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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 13

A former Charger opens a cafe, why bison is in vogue, and a certified cheese specialist talks fromage


In this week’s Happy Half Hour, Erin Chambers Smith and Troy Johnson along with producer Archana Ram dive deep into the city’s dining and drinking news, like the new King’s Craft Coffee Co. from former Charger offensive lineman Cory Withrow and RakiRaki Ramen’s latest Little Italy location.

We also discuss Modern Farmer’s new bison-themed cover as well as the rise of agrihoods. Have you heard of meetsinglefarmers.com? We chat about that, too.

Plus: Certified cheese specialist and owner of Smallgoods Cheese & Provisions Jenny Eastwood stops by to share all her delicious knowledge about a gourmet string cheese made in Compton, what it was like to intern in a cheese cave, and upcoming classes at The Cheese Store of San Diego.

Then stay tuned for Small Bites, where we chime in on our favorite restaurants around town, including Saffron, The Rose, True Food Kitchen, and more.

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Since 2016, San Diego Magazine produces a number of weekly podcasts. Here you'll find all recent episodes.

Happy Half Hour is a weekly chat on San Diego's most buzzy drinking and dining news, featuring prominent industry guests, new openings, and the best things to eat and drink right now. Hosted by Troy Johnson, Erin Chambers Smith, and Archana Ram.

The Show About Shows features a roundtable chat with local actors and theater professionals, the latest in showbiz news from off-Broadway to up-and-coming troupes, and a new show review every week. Hosted by Erin Glenny, Kim Cunningham, and Dan Letchworth.

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