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What I miss about San Diego…

Even before I actually left San Diego over a year and a half ago, I knew there were things I’d be giving up indefinitely. There’d be no more….

Pacific Beach from Mission Bay

View of Pacific Beach from Mission Bay Park
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Downtown from Harbor Island

View of Downtown & Coronado Bridge from Harbor Island
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Downtown from Coronado

View of Downtown from Coronado
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But I somehow make-do by jumping on the Riverfront Loop Trolley where I can gaze at the Memphis Pyramid, see the happenings at Court Square, marvel at the details of the historic Kress Building, and wonder why I haven’t set foot inside the Orpheum yet.

And while it bothers me to no end that I have had nary a morsel of…


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Ginger Pound Cake

Ginger Pound Cake with Apricot Glaze
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Chocolate Truffle Slice

Chocolate Truffle Slice
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Chocolate Layer Cake

Chocolate Layer Cake
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Here in Memphis, Cheesecake Corner (special mention: their Raspberry Chocolate and Caramel White Chocolate cheesecakes), and Whole Foods (special mention: their chocolate-covered cheesecake bitelette), and The Fresh Market all have been wonderful substitutes!

Now as far as food (the course *before* dessert), while I terribly miss devouring never-frozen patties from the only place I know…


In-N-Out’s unprocessed fries and their never-frozen patties with hand-leafed lettuce…….OMG!
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Kooky Canuck and Huey’s (special mention: their Madison Avenue Burger) easily satisfies my burger cravings.

That said, there’s one thing I haven’t gotten past yearning for…and that’s the beer-battered fish at Rubio’s, where it sits atop a corn tortilla and white sauce like this …

Rubio's Fish Tacos

Rubio’s Fish Tacos
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Or when it’s wrapped inside a tortilla with cabbage and black beans. *sniffle*

Rubio's fish burrito

Rubio’s fish burrito with fried tortilla chips and a side of beans
It’s gotta be the Southern Californian in me! :p

I soooo want my life to be fishy whole again.

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2 comments for “What I miss about San Diego…”

  1. Love your blog!

    1 Posted by Douglass Cherenfant | December 13, 2010, 11:15 am
  2. Awwww, thanks so much!!!

    My new year’s resolution is to be more consistent in posting so I hope you drop by every now and then. 😀

    2 Posted by webmistress | January 3, 2011, 5:51 pm

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