Fans wait in line outside this Mission Valley Hangout for heart healthy fare combining Asian, Latin, and American ingredients and techniques. There’s soy chorizo, gluten-free blueberry cornmeal pancakes, egg whites, and braised tofu and generous bowls of fruit and granola for health-conscious types, and roast beef hash and eggs for hungry carnivores. Lunch offerings include green chili tamales with black beans and a filling Indo Chine Happiness Bowl with ginger sesame chicken, beef, or shrimp atop brown rice and veggies. Bring along friends, a newspaper, or tablet to keep you occupied during the 30-minute or longer wait.
- Frommer's Staff