Keep Calm and Curry On

Creole Caribbean Seafood Pot at Miss B's Coconut Club
Creole Caribbean Seafood Pot at Miss B’s Coconut Club (courtesy photo)

Savor the flavor of warm and spicy curry now that chillier temperatures have finally hit San Diego. These tops spots have some unique and oh-so-delicious curry dishes, from a spicy ramen bowl to a brand new menu item you’ve got to try!

If you have yet to check out the new menu at Miss B’s Coconut Club, in Mission Beach, curry in to try tasty new dishes like the Creole-Caribbean Seafood Pot. The combination of shrimp, rock fish and mussels come served in a spiced coconut-rum sauce and pineapple curry butter, with a side of toasted garlic-butter kolache. The blend of spice from the rum sauce and flavor from the curry butter will ensure you will finish every single bite of this appetizing entrée.

Dinner with a view!? Pacific Beach’s Waterbar, located right along the well-known boardwalk, boasts a seafood menu that transformed fresh flavors through the chef’s unique renditions of coastal classic plates. Opt for the Market Veg Curry, a mouth-watering menu item made with Thai red curry, sweet potatoes, coconut rice, radish, lemon oil, cilantro and basil. For an additional charge, you can beef up your meal with protein choices like shrimp, chicken or skirt steak.

Tajima has been satisfying San Diego’s growing hunger for authentic Japanese cuisine and ramen since opening their first location on Convoy Street in 2001. Make your way to the original spot to try the scrumptious Curry Ramen, consisting of the original Tonkotsu soup based mixed with a spicy Japanese curry. Tajima’s Tonkotsu soup takes up to 12 hours to cook, which results in a rich and creamy broth perfect for pairing with a variety of toppings. The curry ramen comes with pork or chicken chashu, green onions, half a ramen egg, sesame seeds and Japanese seaweed. Yum!

Cass Street Bar and Grill, a local favorite for over 30 years, may be known for their burgers, baguettes and beer, but you’ve got to try their Shrimp Curry. Situated near the corner of Cass and Felspar Street, in Pacific Beach, you can taste fresh shrimp sautéed with large chunks of avocado and tomato, topped with sour cream sauce spiced with curry and lime, all served over a bed of rice. While you wait to enjoy your meal, play a game of pool or shuffleboard – this beach bar has both!