Mushroom tortellini and Duck confit – Bankers Hill

Housemade mushroom tortellini - Bankers Hill
Housemade mushroom tortellini, rapini, hedgehog mushrooms, truffled sherry sauce, parmesan cheese. $17.95
Bankers Hill, San Diego CA

Both these dishes were really tasty! Unfortunately, we didn’t plan our entrees very well though and weren’t ready for two super heavy and rich dishes. Sorry for the almost indistinguishable pics! 😦

Crispy skin duck confit - Bankers Hill
Crispy skin duck confit, andouille sausage, cassoulet, braised collard greens. $19.25

Lady slipper orchids
Lady slipper orchids (Paphiopedilum spp., Orchidaceae), Balboa Park Botanical Building.

Roasted beet and citrus salad – Bankers Hill

Roasted beet and citrus salad - Bankers Hill
Arugula, goat cheese, honey, crostini. Happy hour $5
Bankers Hill, San Diego CA

Simple and delicious! The honey drizzled over the goat cheese crostini was a nice touch.

House red wine - Bankers Hill

House red wine. Happy hour $5
It sure got dark pretty quickly!

Flowering Euphoria
Flowering Euphoria “cactus”, Desert Garden, Balboa Park.

Chili marinated shrimp skewers – Bankers Hill

Chili marinated shrimp skewers - Bankers Hill
With cabbage slaw. Happy hour $3
Bankers Hill, San Diego CA

There was very little of this, but it was mighty tasty, lol! I rarely see shrimp individually skewered because they’re so small but Bankers Hill managed to present a delicious morsel. We definitely should have had additional orders. 🙂

Bea Evenson Fountain
Bea Evenson Fountain, Balboa Park.

Rose Kennedy cocktail – Bankers Hill

Rose Kennedy cocktail - Bankers Hill
Vodka, cranberry juice and a splash of soda. Happy hour $5
Bankers Hill, San Diego CA

This was a cute restaurant in a random location not too far away from our hotel. The service was great and the food was yummy. We caught the end of happy hour so we were able to take advantage of their drink specials, yay!

White flowering tree

Random white flowering tree (Malus?) in downtown.