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June 2009

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A Visit with Value

Well worth pulling out the wallet for a meal any time: Anthony’s Fish Grotto, Busalacchi’s and Vincent’s

Is the World Big Enough for Mary Duncan?

The San Diego native writes about her life in La Jolla--and Hollywood, and Paris, and Moscow--as well as high times among the literati and glitterati. Professor, author and unrepentant rule-challenger, Duncan is never bored. Or boring.

Best Restaurants 2009 - Readers' Picks

Dig in to the results of our annual readers’ poll and see who does it best—from burgers to brunch.

Grape Expectations

THE BEST WINE BARS make you feel immediately welcome and comfortable by appealing to all your senses with an array of colors, surfaces, sounds, smells and impressions.

State of the Plate

THE SKY IS FALLING, or so I hear. Folks keep telling me, “David, restaurants are closing right and left,” but when I ask for specifics—as in “Which restaurant recently closed?”

Redeemed by Their Blood: The Border Trilogy, Part 3

Mexico’s drug wars have accelerated past once-unthinkable limits, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake and a growing legacy of fear—on both sides of the border. The last of our series examines the hope for change despite all the factors fighting against it.
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Traveling by Stomach

A couple of weeks spent traveling around the former East Germany was a satisfying rediscovery of the pleasures of perfectly crafted traditional cuisine served by confident professionals.

A Lofty Perch

The Executive Women's Council, a club within the University Club atop Symphony Towers in downtown San Diego, celebrated Women's History Month (March) with an evening reception honoring Maureen Sullivan

High Marks

California State University, San Marcos president Karen Haynes greeted guests to the school’s 2009 black-tie gala, “Imagine,” held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn.

Now That’s Service

Chargers and Padres players and other local high-profile San Diegans served as celebrity waiters for a fund-raiser at the Balboa Park Club benefiting youth nonprofit STAR/PAL.

On the Ball

Maureen and Charlie King chaired the 39th annual Mercy Ball, “Simply Elegant,” at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Ringing the Triangle

The University City Foundation for Public Schools hosted Taste of the Triangle, a culinary fundraiser featuring local chefs, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.

Seeing Red

Patrons of the Red Shoe Ball, a wine-and-food fund-raiser held at the new Ronald McDonald House, donned red kicks and dined on gourmet bites.

True Vision

Jewish Family Service of San Diego hosted its annual Heart & Soul gala, “Visionaries,” at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.
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Win Tickets to the 41st Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl

This year’s Utah vs. Northwestern match-up marks the Holiday Bowl’s second straight paring of teams that are ranked nationally in the top 25

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