Best Place to Defrost

OFF CAMPUS — Sick of La Jolla’s impenetrable sea mist? Put on your brave face and drive deeper into the fog until you reach refuge in downtown La Jolla at the Living Room, a tiny little cafe and bistro that’s stocked with enough croissant-wiches and bread-bowl soups to warm up your stomach before you even get to the fun part: the bar. For low-key drinkers, ask the server on the ground floor to splash your OJ with rum. Feeling adventurous? Go upstairs for the real deal and splurge on a double shot of Patron — guaranteed to slap out the last of your shivers. For nonalcoholics, take a seat at one of the vintage tables overlooking — you guessed it — the ocean, order a few hookahs for your party and watch things get steamy.