Visiting California - suggestions ?

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bubbie
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:59 pm

^ :lol:
I concur.
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:01 pm

Maybe dats why it's #lifechanging.
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:58 pm

Does anyone have dope Mexican food restaurants suggestions in LA? Bonus points if it has amazing chips and salsa.
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:10 pm

Tacos El Gordo in Chula Vista, since we're talking about tacos and all.
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:16 pm

Linked the pic from the website for convenience, but here's the same with a tortilla for the nitpicky types. :P

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Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:24 pm

I didn’t think my life needed much changing until just now.
There is nothing better than a proper fish taco.
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:39 pm

mahilgen wrote:If you drive up or down the coast on Rt 1, make sure you stop in Morro Bay (exactly halfway between LA and SF) and go to Taco Temple for the fish tacos. They are life changing.

https://tacotemple.com/

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It used to be better. it got so popular the owner sold it - too many headaches
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Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:11 pm

geezer wrote:It used to be better. it got so popular the owner sold it - too many headaches
Bummer. Its been 9 years since I lived down that way. Times change I suppose. There are few meals I can recall that are that eye-roll-back-of-the-head good. Those tacos were certainly one the first time I had one.
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Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:22 am

Idaho has the best authentic Mexican food
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Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:25 am

I dont know but there is a difference to some on if Northern Cali and So Cal Mexican food differs . Malleus/UFOMAMMUT usually want to eat Mexican in SF then again they eat their burritos with a knife and fork so what do they know . For me it depends on want I want . If I want Chili Verde or spicy chicken I go to El Chino on Balboa if I want a chicken taco i go to Cinco de Mayo on San Bruno Ave .... Those places haven't catered to the tech bros



Now to throw Idaho a bone I will say the number of Basque places in SF seem to have dropped since I was a kid so there's probably a greater number of them in Idaho or Eastern Nevada
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Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:44 pm

Alright, let's move to Breakfast Burritos. NAME YOUR BEST SPOT.

Larry's Chili Dogs in Burbank has an everything breakfast burrito that is drymounting amazing. Get the eggs over medium and you're in for a treat.
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Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:31 am

bubbie wrote:I think one has to be nuts to skip LA and SF if one comes to California. Especially if it is one's first visit to the Land of the Free. I would not stay in either for more than a few days, personally. Also, I think a month is plenty to explore the coast up and above California. Maybe some inland as well. I would probably do some "inland" as well. In fact, coming from Europe, you must be flying through the east coast; so fly through NYC and carve a couple of days out of your trip to stay there and see what they hype is about. NYC is not my kind of thing personally, but if coming to US for a month, potentially flying through New York, I think it would be a sin not to visit.

It is a direct flight from Paris to SF with Norwegian. Tickets already booked !
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Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:43 am

You're gonna fuggin love it here. #beststateinthecountry
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Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:59 am

If you can tolerate the flakiness
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We live for flakiness
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