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Kirk K.

Kirk K. joined the Reader's band of food critics in January of 2011.

Articles by Kirk K.

Must-read- San Diego food stories

Between Slurps Hmm…menu has things like “amuse-bouches,” “tartines,” and “baguettes.” Where do I start? The tartines (“open-face toasted sandwiches with melted cheese”)? For eight bucks you get “two of your choice, served on arugula salad.” ...

June 14, 2020
All over the map

I’m usually at a loss when asked what the “best restaurant neighborhood” in San Diego is. The truth is, we log in some miles going to our favorite places. South to Chula Vista for Mariscos ...

September 4, 2013
From under the radar: Antojitos Colombianos

In spite of the ever-rising price of gas, I try to get out of my neighborhood(s) and see what’s going on elsewhere. And so, one morning about three months ago, I took a drive along ...

November 20, 2012
Lunchtime in Kearny Mesa

I’m just an average guy who likes to eat, cook, and travel. Food is the window through which I see the world. It’s through various cuisines that I learn about history and culture. It’s the ...

October 17, 2012
Sweet, Salty, Sticky

Always order the fish sauce chicken wings at Que Huong.

September 26, 2012
Flavors Like Life

Try your luck at the Thai-Lao-Chinese-Vietnamese 777 Noodle House in City Heights.

But I Did Eat at a Holiday Inn This Morning

Chinese breakfast at Chin’s Seafood & Grill, in Miramar’s Holiday Inn.

July 11, 2012
Most Important Meal of the Day

That’s what they call breakfast, right? But, honestly, most weekdays, I’m not very good at getting my day started off right. Our household does enjoy breakfast on weekends, and we always take note of what ...

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