mariscos

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 […]

Continue the story →
Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

by James Boo October 9, 2012

Back in June, I spent one very long weekend weaving through the highways of Los Angeles and Orange County – intermittently attending the most absurd and incredible Indian wedding in the universe and getting re-acquainted with the absurd and incredible food landscape that is southern […]

Continue the story →
Los Trucking Angeles

Los Trucking Angeles

by Zach Mann June 9, 2011

“Street food” is a misleading term, at least in this country. A hot dog stand in suburban Chicago probably has more square footage and seating than three San Francisco Thai restaurants. Mariscos German and Mariscos El Pescador in San Diego are theoretically taco trucks, but […]

Continue the story →
El Viejo y el Marlin

El Viejo y el Marlin

by Zach Mann May 6, 2010

This story is twelfth 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. Bar […]

Continue the story →
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 […]

Continue the story →
Fishing for Condiments

Fishing for Condiments

by Zach Mann November 13, 2009

At the tail end of San Diego’s autumn heat wave, I visited my favorite neighborhood hot sauce store to re-up on the good stuff and purchase a few novelty gifts for friends. I hadn’t yet tried California-Antilles Trading’s line of hot sauces by Très Tropical, […]

Continue the story →
Bienvenidos a Los Angeles

Bienvenidos a Los Angeles

by Zach Mann August 7, 2009

Some of my relatives from Chicago were in LA recently, and we conducted our usual what-kind-of-person-are-you-now-that-you’re-a-year-older discussions. My uncle, admirably a fan of food, decided that the 405 freeway would be a whole lot more interesting if we discussed our favorite dishes, so we took […]

Continue the story →
Fish on the Hard Shell

Fish on the Hard Shell

by Zach Mann July 10, 2009

I have a confession to make. If you start interrogating me on the ins and outs of fish tacos, you’re going to make things awkward between us. If that’s the case, my apologies in advance, because I just haven’t had that many tacos pescado in […]

Continue the story →