What I love most about this restaurant is it’s namesake; Albert, a silverback western lowland gorilla that lived at the zoo from August 1949 until his death in October 1978. This restaurant stands where his habitat used to be. He fathered a daughter Alvila and lives on through his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Just love the double chicken faces for their logo! Such happy expressions. We’ve been here a few times now and my favorite is the chicken bowl with plantains, onions, beans and rice. Does not look very big, but don’t be deceived, a whole lot of food is packed inside!
Over the freeways, through the winery’s, amongst the mountains and pines, along the farm fields, Indian lands, lonely sporatic houses, then descending down down down to the desert floor we go. We do this trip every 6 weeks or so for necessary doctoring and such. I prefer to take the scenic route as it makes the trip much […]
Chapter Two The Transformation Original story by Maggie A. Julia woke up late. It was a bad day for it as she was supposed to be tending to a new litter of puppies. They were just starting to wake up and look for food. She opened up a small shelter for all dogs a few years […]
I marvel at how things change over time. Who knew the iPhone in my pocket would have more computing power than the huge Power Mac G4 I was struggling to carry from the store to my car back in 2000. Who knew I would be attending a Pop Up Party in Pacific Beach years after […]
It started out as a thoughtful gift from Soo a single bulb needing some potting soil, a pot and water. A whole year later, it had a half dozen pretty green leaves, but no stems, or buds or flowers to be seen. Weird, I gave it water, food and sun. What more could an […]