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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

And speaking of Carnitas:

https://www.portofsandiego.org/real-e...

May 19, 2015
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Best ethnic restaurants in San Diego?

YES!

Berlin.

May 19, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

For the record, my parallel to Pernicanos was not that of glowing nostalgia.

I was noting the dilapidated feel, the barrier to contigious growth in the vicinity, the strikingly dated appearance and the wondering if the place is now, or ever was, actually doing business.

Yes, I realize there was a time- I photographed the chef in what must have been the early '90s.

May 19, 2015
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Too much chili for Doc?

How is this possible?

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

It is a SD institution, but for me an institution like the Pernicano's of the Embarcadero.

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

Hmm.

Gotta say- I don't think families coming to the water park are going to be customers at a dining establishment. Certainly a quick-serve like the Carnitas place (as well as others) that are scheduled to go in nearby.

May 18, 2015
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May 18, 2015
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Somebody told me a few years ago (and I slapped my forehead- DUH) the Flinstones was a animated version of The Honeymooners.

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

Plus:

Parking sucks there.

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

Agreed on all- I thought you were just whining about CF in general.

Cohn would be a good choice (and before people wail) for that location and the business potential.

I probabl wouldn't go, but that's because I'm snotty and arrogant.

May 18, 2015
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Daddy issues.

May 18, 2015
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I cooked them, so of course they're good.

Sheesh.

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

"not for one frigging second, do I see the Port of SD going with the Cheesecake Factory."

You mean like the one at OPH that generates so much money for the Port?

Like that one?

And as much as I like Georges, (and would love to see it) I think a Cheesecake Factory type operation is perfect there.

This is business, not art. Look how poorly utilized that location has been for YEARS.

Want smaller, local businesses to have a shot at it? RIGHT NEXT DOOR are several locals going in, including Carnitas Snack Shack.

Done.

May 18, 2015
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I used to smoke Brontosaurus ribs in a cave specially dug out with sharp stones and tree branches.

May 18, 2015
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Red Door revisit.

Great for dining, bad for photographs

Which is fine with me. I ain't there to work.

May 18, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

Been to the airport lately?

May 17, 2015
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Wait, I'll check my notes:

I sampled:
The Bachelorette
The Harlot
The Publican
The Bachelor
The Apprentice
The Pugilist

and had a pint of the Bachelorette

I liked them all, but for different reasons. I'll be more able to articulate the differences when the lab results come back. Takes a while, the lab is located in....wait for it......Berlin.

The most interesting was the Bachelorette- had a very skunky nose- like a burning tire (yes, really). The pugilist might be the only one with a non-marketing driven name- that stuff packs a punch. I was happy that as strong as it was, I didn't get the heavy coffee flavor so many of those have. Hate coffee.

May 16, 2015
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Yeah, I noticed that. Those folks are pretty nasty.

May 16, 2015
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Scientific Methods Misapplied to the Evaluation of Cuisine

Just to help understand- this thread was unfortunately moved by the moderators from my local board, and was prompted by posts there- so references to "scientific methods" (of which I'm unqualified to claim) is meant in the abstract.

I understand why it appears incomplete and out of context, and asked the mods to delete it, but it was unfortunately kept.

I apologize for stepping into your party, and can understand why some posters are clearly irritated.

May 16, 2015
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Scientific Methods Misapplied to the Evaluation of Cuisine

"affects perceived flavor."

And there you have it.

May 16, 2015
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Scientific Methods Misapplied to the Evaluation of Cuisine

"Do you know what subjective means?"
"This sounds kind of backward."

And thank you for keeping the conversation light-hearted and congenial, as was the original intent.

May 16, 2015
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Too late. Might as well jump in:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1013886

May 16, 2015
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Scientific Methods Misapplied to the Evaluation of Cuisine

"The bottomline of liking and not liking is too subjective. "

Again, I respectfully disagree. It's not TOO subjective any more than art is too subjective. The world is a far better place by the existence of forces we cannot quantify.

So don't try to quantify it. Enjoy it.

Put down the pencil.

May 16, 2015
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No.

the shape of a glass might allow the wine to be fully experienced, but not change it's nature.

May 16, 2015
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Scientific Methods Misapplied to the Evaluation of Cuisine

"Unless that flaw can be addressed, you're merely pretending to apply the scientific method."

But it's not a flaw- it's the whole point.

" but you still need to objectively judge them."

NO!

No you don't.

A person is certainly welcome to like or dislike anywhere on the spectrum- but to describe the emotional response to a food experience is like trying to tell a stranger about rock and roll. Or describe the color blue to a blind person.

Yes, everybody- if one is trying to maintain consistency, trying to remain profitable, etc scientific methods must be used. But then were are no longer talking about the experience of dining- we're talking about creating food, and mostly in a commercial context. At that point, all those methods must be brought to the party.

May 16, 2015
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Red Door revisit.

Quite the opposite.

Those obsessed with list-making and other diversions from the purity of the emotional experience are encouraged to post over at the appropriate scientific journal.

May 16, 2015
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I learned about punch cards.

May 16, 2015
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Red Door revisit.

Don't remember, I didn't take notes.

Ok, ok.

We started, me with a Malbec, she with somesorta cocktail. We shared a kitchen-split Boston green salad, I had the filet pot pie, she the lamb meatballs. A second shared Malbec and a very good goat cheese cheesecake.

About $100.

Great neighborhood place.

Oh. Noise was not bad. We had a banquette that placed us close together do conversation was easy. It's a restaurant, so there was a hum, but I found it appropriate to the venue.

May 16, 2015
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Will Anthony's remain on the waterfront?

Well-

The Port did not operate Mozza, did not choose Mozza, and was in no way responsible for Mozza's poor management. The port makes financial demands of the tenant, who makes choices that hopefully satisfies those demands.

The port had nothing to do with Delaware North's poor performance in Old Town, either. And,frankly, Old Town historic park designation was not enhanced by Diane Power's cheap food and tacky gifts (license plate key chains with your name!)

So.

Yes, Seaport's success (and it is!) has a lot to do with its location, as does OPH. That location is a cocktail of ingredients including its juxtaposition with SV, hotels, etc.

Sure, there are attractive offerings there.

The primary job of the Port is to maximize revenue for the public land, not create a canvas on which some culinary artist can stretch their imagination for (the real estate equivalent of) 20 minutes before defaulting on their lease.

So, yes- it's the right spot for a well-run, established operation with a proven track record.

Notes: immediately adjacent to this spot will be a new location for Carnitas Snack Shack as well as other small and interesting places.

Also, one of the single largest supporters and buyers of original art is the Port District. They are a huge promoter of Art in San Diego.

May 16, 2015
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Red Door revisit.

Not been to Red Door for anything but lunch in years, and since it's our 'hood, we went back.

Glad we did. Very nice room, food and service just as excellent.

Lots of speakers in the dining area, all appeared to be OFF.

Perfect.

May 16, 2015
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