Eat Out


September 3, 2010

Issan Style Thai at Sab-E-Lee (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

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I was able to meet up with Kirk aka mmm-yoso during my trip to San Diego.

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August 27, 2010

Pizzeria Bruno: The Proof Is In The Pizza (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

Pizzeria Bruno (SD)

Pizzeria Bruno was the one place I wanted to go during my visit to San Diego earlier this month.

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December 10, 2009

El Barrio Love: Las Cuatro Milpas (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

Las Cuatro Milpas (SD)

The day after the epic Fish Taco Crawl, Nate asked me, “Do you want to get lunch at one of the best Mexican joints in San Diego?”

Uhhhh… I was still stuffed to the chin from the holy trinity of fried fish, cabbage, and tortillas, and had absolutely no plans to consume a bite of anything that day.

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December 8, 2009

El Barrio Love: Patty’s Fruitland (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

Patty's Fruitland (SD)

Nate took me to the Barrio Logan section of San Diego, which I adored. Colorful houses and storefronts dotted the streets, signs were in Spanish, and grocery shops boasted three avocados for a $1.

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December 7, 2009

Umamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl, Last Stop (Small Bar)

by Kayoko Akabori

SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop #5: Small Bar

PREFACE
Stop #1: South Beach Bar & Grille (Ocean Beach)
Stop #2: Tin Fish (Gaslamp Quarter)
Stop #3: Mariscos German Taco Truck (Normal Heights)
Stop #4: El Zarape (University Heights)

There’s something about walking into a bar and having a dozen beer taps against a wall that excites me.

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December 3, 2009

Umamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop 4 (El Zarape)

by Kayoko Akabori

El Zarape
SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop #4: El Zarape

PRELUDE
Stop #1: South Beach Bar & Grille (Ocean Beach)
Stop #2: Tin Fish (Gaslamp Quarter)
Stop #3: Mariscos German (Normal Heights)

Our last and final stop was El Zarape, in University Heights.

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December 1, 2009

Umamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop 3 (Mariscos German Taco Truck)

by Kayoko Akabori

Mariscos GermanSD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop #3: Mariscos German Truck

PREFACE
Stop #1: South Beach Bar & Grille (Ocean Beach)
Stop #2: Tin Fish (Gaslamp Quarter)

After Tin Fish, we started losing steam– I was about five tacos and three beers in, and god, that San Diego sun is so intense!

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November 30, 2009

Umamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop 2 (Tin Fish)

by Kayoko Akabori

Tin Fish Taco.pngUmamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl Stop 2, (Tin Fish)

PREFACE
Stop #1: South Beach Bar & Grille (Ocean Beach)

Wow, I totally fell off the fish taco train, didn’t I?

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November 24, 2009

Umamiventure #21: SD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop 1 (South Beach Bar)

by Kayoko Akabori

Ocean Beach.pngSD Fish Taco Crawl, Stop #1: South Beach Bar & Grill

It was a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon (everyday in San Diego is like a warm Sunday afternoon, isn’t it?).

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November 18, 2009

burritoporn: Juanita’s Taco Shop (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

Juanita's Taco Shop (SD)

Years ago, Kristi took me to Juanita’s for a burrito and to this very day, I still fantasize about it.

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