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Del Mar Gourmet Food Truck Festival

Del Mar Gourmet Food Truck Festival

Food Truck Fest

Food truck gatherings are nothing new, but the amount of participating food trucks can make all the difference. The Gourmet Food Truck Festival at the Del Mar Racetrack is one of the larger gatherings we’ve been to. They had close to 40 different food trucks to choose from. This particular event took place last month on a sunny and sizzling San Diego Saturday afternoon. In our eyes, the more the better so we can try as much as we can from food trucks all over Southern California without actually driving to each one.…

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Pacific Beach Fish Shop

Pacific Beach Fish Shop

The next time you’re headed West on Garnet Ave. to Pacific Beach, keep a look out for Pacific Beach Fish Shop on your left.  Just after passing The Broken Yolk, and before you get to Ingraham St. you’ll spot a giant Marlin outside.  That’s your marker!  They have a parking lot as well which is much appreciated in PB.

Darren and I recently took a visit to check out what they had going on for dinner.
PB Fish Shop SDF

When entering the restaurant, you’ll notice a counter area where they take your order and a fresh fish display directly to your right.  …

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The Soul Food Festival

The Soul Food Festival

When I think of the food in the South, particularly food I had in “Bama”, all I would think about are mashed potatoes, sweet corn, mac & cheese, beans, corn bread, slow cooked meat and my favorite–sweet tea. My host mom used to cook me home style southern food all the time. At that time I was still in high school, so I didn’t have much of a chance to eat out. Occasionally, we would have barbecue too.

Therefore, I was delighted to be invited to the 2nd Annual San Diego Soul Food Festival 2012 to have some barbecue among other things.…

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Bud’s Louisiana Cafe – Home cooked Cajun in a San Diego Office Park?

Bud’s Louisiana Cafe – Home cooked Cajun in a San Diego Office Park?

We only discovered Bud’s a couple years ago.  After a food filled trip to New Orleans, my wife and I were eager to find a Louisiana style restaurant right here in San Diego.  And what do you know?  Bud’s cafe was just up the street in Tierrasanta.  We quickly discovered their fabulous jalepeno corn bread muffins.  The muffins are crisp on the outside, sweet and moist on the inside, and accented with a hint of spice to kick things up a notch!  Don’t be deceived though, the peppers are really mild.  …
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