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Food and Drink Blotter: December 2017

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter, Top Story | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr.

For those who actually observe little-known food holidays, National Cotton Candy Day on Dec. 7 will be recognized at Café 21 in the Gaslamp Quarter with an offer called “vino on a cloud.” When purchasing bottles of moscato, champagne, prosecco, cava or rosè, guests will receive wine glasses topped with cotton candy made in-house. The bottles range from $25 to $38.

Food and Drink Blotter: Sept. 2017

Posted: September 1st, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. | Food and Drink Blotter

San Diego’s priciest taco has emerged at Puesto. Created by executive chef Kathy Smith, the luxury taco involves filet mignon folded into a plop of melted cheese on the griddle.

It’s then shaped into a donut and crowned with Maine lobster, avocado slices, and chipotle and cilantro crema. Smith serves it atop a bed of stone-ground blue tortillas.

Food and Drink Blotter: Aug. 2017

Posted: August 4th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. | Food and Drink Blotter San Diego County native Sean McCart was recently appointed chef de cuisine at Mister A’s, the fine-dining penthouse restaurant lauded for its urban views and ever-changing seasonal menus. McCart is a 15-year veteran of the restaurant industry and previously served as sous chef at Juniper & Ivy.

Food and Drink Blotter: July 2017

By Frank Sabatini Jr. | Food and Drink Blotter Restaurateur Frankie Terzoli, a former contestant of Bravo’s “Top Chef” (season two), will open a seafood-centric restaurant within 57 Degrees wine and craft-beer bar by mid-fall. Tentatively named Fish Mongers Market, the leased venture will occupy a front section and back patio of the sprawling structure and […]