Lick the Plate
As someone who calls myself an athlete, writing a weekly food column and now hosting a radio show on KPRi can make staying at my “fighting weight,” challenging to say the least.
About a year ago I was asked by Rancho Santa Fe resident JoAnne King to power the band at an event she was hosting with a mobile solar station I have access to.
OK, I’ll admit it, when I first heard there was going to be another pizza joint opening in Encinitas I was less than thrilled.
The breakfast options in North County are as plentiful and diverse as our continually expanding dinner choices.
New restaurants and food events are happening and showing no signs of slowing down in North County.
In case you did not get the song association, it’s a play on “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” the song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David for Dionne Warwick.Ben Folds does a killer live version of it also. Anyway, I can’t seem to drive by St. Tropez without that song popping [...]
First off, yes, I know that baba ghanoush is more of a Middle Eastern term for an eggplant-like dip, but it is also eaten in Turkey where it is more commonly called patl›can salatas›. It’s just a fun word that I love to say and one that was brought up recently at dinner at the [...]
There are a lot of options when it comes to breakfast in North County, so it’s nice to see when someone does something a little different. The Breakfast Club Diner in Oceanside is owned and operated by Perry Roumbos, who is 100 percent Greek and that heritage shows on the menu with many Greek influences.
There is a show on the Food Network called “Restaurant Makeover” that takes tired or underperforming restaurants and breathes new life into them in quick fashion. Something similar has been happening over the past year or so at St. Germain’s in Encinitas, which has been around since 1976.
When I heard there was another Italian restaurant opening in Encinitas, I thought wow; they must have something different to offer, as there is no shortage of Italian food in this area.Sure enough, the folks at Zardo have brought fresh, homemade and organic to the fast casual Italian segment and as far as I’ve seen, [...]