Stanley Kubrick


By Juan Yossarian / Photo by Paul Body

Looking like a cross between Donovan Frankenreiter and one of the "droogs" from Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (especially when he's wearing all white), JJ Nesbitt is an imposing fixture behind the bar at Pacific Beach's Duck Dive, an under-the-boardwalk-themed restaurant/bar whose farm-to-table menu and craft cocktail program were regarded by doubters as a shot in the dark for a place at the beach.

But with spicy mahogany chili honey lime- sauced duck wings (double-fried in duck...