What we'd eat if there were no tomorrow

The assignment was to cobble together a “last meal.” The rules were such that you could pick an appetizer, entrée, dessert and beverage from any menu in San Diego. Variety may be the spice of life—and it also appears to be the primary ingredient at the end of life, too. Our eaters went for seafood, pizza, octopus and oysters. They topped it off with cheesecake, cookies, donuts and a designer Yodel. It all washed down with mai tais, Bee’s Knees, gin and a bartender’s call on bourbon and ginger. For the last time, enjoy.  
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
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