A “best poke in San Diego” list is hard to write, mainly because the restaurants that source their fish using sustainable methods are few and far between in San Diego (and elsewhere, as well) and also because there are a glut of poke restaurants throughout the county. But poke’s natural home on the mainland is San Diego, seeing as it’s the first stop off the island for many Hawaiians. Add to that our robust fisheries and fishing culture and, well, it’s obvious to see why the city has so many options. Taking into account sustainability first and, where that isn’t possible, taste second, here are the best places in San Diego to eat poke.
This map is organized geographically and though it notes which places lean towards more sustainable, it’s important to do personal due diligence when eating fish that come from threatened fisheries.Read More