Lick the Plate
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.
Being a big fan of sausage, especially the varieties made by T&H Prime Meats stuffed between a Sadie Rose buttermilk roll, I was thrilled when the Regal Seagull opened in Leucadia recently. The Seagull is brought to us by the same folks who gave us the Regal Beagle in Mission Hills and it does not […]
Let’s start with a brief definition of Omakase, which roughly translates to “leave it to us” in Japanese.
One of the perks of this column is the occasional invitation to judge culinary events.
I’ve never been one to head out of town with the masses on holiday weekends, especially in Southern California where the potential traffic nightmares can test even the most patient of us. That, and the fact that we live in such a desirable area that people travel long distances to visit here, gave me an […]