Monthly Archives: July 2011

What Fresno Wants is a Decent Cheese Steak Sandwich

With all of the talk this week about chain restaurants versus local, it was convenient that our Friday night dinner ended up at a chain.  I typically try my best to avoid chains and I certainly don’t think Fresno needs … Continue reading

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Tacos at the Cherry Auction

A few weeks ago I found myself in need of a tortilla press. I’m not sure why but for some reason I always think I can make things better at home. Most often than not, unless its a burger or … Continue reading

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Harlem Wing & Waffle: Where the Wings Need a Wingman

**Update: Harlem Wing tweeted that they were closing their doors. It really is sad to see. Perhaps I wasn’t the only one to have a few bad experiences there. Hopefully the restaurant owner got out without being in too bad … Continue reading

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Cafe Oaxaca Panaderia

I think most kids think of ice cream when they see a van driving though the neighborhood playing obnoxious music. Not me. I used to wish it was the Mexican bread truck. I remember they were selling breads for $.25. … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Hold the Produce

There are very few things more satisfying in life than a good cheeseburger. I would put a great cheeseburger on the same level as even a great steak. Personally, as I’ve gotten a bit older and consumed more cheeseburgers I … Continue reading

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Pho Real: Pho Delite

Is it just me or does it seem like there has been a pho explosion happening in the valley?  Every time I visit a shopping center after a few weeks another pho place appears. Is it my bad memory or … Continue reading

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Spit Roasted Al Pastor? I’ll Take Six

One of the benefits of being “connected” with local bloggers is finding out about the local gems without doing much of the dirty work.  I’ve had enough bad meals for the sake of my readers, some of which are just … Continue reading

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