Eddie Dennison’s recipe for the Sim Sex cocktail from the Mah Jong Room, George Joe’s Chinese Village.
Chicken of the Gods This is a classic entrée from Bali Hai’s midcentury Cantonese menu, and to this day is remembered fondly by many San Diegans. Bali Hai Restaurant is […]
This is the family recipe for chicken enchiladas baked in a mild sour cream sauce, from Helen Hernandez of La Plaza, Mi Burro and Hernandez’ Hideaway restaurants. Sour Cream Chicken […]
Victor’s Salad Recipe for the original Victor’s Salad, from Victor’s Sombrero, Tijuana. The recipe below is based on that published in a 1972 cookbook. It has been modernized and quantities […]
A little holiday tummy-warmer from times past! Here’s a simple, hot-cocktail recipe from the old Whaling Bar at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California. Whaler’s Grog, La Valencia […]
The U.S. Grant Hotel’s Rendevous restaurant recipe for Hamburger “Size”, beef patty with chili and cheese.
Recipe for Drambuie Flambé, as made by U.S. Grant Grill bartender Ralph Pipkin, San Diego, 1954.
Lubach’s Restaurant recipe for Shrimp Cabrillo, grilled shrimp brochettes with a spicy red sauce.
Recipe for Caesar’s Mushroom Sauce, a brown pasta sauce, from Caesar’s Restaurants, San Diego, California.