bbq’s, oak by absolut, and summer dinners on the grill

IT IS SUMMER! Just in case you had no idea. Tourists visiting San Diego the last few days might have been thinking, “What in the world? […] Read More

getaway to the desert: our stay in morongo valley

We headed out to the desert on Saturday around mid-morning. There was no way I wanted to leave on a Friday before a long weekend […] Read More

jose’s pollos / logan heights

On a very hot Sunday afternoon we headed over to Logan Heights to check out a “pollo al carbon” (grilled chicken) shop. I noticed it […] Read More

chicken charlie’s frybq / clairemont

Back in late December, Jake and I (with S in tow) got around to checking out Chicken Charlie’s FryBQ, the new storefront restaurant from the guy who sells all of the crazy concoctions at the fair every summer (think Fried Kool-Aid, Fried Pickles, Fried Twinkies and Krispy Kreme Chicken Sandwiches). In the fall last year he opened up shop and we were looking forward to seeing how a storefront would do in San Diego.

coops west texas bbq

We left for Portland on a Wednesday and we still needed a little bit of lunch for our bellies. Jake and I had both received […] Read More

roadem bbq / kearny mesa

Jake is actually the one who discovered this place and tried it before me – an all you can eat Korean BBQ spot over off […] Read More

cardiff crack tri tip + the miracle grill mat

Today’s post is a bit of a two for one kind of deal – we’re trying out two products in one post today! The fine folks over at the Seaside Market in Cardiff were nice enough to send me a sample of their beautiful Cardiff Crack which is a marinated Burgundy Pepper Tri Tip.

july 4th bbq recap

I was not feeling too great on Thursday! I caught a little bit of a summer cold. Colds in the summer time seem worse to […] Read More