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Red O – Taste Of Mexico

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Westfield, which operates shopping centers around the world, is pouring millions into the expansion and redevelopment of University Town Center (UTC). Drivers on La Jolla Village Drive have been watching construction for months as new buildings and parking structures take shape. But drivers also had the opportunity to watch new construction across the street from […]

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Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina

A Blend of Culinary Concepts San Diego is famous for its Mexican food. The history of the city and its proximity to Mexico have created a Latino influence that is reflected in the authentic flavors found in many local eateries, both large tourist oriented venues and small neighborhood locales. For years, Old Town, where San […]

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Dinner and a Movie

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Concept Two Seven Eight Have you ever dreamed of opening and owning a restaurant? So many people, especially men with outgoing personalities and even the slightest culinary background, often fantasize about the thrill of commanding a kitchen and with greeting old friends and customers as they enjoy the food and ambiance of one’s establishment. But […]

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It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

If you haven’t seen the television and print ads for Hollywood Casino, you’ve been living under a rock. It is the newest casino in San Diego County, joining a relatively large number of operations that include familiar names such as Barona, Viejas and Pala. Hollywood Casino opened in October 2016 and, as the new kid […]

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You Won’t Get Carded At The Red Card Cafe

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Paris is known as the “City of Lights.” To romantics, it is the “city of love.” To foodies, it is the “city of great cuisine.” It is, after all, the city that originated cordon bleu. Even the smallest bistro on the left bank of the city seems to embed extra flavor in even its simplest […]

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Island Prime – At The Point

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Island Prime – At The Point

Starbucks is practically ubiquitous. It seems that wherever I travel, there’s bound to be a location nearby. Well, David Cohn doesn’t have quite the same reach but here in San Diego, a David Cohn restaurant is seemingly within a short drive. At my last count, nineteen of his 21 operations are within San Diego County. […]

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BiCE — Worldwide Acclaim

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

BiCE! How do you pronounce it? “Beez”? “Beys”? “Bike”? Surprise! The name of this outstanding restaurant is pronounced “bee-chay.” The restaurant is named after its founder, Beatrice Ruggeri, who was nicknamed affectionately “Bice.” She was born on a farm in Italy, the eldest of ten children. As such, she had to work hard to help […]

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The Deli Experience — Milton’s Deli

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are delis in many parts of San Diego—Italian delis, German delis and just plain old sandwich shops that put “deli” into their names or ads. But, to me, “deli” can refer only to Jewish delis, the kinds where salami is drying in the window, where pickles are brought immediately to the table and where, […]

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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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The Broken Yolk Café – Growing With OPM

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

When is the last time you had an opportunity to participate at the start of something big? Every stock trader dreams of finding the next Amazon starting up. Look at Qualcomm and ViaSat, two local companies that have grown significantly in just a few years. Local theater lovers flock to shows that are headed for […]

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