Sam Woo takeout

Sam Woo takeout

Sam Woo takeout Inside Ranch 99 is a Sam Woo restaurant.  The restaurant has two parts. There is a sit-down section where you can order from their menu and there is also a take-out section, with lot of prepared dishes to choose from.  I used to visit the take out section a lot.  The food […]

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken   Every time I shop at Zion Market, I notice the Gala Chicken booth in the middle of the store. Gala Chicken offers twice-fried Korean style chicken. If you were out shopping this weekend, you probably noticed that just about every place was crowded and full of lines. We decided to take a […]

Draft Republic Revisit

Draft Republic Revisit

Draft Republic Revisit After an initial good meal at Draft Republic earlier this year, I was eager to revisit so that Mr. K could try it out as well. We went on a Saturday for lunch, and as luck would have it, it was also the last day of San Diego Restaurant Week. Their select […]

French Concession

French Concession

French Concession   French Concession is a new all-day dim sum place that recently opened in Hillcrest, occupying the former Celadon. It’s the same owner (Alex Thao), but a new restaurant name, menu and concept. When we visited, the interior was still pretty similar to Celadon. The dim-sum menu, which is served all day, offers […]

Two for the Road

Two for the Road

Two for the Road Two for the Road was recently ranked second best food truck in America according to The Daily Meal. Based in San Diego, the food truck serves American comfort food. To my delight, I was recently able to catch them during lunch, when they were parked at some office buildings not too far […]

Green onion pancake

Green onion pancake

Green onion pancake A couple of weeks ago, I was craving green onion pancakes.  I was ordering them everywhere I went, as evidenced by my visits to A&J Restaurant, Chin's, and Yi Mei Chinese Pastries.  Then I kind of forgot about my craving, until I read the weekend challenge for Serious Eats.  The challenge is […]