Carnitas Los Panchos, Rosarito. La Querencia, Tijuana. Tapanco, Rosarito. La Espadana, Tijuana. Izakaya Sakura, San Diego. Meijo, Imperial Beach.
My most tattered cookbooks:
Joy of Cooking, Irma Rombauer. The Way to Cook, Julia Child. Authentic Mexican, Rick Bayless. The three ring binder my mother-in-law created from Hawaiian recipes from sixty years of living there (20's-80's). My own eclectic three-ring binder.