San Diego bites – George’s at the Cove
George's at the Cove in La Jolla (San Diego area) is a famous spot for lunch (or dinner) with a gorgeous view. You have to come early or plan ahead with reservations to get a good spot, but the view is worth it.
Before diving into lunch Mr. Misadventures and I ordered a lovely shrimp ceviche which went down beautifully with ice-cold beers and salty chips. Despite being December the sun was out and shining which is exactly the reason we had decided to travel to San Diego for Christmas.
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They are famous for their fish tacos which were exactly what I ordered. They are so light and fresh, served with raw vegetables and delicious mango salsa.
The hubby is not a huge fan of Mexican food so he chose a farro salad with grilled salmon that was to die for!
How about you? What have you been eating lately?Save
I love that little cup of sliced carrots and ? Looks delicious. I think I like to read about food as much as like to eat it. =0
@Jen, it is jicama, it has a nice mild flavor. I love reading and looking at food and recipes as well!
P.S. – I wanted to tell you – I made TWO recipes from last week’s list. The herb spatetzel and the pear/ham sandwiches, but I used turkey instead of ham. Both were really good. The noodles were hard to make, but it was a very good experience. I was able to find fresh rosemary and that made all the difference.
@jen, I am really impressed, spaetzel is hard! Fresh herbs are the best!
That meal and that view are just what I’m craving now…especially since Normandy is covered in a couple inches of snow! It’s been mighty cold the last week so I made Cassoulet one day, corn chowder another day, a spinach and mushroom pasta one day for lunch, baked gnocchi last night and tonight….leftovers!
@Loulou, I am coming to your house for dinner! You are making some favorites of mine. We don’t have snow, but the whole West coast has been freezing this year, coldest I can remember in a long time!
YES!! I was just there (and had the fish tacos no less) with my pals Christy and Scott from Ordinary Traveler. It was gorgeous! I love La Jolla.
@Abby, the tacos are pretty tasty, feels healthy eating them with all those raw veggies – the view is a million dollars!
I’m surprised I’ve never heard of farro. I thought I knew all of the grains.
@Jennie, it is becoming more common here. There is even an Italian restaurant franchise, Pasta Pomodoro, that serves on their menu full-time.
Oh, that looks very delicious! I’m loving that fish tacos that is freshly served with raw vegetables. So yummy!!!
Next time I’m on my way to SD I will have to go by and try the Tacos with the mango salsa looks great along with a killer view what could be better!
You are making me hungry!
I love the recipe for Rhubarb, rose and pistachio porridge, just right for a cold day.
Oh, delicious. I’m going to San Diego for a Cosplay this summer. I just might try this place out if it’s not too close to the conference.
All that food looks delish, it makes me want to go cook and it’s only 6 am!
That food all looks really good.