Soba-Noodles-at-Musashiya
Aug. 10 2016
We, in San Diego, are blessed with a wealth of ethnic options, many of the best of which fly under the radar. There is, of course, a part of me that really wants to keep them to myself, but such is public...
profiteroles_trust
Aug. 9 2016
I'm gonna die anyway so yeah, I'm gonna eat a whole pizza. Regional pie places such as Luigi's (New York-style) and Lucky's (Chicago-style) deservedly get a lot of love, but Napoleone's Pizza House (619...
davanticheesecake
Aug. 9 2016
I'd start with my favorite bar drink from recent years of tippling—the off-menu Bee's Knees at Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant (2202 Fourth Ave.)
Galaxy-Taco-octopus
Aug. 9 2016
My preferred octopus dish—and this is a tough choice—is the octopus tostada at Galaxy Taco in La Jolla (2259 Avenida de la Playa)
luigis_IMG_2935
Aug. 9 2016
No doubt, Luigi's Pizza (1137 25th St.) is the best in San Diego. Its thin crust is conducive to rolling like a taco—a mark of a great slice
michael
Aug. 9 2016
Carrot aguachile of callo de hacha, ahi and smoked trout roePhoto by Michael Gardiner My parents always suspected it might come to this. It just didn't happen the way they thought. I mean, I've
nathanodom1_web
Aug. 4 2015
he reason I hadn't watched MasterChef Junior was that I thought the level of cooking would make for boredom: Worst Cooks in America, only cuter. Then I found out San Diegan Nathan Odom had reached MasterChef...
crabcake
Aug. 4 2015
I'm not a food snob. But I do get uppity when "Maryland-style crab cake" is written on a San Diego menu. I'm a Baltimore-born boy
durianshake
Aug. 4 2015
Durian smells like turpentine, baby diarrhea, rotten fruit, dirty feet-the list of stenches the exotic fruit emanates goes on. But if you can get past the pungent odor, the taste is thrilling
gluten_illo_shutter
Aug. 4 2015
Millions of Americans have some sort of sensitivity to gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains. However, many more have cut down on eating gluten-filled foods for more ambiguous reasons.
20150729_215601
Aug. 4 2015
Oysters are rumored to be an aphrodisiac. Since Wednesday, August 5, is National Oyster Day, prepare for a shucking good time.
sardinesalad1
Aug. 4 2015
Anchovies get a bad rap. The small fish-which occasionally visit our shores in massive schools-evokes a strong, pungent flavor that can be a bit intense in heavy doses.
food-stage
April 1 2014
The stage (pronounced "stah-zh") is a time-honored restaurant-industry tradition. Depending on the context, it involves aspects of internship, job interview, exploitation, free education and/or...
food-pig
April 1 2014
If you're going to eat meat, you had best come to grips with the fact that the supermarket may be where you buy your food, but that market is not where it comes from
food-la-mesa
April 1 2014
La Mesa Bistro & Bakery: "It's just a place to come and socialize," Tony Jackson says. "Better than sitting in a bar somewhere; I get in trouble doing that."
newrestaruantsforweb
March 31 2014
A smorgasbord of restaurants have opened in the year since our last food issue-more than we could possibly list here-so, we went down the list of newbies, and picked one for each month.
IMG_2180
March 31 2014
Last year, The Food Chain almost died. Incredibly, getting restaurant people to cooperate with this recurring everyone-wins little feature of mine had become like getting them to stop putting fried
Salmon-Burger-Spike-Africas
March 31 2014
Here five non-beef San Diego burgers you need to put in your mouth hole right now
DSC_0349
April 3 2013
Soto, often sweetly referred to as "the tamale lady," is a longtime Barrio Logan resident. Originally from Colima, Mexico, the 59-year-old immigrated to the United States and established roots in the barrio...
IMG_7183
April 3 2013
There are two methods of obtaining food at Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle. One is pretty straightforward. Owner Dennis Borlek demonstrates the other by jumping over the counter of the bait shop, chopping...
There are two propositions regarding the death penalty on the November ballot. Proposition 62 would repeal capital punishment (retroactively, as well), and replace it with life in prison without the possibility...

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