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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Salsa from 213 Foods

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I had some salsa dropped off for me recently from 213 Foods based in Yorba Linda. I tried a little bit of this excellent stuff and was going to try more the next day but my roommates got to it and ate up most of each of the three jars, then cleaned out the bottles and blended the remainder together. If you want salsa this good look for it at the following markets:

Available at:

  • Haggen
  • Pacific Ranch Market
  • Toms Farms
  • The Butchery
  • Nutrishop
  • 4th St Market Place
  • Vons (coming soon to a few locations)
  • Albertsons (coming soon to a few locations)

The owner of the company, Robert Lawton, told me:

We've shipped to 3 continents including all over the US. Grandma Jo (Josephina) was my grandmother; her picture on the label is an artist's rendering. There is a rumor out there it took us 213 attempts to get our recipe perfected, but our DBA for 213 Foods is actually "Two Thirteen Foods" which is for my birthday, February 13th.
All Mixed Together

Monday, June 22, 2015

Molcasalsa

Molcasalsa
2340 W Whittier Blvd
La Habra, CA 90631
(562) 691-7997

Listing at Menu Pix

Listing at Taste Opinion

No known official website.

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(This is an "only-photos-first" post, done quickly to get photos up and a new entry on the blog, with the expectation that text may be added later. Guest reviews can also be added to this entry and each published one will be paid $10.)


View from Street

Exterior

Signage

Chile Relleno, Tamale and Tostada

Lollipops

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Urban Cactus

Urban Cactus
3070 W. Chapman Ave., Suite C
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 978-3000

Listing at Foodspotting

Review at Stick a Fork In It

Official Site

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(This is an "only-photos-first" post, done quickly to get photos up and a new entry on the blog, with the expectation that text may be added later. Guest reviews can also be added to this entry and each published one will be paid $10.)


Exterior

Menu

Grilled Chicken Salad

Bison Picadillo Plate

Plants

Mexi-Cola and Hibiscus-Coconut Gelatin

Taco Trio

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The following photos are from Johnny Automatic:

Bison Picadillo Burrito

Chips and Salsa

Skinny Carnitas Burrito

Friday, June 12, 2015

Pete's Mexican Food

Pete's Mexican Food
213 5th Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 960-8797

Listing at All Menus

Listing at Dineries

Official Site

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(This is an "only-photos-first" post, done quickly to get photos up and a new entry on the blog, with the expectation that text may be added later. Guest reviews can also be added to this entry and each published one will be paid $10.)


Exterior

Menu Board

Tostadas and Salsa

Huevos Rancheros

Painting

Chile Relleno & Enchilada

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mariscos Perlas Del Mar

Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
12158 Brookhurst St.
Garden Grove, California
(714) 530-3555

Listing at Superpages

Listing at Beach California

Facebook Presence

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Here are some photos from Johnny Automatic's recent visit to Mariscos Perlas Del Mar in Garden Grove:


Camerones al Mojo de Ajo (Garlic Shrimp) @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
Enchiladas De Camarones @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
Chips and Salsa @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar

And here is a collection of photos from Mariscos Perlas Del Mar at Foodspotting:

Saturday, May 23, 2015

La Vida Cantina

1870 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 612-2349
 

La Vida Cantina Expands Popular Brunch to Saturdays; Father’s Day Special Also Offered on Sunday

Costa Mesa, California, June 17, 2015 – Just in time to enjoy a leisurely al fresco brunch this summer, La Vida Cantina has expanded its popular Sunday brunch to Saturdays. The Costa Mesa restaurant now serves its brunch menu, complete with bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys, on Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm, and Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm. Special for Father’s Day on Sunday is steak, egg, chile relleno and a beer for $18.95.

The brunch menu features a range of items including Izzy’s French Toast, baguette-style French toast topped with a warm berry mix and served with three crispy jalapeno bacon strips; Pan Crepes, two crepes filled with a warm mixed berry coulis and served with crispy jalapeno bacon strips and two eggs; Burrito de Huevo, scrambled eggs with chorizo, onions, serrano peppers and cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla; Steak and Eggs, Certified Angus skirt steak strips served with two eggs, breakfast potatoes, refried black beans and a choice of flour or corn tortillas; Huevos Rancheros, a crispy tortilla topped with two eggs, covered with ranchera sauce and jack cheese. Served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans; Breakfast Tostaditas, two crispy tortillas topped with refried black beans, shredded pork, poached eggs, covered with a tomatillo sauce and topped with avocado, Mexican cream and cotija cheese; Enchiladas con Huevo, two cheese enchiladas in a guajillo sauce, topped with two eggs and served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans; and the La Vida Omelet, natural smoked ham, jack cheese, onions, poblano peppers, mushrooms and red bell peppers, topped avocado and a drizzle of tomatillo sauce, served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans.

Brunch dishes start at $11 with a la carte items also available. Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys are an additional $9.

La Vida Cantina’s regular menu is available for dinner after 4 p.m. on weekdays, and served for lunch after 11 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and after 2 p.m. on Sundays. Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and a Late Night Happy Hour is available Thursday through Saturday, from 11 p.m. until 2 a.m.

La Vida is located on the entertainment level of The Triangle at 1870 Harbor Blvd., where the 55 Fwy. meets Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa. For reservations or more information, please call (949) 612-2349, visit www.lavidacantina.com and www.Facebook.com/lavidacantina.
 

Memorial Day Margaritas & More

Enjoy a Memorial Day Celebration at La Vida Cantina. The popular Costa Mesa restaurant will offer Happy Hour specials all day, from 11 a.m. until closing, including 50% off select appetizers; $3 Corona Extra USA & Dos Equis Amber; $4 Premium House Margaritas; and $5 House Wine. Also on Mondays at La Vida Cantina, kids eat FREE! Receive a complimentary kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree (offer for children 12 and under.) La Vida Cantina is located on the upper level of The Triangle (former Triangle Square) in Costa Mesa. The restaurant offers an expansive patio with a large bar, as well as a elegant but relaxed dining room and interior bar. For reservations, please call (949) 612-2349.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Taco San Pedro

Taco San Pedro
3060 W Lincoln Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 484-0802

Listing at Beach California

Listing at Yellowpages.com

No known official website.

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(This is an "only-photos-first" post, done quickly to get photos up and a new entry on the blog, with the expectation that text may be added later. Guest reviews can also be added to this entry and each published one will be paid $10.)


Street Sign

Exterior

Menu Board

Tacos and Sopes

Rico Mole

Three Tacos

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