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Looking for Clichéd California Cuisine in San Diego

Jim Leff | Jan 23, 202011:38 AM     29

Looking for something super California-ish. I know Californians are annoyed by this descriptor - it's ALL California food in California, yadda yadda. I'm not looking for an argument. If nothing springs to mind, so be it. Maybe someone else will have something for me.

I'll be in town only briefly, so I need a one-hit wonder before splitting for Tijuana. So I want a real CA experience, not Mexican-inflected, and super-good. Not-super-expensive would be a bonus, though I can do lunch to save a little, as would be proximity to the Gaslamp nabe.

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