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Sept. 27 2011
Andiamo is perched in that sweet middle spot, with the gracious (if not at all hip or trendy), welcoming attitude of a neighborhood restaurant and behind-the-line food know-how that offers you something...
Sept. 20 2011
Order your food and get your own drinks at the counter, but settle in to relax and enjoy the ocean view while waiting for the friendly PBC crew to bring you your food
Sept. 13 2011
I never pass up pancit, and neither should you, particularly if you like your noodles salty, cooked to death and seasoned with broth, vegetables and your choice of meat. This is comfort food that will...
Sept. 6 2011
There are days when it seems we’ve reached the saturation point in this whole gastropub phase. But then another newbie joins the scene; I scan the menu, I’m intrigued, and, before I know...
Aug. 30 2011
They’re doing some great things with seafood, which makes sense considering you could easily throw a picky patron and hit the ocean just a few blocks away
Aug. 24 2011
I immediately liked the feeling of walking into the dusky, charcoal walls of Empire House. It conjures a groovy old house with mismatched chairs, some of which reminded me of sitting in a junior-high...
Aug. 17 2011
Not to be confused with other outposts of pink (see: Berry, Taco), Pink Noodle in Hillcrest is the face-lifted Thai restaurant formerly known as Kitima
Aug. 9 2011
One of the bonuses of being pregnant—once you’re through the “all food is disgusting” phase—is the world being mostly supportive of your occasionally (OK, fine, frequently)...
Aug. 3 2011
The word that comes to mind when I think about the Lebanese food served at Alforon is “warmth.” Yes, you can certainly opt for items that’ll put some heat on your tongue, but I’m...
July 26 2011
I’m particularly delighted that one of the coolest kids on the dining block has begun serving the meal that hits the sweet spot between too early and too boring. Starlite—they of the hexagonal...
July 19 2011
After watching months of construction, I’m now hearing a lot of chatter about Union Kitchen & Tap in Encinitas, which finally opened in May
July 12 2011
I can’t get enough of the chifteles at Shades, the Ocean Beach neighborhood stalwart
July 6 2011
So, I’ve entered an interesting new phase as a food writer. I’m now a pregnant food writer
June 28 2011
In City Heights, 777 Noodle House serves dishes from Vietnam and Thailand, and though those countries are quite a ways south from Japan, following your nose through the front doors of the noodle house...
June 20 2011
Pop-up restaurants are now a huge part of many of the larger markets around San Diego County. One of the stars feeding the masses is Annel & Drew’s Kitchen
June 14 2011
Until the likes of Basic landed in our neck of the woods, did anyone know there was such a thing as New Haven-style pizza?
June 7 2011
I cant imagine Terras loyal fans not following the fare just a bit farther east; the food is that good
June 1 2011
The decadent Mac & Cheese Risotto appetizer—a steaming and savory rice pudding— is a bowl of the most seductive porridge I’ve ever eaten
May 25 2011
Upon entering the modest dining room, you’ll be greeted with a friendly “Namaste” by the brightly attired staff, complete with traditional Nepalese hat, or dhaka topi
May 17 2011
I realize that when people talk about “good barbecue,” the debate gets very passionate and sweaty and twangy. Some like tomato-based sauces, some like bases of vinegar and others want no...

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