333 Pacific Steak + Seafood Restaurant is located on the ocean side of Oceanside, separated from the ocean by Pacific Street and a pretty narrow Oceanside Pier. A romantic location for an upscale casual dining experience with 180 degree view of Southern California`s oceanfront. 333 […]
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Old Town Mexican Café on 2489 San Diego Ave, located a short walk from Old Town San Diego (it is considered the ‘birthplace’ of California, Spaniards first permanent settlements). Old Town is a popular tourist attraction when visiting San Diego, California and the place to […]
Legoland California is one of the must see attractions if you ever visit San Diego. This park offers thrilling rides, water park, sea life aquarium, and miniland USA recreations of 7 areas of the US all constructed with 20+ million LEGO bricks on 1:20 scale! Shopping for exclusive Lego sets here is fun but also a little crazy as you enter the shop.
Ambiance: 1 (common it`s just a food stand!)
Surviving day long attractions can be painful when there aren’t many choices especially when the main food group consists of “Fast Food / Junk Food” – burgers, fries, and pizza becomes tiresome. Luckily there is Granny’s Apple Fries.
Located in the Castle Hill , beside a witch in the well, this busy little stand offers juicy apple fries sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon served with vanilla cream dipping. The whipped cream is light and not too sweet and the apple slices are tart and tangy – together refreshingly light and crispy. What a nice combo. $4.95 per serving – they are totally worth the splurge!
Be sure to come at least an hour before closing as most food establishments closes early!!
If Cali seems a bit too far just for Apple Fries, these can be easily replicated at home.
- Couple Granny Smith Apples, sliced
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- sprinkle some nutmeg for more flavor complexity
- Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat.
- Add apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Sauté/bake 15 – 20 mins /until apples are tender.
- Serve with vanilla ice cream
What does one think of when you travel to San Diego? When I was there recently all I could think of was all the attractions – Legoland (be sure to try Granny’s Apple Fries), Sea World , San Diego Zoo, USS Midway Aircraft Carrier […]