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Tuesday, July 19,2011
Food & Drink

Less than perfect Union

North County’s newest gastropub is flawed, but worth watching

After watching months of construction, I’m now hearing a lot of chatter about Union Kitchen & Tap in Encinitas, which finally opened in May.
Tuesday, July 12,2011
Food & Drink

A chance of meatballs

Shades’ chifteles are worthy of obsession

By Jenny Montgomery
I can’t get enough of the chifteles at Shades, the Ocean Beach neighborhood stalwart.
Wednesday, July 6,2011
Food & Drink

Flavor fave

Flavor Del Mar impresses palates, not wallets

So, I’ve entered an interesting new phase as a food writer. I’m now a pregnant food writer.
Tuesday, June 28,2011
Food & Drink

Lucky star

Vietnamese and Thai delights at City Heights’ 777 Noodle House

By Jenny Montgomery
In City Heights, 777 Noodle House serves dishes from Vietnam and Thailand, and though those countries are quite a ways south from Japan, following your nose through the front doors of the noodle house evokes many of the shared flavors of the region.
Monday, June 20,2011
Food & Drink

Market sophistication

Annel & Drew’s Kitchen serves quality fare in creative locations

By Jenny Montgomery
Pop-up restaurants are now a huge part of many of the larger markets around San Diego County. One of the stars feeding the masses is Annel & Drew’s Kitchen.
Tuesday, June 14,2011
Food & Drink

Pizza haven

A little Connecticut in North Park

By Jenny Montgomery
Until the likes of Basic landed in our neck of the woods, did anyone know there was such a thing as New Haven-style pizza?
Tuesday, June 7,2011
Food & Drink

Terra nova

Former Hillcrest farm-to-table fave finds a new home in La Mesa

By Jenny Montgomery
I can’t imagine Terra’s loyal fans not following the fare just a bit farther east; the food is that good.
Wednesday, June 1,2011
Food & Drink

Pigs in space

Tre Porcellini traffics in modern yet familiar Italian flavors

By Jenny Montgomery
The decadent Mac & Cheese Risotto appetizer—a steaming and savory rice pudding— is a bowl of the most seductive porridge I’ve ever eaten.
Wednesday, May 25,2011
Food & Drink

The golden child

Himalayan Cuisine offers exoticism in an unlikely spot

By Jenny Montgomery
Upon entering the modest dining room, you’ll be greeted with a friendly “Namaste” by the brightly attired staff, complete with traditional Nepalese hat, or dhaka topi.
Tuesday, May 17,2011
Food & Drink

Get sauced

Brett’s BBQ fills your belly with tasty smoked meats

By Jenny Montgomery
I realize that when people talk about “good barbecue,” the debate gets very passionate and sweaty and twangy. Some like tomato-based sauces, some like bases of vinegar and others want no sauce at all.
 
 
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