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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.

Fanciful French fare finds fans in La Jolla at Bijou Bistro

Gnocchi à la Parisienne with olives, lemon and noisette is among the ‘Plats Principaux.’ Photos by Kelley Carlson

There’s a new culinary gem in “The Jewel.” The team behind Addison at The Grand Del Mar has conjured up a new idea for the space previously occupied by Amaya La Jolla, on Prospect Street. Bijou French Bistro — whose name means “jewel” — presents a menu with classic bistro fare that can be enjoyed in a European-influenced setting.

Bijou French Bistro’s Tarte aux Fruits with Lemon Curd

Tarte aux Fruits with Lemon Curd Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: Tart Shell 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cups powdered sugar ¾ teaspoon salt 16 tablespoons (2 sticks) butter, cold and cubed 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ ounces water 4 egg yolks Lemon Curd ¾ cup lemon juice ¾ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 2 [...]

Curious Fork’s Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 25 • 2 1/3 cups plus 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour (cup for cup or other gluten-free blend) • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda • 1 teaspoon kosher salt • 5 ounces 55 percent chocolate, cut into chip-sized pieces • 5 ounces 70 percent to 72 percent chocolate, cut into chip-sized pieces • 8 ounces (2 [...]

Gluten-free menu puts Curious Fork in the spotlight

A latte made from Blue Bottle brand coffee. Photos by Kelley Carlson

One of Del Mar’s newest eateries, The Curious Fork, aims to satisfy people’s increasing appetite for healthy, gluten-free fare. It’s accomplished through a three-pronged approach: a quick-service cafe, cooking classes and a culinary retail center.

Café Cantata: A coffee shop and a whole lot more!

aked Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin French Toast with powdered sugar, berries and orange zest syrup  PHOTOS by Kelley Carlson

Fig Tree Café owner Johan Engman has branched out with a new restaurant concept. In June, he opened Café Cantata in Flower Hill Promenade, in the space previously occupied by longtime fixture Pannikin.

Café Cantata’s Gluten-Free French Toast

Serves 4 people Batter: • 2 cups heavy cream • 5 egg yolks • 1/3 cup brown sugar • 1 Tablespoon Captain Morgan Rum • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Mix all ingredients together Cut 8 slices of gluten-free cinnamon raisin bread, approximately 1″ thick. Marinate in batter for about 7-8 seconds. Set oven to 300 [...]

Shake It Up! Skateboarder Tony Hawk assists at milkshake shop opening in La Jolla

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The new ShakeAway milkshake bar — which opened its first U.S. location at 723 Pearl St. in La Jolla July 18 — is really shaking things up.

The Taco Stand offers authentic Mexico fare on Pearl St. in La Jolla

Angus Beef Carne Asada Taco is the top-selling item at The Taco Stand. (Courtesy Photos)

Freshly made corn tortillas on demand, hand-ground guacamole, freshly made salsas and high-quality produce are just a few of the ingredients adding authenticity to The Taco Stand in La Jolla.

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