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Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar

Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar

One of the fascinating things about review restaurants is that along with being a place to eat, a restaurant is also a business. It has a number of different moving parts – the kitchen, the waitstaff, ingredients, the customers – all of which have to be fit together properly. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t.(…)

Published On: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Johnny’s Harborside Restaurant

Johnny’s Harborside Restaurant

The Santa Cruz Harbor is home to several hundred boats – everything from stand-up paddleboats to the Chardonnay  to every kind of boat in between. Particularly in the summer, it’s a busy, crowded plane, and it’s well-served by several restaurants, including Aldo’s, El Palomar, the Crow’s Nest and Johnny’s Harborside. Of all of them, Johnny’s(…)

Published On: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Oscar's Mexican Seafood - San Diego

When I think of the quintessential food of San Diego, California, visions of tacos, rice and beans, or super fresh seafood caught just off the coast instantly come to mind. That’s why the suggestion of Oscar’s Mexican Seafood for our first meal in San Diego really hit the spot. This hole in the wall is(…)

Published On: Monday, June 3rd, 2013