Content for Monday, December 3, 2018

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Yo quiero gorditas

Doing better than the “best Mexican restaurant”

If you watched a lot of Taco Bell commercials in the late 90s, you might have been left with the impression that gorditas are large tacos made with pitas instead of tortillas. However, like a ...

Fishing beat down by storms

"Epic" report from the Poseidon

Dock Totals Nov 25 – Dec 1: 830 anglers aboard 46 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 326 bluefin tuna, 3 yellowfin tuna, 15 skipjack tuna, 333 yellowtail, 150 bonito, 54 ...

One more craving

Park Blvd. croissants come close to Paris

It was my wife’s birthday and I was on a quest: To find a really superlative chocolate croissant. Here’s the backstory: We got engaged in Paris back in 2000, and one of the other highlights ...

Went over the falls on a 20-foot wave

It was trial and error— lots and lots of error

Name: Fabiano Sarmento Age: 29 From: Ocean Beach Location: Ocean Beach On a cloudy day in Ocean Beach, Fabiano Sarmento was walking to the showers with a neon board. “This board belongs to one of ...

Just you, the board, and your opponent

One tends to play better in a serene setting

“Chess by the Beach” is a monthly gathering of chess players at the Pacific Beach Library for all ages and skill levels. “Games are played in the library during the dark months,” said Albert Elguira, ...

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