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House of Jerky & Root Beer: Jerky and quirky

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Snuggled in the scenic square of Old Town State Historic Park, the House of Jerky & Root Beer is a Mecca for connoisseurs of exotic dehydrated meats.

With her husband and son both in the service, mother Evelyn Honea and daughter Sara are the proprietors of this period piece, where jerky has no nitrates, no MSG, no preservatives and no limits.

If your taste buds don't feel like taking a walk on the wild side, the House of Jerky & Root Beer does carry all the originals.

"It goes from a natural, more plain flavor all the way to the hot beef. We've got five flavors of beef, we have two flavors of turkey," Evelyn said.

But man or woman can't live by jerky alone -- they must have soda. The House of Jerky & Root Beer has the most impressive array of carbonated delights that you'll find anywhere. From Dad's to Dog n' Suds to Kutztown, they are all here. And where there's root beer, there has to be floats.

"I'm old-fashioned. I grew up in California, so we use the Thrifty's brand ice cream," Evelyn said.

Here at Old Town's House of Jerky & Root Beer, cured meats and time-honored foaming treats are an irresistible combination.

House of Jerky & Root Beer

2415 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA 92110

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