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TikiBeat May 22, 2015 CityBeat's annual start of summer kick-off party featuring DJs spinning tiki tunes, Polynesian dancers, a fashion show, burlesque performances from Roots Covenants plus Desi Realtor and Old Man Johnson. 74 other events on Friday, May 22
 
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The World Fare

A Dapper Dipper in Mission Hills

Best sandwich on the planet, Part 7: Rubicon Deli

The "French Dip" is Southern California's entry in the Best Sandwich on the Planet derby. The version at Rubicon Deli (3715 India Street, Mission Hills), the Dapper Dipper, may be the best I've tasted.

By Michael A. Gardiner
Beer & Chees

Green Flash and Duck Foot Brewing offer fresh tastes

Sobriety has been dealt another blow with the introduction of two new tasting room experiences in San Diego

Duck Foot Brewing (8920 Kenamar Drive #210) is the latest addition to the beer hive better known as Miramar. It's unique among its peers in a unilateral embrace of gluten-reduced brewing.

By Ian Cheesman
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Nibbles

In the Valle de Guadalupe for a history of carnitas

MEAT San Diego event with Dona Esthela and Javier Plascencia

In last year’s Food Issue, I wrote about my experience killing a pig for food and the importance of using every last bit of meat on a beast that gives its life for our sustenance. In the Dec. 3, 201...
Read more 2015-04-06

Liberty Public Market to open next summer

Fills void left by recent collapse of San Diego Public Market effort

Last week, the San Diego Public Market—a Kickstarter-driven effort by Catt White and Dale Steele, best known for their Little Italy Mercato—announced it was officially done, leaving locals to mourn what was supposed to be San Diego’s answer to the great public food markets of North America and Europe. Now comes news of a new public market effort at Liberty Station, immediately adjacent to the Stone Brewing space. ...
Read more 2014-09-16

Comic-Con inspired cocktails

Getting trashed, superhero style

Several San Diego bars and eateries have rolled out special drink menus this week in honor of Comic-Con. Here's a semi-curated list (Pop Rocks!) of the ones that we'd try—responsibly, of course. ...
Read more 2014-07-23

Recipe: Lamb & Bison Meatballs with Tomato-Chipotle Sauce

Inspired by Tapas Picasso

In last week’s World Fare, I reviewed Tapas Picasso in Hillcrest. Two of my favorite of Chef Loren Villalobos Alsman’s tapas were the meatballs in spicy chorizo sauce and her superlative albacore mousse paté with chipotle. Following an inspiring telephone conversation with Chef Alsman, I decided to pay tribute to her “authorial cuisine” by combining aspects of these two dishes into a Mexican-tinged tapa of my own. ...
Read more 2014-06-11

Recipe: Octopus amuse bouche

In CityBeat's Food Issue, I wrote about my experience staging (essentially, interning) at Chad White’s La Justina restaurant in Tijuana. Last week, I used a number of the culinary lessons I learned at La Justina in preparing an amuse bouche for 80 at the Culinary Historians of San Diego’s monthly public meeting at the new San Diego Public Library. The April 19 event featured Chef Deb Schneider of Sol Cocina in Newport Beach and Scottsdale. Schneider's also the author of five cookbooks, including Baja: Cooking on the Edge, the second edition of which just came out. ...
Read more 2014-04-29
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Dr. Rudi's Hoptastic Voyage Release May 22, 2015 Food & Drink Join Kilowatt for the release of their first single hopped beer, Dr. Rudi's Hoptastic Voyage and the return of Flip Your Whig DIPA. The InSlider Food Truck will be onsite from 5 to 9 p.m. Read more 2 other events on Friday, May 22
 
Flagship's Hops on the Harbor May 22, 2015 Food & Drink A half hour dinner cruise complete with boarding champagne, craft beer tasting, dinner and live music from local variety band Sensation. Read more 2 other events on Friday, May 22
 
Lebanese Food Festival May 22, 2015 Food & Drink The 12th annual fair and food event will feature authentic Lebanese bites, as well as live music, dancing, folkloric performances, Hookah bars, carnival rides and more. Read more 2 other events on Friday, May 22
 
Lebanese Food Festival May 23, 2015 Food & Drink The 12th annual fair and food event will feature authentic Lebanese bites, as well as live music, dancing, folkloric performances, Hookah bars, carnival rides and more. Read more 3 other events on Saturday, May 23
 
Meat Men Sausage and Beer Pairing May 23, 2015 Food & Drink Four of The Meat Men's artisan sausages will be paired with four pours of Thorn Street Brewery's beers. Read more 3 other events on Saturday, May 23
 
 
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