There’s a very common mistake English speakers make when ordering at a ramen shop: mixing up the pronunciation of tonkOtsu and tonkAtsu. It wouldn’t be a big deal … if the two didn’t mean totally different foods. Gah, we’ve even seen it misspelled on local restaurant signs! Continue reading →
Ah, but the only thing constant on Convoy is change. It’s been two years since we visited our favorite street with any regularity. In this time, we have bid farewell to a good many restaurants, and now in their place, we have a whole line of new spots to try.
And so we resurrect our old quest and begin anew, in order by location from Clairemont Mesa to Aero and back again. We went on a scouting mission to locate target restaurants we have yet to conquer, and here are our findings: Continue reading →
This year our rule was that we could only order ONE dish at each restaurant. We could order as many as we wanted, but only that one favorite thing. As you might expect, this was a bit awkward at times…we got some funny looks and some side-eye, and the server at Original Pancake House still remembered me months later! (And believe me, they see a LOT of people.)