Food & Drink

Cardiff’s Beach House Restaurant closed

Employees had no clue…neither did valet service or linens provider

Last Monday, February 3, employees arriving at the Beach House Restaurant in Cardiff were surprised to learn they no longer had a job. Servers Justin and Dylan arrived at 10:00 a.m. to find the owners ...

I only date vegans

Where’s the beet?

Got on the train a meat-eater; got off the train a vegan.

Meet the Dishcrawl Ambassador

On a Tuesday evening in late September, Lindsay Marks stands in the center of a group of people at Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill and Bar on Broadway. She wears a cheek-stretcher of a smile ...

Gothenburg, Sweden

A Scandinavian arrival on the global foodie scene.

Gothenburg, Sweden, is the country’s second-largest city, and yet it’s not on most Americans' radar. It should be! It’s an important commercial port, Volvo’s headquarters, a college town, a gourmet food destination and a fashion ...

Baja Wine Country

And a gringo's success story at Bodegas Marilena.

When he was growing up in coastal Southern California back in the mid '50s, Jay Dworsky had absolutely no idea that he might end up becoming involved in the farming of grapes, let alone in ...

What the Foie?

David unwrapped the package and set it on the kitchen island. “It’s beautiful, isn’t it? I should take a picture,” he said. I leaned forward to find an attractive angle of the beige brick. As ...

Slow Food

At a mixer, one is expected to mix. But I wasn’t at this mixer for the people. Slow Food Urban San Diego was having a food-centric soiree at the Pearl, after which David and I ...

Savage Breast

For the cook, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner can be an ordeal.

Our domesticated turkey had its begin­nings in a sleek, dark-meated bird, long of leg and neck. with iridescent bronze plumage. In the pre-Columbian era, some ten million of these birds flew through forests from southern ...

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