Posts tagged "El Cajon"
Old Time BBQ for 70 Years Packs Them In

Old Time BBQ for 70 Years Packs Them In

  Just how many years have we been coming to The Barbecue Pit on Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon? Countless! The Browning Family keeps the restaurant smokin’ with oak wood and old time employees, like Doug who has been slicing meat for 38 years. The Barbecue Pit is old school where you walk up and place...
Salted caramel and chocolate, love to the palate

Salted caramel and chocolate, love to the palate

Buttery and caramel tasting to the right degree. Le Caramel Company makes thousands of batches of caramels, caramel sauce and chocolate sauce using beautiful copper pots in El Cajon. Husband and wife Christen and Vincent originally from Europe, studied caramel making from France’s leading candy maker, Mr. Palix.  Their top seller, the salted caramel cream...
Smoked brisket in El Cajon, Ca

Smoked brisket in El Cajon, Ca

Izzy’s Café, known for their Southern Smokehouse BBQ in El Cajon keeps popping up on the radar.  I’ve driven by this corner café for many years without giving it much thought, that is, until people continually raved about the brisket.  Okay, it’s near Second and Broadway (an intersection just to get through) but deserved a...
Crepes in El Cajon

Crepes in El Cajon

Do you remember the original location of The Pancake House in El Cajon?  I do, Main and Magnolia, full of dark wood and red booths. That’s where I first had their crepes topped with strawberry butter. They moved to 2nd St near Broadway years ago and have many of the same menu items like cheese...
Jazz music with warm churros

Jazz music with warm churros

Dave Scott, a weatherman on local news, is a great jazz musician and performs in places such as Hacienda Casa Blanca in El Cajon, Ca.  Owners Cindy and Tony Gomez enjoy the lively atmosphere he brings to their restaurant and combined with the authentic Michoacán food, it’s a fun dining time. Helping Dave out is...
Beef 'n Bun something to whistle about

Beef ‘n Bun something to whistle about

Hard to miss on Fletcher Parkway in Fletcher Hills, El Cajon, Calif is a burger place that’s been there for over half a century, when the area was somewhat rural and not a full size community as it is today. It’s been there all these years because not only do they serve good quality burgers but old fashioned milkshakes...