Finger Food · mexican food

Barbacoa Sliders

We recently entered a challenge from Del Real Foods to use one or more of their ingredients in a creative and easy to make recipe. Our Barbacoa Sliders take the Del Real Barbacoa Beef to a whole new level. Our friend Huyen from Serial Catering helped us create this delicious food. We start by thinly slicing an… Continue reading Barbacoa Sliders

Eating Out · Sushi

WRENCH & RODENT SEABASSTROPUB

We first caught word of The Rodent, a sushi joint with a crazy name, from Tommy at Catalina Offshore Products about three years ago. Back then it was a small bar that branched off of Bull Taco and barely had a sign out front saying Sushi. Somehow in a tiny bar with a fryer and hot plate… Continue reading WRENCH & RODENT SEABASSTROPUB

Fish

Tommy’s Opah Chili

If you’ve been lucky enough to walk into Catalina Offshore Products when Tommy is making Chili, then you already know how this is going to turn out. For the rest of you, this Opah Chili is not only easy to make, but incredibly tasty! The recipe starts with a 5 pound package of ground Opah Tri-Tip. The… Continue reading Tommy’s Opah Chili

Collaboration Kitchen

Collaboration Kitchen – Miguel Valdez

After a couple months break we were back at Collaboration Kitchen. This time it was Chef Miguel Valdez at the helm. He is currently the Executive Chef of The Red Door in Mission Hills where he features produce from the restaurant’s outdoor garden on the nightly menu. Collaboration Kitchen is sponsored by Specialty Produce and Catalina Offshore Products

Asian · Sides

Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

After we started making Fried Rice, we never looked at leftover rice the same way again. Gone are the days when we would simply throw it away. Now we take home leftover rice whenever we can and it always goes in the fridge! Fried Rice is so easy to make with only a few ingredients… Continue reading Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

Eating Out · Sushi

Saiko Sushi

We met Anthony Pascale of Saiko Sushi back at Collaboration Kitchen – Sushi and knew his restaurant would be a great one to check out. The drive over to Saiko Sushi in Coronado was beautiful, going over the Coronado bridge gives spectacular views of the downtown skyline and San Diego Harbor. When we arrived Anthony was waiting for us, and… Continue reading Saiko Sushi

Salad

Caesar Salad

When we are looking to make a quick but impressive side dish, the classic Caesar Salad is always a frontrunner on our list. Our recipe resembles the original salad first introduced to the world by Caesar Cardini in Tijuana, Mexico in the early 1920’s. To ensure this dish a real standout make the dressing fresh… Continue reading Caesar Salad