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Family fare

Posted: February 17th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. Count it among the few remaining holdouts in San Diego that doesn’t try wooing you with pretentious food and trendy design elements. Brother’s Family Restaurant, with its “Grandma Jennie” pancakes and unassuming atmosphere, is revered instead by many as a home away from home.

5 Things to know about integrative heart care

Posted: February 17th, 2017 | Featured, Lifestyle, Nutrition Matters | No Comments

By Leonel Sanchez Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, taking the lives of 610,000 Americans every year. While conventional medicine can offer heart patients the very latest technology in terms of medications, surgeries and interventional procedures to treat heart attacks and other acute heart […]

A taste of Indonesia

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. The widely rooted concept of a “gastropub” has arrived to Mission Valley, in a tucked-away segment of Camino del Rio South that dead-ends at TGI Fridays. Situated at the base of a low-rise office building, the Mission Valley Gastropub is the re-branded version of Bali Thai Café under the same ownership. […]

Building wells

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

By Dr. Ink There are normally two reasons why I go to malls. Those being when my iPhone needs repair at the Apple Store, and on fewer occasions, to shop for things I don’t need with gift certificates given to me for Christmas. Neither provides social or spiritual fulfillment. But exceptions can be made if […]

Decisions, decisions

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. During its run in the College Area, which lasted almost 10 years, Pita Pit attracted a cult following typically enjoyed by non-corporate eateries slinging food exceedingly more inventive. Now, the Canadian-founded chain, boasting more than 600 outlets worldwide, has returned to a small Linda Vista strip plaza not far from the […]

Kensington Brewing Company is not where you think

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

By Cody Thompson | Suds in the City In this exciting and ever-growing craft beer scene in San Diego, not a day goes by without plans being written about the next up-and-coming brewery. Star brewers of tomorrow are plotting their plans of attack on the San Diego beer scene today. That being said, what would appear […]

Poke man

Posted: April 15th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

A celebrated Hawaiian dish comes to Mission Valley By Frank Sabatini Jr. While putting the finishing touches on his first restaurant endeavor, Yohei Umezu admits he doesn’t play by the rules when it comes to making poke, the raw seafood dish of Hawaii that will dominate his menu in many colorful adaptations.