A Taste of the PastAug 02, 2014The tasting event focuses on the foods of early San Diego during the mid-1800s and how they reflected the many cultural influences of that time. Demonstrations of various historical food preparations will be taking place in the plaza.78 other events on Saturday, August 2
One way to think about an izakaya is as a Japanese gastropub. Another may be as the Japanese version of tapas bars. Hillcrest's Ramen Izakaya Ouan (3882 Fourth Ave.) is perhaps best understood in that latter vein.
In the last half decade, real Sichuan cuisine has arrived. There are now at least four Sichuan restaurants on Convoy Street alone—Spicy City, Spicy House, Szechuan Chef and FuAn Garden (4768 Convoy St.).