Eat This

Monday's Unverified Fact About San Diego

The 'Boys host those baby blue bolts on Sunday. A "fact" about this country's gateway to immigration...

Although they claim to be part of the 'land of fruit and nuts,' the city of San Diego is actually the land of jellyfish and seagulls--local favorites that have not been popular as export products.*


*Source: A cursory look at state by state export data from the years 1950 through 2007, adjusted for inflation, with weight and volume offsets to account for property loss...though we never actually made it to the California section.

KEEP THE DALLAS OBSERVER FREE... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Dave Faries
Contact: Dave Faries

Latest Stories