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Try a different kind of breakfast

In the United States, the word “breakfast” conjures images of pancakes, bacon, and eggs. Because we’re right on the border, San Diegans might also think chilaquiles or huevos rancheros, which are just variations of an egg-centric

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Stehly Farms Market opens in Kensington

Stehly Farms Market opened its doors to the public on Friday. Kensington-area residents have been eagerly awaiting this day, as it took nearly a year longer than expected for interior construction to be completed in this

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The first 100 to Rakitori get free ramen

David and I have been meaning to stop by the new Rakitori Japanese Pub & Grill on University Avenue since we first saw the sign go up nearly three months ago. When we made it this

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Traveling all the way to PB for sushi

My friend Leslee knows that David and I love Japanese food, so she was shocked to learn that we hadn’t heard of Mister Sushi in Pacific Beach. I explained to her that I just never go

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Green eggs, no ham

On the patio at Kensington Café Green Egg scramble Sandy Eggan breakfast sandwich The Spanish Revival scramble Every once in a while, when I have time to kill and crave a change from my standard breakfast

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Let’s try Swine & Soda sober

I’d tasted the fare at Soda & Swine several times before, but I’d never actually been in the space. I was always next door, enjoying a libation at Polite Provisions while David, ever the giver, would

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Meat hooks, chandeliers, and prosciutto bruschetta

“It makes no sense,” David said as he scowled at the room. “There’s just no point to having those books haphazardly placed around on shelves. And those meat hooks randomly on that one chandelier when they’re

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The grill is very hot! The pots are very hot! Fully cook your food!

I like a menu that comes with warnings. The menu at Gyu-Kaku has six of them. The grill is very hot! The pots are very hot! Fully cook your food! Use those tongs to prevent cross contamination!

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Is it worth the wait at Panama 66?

Two women who work from home walk into a bar, find a huge crowd, and suddenly realize it’s Friday. “I usually avoid going out on Friday nights,” I say, as we take in the long lines

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George’s at the Cove offers a one-two punch

It often seems you can either have great food or an amazing view but not both, especially in a tourist town. The view from my seat on the patio at George’s Bar Stuffed dates in tomato

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