Carnitas’ Snack Shack – Seen in WHERE San Diego Magazine

March 11, 2012

Carnitas’ Snack Shack, the “most craveable gourmet quick-service spot in town…”

We were featured in Where San Diego Magazine’s  Spring 2012 issue.

Bacon Lover’s Love Shack

Carnitas' Snack Shack seen in WHERE Magazine San Diego

Hanis Cavin made his reputation as one of San Diego’s finest chefs at the sophisticated Kensington Grill, so the city was understandably surprised when he announced he was leaving to open … a shoebox-sized carnitas joint? on a run-down stretch of University Avenue? That serves food from a walk-up window?

But Carnitas Snack Shack quickly became the most craveable gourmet quick-service spot in town. the secret? Heritage pork, in dishes ranging from the pork sandwich, which piles shredded pork, house aioli and pickle relish atop a breaded pork schnitzel, to poutine (fries topped with carnitas and savory pork gravy), which sells out nearly every night it’s offered. Other favorites on the daily-changing menu include foie gras hash and, for lighter tastes, a crisp panzanella salad. Noon-midnight; closed Tues. 2632 University Ave., North Park, 619.294.7675

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Source: “Bacon Lover’s Love Shack,” WHERE San Diego Magazine, Spring 2012, pg 5.