Category archives for: Food

Kitchen Shrink: Re-strutting its stuff – a lesson in turkey

what to do with the carcass and uneaten meat from roughly 46 million turkeys?

Fall in love with autumn’s harvest

sweet-potatoes

‘Tis the season for hearty veggies with pungent aromas, divine rich flavors and interesting back stories to dial-up your dishes and answer your culinary curiosities

Breakfast‘s an epiphany, so discover marvelous morning meals

Catherine Kaufman

“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a lord, and dinner like a pauper.”

Popular Zel’s Del Mar ready for third anniversary celebration

Greg Glassman and Jenn Powers at Zel’s Del Mar

Jenn Powers and Greg Glassman thought about throwing a party after their restaurant, Zel’s Del Mar, had been open for a year. And they thought about it after the second year but, again, it didn’t happen.

There’s more than one way to make a s’more, señor!

SMORES

Aug. 10 has been designated “National S’mores Day” in honor of this quintessential campfire treat.

Burlap chef to appear on ‘Bizarre Foods America’; Viewing party to be held July 16

Sinsay will be taking Zimmern to National City’s best Filippino restaurants. To celebrate this appearance, Sinsay will host a viewing party at Burlap on July 16 from 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m., offering complimentary Filipino street foods and drink specials to guests in attendance.

San Diego Symphony’s Summer Pops series runs through Labor Day

San Diego Symphony’s annual outdoor summer concert series, The Ashford University Summer Pops, run now through Labor Day at Embarcadero Marina Park South, on San Diego Bay right behind the San Diego Convention Center.

Navigate the rows of the mighty maize with this primer

By Catharine Kaufman What better way to salute America on the Fourth of July than to rejoice with one of the staple crops of the fledgling nation – corn. Corn of Plenty Squanto was the Native American savior of the New England colonists. He taught them to use the Iroquois’ “Three Sisters” method of planting. [...]

Lobster tales and other fish stories for National Seafood Month

For devoted pescavores, here’s a primer on getting the best and most out of this delightful treasure of the sea.

Regulars already making a habit of new Solana Beach burger joint

The Habit specializes in burgers. Photos/Claire Harlin

A burger eatery that made big waves in Santa Barbara more than 40 years ago is finally hitting San Diego. After success in Carmel Mountain, The Habit has opened in Solana Beach at 909 Lomas Santa Fe Drive and will operate from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays.

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  • Look how you’ve grown! La Jolla Secret Garden tour celebrates 16 years
    The upcoming Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, a fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, has come a long way from its first venture in 1999. Event co-founder Linda Marrone said, over time, the committee came up with ways to change and improve the tour, creating the “successful” event it is today. […]
  • La Jolla Community Calendar April 17-24
    Bird Rock Elementary will hold new student registration for the 2014-2105 school year, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Bird Rock Elementary auditorium, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. An enrollment packet can be picked up in the office in advance to be completed before the registration date. (858) 488-0537. […]
  • Thanks for the non-memories
    When I considered whether to go to my 40th high school reunion — my first reunion ever — the first thing I thought about was whether I’d have to confront my high school nemesis, Medusa (not her real name). […]