San Diego’s venerable delicatessen, in business since 1980. One of those places where you need good jaw articulation. Here is a Pastrami Reuben with macaroni salad.
Moons Over My-Hammy. The ubiquitous midnight meal. It was a late night last night…Wendy’s dining room was closed. Only the drive-thru open. Sorry, but I don’t care for eating in the car when I have a choice.
Yesterday we spent the afternoon on a wonderful walking tour of Coronado that included a variety of tastings along the way. Some of the stops didn’t really lend themselves to iPhone photography for varying reasons. They included a wine shop where we had some tastings and an interesting little shop that specialized in olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
Shown below is Peohe’s which is an institution in Coronado. This is their popular coconut shrimp appetizer. Also Alexander’s Pizza, which is consistently voted best pizza in Coronado. Not sure how many pizza places there are on the island, may not be a lot of competition. We ended up at a really nice but cramped candy store further down Orange Ave.
My wife got hold of a new crepe recipe and tried it out this morning. We filled some with Nutella and others with a sweet cream cheese concoction. Wow, she did a great job and we need to make this a Saturday tradition.
First time trying one of these great sandwiches. It’s a chain and there’s quite a few around SoCal. All the deli meat is sliced to order and the bread is fresh and top notch. This is the Italian, which consists of the usual ham, salami, pepperoni, cappicola, etc. The vegetable offerings are basic enough that all I have to say is “no tomato”.
Another burger boutique in SoCal. This is their San Diego burger. It has pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, cilantro, avocado, sour cream, and a spicy chipotle sauce on a torta bun. They “smash” their burgers on the flattop which creates a nice bark.
I’m a day behind here so the next couple posts will be behind. Last night we went to Stone Brewing’s restaurant and they unfortunately changed their menu unbeknownst to us. This is actually my wife’s plate which turned out more photogenic than mine. Gone is the waygu top sirloin and Brabant potatos. Here is the bone in New York strip with potato mash. It actually is adorned with what they call a sweet potato and shellfish hash, but that sounded a bit much so my wife opted for traditional mash.