Billy Collins 10 p.m., March 12
Ed skips Paris, goes to the Plaza Bar at the Westgate Hotel instead.
Ed stumbles upon Sushi on a Roll, gets an education — for example, eat sushi with your fingers, not chopsticks. And by all means, don’t stab sushi with chopsticks (bad luck).
In Tijuana, Ed pays homage to seven leaves and a duchess.
Ed Beford goes to Caesar’s Restaurant in Tijuana for a salad — THE Caesar’s salad.
Ed hits a wine bar and then a lobster restaurant
With a $30 budget (and on a mission to spend every cent of it), Ed hits Toscana Café & Wine Bar and the Rockin’ Baja Lobster.
Ed hits up Pier View Coffee Co. in Oceanside
‘GIT N ’ERE:” That’s what the sign says, so why not? I’ve got time before the Coaster. That sign’s under another that reads “Pierview Pub.” But inside, a big neon sign above the bar reads ...
Ed visits Bahn Thai and Red House Pizza in University Heights…eats tom yum and pizza for lunch.
Ed Bedford finds a meal at Los Cristales, a restaurant at Las Olas Grand Hotel in Calafia.
Maizbaan’s Pakistani cuisine is so good, Ed returns days later for another meal.
Kafe Sobaka/Restoran Pomegranate offers Ed Bedford plate sizes ranging from “Communist” to “Imperialist.”
Cruising down Garnet, heading for the #30 bus at Mission and Felspar, when I find myself crossing Bayard. It’s closed off to traffic. Huh. Oh, yeah, it’s Tuesday. Must be the farmers’ market. Lots of ...