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HELLO, THERE: Bull Taco Leucadia

HELLO, THERE: Bull Taco Leucadia

Greg Lukasiewicz is wearing a t-shirt. He owns Bull Taco. So any shirt with a collar would be like chrome rims on a wheelbarrow. On his t-shirt is a nearly nude burlesque dancer, kneeling as dictated by her chosen genre. It’s a tired Betty Page-era sex trope. Only there’s a trout or sea bass or some ugly fish where her face should be, which makes her the sort of pin-up uber-creepy Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver might’ve loved if his character was a fishmonger. It raises the question that someone like Lukasiewicz would likely ask: With truly great food, is that intense desire you feel an impulse to...

Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014, 04:52PM | Permalink

FIRST LOOK: Ironside FIsh & Oyster

FIRST LOOK: Ironside FIsh & Oyster

Hundreds of piranha bare their b-movie teeth on the south wall. Near the open kitchen, a plus-sized octopus tentacle cradles a massive light bulb. Zen...

Posted Thursday, April 10, 2014, 09:23AM | Permalink

The Best Food & Drink Events: April 2014

The Best Food & Drink Events: April 2014

BARREL-AGED BOURBON TASTING WHERE: Marina Kitchen, 333 W. Harbor Dr., Downtown, 619.699.8222 WHEN: April 11, 5PM COST: Depends on how much you drink, pal. MORE INFO:

Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 10:17AM | Permalink

The Best Things I Ate This Month: April 2014

The Best Things I Ate This Month: April 2014

The Siren at Supernatural Sandwiches The Siren @...

Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 10:06AM | Permalink

FROM THE DEPTHS

FROM THE DEPTHS

Patrick Glennon “Do you know who he is?" People often whisper this when...

Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 09:21AM | Permalink

FIRST LOOK: Tidal

FIRST LOOK: Tidal

Hotel restaurants can go two ways: chef-driven, or driven by an anonymous staff whose principal skill is warming food. So when Mission Bay’s 44-acre island resort Paradise Point starts its press release with...

Posted Friday, April 4, 2014, 02:32PM | Permalink

FIRST LOOK: Bull Taco Leucadia

FIRST LOOK: Bull Taco Leucadia

Bull Taco is back. San Diego’s surf-punk taco shop—where culinary...

Posted Thursday, April 3, 2014, 02:27PM | Permalink

SD FOOD NEWS, March 28

SD FOOD NEWS, March 28

How many times have you been at a bar with friends and every single one of you shmucks is fiddling your phone? Fact is, we've become a society of socially inept thumb punchers who meet friends just so we can play Candy Crush Saga next to a warm body. Well, meet

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014, 05:26PM | Permalink

SWEET SURRENDER

SWEET SURRENDER

This week, Jack Fisher was let go as chef de cuisine of Sea 180 in Imperial Beach. Now he’s landed as the second-in-command at the newly remodeled Jsix alongside one of the city’s top chefs,...

Posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 06:56PM | Permalink

G'NIGHT: The Green Flash

G'NIGHT: The Green Flash

An institution is closing. The Green Flash in Pacific Beach will shutter in the next few weeks after 24 years at the oceanfront location. It wasn’t the pinnacle of cuisine. It’s not the birthplace of...

Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 03:24PM | Permalink

THE EXIT: Camron Woods

THE EXIT: Camron Woods

Last month we reviewed Amaya La Jolla, the spare-no-cost offshoot from high-end resort Grand Del Mar. Though the restaurant is...

Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 10:15AM | Permalink

Supernatural Sandwiches

Supernatural Sandwiches

Supernatural Sandwiches—who made their “sea to sandwich” name at local farmers markets, using top-quality product as local as possible—is opening their first brick-and-mortar place...

Posted Monday, March 17, 2014, 02:15PM | Permalink

SD Food News, March 14

SD Food News, March 14

Carnitas Snack Shack just posted an opening for a new GM on Craigslist, saying that it plans to open a few more locations. Carnitas nearly closed a deal on their second location—taking over the...

Posted Thursday, March 13, 2014, 03:54PM | Permalink

The Best Food and Drink Events: March 2014

The Best Food and Drink Events: March 2014

Chef's Table Cauliflower Soup CHEF’S TABLE WHEN:...

Posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:36PM | Permalink

The Best Things I Ate This Month: March 2014

The Best Things I Ate This Month: March 2014

Ceviche Verde at Puesto Headquarters

Posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 11:57AM | Permalink

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