It appears this event has been gathering some of the best food trucks together at Bates Nut Farm since 2012 when these so-called mobile kitchens were quickly scattering themselves across much of San Diego. In the years since, this event has kept bringing some of San Diego’s best food back to the same location. I had attended some years back after meeting some of these Chefs and “truckies” that … Continue reading The Valley Center Gourmet Food Truck Festival 2015 – HOT stuff!!!
Been waiting for this and it has finally arrived. The football booster’s (anyway . . . the Varsity team, I think) invitation to the Valley Center High School (VCHS) Football Family Night. This time it’s a BBQ and viewing of the teams at the end of their practice day. The players have made it through 2-a-days and are now ready to start playing; and tonight … Continue reading VCHS Football Family Night
For the most recent review (09/08/15) of Flying Pig Pub and Kitchen in Vista, CA click here: https://critdicks.com/2015/09/08/flying-pig-pub-kitchen-vista-ca/ As I had expected, there were absolutely no disappointments this evening being invited for the second day of this soft opening. I had just been astonishingly notified of being published that day and bought 20 copies of the release; when earlier that week, I was emailed an invitation to The Flying Pig … Continue reading The NEW Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen, Vista, CA . . . a night to celebrate.
. . . It’s a saying that I had learned when I was in the Navy. It means to be at the battle’s edge . . . ready to engage (way more simply put). I feel now as though I am on that spear’s tip. I have an idea, and a very potential opportunity to raise the bar. To have my first culinary business. But … Continue reading “Being at the tip of the spear” . . . no shit . . .
Traveling our first afternoon throughout the bay area, we had treated ourselves to lunch at The Dead Fish directly across the bay from California Maritime Academy (the wife and my personal favorite for school selection). Again, The Dead Fish’s cuisine and service was very good. Watch out for the burger . . . it’s quite a large bite. That evening, after retrieving our trailer from Travln Trailer, we stayed at … Continue reading Sunrise Bistro and Catering . . . and a stay in San Luis Obispo, CA.