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 […]
If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me And just forget the world? Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars Driving down the freeway you can see them. Splashes of color giving a respite from the roads and buildings. I wish the Tecolote® Giant Ranunculus grew year round but it’s just March – […]
I learned the science of measurement in chemistry class. In art class I learned art is subjective. Hipcooks seems to be a mixture of science and art. After being greeted we gathered around the big table in the middle of the room.
I’ve been here at least a half dozen times or so and I’ll have to say the owner is always there working hard, is genuinely friendly with everyone, knows his customers by name and makes you feel very welcome indeed. Because of this I always look forward to my visits.
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 […]
I was intrigued when I the Yelp event flier arrived and whole fish was mentioned. I have loved fish since I was a little kid and my parents bought fresh fish at Woo Chee Chong. My favorite was the seabass steamed with ginger and soy sauce. Normally there would be a big line outside before […]
[Marcus Aurelius] “You have proved your valor yet again Maximus. Let us hope for the last time.” [Maximus] “There is no one left to fight sire.” [Marcus Aurelius] “There is always someone left to fight.” Gladiator