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Sea&Smoke’s Roasted Squash Salad

Roasted Squash Salad Roasted Squash, Diced 6 oz Maple Bourbon Vinaigrette 2 oz Pomegranate seeds 1 oz Toasted Pumpkin Seeds 1 oz Hydroponic Kale, Rough chopped 4 cups Crumbled Feta 1 oz Quinoa 2 oz Cooked Quinoa      yield: 2 cups 1 cup vegetable stock (heated to a boil) ½ cup quinoa (rinsed right before cooking)2 [...]

Togarashi Seared Ahi Ahi

What you’ll need: • 1 6-ounce portion sashimi grade ahi • Togarashi spice (can be found at specialty markets) Vegetables: • 4 ounces mushrooms • 2 each baby bok choy (quartered) • Ginger • Sesame oil Miso buerre blanc: • 1 cup white wine • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar • 1 minced shallot• Butter (cold, [...]

Bucatini Guanciale

(Served with burnt cabbage leaf + tomato + chili + pecorino + hen egg) Yield: 3-4 portions Ingredients: • 6 ½ oz. gunciali (bacon or pancetta would be a good substitution), cut into lardons or medium dice • 2 ¼ oz. red onion, small dice • 1 ½ oz. calabrian chili, thinly sliced (substitute with [...]

Bang Bang Crispy Kale, Orange and Grapefruit Salad

(Serves 4) Dressing • 1 tablespoon sugar • 1/4 cup water • 1/4 cup fish sauce • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice • 1 garlic clove chopped • 1 teaspoon sirarcha sauce Salad • 3 ounces crispy kale • 5 ounces fresh kale • 1 ounces green onion (juliene) • [...]

Searsucker’s Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes + Tabasco ‘Caviar’ + Tarragon Aioli (Serves 4  friends, as an appetizer) For the tabasco ‘caviar’ • ½ cup water • ½ cup Tabasco sauce • 1 Tablespoon agar agar • 7 sheets gelatin, bloomed or softened in ice water • 1 pint very cold canola oil (chill in the freezer for 3 [...]

Voulez Vous Bistro Vinaigrette

*** Note: Amount can be adjusted according to needs. Recipe yields approximately four large vegetable oil jugs. • 90 eggs (about three flats) • 1 8-pound can of dry yellow mustard • 1 gallon red wine vinegar • 5 ounces salt • 2 ounces black pepper Mix in a large Hobart mixing bowl. • 12 [...]

Morada Restaurant’s Seared Ahi Tuna & Citrus

On the Menu Recipe: Morada Restaurant’s Seared Ahi Tuna & Citrus

On the Menu Recipe: Alfonso’s of La Jolla’s Carne Asada & Camaron Combo

Alfonso’s most popular dish is the Carne Asada and Camaron Combo served wtih rice and beans. Photo by Kelley Carlson

On the Menu Recipe: Alfonso’s of La Jolla’s Carne Asada & Camaron Combo

Fat Sal’s Irresistible Italiano

Ingredients: • Provolone cheese • Ham/prosciutto • Genoa salami • Pepperoni • Shredded iceberg lettuce • Sliced tomatoes • Roasted red pepper or hot cherry pepper, sliced • Salt • Black pepper • Oregano • Red wine vinegar • Extra virgin olive oil • Sub roll (French, Italian, etc.), sliced lengthwise Place the cheese on [...]

Veggie Grill’s Italian Crostini

Ingredients 8 ounce container Tofutti Cream Cheese 3 TBL chopped chives ½ TSP crushed garlic Dash of salt Dash freshly ground pepper 1 French bread baguette, sliced 1 container of your favorite olive tapenade One package Italian Field Roast Sausage (Whole Foods) Procedures Remove casing from Field Roast Sausage. On medium/high heat add 2 tablespoons [...]

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    The motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash near the Del Mar Fairgrounds over the weekend was identified July 21 as a 22-year-old Escondido man. Alexander Mackenzie Williams was headed west on Via de la Valle near Jimmy Durante Boulevard at a high rate of speed shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, when he lost control and swerved into oncoming traffi […]
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    “On my last book tour, I had a day off in Portland and it was very nice,” said bestselling novelist Jojo Moyes at a luncheon recently held at the Del Mar Country Club. Then she paused, looked around and added, “But I can tell you a day off in La Jolla is better.” The British author definitely knows how to please an audience – as evidenced not just by the war […]
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