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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 3

The Red Door becomes a community-supported restaurant, a controversy of shark on menus, The Best Thing I Ate This Week, and more


In this week’s installment of the most buzzy dining and drinking news, hosts Erin Chambers Smith and Troy Johnson discuss the debut of a new Little Italy restaurant helmed by a former Top Chef contestant, and The Red Door’s transformation into a community-supported restaurant. Yes, you can now have a financial—and delicious—stake in the Mission Hills farm-to-table eatery. (Listen at 2:59 for the details.)

Plus, we’re talking the perils of putting shark on a menu, the real deal with eating cookie dough, and one of the top spots for tortas in the city.

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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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