Eating authentic street tacos definitely brings back some memories. Back in college, we would cross the border into TJ on a late Thursday night, or venture our way down to Rosarito Beach for a Spring Break weekend. While some of my friends will probably remember the hard hitting beats at the clubs, I simply remember searching out the best and most authentic foods I could find… mostly on the street. Adobada tacos quickly became a favorite for Jorgina and me. If you’ve never had them, it’s a must try! (Think marinated pork meat on a roasting spit.…Read more
San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back!
For those of you not familiar, SDRW is held twice per year and a wonderful tradition that features over 180 restaurants showcasing their culinary arts with a discounted prix fixe menu (ranging from $10-$40). If you’ve never been, don’t miss out on a great way to sample the best of what San Diego has to offer. No tickets or passes required!
The hardest part of SDRW is figuring out where to go. We’ll be posting a preview soon for La Jolla’s newest gem, Amaya La Jolla – highly recommended.…Read more
There comes a day when you realize you live in San Diego and you haven’t really given it your full attention or respect.When that day comes you may head down to the beach to appreciate it or maybe give surfing a try.Others may just prefer to take a walk at Balboa Park and enjoy the nice weather.Me?I find more fish taco restaurants near the border!It’s very hard to bump TJ Oyster Bar off its pedestal but Tijuana 100% Seafood Bar just may give them a run for their money.Their sign outside seemed welcoming enough, so in we went!…Read more
So my sister and brother-in-law came to visit us over the Memorial Day weekend. First stop was TJ Oyster Bar. They loved it!
Anyhow, this will be a shorter post than usual, but I finally had a regular camera rather than my phone cam. So, hopefully these pics will be a bit better.
Here are their famous 99 cents fish tacos.
The batter is seasoned perfectly. However, you have to eat it here. If you take it to go, it immediately gets soggy and the magic is lost.
Again the combination of the fish, cabbage, tomatoes, and cream sauce make this one of my favorite things to eat in ALL of San Diego.…Read more
TJ Oyster Bar!!! Best Mexican seafood in San Diego? Quite possibly. The name is a little deceiving as I don’t ever order oysters here. But everything else I’ve had was outstanding and really top notch. Let’s get right into it. The fish taco: crisp, tender, flaky, juicy, perfect. That’s all you need to know. Now head over to TJ Oyster Bar.Read more