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Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

The Good Food Factory Presents: 'Italian Cuisine' Cooking Series For Young Chefs

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 Center for Healthy lifestyle, 533 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075

San Diego Cloud9 Young Professionals 24-36 Speed Dating At La Jolla Brewing Company

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 La Jolla Brewing Company: 7536 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

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Drought Reduces Rice Crops, Raises Prices

May 2
Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio

California's drought may drive up the price of rice and affect the state's export of the grain.

Fast Food Outlets On Military Bases Not Subject To New Minimum Wage Rules

April 22
By Beth Ford Roth
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No need bid adieu to that Big Mac. The U.S. Department of Labor is temporarily exempting fast food restaurants on Navy and Marine Corps installations from new minimum wage rules that led to the closure of McDonald's restaurants on several bases.

San Marcos Students Help Fight Hunger In North County

April 13
Promise Yee
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Students at two high schools in San Marcos are helping fight hunger in North County one bowl at a time. They're making ceramic bowls and then selling them at fundraisers to benefit the local food bank.

Gluten: The Marketing Versus The Science

Feb. 27
By David Wagner
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Gluten-free foods have been claiming more and more space on grocery store shelves lately. But the commercial take on gluten doesn't always square with science.

Nestle Recalls Some Of Its Hot Pockets As Part Of Larger Meat Recall

Feb. 18
Associated Press

Nestle said Tuesday that it is recalling an unspecified number of "Philly Steak" and its "Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese" Hot Pockets in certain sizes. No illnesses have been reported.

Decoding The Paleo Diet

Feb. 3
Midday Edition
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Discussions of diet have some people arguing that our modern use of grains, including bread and cake, is unhealthy. The premise of the "paleo diet" says we're best off going back to the kind of diet that preceded the agricultural revolution of early human civilization.

What Can City Heights Residents Do In Response To Albertsons Store Closure?

Jan. 28
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The largest supermarket in the community of City Heights is shutting its doors next month. The loss of Albertsons might increase the neighborhood's reputation as a "food desert."

New Study Provides Motivation To Get Healthy And Fit In 2014

Jan. 7
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Losing weight, toning up and getting healthy frequently top New Year's resolution lists. A recent study seems to give us some extra reasons to shed pounds a 2014 goal.

Check Out This Gingerbread Recreation Of Bin Laden's Compound

Jan. 2
By Beth Ford Roth
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Dubbed Gingerbottabad, Military Times calls it "the most infamous, and delicious, terrorist compound of the holiday season."

Grilling In San Diego For The Holidays

Dec. 17
Midday Edition
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You may want to dust off your grill for the holidays because in San Diego, grilling season is year-round.

How Sustainable Is Sustainable Food Model For San Diego Restaurants?

Dec. 9
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The farm-to-table movement might be facing more of an uphill battle in San Diego since the recent closure of a couple farm-to-table restaurants.

Chef Alice Waters Discusses The Future Of The Slow Food Movement

Dec. 4
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While in San Diego for a book signing, chef Alice Waters discusses the "slow" food movement.

Award-Winning Chefs Offer San Diegans Tips For A Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 27
Midday Edition
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It's become an annual tradition at KPBS Midday and Evening editions: turkey talk! This Thanksgiving Eve, we're taking your questions on how to prepare a dinner that will make them coming back for more. Call in at 1-888-895-5727 at 12:15 p.m.

Restaurants Offering Military Free 'Thank You' Meals On Veterans Day

Nov. 7
By Beth Ford Roth
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Veterans Day is Monday, a day when our country honors those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Many family-friendly restaurants are offering free or discounted meals to veterans and service members on Nov. 11. Home Post has the lowdown...

New Book: Complete Guide To San Diego Breweries

Nov. 5
Midday Edition
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It's beer week and if you have a hard time choosing which brewhouse will satisfy your taste buds — help may be on the way.