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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.

Just like old times

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

By Frank Sabatini Jr. In the late 1980s, with my friends Jim and Kelly, we held regular “JFK lunches” at what was known back then as The Hungry Hunter. Working less than a mile away at the San Diego Tribune in Mission Valley, we coined the midday outings on the first letters of our names […]