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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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  • Del Mar couple to present program about Bhutan at Solana Beach Library September 1, 2014
    Join cultural anthropologist and photographer Roger Harmon and his wife, Nancy, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Solana Beach Library for a free presentation of their travels to Bhutan through slides and artifacts. […]
  • Carmel Valley Boy Scouts climb Mount Whitney September 1, 2014
    Several boys from Boy Scout Troop 765 (Carmel Valley) made the climb to the tallest peak in the contiguous 48 states this summer. They spent the summer hiking the tallest peaks of Southern California, preparing for their hike of Mount Whitney. These peaks included Mount Baldy, Mount San Jacinto, and Mount San Gorgonio. The boys made the 22-mile round-trip tr […]
  • Multimillion-dollar renovation complete at Hilton San Diego Del Mar September 1, 2014
    Hilton San Diego Del Mar announces the completion of its multimillion-dollar renovation. Funded by Wheelock Street Capital and Sage Hospitality, the hotel’s completed renovation includes the lobby, business center, fitness center, restaurant, meeting spaces and all 257 guest rooms. “This renovation has truly transformed the Hilton San Diego Del Mar property, […]