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Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 Cueva Bar

Sunset Luaus On The Bay

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Fiesta On The Avenue

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 University Avenue

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Surprising Culinary Combination To Visit San Diego Sunday: A Vegan, French Chef

July 13, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Celebrated French chef Jean-Christian Jury has cooked in restaurants and kitchens across the globe. A heart attack led him to embrace a vegan diet more than a decade ago. Now Jury has written "Vegan - The Cookbook" which he hopes will make plant-based foods accessible and appealing to more people.

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San Diego Gets Its Own Official Craft Beer

July 11, 2017
By KPBS News, Matt Hoffman

The San Diego Tourism Authority launched an “official craft beer” for San Diego.

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How Americans Ate During The Great Depression

April 13, 2017
By Michael Lipkin

Baked onion stuffed with peanut butter? That's just one of the recipes Americans turned to during the Great Depression.

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San Diego's Female Chefs Celebrate Their Kitchen Leadership

March 8, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Women have been cooking and preparing meals for millennia, but female chefs are still a significant minority in U.S. restaurants.

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City Attorney's Office To Investigate Restaurants Found Surcharging Customers

Jan. 5, 2017
By City News Service

The investigation was launched after complaints about the practice were received on a consumer hotline.

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In The Era Of The Foodie, Why Are Jack In The Box Tacos So Popular?

Jan. 5, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A story in the Wall Street Journal may sabotage one of your New Year's resolutions. In some magically, bizarre way - it might make you hungry for a Jack In The Box taco.

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Where To Eat On Christmas And Hanukkah

Dec. 23, 2016
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

Where do you go if you're not up for cooking a holiday meal? Two dining experts are here to help.

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Talking Food: How To Prepare Healthy, Holiday Desserts

Dec. 19, 2016
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

A new cookbook by San Diego fitness expert Laura Marquis puts a healthy twist on some favorite holiday season desserts.

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Turkey Talk: How Not To Burn Your Biscuits, Make Gritty Gravy Or Dry Out Your Turkey

Nov. 23, 2016
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Chef Bernard Guillas, executive chef at the Marine Room restaurant in La Jolla, will answer questions about how to plan a Thanksgiving Day dinner with all the fixings.

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San Diego Beer Week Caps Year Of Shakeups For Local Breweries

Nov. 3, 2016
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Smaller breweries are opening at a rapid clip: 20 opened in the past year with another 25 on track to open next year.

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An Avocado Shortage Is Hurting San Diego's Mexican Restaurants

Oct. 28, 2016
By Jean Guerrero

Drought-damaged avocado trees and farmworker strikes mean fewer and more expensive avocados in San Diego.

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Southeastern San Diego Hits Barrier To Healthy Food Access: Cars

Sept. 22, 2016
By Andrew Bowen

The area has been described as a “food desert,” where fresh produce is hard to find. Residents working to change that are encountering an unexpected barrier: cars that drive too fast.

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Tracing Mexican Cuisine Back To The Aztecs

Sept. 15, 2016
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Mole poblano, chiles rellenos and carnitas may be classic Mexican dishes, but they bear little resemblance to what the Aztecs ate before the invasion of Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago.

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Event Brings Baja Wines North Of The Border

Sept. 14, 2016
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Admirers of Mexican reds, whites and blends are often unable to find any bottles on this side of the border. But that's changing.

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Michael Pollan's Groundbreaking Book On Food Still Resonates

June 15, 2016
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Ten years after writing "The Omnivore's Dilemma," Pollan says Americans are still concerned about where their food comes from.