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How Do You Know If A Restaurant Is Really Serving Locally Grown Food?

Sept. 12, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A 2015 story in San Diego Magazine exposed fraud in the farm to table movement. Now, Farm to Fork San Diego offers diners a directory of local restaurants that are committed to working with San Diego County farmers.

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Surf, Travel Inspire Recipes In ‘First We Surf, Then We Eat’

Sept. 11, 2018
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Lifelong surfer and writer Jim Kempton will be speaking about his new cookbook Tuesday at Warwick’s in La Jolla.

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Trump’s Aluminum Tariffs Are Raising Costs To Make Beer For Some San Diego Breweries

Aug. 1, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

Mike Hess Brewing in North Park said it will lose $44,000 annually after increased prices for aluminum beer cans.

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San Diego Food Writer Calls On Gals To Get Their Grill On

June 12, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Caron Golden of the food blog, San Diego Food Stuff, and chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins share some of their favorite summer grilling recipes.

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What The Rise, Fall Of San Diego’s Green Flash Means For Local Craft Beer Industry

April 12, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

While there has been a rise in the number of craft breweries closing, there are still many more new breweries entering the market.

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San Diego Food Blogger On 'How To Eat Your Feelings'

March 29, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Home cook and food blogger Holly Haines discusses the inspiration behind her first cookbook, "How To Eat Your Feelings."

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How Alice Waters Became A Slow-Food Icon

Feb. 19, 2018
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Alice Waters describes how a young girl from New Jersey became an icon of the European-style slow-food movement on the West Coast in her new memoir "Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook.”

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Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Feb. 12, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

Supporters of Fight for $15 and the Poor People’s Campaign took to the streets Monday, advocating for minimum wage earners.

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Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Feb. 8, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

The 4th annual Fermented Food Festival takes place Sunday in Encinitas. UC San Diego biologist Rob Knight will deliver the keynote and discuss the links between fermented food and gut health.

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What’s In Store For San Diego’s Dining Scene In 2018

Jan. 3, 2018
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

From restaurants with on-site childcare to the cannabis culinary arts scene, San Diego food writers weigh in on the most anticipated food trends to dominate the local dining scene in 2018.

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Chef Bernard Guillas Shares 3 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Nov. 22, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Cher Bernard Guillas, executive chef at the Marine Room restaurant in La Jolla, joins KPBS Midday Edition Wednesday to answer your Thanksgiving meal questions.

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Report: San Diego County's Wine Industry Keeps Growing

Nov. 16, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new report commissioned by the San Diego County Vintners Association shows the economic impact of the local wine industry is $30.4 million. The total number of acres of wine grapes harvested has more than doubled since 2010.

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Salvation Army Launches Largest Yearly Fundraiser, While Adult Rehabilitation Center Struggles

Nov. 13, 2017
By Matt Hoffman

The local Salvation Army said it hopes to raise $900,000 from the Red Kettle Program this year, but its Adult Rehabilitation Center is dealing with a lack of non-cash donations.

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Acclaimed Chef David Tanis On The Simplicity Of 'Market Cooking'

Oct. 30, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

David Tanis, the former head chef of the famed Chez Panisse restaurant, will be speaking this week about his new cookbook, "Market Cooking," at two San Diego events.

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Stone Brewing To Donate Portion Of Sales To California Wildfire Victims

Oct. 13, 2017
By City News Service

Escondido-based Stone Brewing's distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., announced Friday that it will donate a portion of its sales throughout this month to benefit people affected by the devastating fires in Northern California.