Canyon Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center is a community-based veterinarian center that offers a multitude of services. Dr. Henderson and her staff truly care about animals and even opened their doors for displaced animals when the East County fires broke out. The Center offers low cost shot clinics every Saturday. Additionally, they work closely with the Ferral Cat Coalition and offer low-cost spay/neutering services.
The staff goes above and beyond to make everything more convenient. When I needed to renew a prescription for my shepherd, I’d call and they’d always have it ready by the time I would pick it up after work. When it came time for me to put my shepherd down, the entire staff was very caring and supportive and even assisted me with the final arrangements for my dear friend and companion.
I would highly recommend the Telegraph Canyon Animal Center for anyone looking for a professional and caring veterinarian center.
Review by Gabrielle Mead