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Vacancy at La Valencia. Chef Alex Emery Says Goodbye

La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel has been a landmark and jet setter destination since the the Golden Era in 1926. The seaside hotel has been flaunting its beautiful, signature architecture and coveted views on Prospect Street through a lot of changes over the years. After 7 decades, the Collins family  sold the “Pink Lady” to Pacifica Hotels in 2011, who …

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Food and wine festival, Ensenada, Baja

Ensenada Celebrates The Sea & Upcoming Wines

ProVino celebrated its 20th Annual Conchas y Los Vinos Festival last week and concluded with their big event at the Hotel Coral & Marina in Ensenada. The event took place right at the foot of the marina with cool ocean breezes to keep guests somewhat cool from the sweltering sun. It was my first time at the festival but I …

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Macarons (and cocktails) for Mom

It’s a perfect pairing for a pre-Mother’s Day Garden Party. Pick up macarons from Patisserie Melanie and flowers from Native Poppy for Mother’s Day while sipping lovely little cocktails from You & Yours Distillery. DETAILS REGISTRATION LINK SATURDAY, MAY 11TH12PM – 3PM 1495 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

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Lobster. Octopus. Duck. It’s a Tough Decision at Animalón.

Valle de Guadalupe; a Work Day I have had some wonderful meals in my lifetime and very lucky for me, my day job includes eating some beautifully composed meals. Last night, I was on the job, hosting a table of media writers for a dinner that highlighted the opening of Animalón for their third season. As you can guess, it’s …

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