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As it turns out, I wasn’t having a late lunch in the ring, but I did manage to wrestle-down a hunger-conquering surfer burrito and am confident I emerged victoriously! Okay, I only had half, but this burrito was ginormous and I had to drive home afterwards… I am talking about the ever awesome California Burrito, if it was body slammed into…

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…at Indigo Grill in the heart of Little Italy, and it’s not your average spaghetti & meatballs! Another bright member of the Cohn restaurant group, under the tutelage of Executive Chef Deborah Scott, Indigo Grill prides itself on cuisine with a modern fusion & flare. As a part of SD Restaurant Week, Chef Scott put…

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As San Diego Restaurant Week commenced, I had my work ahead of me… Of the dozens of quality restaurants, which should I visit? There are participants to suit every color of cuisine & new hot-spots to see, but it became clear after a little menu reviewing that a local favorite would be my first stop….

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Nestled among the street-side retail shops of La Jolla, exists a secluded wine bar & restaurant with a quaint European charm. If you’ve already found Finch’s Wine Bar and Bistro on Girard, you’ve found a go-to spot for a generous wine list and gourmet dishes, all amidst an unpretentious & relaxed atmosphere. I had the pleasure of finding Finch’s as part…

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There are a few kitchen staples I would be lost without, and good olive oil is one of them. California may be acclaimed for its wine production, but just as much so for its extra virgin olive oil. The array of oils & flavors are as diverse as the many wine varietals you’ll find here. So tasting olive oil just seems natural, and that is…

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Thank you for visiting the dinnervine! In the words of Julia Child, "People who love to eat, are always the best people," and I couldn't agree more. I hope you enjoy these dishes as much as I did making them. Here's to creating new recipes and memories with friends & family, cheers! 

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