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  • Lorange nears debut of Crudo concept

    Any chef trained in classic French cuisine will tell you that getting a recipe just right takes time. So it’s…

    ChefsJuly 26
  • BO-beau Lands Nationally Renowned Chef

    Nationally acclaimed Executive Chef Tyler Shipton joins BO-beau kitchen + garden

    ChefsJuly 14
  • KAABOO announces culinary lineup

    Start licking your chops because KAABOO Del Mar is expanding its food-centric Palate stage with an increased number of culinary vendors and demonstrations for its 2016 incarnation. As part of the expansive “mix-perience” of music, food and drink, art, comedy and “personal indulgence” KAABOO is known for, the Palate area will have mouths watering this […]

    ChefsJune 22
  • Flash and substance at new Herb & Wood

    If you think you know all there is to know about Brian Malarkey, arguably San Diego’s most high-profile chef, spoiler alert: You haven’t seen anything yet. The Malarkey we all thought we knew — TV celebrity Malarkey, overexposed Malarkey, overextended Malarkey, flashy, flash-in-the-sauté pan Malarkey — has just opened the most thoughtful, exquisitely executed, stylish […]

    ChefsJune 15
  • Crack Shack expands to Encinitas

    When Mike Rosen and famed chef Richard Blais opened their first Crack Shack restaurant in Little Italy last November, they described the venture as a leap of faith. Would health-conscious San Diegans willingly queue up for gourmet fried chicken at $3 a wing or breast? Turns out San Diegans have an insatiable appetite for the […]

    ChefsJune 10
  • Throwing down for cystic fibrosis

    Next Thursday’s Chef Throwdown at the Hotel del Coronado is shaping up to be one of the year’s biggest culinary events, with 30 participating chefs from across San Diego and Baja and a panel of 13 judges. But Kristina Quesada, 31, of Coronado, has a very small reason to be interested, namely, her 5-year-old daughter, […]

    ChefsJune 3
  • San Diegan Master Chef winner releases cookbook

    As if winning a cooking competition wasn’t difficult enough, in just a few short months, recent MasterChef winner Claudia Sandoval managed to put together her first cookbook. Released today, “Claudia’s Cocina, A Taste of Mexico” is a beautiful collection of recipes that pay homage to the Latina on Fire’s roots. Sandoval, who is a single […]

    ChefsMay 10
  • Cutting gluten without cutting taste

    I don’t have celiac disease, and I’m not gluten-intolerant. But I’m here to tell you, as a foodie Southern girl attached to pasta, pizza, gourmet grilled cheese sandies, and biscuits and gravy, I find myself lighter and more energetic when I cut gluten from my diet. Excited with the concept of not feeling bloated after […]

    ChefsApril 25
  • The evolution of Brian Malarkey

    Brian Malarkey has been a lot of things: respected seafood technician, “Top Chef” reality TV competitor, overexposed celebrity, restaurant empire builder and restaurant empire downsizer. From 2007 to 2013, Malarkey was San Diego’s top dog, the most talked about, sniped about, gossiped about chef in town. Until he wasn’t. Now, on the eve of opening […]

    ChefsApril 20

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