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My top 20 dishes in San Diego Bucket List!

I have scoured over this month's edition of SDM and in much anticipation of Troy Johnson's 7 years worth of San Diego food sampling, editing, critiquing and reviewing....read over his 103 best dishes in the area. I then looked at the ones close enough to me that would reasonably be close enough and worth the drive to get to. I then looked at what dishes actually had my interested in some form. I then factored which places I have already been to and perhaps even already tried in the past. After all that analysis I have come to 20 dishes/venues I will be looking to knock out over the next few months. My goal is 2 per week average so 10-11 weeks to hit these up. I had 24 at first by 4 I have had before so those I got "free spaces" for. My game so my rules!

 I find that when trying new places its ALWAYS better to try them with fellow foodies and my Chowhound family are of course my first choice dining companions. What I will do is post a message in the San Diego discussions section every Monday morning with my 2 selection dishes/venues and the day/time I plan to go try them. If you want to/can join me please do! Always like getting insights and reflections from other serious local foodies like ya'll!

Tonight, Friday 2/7/17 is Tajima in Hillcrest (Tajima Ramen dish), tomorrow morning during my weekly Farmers Marcato tour I plan to hit Queenstown Public (for the lamb burger).

Tajima Ramen Bar Hillcrest,
Tajima Japanese Restaurant,
Tajima Izakaya,
Tajima Ramen East Village,
Queenstown Public House

About the Author


32 year old miliary fitness professional and competitive powerlifter by day, A self proclaimed health nut and creative DIY chef by night. Any other time i am sampling out the best and newest hot spots in San Diego for the best foods the amazing city has to offer my taste buds!