by Brian |
February 16, 2010 · 11:35 pm
Happy Fat Tuesday to all of our loyal readers. As promised, I am giving you a fresh review to peruse. Hopefully you are all having a great time tonight and remember, “laissez les bon temps roulez.”
So in honor of this great party holiday, I set off in search of some authentic Cajun food in the heart of San Diego. I’m happy to report that I found a spot that’s only 10 minutes or so from my house. Lucky me… you know how I love my spicy food.
Gulf Coast Grill – On Park Blvd. between University and El Cajon.
There aren’t many Cajun/creole options in the Greater San Diego area. In fact, besides this place I only know of one other, and it’s in old town. Since I generally avoid old town and its horrendous parking situation, I was pretty stoked to find out about Gulf Coast Grill. Continue reading →
by Brian |
May 24, 2009 · 7:27 pm
I’ve been looking forward to this day for quite a while. The Oxnard Strawberry Festival was just a warm up.
The Simi Valley Cajun Festival is easily the best thing going on in Simi all year. I love spicy food, I love peoplewatching, I love exotic meats served on sticks. Therefore, this is as close as I’m ever going to get to heaven. Plus it’s in Simi.
I’ve been to this festival before, but I never realized it was a music festival. I guess the multiple stages should have tipped me off, but they didn’t. I think what finally did the trick was this guy:
Jimi Hendrix cover bands are awesome!
But for me, it’s always been about the food. I am a fan of all things Cajun: hot links, jambalaya, crawfish, gumbo and after trying it for the first time, gator on a stick. Continue reading →
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