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19th Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 Mountain Vista Drive at El Camino Real

Santa Fe Market At Bazaar Del Mundo

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 Bazaar del Mundo, 4133 Taylor St. San Diego, California 92110

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

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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
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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
Midday Edition
Evening Edition

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.

Judge Keeps California Sriracha Factory Open, For Now

Oct. 31
Associated Press
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A judge has denied a Southern California factory town's attempt to shut down production of Sriracha chili sauce.

Will Troops Ever Get Pizza As An MRE? (Video)

Oct. 25
By Beth Ford Roth
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The dreaded MRE (Meal, Ready to Eat) has been dubbed everything from "Meals Rejected by Everyone," and "Meals, Rarely Edible," to the more vulgar "Meal Ready to Expel." But there soon may be a reason to celebrate where MREs are concerned. Pizza may finally become an MRE dining option for the U.S. military.

Military Commissaries Reopen After Government Shutdown Forced Closure

Oct. 7
By Beth Ford Roth
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Stateside military commissaries forced to shut their doors because of the government shutdown are once again open for business. The Pay Our Military law allowed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to recall many Department of Defense employee furloughs, giving the commissaries the workers they needed to open back up.

Is San Diego Craft Beer Creating A Beer Culture?

Sept. 13
By Beth Accomando
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San Diego is something of a beer mecca drawing people from around the world with nearly 70 licensed breweries making an exceptionally diverse array of craft beers. So the question I explored for KPBS Arts Spectrum is, are San Diego craft breweries creating a beer culture?