Barrio Logan is one of San Diego’s best kept secrets. Many residents know that this neighborhood is the heart of the city for San Diego’s Mexican-American community, but visitors are just starting to discover all the hidden gems this part of town has to offer. From unassuming taco joints to pop-up art galleries, Barrio Logan is bustling with creativity and culture.
Tamales are a year-round source of pleasure and sustenance in San Diego. Made from masa, a corn-based dough that is steamed or boiled in a corn-husk wrapper and filled with meat, cheese, fruit or vegetables, tamales are often part of San Diego families’ holiday celebrations. While the best tamales in San Diego are those made by a mom or abuela at home, here are some local places to buy these Mexican treats.
There are A LOT of factoids about America’s Finest City I’ve been collecting over the years, but following are five to start with and really impress your friends. Did you know…
Thanks to several top-notch coffee spots, the Pacific Northwest has nothing on San Diego’s coffee culture. These local coffee houses feature some of San Diego’s best bean brews.
How would Candice spend one perfect day in San Diego? Hint: it involves murals painted beneath the Coronado Bridge, shopping at a pop-up flea market and cocktails sporting tiny umbrellas.
San Diego is home to some of the best tacos in the USA due to a world beyond Rubio’s world famous fish taco and Old Town’s bastion of Mexican eateries rarely seen by tourists. Out there, away from the prying eye of technology, is a stellar collection of succulent meats and robust salsas whose only digital existence is relegated to the near beatific ravings of Yelpers. Below are seven temples of taco worship (in no particular order) not to be missed on your food pilgrimage to San Diego: