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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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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 […]

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Single Serving: Breakfast Tacos at Güeros in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Single Serving: Breakfast Tacos at Güeros in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

by James Boo October 2, 2012

It’s been over five years since I first tasted Texan breakfast tacos in Austin. I’m sad to say that in those five years New York hasn’t even begun to catch onto the idea of eating eggs, bacon and beans in taco form. There are exceptions, […]

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Single Serving: Street Tacos at Tacos San Buena in the Mission District, San Francisco

Single Serving: Street Tacos at Tacos San Buena in the Mission District, San Francisco

by Zach Mann January 18, 2012

I moved from Los Angeles to San Diego, then to Los Angeles, then to San Francisco, and I drove into this city with a promise to myself: when it came to Mexican comida, I would keep an open mind. I would allow for the possibility […]

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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 […]

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Poc Chuc, Tres Chic

Poc Chuc, Tres Chic

by Zach Mann May 6, 2011

Burritos are pregnant with meaning. They are pregnant with lots of things, and some are even called pregnant by name, but others tell tales between the sheets of tortilla. El Porvenir’s carnitas burrito contains a San Diego origin story; the wet burrito at Berkeley’s La […]

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The Jackson Heights Food Group: A Meal With My Favorite Neighbors

The Jackson Heights Food Group: A Meal With My Favorite Neighbors

by James Boo July 27, 2010

In a world obsessed with the romance of expertise, five minutes with Jeff Orlick is as refreshing as a king-sized horchata. Jeff has spent the past two years cultivating an intimate understanding of the foods that make Queens the most diverse dining destination in the […]

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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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El Largo Adiós

El Largo Adiós

by Zach Mann May 13, 2010

This story is thirteenth 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. Oh […]

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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 […]

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