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Help kids, great food! Sabor Latino

Help kids, great food! Sabor Latino

Every once in a while I learn about some opportunity to combine my passion for great food and drink with helping young people.  Recently I learned about a food and drink festival that does exactly that! Sabor Latino is a food, beer and wine festival during the San Diego Latino Film Festival and when I … Continue reading

The Windy City: Four Days in Chicago

The Windy City: Four Days in Chicago

Thanks to the miracle of the Internet – and especially ancestry.com – I found myself enjoying the delights of the greater Chicago area on a recent trip to meet 250 of my relatives. Yep. You read that right.  With several days to really cover some ground I decided to do a deep dive into the … Continue reading

The CalFresh Challenge 2015: $4.38/day

The CalFresh Challenge 2015: $4.38/day

I want as many people as possible to understand that hunger affects people even in our city. That it compromises most other aspects of life. And that if you are a child, your chances of success in school, sitting still in class, and reaching the all important milestone of being able to read at your … Continue reading

Romesco: The Plascencia touch

Romesco: The Plascencia touch

No disrespect to King Midas, but for people who like food, spending time savoring the work of Chef Javier Plascencia is an opportunity to really experience a golden touch. Let me tell you about our time at Romesco Mexiterranen Bistro.