Lick the Plate
This is the time of year that the biggest and best artichokes make their way to area markets from the Castroville area of California.
Writing and talking about restaurants and the culinary talent behind them on a weekly basis is not always conducive to developing loyalty to them or return visits.
Don’t just live green — be it! That is the motto of this festival that is taking it to another level this year by holding it at the Leichtag Foundation in Encinitas. It’s a time to celebrate a day of all things green May 17.
Even in the land of fabulous taco shops on every street corner, I’ve always been a fan of Rubio’s, the popular fast casual chain known for its uniquely delicious coastal cuisine and for popularizing the fish taco, (of which I mention in the same sentence as local shops when people ask me where the […]
I recall getting an email from Nino “Neens” Camilo about a year ago pitching me on his upcoming North Eats festival and I was amazed by the number of top tier North County restaurants he had already lined up for this first time event. That in itself was enough to sell me on the […]
I’ve always been very impressed by the way Jim Barrasso, owner of Firefly Grill & Wine Bar has been able to come up with a unique, four course dinner paired with wine on a weekly basis. It takes a lot of planning and creativity to pull this off and it’s a great way to […]
Epic. That is the one word I would use to describe the Coast Law Group’s office location just north of Swami’s on Coast Highway 101. I mean really, these folks work in a spot people travel from all over the world to visit.
So I’ll be honest, I’ve never found Pacific Beach to be a place I even thought about doing a stay-cation at.
A few months back, I met up with Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Executive Program Director Carris Rhodes to talk about how we could work together to promote this year’s event outside of the standard interview or listing of participating restaurants.
As of about two weeks ago after stumbling upon my friend Scott MacBride and his new venture, Jupiter Cold Brew Coffee, I am now officially a cold brew coffee snob. Not that I was ever a cold brew connoisseur, far from it, I’ve only sampled it in the past. But this stuff is amazing […]