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Vaya Con Diego: A Deep Dive into the Mexican cuisines of San Diego

Vaya Con Diego: A Deep Dive into the Mexican cuisines of San Diego

by Zach Mann January 10, 2016

Cocina Roulette — Feb 11, 2010 The praises of San Diego’s Mexican food, when shared with me, have always fallen on deaf ears. I’m from LA, after all. Taco trucks saturated the mise en scène of my childhood, family restaurantes set the scene for most […]

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Vaya Con Diego: SD's Best Mexican Meals

Vaya Con Diego: SD’s Best Mexican Meals

by Zach Mann May 20, 2010

The very idea of me coming up with a top ten list of Mexican food in San Diego is ludicrous. Besides the condemning detail that I’m about as gringo as they get, my San Diego Mexican food eating experience totals to about one year, and […]

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Burrito: A History

Burrito: A History

by Zach Mann April 1, 2010

This story is eighth in a series. Zach will be posting a new story on Mexican food in San Diego every Thursday until he leaves Southern California for the San Francisco Bay, where he will continue to write and edit for The Eaten Path. It […]

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Guacamole on Everything

Guacamole on Everything

by Zach Mann March 25, 2010

This story is seventh in a series. Zach will be posting a new story on Mexican food in San Diego every Thursday until he leaves Southern California for the San Francisco Bay, where he will continue to write and edit for The Eaten Path. One […]

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Estilo San Diego

Estilo San Diego

by Zach Mann February 25, 2010

This story is third in a series. Zach will be posting a new story on Mexican food in San Diego every Thursday until he leaves Southern California for the San Francisco Bay, where he will continue to write and edit for The Eaten Path. In […]

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Dias de los 'Bertos

Dias de los ‘Bertos

by Zach Mann February 18, 2010

This story is second in a series. Zach will be posting a new story on Mexican food in San Diego every Thursday until he leaves Southern California for the San Francisco Bay, where he will continue to write and edit for The Eaten Path. As […]

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Every Thorn Has its Rose

Every Thorn Has its Rose

by James Boo February 1, 2010

Over the past two months, the New York food press has buzzed intermittently around Dos Toros, lower Manhattan’s newest burrito joint. Most stories running on Dos Toros sprout from some combination of the words “burrito,” “San Francisco,” “Mission” and “California,” framing reviews with California ex-pats’ […]

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Hotter Than July

Hotter Than July

by James Boo April 24, 2009

On the first truly hot day of 2006, my skin was stuck to the back-right arm rest of a 1989 Toyota Camry. Rolling his steering wheel around the corners of Los Feliz, Zakhar declared that this would be the moment that he finally turn on […]

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The Greasiest Spoon in Pasadena

The Greasiest Spoon in Pasadena

by James Boo July 23, 2008

The first part of this cross-post can be read here. In this day and age, it is almost a crime to admit to liking good, greasy food. It is especially fitting in SoCal that the salad—throughout most of history a side dish or appetizer—has taken […]

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