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Dos Brasas

Does this Mission Hills spot really have the BEST breakfast burritos?

I had heard through various channels some approximation of the following phrase: “Oh! Dos Brasas in Mission Hills has the ...

TJ: Now THIS is a burrito

Not like your bloated versions in El Norte

“This is the true burrito,” says Yanko Quezada. “Not those big fat things you have in San Diego.” It’s nine ...

El Pueblo, salvation on the 5

Knowing about this Cardiff taco shop will come in handy for anybody hungry on the freeway.

Put this one in your back pocket. A gift from me to you. Knowing where El Pueblo is could be ...

Sloppy's Burritos opens in Hillcrest

The plaza at Fourth and University is exploding with new restaurants (sorry, Subway!) and the newest one is an alternative burrito place.

When I was eating at that new pizza place in Hillcrest, workers were putting the finishing touches on yet another ...

The grocery store taco annex

Once again, a sandwich board has steered me in the right direction. In South Park, I spotted the sign out ...

Taco shop stands out

I swear that Cabais Mexi-Deli is special, but you have to bear with me for a moment while I get ...

The California burrito, part 2, fries!

While diced potatoes are far from heresy, the orthodox approach to the California burrito requires, nay, demands french fries. Where ...

The California Burrito, Part 1: Potatoes?

There's no denying that the California burrito is a treasured San Diego original, a staple cuisine of America's Finest City. ...

Clayton’s Mex Kitchen: It’s Hot in Here!

Spare a thought for the suffering chefs and cooks of our fair city. These days are hot enough outside. In ...

Fish tacos are famous(er)!

My mother forwarded me a link to a Slate.com article that extols the virtues of Baja-style fish tacos. The author ...

Pizzas Get Breakfast Burrito Treatment

The folks at North Park’s URBN (3085 University Avenue) shot me a line when they started offering breakfast pizzas. I ...

Fast Food in Barrio Logan: Rolando's Taco Shop

I was down at Café Moto buying coffee beans, and on a tight time schedule. Where’s a good place to ...

Eating for Pennies at Benny’s

What makes me jump off the #2 bus I don’t know. Well, maybe I do. Usually I’ve zinged past this ...

Juan Chou Sushi and Tacos

Formerly the El Camino in South Park, Juan Chou is a fairly recent addition to the neighborhood. The illustrated sign, ...

Jimmy Carter's Mexican Cafe

What can I say, I assumed the Hillcrest restaurant was named after the ex-President. It wasn't. I asked. My server ...

The Lunch Line at Tacos el Gordo

What a wacky place Tacos el Gordo is! The Chula Vista branch of a Tijuana taco shop has a pretty ...

Yeah, I Ate the Doritos Taco....

So, it definitely happened. I went to Taco Bell and ate one of those special tacos where the shell is ...

Ranchos Cocina

I haven't visited Ranchos since well before the place got a facelift, which was quite a while ago now. It's ...

La Posta

This Hillcrest taco shop is open 24 hours and takes only cash (there's an ATM on site). The prices are ...

La Fachada: Dirt Cheap Barrio Tacos

Barrio Logan is way cool. The neighborhood is much quieter than its reputation (fairly earned in the past) implies, and ...

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