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GRRReat New Book: World W/O Fish 4/29 meet

Mark Kurlansky's "World Without Fish" (Workman Publishing, $16.95) is a terrific new book gorgeously illustrated by Frank Stockton. Mark wrote ...

San Diego Food Swap

New York City, Minneapolis, etc. -- now it's here! Our first will be on Saturday, 4/23, at Winston's Beach Club ...

boo-hoos - losing our best again, plus Chef Cel

We're losing two more of our best chefs. Philippe Verpiand has sold Cavaillon (which will retain its name and its ...

"Earth Week at J-Six (April 15 - 22)

Well, it's always Earth Week at J-6 with chef Christian Graves, but during the official week they have some serious ...

Local Guillas on Big Time TV

Bernard Guillas of the Marine Room, one of San Diego’s top toques has been garnering recognition well beyond local borders. ...

Merry Songkran! and Thai cooking lessons

Here, I'll just post the whole press release because it's interesting, if you're "into" Southeast Asian food: Saffron Celebrates Songkran, ...

More on We (hrs, phone #)

We Olive is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 ...

Better Seating Now at Origano, etc. etc.

After reading our review, Origano exec chef/co-owner Francesco promptly went out and (somewhat against the wishes of his co-owner from ...

Dining in the Dark on Val Dau

Why should I struggle for prose when FoodBlog's Marcy Rothman has already said it so well? To quote: Surprise your ...

More changes

Terra's new address will nr 7091 El Cajon Blvd. Final bye-bye-part March 18 at Terra's Hillcrest address, across the street ...

Correction on Terra date, and a dark Valentines

Terra in Hillcrest is closing even sooner: March 20, not March 30. Meanwhile, I'm deluged by high-end restaurants sending me ...

Changes on the scene

Cafe 21 now has a second branch downtown, at 750 5th Ave. in the Gaslamp. How cool is that! They ...

Charcuterie class from Jared Van Kamp (wow!)

Jared Van Kamp of Quality Social, king of artisan charcuterie and sausages, is giving a class on how to make ...

Aphrodisiac Valentine's Day cooking class

Cafe 21 is giving a cooking class on aphrodisiac foods in honor of Valentine's Day. To my mind, they're well-qualified ...

Super Phat News on Fats

A nutritional health publication online (www.HealthCastle.com) reports the following fabulous news, and no, they're not kidding: "Saturated fat is not ...

The good die young here

Chef Amy Di Biase has quit Cosmopolitan in Old Town due to hassles with the management, which apparently wanted "one ...

Why No Women Chefs in Top Ten?

Just saw the letter to the ed. from nameless-by-email, complaining that there were no women chefs in the Top Ten ...

White truffles! and other news that's fit to chew

Fresh white truffles (oooh!) are in at El Bizcocho, from now thru 11/30 or while supplies last -- in appetizers, ...

You will meet a stranger...

Once a month, Alchemy is hosting "Dinner With Six Strangers," a shared meal at a communal table among people who've ...

Oh, It's beer, beer beer...

Urban Solace celebrates beer week with a tasting of 10 craft beers, with bites to match, to benefit SD Coastkeeper, ...

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