Ian Anderson 4 p.m., Oct. 19
Articles by Ed Bedford
Cathy brings my mollete, and boy, for $2.85, it’s a lot
‘Cher was born here,” says Sonny. “Right, Lawrence?” Lawrence lifts up his aristocratic, bloodhound-wrinkled face and nods. “Her dad was a truck driver.” We’re standing in the muggy heat of an El Centro Greyhound depot. ...
This is the best danged torta I can ever remember eating.
It’s black. It’s a fungus. It’s a disease. It’s delicious. I know because I’m sinking my fangs into a torta that’s drooling with it: huitlacoche. That’s a Nahuatl name meaning “sleeping excrescence.” It grows on ...
A nap and a Scottish piper wailing in the heather would go down well right now
"You can see forever!” says Mag. We’ve just got out of her car. Wind sifts up from the San Luis Rey river, snaking through the valley below. Interstate 15 swoops towards us like a gigantic ...
Competition among Middle East restaurants around here is intense.
People look up to Syrian food
So next night, here I am again, staring across at their come-hither lights
“You could really fill yourself for eight bucks, no problem.”
Sushi and tacos, making whoopee
The most complicated of sandwiches The Friendly, Born and Raised, Balboa Bar, Viewpoint, Mishmash, Currant, Bleu Boheme By Mary Beth Abate We’re burger rich, y’all Craft House, Gourmet Sandwiches, Salud, Ty's, Bunz, Hamilton's. Chinatown Bar ...
Werewolf, Longhorn, Night and Day, Nessy, Cafe 505, Cali O, Nicky Rottens
This time I’m thinking don’t spare the horses, think BIG! So I got the biggest burgers these places had, and the climax was out in Rancho San Diego, where Nicky Rottens has a two-pound, $30 ...