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The hottest thing in San Diego food right now just might be Tijuana.

FIRST LOOK: Bottega Americano

With Bottega Americano opening this weekend, Downtown gets its first gourmet food hall

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First Look: The Deck at Moonshine Flats

With The Deck at Moonshine Flats, Good Time Design has built the ultimate backyard beer party in Downtown San Diego.

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THE DEBATE: Minimum Wage

In raising minimum wage without a concession for tipped wages, Wine Vault & Bistro owner says Todd Gloria is "clueless" about restaurant business

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INCOMING: Duke's

Iconic Top of the Cove restaurant location gets new life

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THE DEBATE: Minimum Wage and Tips

San Diego restaurant owner explains what's so awful about raising minimum wage for tipped servers already making double the state minimum (and more).

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FIRST LOOK: Fairweather

Anthony Schmidt tackles "sunny" vacation drinks at Downtown's new patio bar

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Minimum Wage, Maximum Death!

Will San Diego's minimum wage kill restaurants? Or just tipping?

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INCOMING: Manzanita Tasting Room, More Swell Cafes

Santee brewer Twisted Manzanita Ale Company opening tasting room in Pacific Beach; The Patio Restaurant Group acquires Swell Cafe, plans expansion

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Look Your Food in the Eye

I ate a rock fish while it was dying on my plate. That ugly fish changed me forever.

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ROAD TRIP: Convivia

One of the most exciting new trends has been the collaboration of San Diego and Baja chefs. Now a new restaurant in Valle de Guadalupe gives that movement a permanent home.

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CUTTHROAT Q&A

Humphreys chef Paul Murphy talks about competing on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen—plus how Michael McDonald sells the hell out of some expensive wine

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OUTGOING: Donovan's UTC

Donovan's Steak House vacating spot in La Jolla after 15 years

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Why Americans Love Sushi

Why Americans love sushi, an excerpt from the book **** Food

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The Best Food & Drink Events This Month: July-August, 2014

Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic, Tales of a Food Critic, Loving Local Music & Local Food

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The Best Things I Ate This Month: July 2014

Mary's Roasted Chicken at Brooklyn Girl, Lemongrass Iced Tea at NOK Thai Kitchen, Wine Dinner at Marina Kitchen

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INCOMING: Dinner Lab

This supper club's got $1.2 Million. They're headed to San Diego.

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FIRST LOOK: Florent

Downtown San Diego's new attraction Florent has weird, secret room. And old sheriffs.

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HIRE LEARNING: Olivier Bioteau

Farmhouse Cafe chef-owner joins A.R. Valentien

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INCOMING: Indigo Grill, Part Deux

Indigo Grill's reinvention includes lots of light, "Flaming Hot Cheetos"

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Death for Food

Why I’ve opted to go to Mexico for a day and kill my own dinner

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