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HauntFest on Main Oct 24, 2014 The third annual, family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon features two stages of live music, a carnival rides and games area, a Kidz Zone with outdoor movies, magic shows, pumpkin patches and more. 70 other events on Friday, October 24
 
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Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays
News
City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
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A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
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From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

 

 
 
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Monday, October 10,2011
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Shameless finger licking at Best of the Best Quality Chicken

Make a mess of yourself at this late-night chicken-fry joint

By Amy T. Granite
Sucking your fingers in the throes of a fried-chicken dinner is a social norm, no matter where you are. So, go ahead and mouth your hands like a toddler in between crunchy, juicy bites and wipe the greasy remains on a pant leg in celebration of this meal’s freedom from manners, utensils and grace.
Tuesday, September 27,2011
Grubby Bitch

Mojados de Carne is one of 29 ways to go at Mama Testa

Meet Cesar Gonzalez and get to know his tacos-only Hillcrest joint

By Amy T. Granite
There are 29 ways to do it at Mama Testa Taqueria (1417a University Ave.), with nearly all of Mexico’s states represented authentically in taco form.
Tuesday, September 13,2011
Grubby Bitch

Dragging and dropping ingredients at Stacked

Who knew ordering through an iPad could be so much fun?

By Amy T. Granite
Futuristic visions of Fembot servers with ketchup and mustard dispensers for nipples were quickly dismissed at Stacked when a friendly human sat me and then another came along to offer some basic ordering tips.
Tuesday, August 30,2011
Grubby Bitch

Rose Donuts offers the hangover breakfast of champions

Cheap sandwiches, donuts and ice cream make for the perfect post-party meal

By Amy T. Granite
After a raucous night of partying, this grubby Cinderella’s head felt like a smashed pumpkin carriage on the side of Interstate 8. I needed hangover help fast and couldn’t decide on pork products, ice cream or donuts, so I turned to the only place that I knew served all three.
Wednesday, August 17,2011
Grubby Bitch

Coop’s West Texas BBQ's succulent hunks of meat

Liquid-smoke-free zone in Lemon Grove slangs real-deal Texas barbecue

By Amy T. Granite
My dauntless quest for manly summertime fare ultimately prevailed and prompted a trip to Lemon Grove, where succulent hunks of meat are known to ripen deep inside the smoky pits of Coop’s West Texas BBQ.
 
 
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