Month: May 2015

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Monchong Fish, Catalina Offshore, Recipe,
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RECIPE: Monchong For A Change

A Hawaiian Favorite, the monchong Monchong is a deep-water fish found in Okinawa, Fiji, in the Indian Ocean’s western part of the equatorial zone and Hawaiian waters. You won’t find this fish in your local Ralph’s or Von’s. You might be able to find this ominous looking fish in your specialty seafood stores. I was...

Underbelly North Park, san diego dining, restaurant review
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Ramen Weather | Underbelly North Park

The consistent temperate climate in San Diego makes it a rarity that eating a hearty bowl of soup is necessary but as of late we have been fluffing our feathers a bit in the southern-most city and showing that we CAN stomp forward through the spring chill. With an entire week of closed toe shoes...

Do You Love Poke? I Love Poke.
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Do You Love Poke? I Love Poke.

Hibiscus flowers, ocean breezes, outriggers, big wave surf, Spam and palm trees. The images of hawaii are seared into my brain. The paradise jewel is one that calls on anyone looking to venture safely within the boundaries of our country while escaping from all that is generally familiar. The long haul to the islands is not...

Rustic Root
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On the Block – May 11, 2015

Restaurant News for the Curious & Hungry Drum Roll Please: Rustic Root, Don Chido’s next door neighbor has officially opened! Off to a running start last week, just before Mother’s Day, serial Executive Chef Antonio Friscia has propped the doors open and welcome all who will appreciate a hearty meal, made with love. The rustic American...

Puesto Taco Party
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5 Hot Spots | Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo & Taco Tuesday!! WHAT!!!! Now that’s a party waiting to happen. Here are five spots waiting to serve up something amazing for the often misunderstood holiday, Cinco de Mayo… or Cinco de Drinko, whichever your suits your preference. Battle of Puebla against the French. (NOTE: NOT Mexican Independence Day) Común Kitchen & Tavern |...