Lick the Plate
If you have been to the Leucadia Farmers Market, Blue Ribbon, Craftsman, Ritual Tavern, Proper Gastropub, or many other of San Diego’s quality-minded restaurants, there is a good chance you have come across The MeatMen.
This was bound to happen, there are just too many of us not to celebrate this wonderful culinary movement happening right here in North County.
The Leucadia Farmers Market turned eight this year, and with more than 80 vendors it has firmly established itself as a fixture on the local shopping and dining scene.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
I’m starting a new monthly feature with “Lick the Plate” where I round up folks from North County businesses and have them share their favorite places to eat and drink before, during or after work. Nixon in downtown Encinitas is my first profile.
Are you a food and wine enthusiast looking for like-minded people who gather monthly at San Diego’s best restaurants? If so, the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) in San Diego is worth checking out. The AIWF is a nonprofit organization founded by Julia Child, Robert Mondavi, Richard Graff and others in 1981 to [...]
I’ve always enjoyed margaritas, but can’t say I’ve ever sought them out or went out specifically for one. That’s probably because I’ve never had one made with premium ingredients including top shelf tequila. The Rolls Royce margarita at Casa de Bandini in Carlsbad is the margarita that will have me coming back for more and [...]