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Ed Bedford

Ed Bedford
Ed Bedford writes the cheap eats column Tin Fork, and contributes to the Reader's food blog, Feast!. You can watch his first and last interview here.

Articles by Ed Bedford

Dobermans in Earthquake Park

“It was beauty that killed the beast,” reads the sentence etched into the blond bar counter. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” On and on. Sayings, thoughts, bon mots, the ...

May 19, 2022
Abay Ethiopian Market and Restaurant: flavors that marinate in your mouth

“Eee-yew! Spongey!” cries my buddy Tim. “And you have to eat with your fingers? A mess! Why can’t we have a knife and fork like at any other place?” He has just unrolled a section ...

May 12, 2022
Coffee shop: Pooh-poohing the poopie suit

It’s a sunny breezy morning. John Man, tall, slightly stooped, plenty of hair for his age, a guy who listens more than he talks, is shooting the breeze at coffee with his buddies. As usual, ...

May 11, 2022
Kiko’s Place food truck: Lunch in the rushes

Oh wow. Ducks. They’re swimming up to me. I can see their little webbed feet pumping hard against the current. Wish I had something in my pocket for them. I’m standing by this beautiful pool ...

May 5, 2022
Deliciosos Tacos: Chicken necks! Kentucky Fried Buches! Not KFC

“Let me show you my favorite chicken neck place.” That’s me. Neighbor Kevin and I are crossing the border, heading south. “Your favorite chicken…what?” “Chicken necks, dude. You ever tried them?” He looks at me ...

April 28, 2022
Break-fast after sundown at UCSD’s Canyon Vista Food Hall

What Meshal is going through right now — “now” being the holy month of Ramadan, with its ban on eating while the sun is up — is not easy. But it has its consolations. “The ...

April 21, 2022
Kansas City Barbecue: when pigs fly

Somehow, I seem to be stuck on a BBQ kick. Just can’t get enough of it. Take tonight: it’s dusk, and I’m looking across the street to the long, low Kansas City Barbecue, the last ...

April 14, 2022
Clem’s Tap House: deelish, and perfect with the Böen Pinot Noir

How do you get the best out of happy hour? Mandy and I think we have the perfect in: Bleu Bohème in Kensington. She knows the place. It looks expensive and French, but she says ...

BBQ House Bar & Grill: souped-up Sloppy Joe

My neighbor Kevin is a particular guy. Knows what he likes. Right now, he has a sudden urge for OB. We’re on Newport. “In this town,” he says, “they have the best burgers.” He points ...

March 31, 2022
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