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This Store is Lovely Our Plane's Going to Explode

One minute I'm having a five-course tasting menu from a James Beard Award-winning chef. The next minute our plane's gonna blow up. Here's how that went.

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Fast Food, The New Generation

The fast-casual healthy gourmet trend continues with new Tender Greens, Cafe Gratitude.

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INCOMING: Copa Vida

Coffee nerd shop Copa Vida from Pasadena to open spot in San Diego's East Village.

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Iron Chef Morimoto Eyes San Diego

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto looking at potential restaurant spaces in San Diego.

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Trey Foshee Opening Taco Joint?

Is George's at the Cove's four-star chef Trey Foshee opening a taco joint? Bet that won't suck.

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INCOMING: Queenstown Public North Park

Little Italy success story Queenstown Public is set to double down in North Park

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MINIMUM WAGE: Todd Gloria Q&A

San Diego restaurants have taken serious issue with Todd Gloria's minimum wage ordinance. In this definitive interview, the city council president responds to restaurants' questions (and accusations).

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The Best Things I Ate This Month: September 2014

Bruschetta at Rosina’s, Creamy risotto with quail at Mision 19, Vegetables at Café Chloe

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The Best Food & Drink Events This Month

Celebrate the Craft, Sriracha Festival, Equinox Dinner

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MINIMUM WAGE: The Sham Report

To justify raising minimum wage for tipped restaurant servers, the Center for Policy Initiatives has pointed to one main report. That report is a total sham.

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INCOMING: Dudley's Deli

Iconic Dudley's Bakery to open deli in Kearny Mesa

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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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