Lick the Plate
When I think of Jamaica, the first things that come to mind are reggae, tropical lushness, Usain Bolt and Red Stripe beer.
While England has never been known for its cuisine, I, for one, am quite fond of the traditional fare found in the pubs that seem to be on every corner there.
It’s always a good sign when a restaurant brings in a wine pro like Chuck Herrold and teams him with a seasoned chef like Josh Richardi.
This year marks the 24th year of Taste of MainStreet, held in downtown Encinitas from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20.
It’s funny how you never really think about physical therapy until an injury happens, then it becomes top of mind.
Sometimes I like to make sure a restaurant has staying power before “Lick the Plate” gets involved as many open with all kinds of hype then quickly fade away.
I was watching the Food Network recently and they did a piece on restaurant in Kittery, Maine, called Bob’s Clam Hut. Besides the plethora of fresh seafood, they put extra focus on the lobster rolls.
Everyone has memories of a donut shop or bakery in their neighborhood growing up.
First off, it is important to note that Prontos’ has been in business for 20 years in downtown Carlsbad.
Whenever someone gives me a tip for a story and mentions there are lines out the door, that’s usually a good sign that it’s worth checking out.