Fred Solier-Roi

Articles by Fred Solier-Roi

San Diego tacos – good, bad, ugly

TJ street tacos, Lydia's Chuey's, Consuelo's, El India, Su Casa, Jack in the Box

I crave tacos. I once won a bet in high school by eating 24 of them at an international dinner sponsored by our language teachers. Every time I leave San Diego on a trip, I ...

My neighborhood butcher gives lessons

"This or the stew meat or the ground meat — they have a lot more flavor than a filet."

Go ahead. Take the ice man, the candlestick maker, the fruit and vegetable vendor, and even the neighborhood baker. Put them all under one well-lit supermarket roof and seal their wares in polyethylene. It's cheaper ...