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Hillcrest's Crest Cafe to be featured on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" TONIGHT

SAN DIEGO -- Hillcrest's iconic Crest Cafe will be featured in tonight's episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" airing on the Food Network at 6:30 and 9:30 pm PST.

Host Guy Fieri and crew visited the restaurant in April to film for the episode which is entitled "Neighborhood Knockouts."

Viewers might recognize many Crest Cafe regulars who were invited to be present during filming, including Hale Media Publisher Johnathan Hale, SDGLN Staff Writer Ben Cartwright, local activist Rick Cervantes, Mike Mance of Mance Creative, Ken St. Pierre and others. Owner Cecelia Moreno and her staff spent a couple full days with the "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" crew in the filming process.

Two other restaurants will be featured in this episode, including Show Dogs in San Francisco, and Industrial Cafe and Saloon in Portland. Five recipes from the three restaurants will be showcased, including Crest Cafe's Better Butter Burger.

More information about the episode can be found HERE.

Check local listings for Food Network's channel. The episode will air a few additional times this week in different time slots.