Crest Café: ($) 425 Robinson Ave., Hillcrest; (619) 295-2510. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner continuously from 7am to midnight. Daily specials: beer; wine; decadent homemade desserts; huge salads; fresh pastas; burgers; veggie dishes.
Urban Mo's: ($) 308 University Ave., Hillcrest; (619) 491-0400. We didn't invent fun, but we made it an art! Breakfast/full bar 9 a.m. Express lunch menu. $3 happy hour, 2-6 p.m. Sunday champagne brunch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.