I venture out to the southern edge of the country in search of tacos. I remember my mom use to visit one of her friends out here. It was quiet and there was lots of open space. Now it’s quiet and there is abundant parking in this strip mall.
I use to see lots of strip malls like this in the 70’s. I visited this particular one many times in hopes of getting a donut next door but the donut shop is always closed when I came by. Now La Perla #2 is tempting me with tacos.
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 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 was back in my college days I had my first TJ taco in Tijuana. An old lady had a cart on the sidewalk. Juicy meat leaked juices onto the little corn tortillas. They were small, cheap and delicious. It’s been a long time since I had a TJ taco so I was excited when […]