• Chinese Food
  • Hing Long Oriental Food Market

    Back in the old days before San Diego’s first Chinese supermarket(Woo Chee Chong) opened we drove to Los Angeles every few months to stock up on Chinese groceries.  We visited small family run markets in Chinatown LA like this one.  At the entrance were exotic plants you won’t find at Home Depot.  The shelves were full […]

  • Burgers
  • Greek Chicken – Winter Gardens

    Gold sparkles before me.  Bright like the sun.  Scent of fried fish teases me.  Thin tempura batter crunches in my mouth.  Contrasts with the juicy fresh Alaskan cod.  Flavors remind me of the fish and chips I get at the Del Mar Fair every year.  Batter provides just enough saltiness to liven up the mild […]