I like seeing how things are made and how they work. When I was a kid I liked watching construction projects and taking stuff apart. Back in the old days most things were held together by screws so the world was mine after I found where our screwdrivers were kept. The key was remembering how […]
I could not resist that tantalizing scent in the air. It was a primal scent of fire and lamb. I followed the scent to it’s source. Kona crusted racks of lamb. I sampled a lamb chop. There was a crust of seasoning on the lamb licked by fire. I asked for mine plain so […]
I see the sea. Scent of sea salt is in the air. I feel the sand beneath my feet. This was one of my fav spots for getting tacos after a drive along the coast with my kid. I remember in the old days this place was mostly a small grocery store with lots of Mexican […]
I breathe deep the delicious scents. Turkey legs are being smoked over a wood grill. Sweet scent of cotton candy being spun. Various meat on skewers are smoking. Chicken is pan fried. One of my favorite times of year is when summer starts and the Del Mar fair opens. So much delicious food waiting for […]
I use to surf at Pacific Beach. Afterwards I’d stop by Mr. Frostie’s for a marshmallow shake. There are a lot more ice cream choices in this area now. I was excited to see Afters Ice Cream open. I visited the Irvine location a few times but the drive and parking kept me from going […]
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 […]
It’s dark inside. Reminds me of the old bars I peeked into when I was a kid. They were forbidden and smelled of booze. This place smells of burgers. Wish I knew how to make burgers that smelled this good.