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Chef San Diego

Interview: chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins (El Jardín)

Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins was born and raised in San Diego, but has deep ties to Mexican cuisine. Her aunt Lorenza owned a restaurant called Las Calandrias in Guadalajara and other family members versed her in...
Craft Beer San Diego

Reorganizing in a Flash, Saison Ardennes, Belgian Wit + Awkward Anniversary

The story of craft / independent beer is one of growth. Breweries open seemingly every weekend. New taprooms. New can releases. New everywhere you look. As of 2017, the United States was home to...
Coffee San Diego

Ironsmith Coffee Roasters Turmeric Ginger Latte (Drink of the Week)

I’ve recently been visiting Ironsmith Coffee Roasters in Encinitas on Sundays to enjoy delectable baked goods from Crystal White and Wayfarer Bread, but the coffee bar is worth visiting in its own right. Raul...
Hamburger San Diego

Trust Way Burger (Dose of Vitamin P)

Weekend brunch is a way of life in laid-back San Diego. After training for triathlons, going for their morning jog, or catching a few waves, people flood open-air restaurants to refuel (and then some)....
Bakery San Diego

Wayfarer Bread Apricot Cream Morning Bun (Food of the Week)

It won’t be long before San Diegans realize they have greatness in their midst with Crystal White, a young but experienced baker who worked alongside Na Young Ma at L.A.’s Proof Bakery and both...
Craft Beer San Diego

Port Brewing Summer Pale Ale (Drink of the Week)

For some people, a spa day involves a deep-tissue massage, facial, mani-pedi, and possibly a quick schvitz or cup of ice-cold cucumber water. The good people at Port Brewing have a far different, no-frills...