spices and rubs you like to cook with?
Love picking up hot sauces and rubs/spices for cooking from different vacations we go on.
Last time in Sd spouse picked up some nappa valley small tin box spices from point loma seafood.
Loved Garlic Dude Dust from Gilroys and was going to order the large size but $25 for one spice plus $7 in shipping and handling boy we better love this stuff lol.
Love the Melindas hot sauces too!
From NY (Syracuse, Rochester, and NYC)- Cajun Foreplay from The Dinosaur BBQ
From Key West The Hogshead saloon Rub
From New Orleans "Hot Stuff" rub
All in my pantry, unfortunately empty!
I always have some Szagreb Rib rub on hand for pork (available in most grocery stores near the Hungarian Paprika)
Pezney's blends are good, and here in the Chicago area we have The Spice House: I love their blends- Greektown billygoat, Lake shore drive, Mediterranean Lamb rub, Za'Atar, Sunny Paris, I could go on and on...
We make a few Ted reader rub recipes love the bone dust
Are you referring to the dinosaur line that makes hot sauce snd BBQ sauce as these are avail in buffalo ny
These others you mentioned cannot be bought in san diego? Thus is what I'm looking for a popular sauce or BBQ that San diego residents live
In San Diego (the 6th or 7th largest city in the US, depending on census reports), we have ethnic markets where we buy spices according to cravings: Mexican, Mediterranean and Asian (Japanee, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Thai).
There isn't any one spice or even group of spices that you can say is "San Diego". There are small stores which sell hundreds of hot sauces from around the world...when you come to visit and ask ten people what their favorite rub or spices are, you are very likely to get ten answers.
If you ask about BBQ...many answers may be one or two major restaurants and the rest of the answers will tell you to go to another state to get good Q.
WE do prefer tex mex. mexican, southwest..
I did pick up the Tapatio as we saw it in Wahoos on the tables. Love hot sauces but not the ones called Death and fireball. More good flavour hot sauces ..
Also Peri Peri was a spice we bought in San Diego that we were new to.. Love it on our pasta.
Plenty of Mexican markets in San Diego. Gonzalez Northgate is at the 805 on the 43rd street exit (from North or South the exit takes you to a signal light and the market is straight ahead).
There are aisles of sauces and spices, fresh (made in store) tortillas, a whole steam tray/eat there inside area, bakery, produce, meats...