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Best Things I Ate This Month: May 2018

Salted Corn at Pisco Rotisserie and Cevicheria, Laksa at Dija Mara, and Orange Blossom Sorbet at Salt & Straw


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Salted Corn @ Pisco Rotisserie and Cevicheria

I reviewed Pisco for last month’s issue of San Diego Magazine. A collaboration between Peruvian chef Emmanuel Piqueras and San Diego restaurateur Sami Ladeki, there are some real treats on the menu. But it’s these snacks, there for every diner at the table when they enter, that I could eat all day. Deep-fried and salted Peruvian corn. So addicting, so crunchy and perfect, especially when at the bar with a pisco sour or punch.

2401 Truxtun Rd Ste 102, Point Loma

 

Laksa @ Dija Mara

Oceanside’s food scene continues to ascend, with the latest addition an ode to Indonesian and Balinese cuisine. The laksa is a bowl full of goodness, a sort of riff on ramen with prawns, chicken, sweet-spicy Chinese sausage, curry broth, egg noodles, and soft boiled egg. The broth is thick and drinkable.

232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside

 

Orange Blossom Sorbet @ Salt & Straw

The Portland transplant in Little Italy is known for their wild flavors of ice cream, and they just released a new menu based on flowers. This light sorbet with orange blossom and edible flowers is basically spring in a cup.

1670 India St, Little Italy

 
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