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The Nom Nom Truck: SoCal Comes To NorCal

The Nom Nom Truck: SoCal Comes To NorCal

| September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s amazing what a reality show can do for your food truck. Second place finishers on the Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” and Los Angeles food truck staple, Nom Nom, have spread their love to the Bay Area.

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Marisma Fish Tacos

Marisma Fish Tacos

| January 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Once you taste those tacos you know why, in a city full of food, people stand in line for their lunch here. I started with the smoked marlin taco, which is served in a gorgeous red sauce that wakes up the tongue and makes it dance. I then went on to the house specialty: fish tacos. These are, in essence, perfect. Dorado covered in the simplest of batters, fried to perfection and then set inside a tortilla fresh off the grill with a topping of crema and cabbage.

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Baja Cuisine in San Diego

Baja Cuisine in San Diego

| December 4, 2008 | 9 Comments

Last week my family and I went to San Diego for Thanksgiving, but instead of focusing on the turkey, I was obsessed with Mexican food. When I’m in San Diego, I crave rolled tacos with guacamole, carne asada burritos, and fish tacos. I grew up in North County San Diego, the land of Baja taco shops. When I was growing up, fast food didn’t mean McDonalds or Jack in the Box. It meant Juanita’s and Roberto’s, two local chains that specialize in Baja street food.

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