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Tamarind Martini: a Mexiterranean candy cuisine cocktail

YVette Lara Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro 4346 Bonita Road Bonita “The Tamarind Martini is our top selling drink,” says Yvette Lara about Romesco’s signature fusion-inspired cocktail. “It’s very tasty, because it has that spice — we ...

September 2, 2021
Mike Keneally: when Zappa did Zeppelin

Not even Frank Zappa realized that his March 25, 1988 concert in Uniondale, New York would be the final time he’d ever perform in the United States. “As a Long Island native, I was very ...

September 2, 2021
Coconut Girl Kitchen: Malaysian surf food

“Malaysian?” asks Kevin. We’re standing outside this little storefront place. It’s like so many others here on Mission Boulevard: small, quirky businesses, many from the ’50s, most of them appealing to the surf culture. Except ...

September 2, 2021
Respect: Aretha Franklin’s remarkable vocal reach

C.L. Franklin (Forest Whitaker) regularly awakened his daughter Aretha (Skye Dakota Turner) to wow the partygoers gathered in the spacious living room below with the young girl’s remarkable vocal reach. These so-called “church parties” were ...

September 2, 2021
“I don’t want to play ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ for the millionth time”

“The Covid lockdown was a mixed blessing for me,” says former Steve Miller Band guitarist and songwriter Greg Douglass. “After two weeks of staring at Netflix, my eyeballs began to melt, so I went down ...

September 2, 2021
Matt Hoyt hallowed

Multiple creative scenes in San Diego reeled from the news of Matt Hoyt’s death on August 14. According to KPBS, he had been diagnosed just a week earlier with the rare and aggressive illness that ...

September 2, 2021
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