How many of you know how to pronounce victuals? I know you former English and literature instructors know the answer. It is pronounced vittles. And we plan to try many of the local victuals in the San Diego area, starting with Mexican food. Proximity to the border and to the Pacific Ocean makes San Diego an ideal place for eaters.
After watching Andrew Zimmern of “Delicious Destinations”, and having visited a similar shop in Mexico City, our first stop is Lucha Libre Tacos. This is from their website:
Our gourmet tacos are made with the freshest ingredients, and we are proud to have been voted Best Burrito in town. Only at Lucha Libre you can get the famous “TJ” dog: an all beef hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with grilled vegetables. We do not use lard and our vegetarian items are all strong contenders, too. Some fans’ favorites are the Queso Taco with its Super Secret Chipotle Sauce, and the Surfin’ California: a burrito with steak, shrimp, avocado, fresh fries, cheese, pico de gallo, and super secret chipotle sauce. Any of the luchadors on our menu can kick the biggest hunger’s butt, both with flavor and with quantity. All of our salsas are house-made, and the cilantro salsa is something to fight for. Only our prices are wimpy.
Our taco shop isn’t the standard issue Mexican restaurant with serapes and sombreros on the wall. Everywhere you look, from the televisions running classic wrestling matches to the gold Champion’s Booth where you can sit only if you’ve made a reservation 24 hours in advance, you see the flamboyance and color of Lucha Libre. Check out the “Gold” bathroom, the “Anchorman TV” trash can, and if you come in wearing a Lucha mask, you’ll get the Luchador discount!