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Del Mar Mile Family Fun Run Nov 27, 2014 Kickoff Thanksgiving with a one mile run on the racetrack with a portion of the proceeds benefit Helen Woodward Animal Center and their equestrian therapy program. 46 other events on Thursday, November 27
 
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Thursday, July 18,2013
Wandering Appetite

Adios, San Diego

Mine is a Midwestern Appetite now

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
By the time you read this, I will be settling into my new hometown of Omaha, Neb. After 14 years in San Diego as a student and then a chemist, I'm pursuing something new: medical school. 
Saturday, July 6,2013
Wandering Appetite

Meet Stone Brewing’s latest

Liberty Station might be a step up from Escondido

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
In my experience, the food at Stone’s Escondido bistro can be inconsistent, and I found it an afterthought to the beer. Liberty Station, however, has been more consistent for me.
Friday, June 21,2013
Wandering Appetite

My father’s daughter: a coffee-and-pastry roundup

Sweet treats and something warm to drink, no matter the time of day

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
As a belated Father's Day nod, I thought I'd cover some great places for a tasty pastry or a hot drink.
Friday, June 7,2013
Wandering Appetite

Simple dinners and kooky desserts at Terra

La Mesa restaurant appeals to a diverse clientele

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
Welcome to Terra: an unpretentious place that serves food so good that most will find something they love.
Friday, May 10,2013
Wandering Appetite

J&T Thai Street Food does chicken and rice right

Linda Vista restaurant serves it up with well-known Thai dishes.

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
I spoke of my envy of current collegiate food options when I wrote a few months ago about the Secret Cookie Service. Apparently, there's more to envy with J&T Thai Street Food (5259 Linda Vista Road) right outside the University of San Diego campus.
Tuesday, May 7,2013
Summer guide

Hidden beaches of San Diego County

No butts about it, these lesser-known nooks are worth the trip

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
I was laying on the beach in Coronado on a gorgeous summer's day. The ocean was calm, the sand was warm and life was good. I was close to the water's edge, and the tide was slowly receding. I awoke
Friday, April 26,2013
Wandering Appetite

Santee’s Sab-E-Lee carries on

Thai restaurant’s delicious fare remains unchanged

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
Sab-E-Lee was a food-lovers' darling when it made the rounds through blogs and Internet forums. Like all popular restaurants, it grew and expanded.
Friday, April 12,2013
Wandering Appetite

Downtown’s Donut Bar reimagines the donut

They’re a little pricier, but totally worth it

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
Ah, the doughnut (or donut, if you will). So humble, but so many possible permutations. Every few years, it seems the doughnut undergoes another renaissance. 
Tuesday, April 2,2013
Food Issue

Baja bound with Club Tengo Hambre

Bloggers create a roving supper club that tours Tijuana and beyond

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
Baja California cuisine seems to be everywhere in San Diego. From the authentic to fusion to guest-starring chefs popping up in local restaurants, we have lots of ways to experience it. Yet, do we know what it's really like?
Monday, March 25,2013
Wandering Appetite

Soda & Swine serves small bites for the indecisive

Try a little of everything on a menu of comfort food and sweet drinks at new North Park spot

By Marie Tran-McCaslin
I’m one of those people who can’t decide what they want for dinner. Soda & Swine (2943 Adams Ave. in North Park) is very kind to the indecisive, with small dishes and a flexible menu that facilitates mixing and matching.
 
 
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