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Free Pizza at Amici’s La Jolla Aug. 29


Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria will offer a free slice of pizza to anyone that stops by the 811 Prospect St. location on Friday, Aug. 29.

Burrito Bounty: La Jolla’s hand-held Mexican meals are sure to satisfy

The Taco Stand’s Mar y Tierra (‘surf and turf’) Burrito is stuffed with grilled shrimp, carne asada, avocado, cabbage, tomato, sour cream and chipotle sauce. (Photo illustration by Daniel K. Lew and Ashley Mackin)

Is there any food better than a burrito? It’s a complete meal — protein, vegetables, fruits and carbohydrates — all wrapped into one delicious hand-held package … or in some cases … so doused in sauce and toppings it’s impossible to pick up, but you get the point!

Dreamy D Bar specialties dazzle diners

Duck Confit Nachos are piled with meat, cheese sauces and corn pico.

D Bar has been delighting ‘Diegans for two years as a dessert, drink and dining destination.

D Bar’s Southern Fried Belgian

Southern Fried Belgian Chicken Flour Yields: 10 lbs. Prep Time: 5 minutes INGREDIENTS • 9 pounds flour • 6 ounces garlic powder • 6 ounces onion Powder • 6 ounces white pepper • 3 ounces cayenne • 9 ounces Salt • 6 ounces chili powder • 6 ounces smoked paprika Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Buttermilk [...]

Wahoo’s: Fish tacos and a whole lot more!

Wahoo’s features a local-hangout vibe with sporty stickers and colorful décor inspired by the surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding scene.  PHOTOS By Kelley Carlson

At Wahoo’s Fish Taco, using fresh ingredients in unique combinations seems to make a world of difference. The 26-year-old restaurant chain — which offers an eclectic Mexican-Brazilian-Asian-influenced menu — is popular among all ages, with a core market of casual diners and décor inspired by the surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding scene.

Wahoo’s Citrus Slaw Fish Tacos

Wahoo’s Citrus Slaw Fish Tacos Serves 4 • 8 ounces fresh mahi-mahi or wahoo fillet • Pinch of garlic salt and ground black pepper • 8 warm corn tortillas • 1 ounce shredded cheese (Jack or cheddar) • 2 ounces Citrus Slaw (recipe below) • 2 teaspoons Green Sauce (recipe below) • 4 ounces salsa [...]

A.R. Valentien begins daily breakfast service

Peach and Pecan Sticky Bun is served with caramel sauce and fresh peaches. Photos by Kelley Carlson

There’s nothing like starting the day with “tee” time and a gourmet breakfast. The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ fine dining restaurant, A.R. Valentien, recently expanded its menu to offer morning meals daily.Previously served on weekends only, breakfast has been revamped, but the dishes maintain the high level of quality and freshness that has garnered the establishment a number of accolades.

A.R. Valentien’s Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes • 6 separated eggs • 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese • 3 Tablespoons melted butter • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 cup sugar • 1/2 teaspoon salt • Lemon zest, to taste 1. In a mixture, combine yolks, sugar and lemon zest. Mix at medium speed for three minutes. 2. Add [...]

Broken Yolk Café adds new menu options at its 13 locations in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties

Broken Yolk Café's Baja Breakfast Tacos are filled with beef chorizo sausage, scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa and Cotija cheese. It is accompanied by rice and pinto beans. Courtesy Photo

After recently celebrating its 35th anniversary, Broken Yolk Café is adding more options to its notably-large menu. High-quality food, friendly service, large portions and from-scratch cooking have become hallmarks at each of the 13 locations scattered throughout San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties.

La Jolla native has blog, book to share her love of cooking

La Jolla native Kelly Senyei.

La Jolla native Kelly Senyei is all about sharing the love. More specifically, her love and knowledge of cooking. Her blog, Just A Taste, started as a way for her to share the recipes her mother — Noni Senyei of La Jolla — taught her.

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  • Torrey Pines High School football starts Aug. 29 August 28, 2014
    The Torrey Pines varsity football team scrimmaged against San Marcos on Friday, Aug. 22. Their first game is at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. […]
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    Jeannine Marquie landed her dream teaching job when she began working at Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision in 2007. But when schools were hit by the recession and her position went from full time to part time, the actress-turned-teacher had to relocate to Orange County. Now starting her 18th year as a teacher, Marquie is back in Carmel Valley as the new theate […]