Old Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in San Diego. It’s the first European settlement on the West Coast, and you can go inside historic buildings free of charge. We’ve done that before, so opted to stroll around the shops and restaurants. I’ll do a post on the old buildings in the future, as my favorite, the Mason schoolhouse, was closed for renovation.
You can get really good Mexican food in Old Town, complete with handmade tortillas. There are at least two place where you can watch women make them out front:
In case anyone was wondering who was first with the handmade tortillas.
The colors of Mexico are all throughout Old Town:
Casa de Fuego sells–what else?–hot sauces, salsas, mustards and chili peppers.
More on Friday. Hope your week’s going well!
Oh my goodness! I’ve been to the Coyote Cantina. I had forgotten all about it until I saw your photo. It was delicious. Thanks for reviving that memory.
Cool! Everyone raves about Old Town Mexican Cafe, but I like Coyote better, especially for breakfast.
Beautiful photos! Reminds me of when we lived in Mexico…I was just a little girl, but I remember the vivid colors so well – I loved that everything was in beautiful, bold, bright colors! I’ve never been to San Diego, but I would love to visit, and your photos are very enticing!
I have never known anyone who lived in Mexico! That must have been quite an experience. I love going there, but not the border towns–they’re dangerous now.
This really brings a taste of Mexico. Such a picturesque place. I bet the food is good.
It is great, Caroline. I never knew the difference between store-bought tortillas and fresh until I lived in Calif.
Whew: dazzling! Thanks as always for the photographs.
And thank you!
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Thanks for the ping, Jackie!