Archive for December, 2010

The Cheesesteak Grill

Used to be Philly’s Best (chain). Same owner but better Phillys now.

The Cheesesteak Grill
Bacon Cheesesteak
1771 Oceanside Boulevard Oceanside, CA 92054

Banh Mi San Marcos

Simple & cheap sandwiches but a mouthful of flavor. Real fruit smoothies.

Banh Mi San Marcos
Pork Pâté
706 South Rancho Santa Fe Road San Marcos, CA 92078
Banh Mi San Marcos on Yelp

Jake’s on 6th Wine Bar

Like having wine, cheese and bread in your living room.

Jake's on 6th Wine Bar
Basil Pesto Bruschetta and fruit
3755 6th Ave San Diego, CA 92103


Expensive but garners a 4 diamond rating.  Worthwhile on a Lost Wages spree.

Shibuya Roll and Eel Cucumber / Spicy Scallop hand rolls
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109
Shibuya on

Pizza Port

Still kicking myself for having never been here till today. Awesome beer too.

Pizza Port
Pizza Carlsbad
571 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008

Kinaly Thai

Strip mall Thai with funny and friendly service. Great spicy curries.

Kinaly Thai
Yellow Curry
1252 E Mission Road San Marcos, CA 92069

Anthony’s Fish Grotto

Dock the boat below, grab a schnack and enjoy your bay view.

Anthony's Fish Grotto
Fish and Chips
1360 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

Curry House

Authentic Japanese cuisine, going back 60 years. Chume does not agree.

Curry House
Hamburger Curry
3860 Convoy Street San Diego, CA 92111
Curry House on House-Foods

Joey’s Smokin BBQ

Chain BBQ done well.  Go for the sampler or the pulled pork.

Joey's Smokin BBQ
Pulled Pork Sandwich
6955 El Camino Real Carlsbad, CA 92009

Phở San Marcos

Good Vietnamese food with uncommonly helpful and friendly service.

Phở San Marcos
Rice Vermicelli with Shrimp, Egg Roll and BBQ Pork
700 S Rancho Santa Fe Road San Marcos, CA 92078
Phở San Marcos on Yelp