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The 2016 Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 Bates Nut Farm

San Diego Restaurant Week

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 Various Locations in San Diego

Rosh Hashanah Luncheon With Entertainment By Yochanan Sebastian Winston

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 College Avenue Center

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San Diego's Love For Its 'Little Italy'

San Diego's Love For Its 'Little Italy'

Oct. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

San Diego's Little Italy is the go-to destination for visitors and locals alike who are looking for great things to eat. KPBS Midday Edition looks at a new book that highlights Little Italy's past and present by San Diegan Maria Desiderata Montana.

San Diego Food Writer Opens Up About Diabetes Diagnosis

San Diego Food Writer Opens Up About Diabetes Diagnosis

Sept. 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Since being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago, San Diego food writer Caron Golden is staying healthy by exercising and watching what she eats -and its not all green salads.

One Man's Quest For Good Bread Turns Into An Adventure In Baking Ar...

One Man's Quest For Good Bread Turns Into An Adventure In Baking Around The World

Sept. 10
By Megan Burke, Tom Fudge, Peggy Pico

A journalist turned award-winning baker and author is sharing his secrets about making the perfect loaf of bread in a new memoir, "In Search of the Perfect Loaf — A Home Baker's Odyssey."

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Sept. 9
By Beth Ford Roth

As the USS America makes its way to its new home port of San Diego, the crew's dining options have been quite different from what other sailors usually experience during deployment - no free soft drinks, and french fries that aren't actually fried.

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Aug. 26
By Beth Ford Roth

Brands of almond and peanut butters recalled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination were sold by military commissaries, according to an announcement the Defense Commissary Agency.

Military Commissaries Get Temporary Reprieve From Budget Ax

Military Commissaries Get Temporary Reprieve From Budget Ax

July 22
By Beth Ford Roth

Congress has voted to restore $200 million in cuts to the taxpayer subsidies that help fund military commissaries.

5 Cool Summer Suppers To Beat The Heat In San Diego

5 Cool Summer Suppers To Beat The Heat In San Diego

July 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

When the temperatures rises, turn to these cool summer recipes by San Diego food writer Caron Golden and Blind Burrito executive chef Sara Polczynski.

San Diego County Fair Ends 24-Day Run With Record-Breaking Numbers

San Diego County Fair Ends 24-Day Run With Record-Breaking Numbers

July 7
10News

Nearly 1.5 million people attended the San Diego County Fair this year, consuming thousands of strange foods and delectable treats.

San Diego Summer Fun Cafe Program Expands To Fill Nutrition Gap

San Diego Summer Fun Cafe Program Expands To Fill Nutrition Gap

June 25
By Dwane Brown

One out of every four school children in San Diego is eligible for the city’s free lunch program, but during the summer these kids lose access to one of the only meals they'll get all day.

Whole Foods To Pay Nearly $800,000 For Overcharging Customers

Whole Foods To Pay Nearly $800,000 For Overcharging Customers

June 24
By City News Service

Whole Foods will pay nearly $800,000 to settle allegations of overcharging customers, prosecutors in San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Monica announced Tuesday.

Baja Chefs Come Together For Conservation

Baja Chefs Come Together For Conservation

June 18
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Wildcoast's third annual Baja Bash serves up Baja-inspired sustainable cuisine, wine and beer while raising funds to benefit Baja's coast and ocean.

Memorial Day Freebies And Discounts For Military Families

Memorial Day Freebies And Discounts For Military Families

May 26
By Beth Ford Roth

Many nationwide restaurant and retail chains are honoring the military this Memorial Day by offering discounts - and in some cases freebies - to active duty service members and veterans.

Writer Ruth Reichl Sees The World Food First

Writer Ruth Reichl Sees The World Food First

May 14
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former New York Times food critic and writer Ruth Reichl sees the world food first. We'll hear about her first novel, 'Delicious' and her thoughts on the legacy of "Gourmet" magazine. Reichl will be at the Chino Farm on May 18

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...

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

April 22
By Beth Ford Roth

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.