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Nick & G’s Is Big Draw In Rancho Santa Fe

Mussels Brodetto: green lipped mussels, garlic, white wine, and herb bread crumbs.

Savor unique Mediterranean/Italian food at Nick & G’s, nestled in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. Choose from an enticing selection of signature flatbreads and pastas, as well as meat and seafood dishes.

Calamari Gremolata with lemon caper aioli and checca sauce.

Enjoy the restaurant’s warm and inviting dining room, or a seat on their cozy outdoor patio. With Executive Chef Brian Freerksen heading up the kitchen, Nick & G’s satisfies every discriminating palate.

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True Food Kitchen Opens Today at Westfield UTC

True Food Kitchen is a health-driven, seasonal restaurant merging nutrient-rich ingredients with a flavor-forward menu that rotates regularly to let guests experience great-tasting ingredients at the peak of their freshness. The new 9,000-square-foot True Food Kitchen in UTC offers a dining room that can seat 200 guests, plus options for dining alfresco on two outdoor patios.

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National Pizza Month

Margherita Pizza at The Haven

From its delectable crust to the gorgeous melted cheese on top, pizza is sure to make every mouth water. Although pizza can be enjoyed all year long, October kicks off the start of National Pizza Month. With a whole month dedicated to this favorite food and so many different options to choose from, we’ve planned out an entire week of great pizza and good times!

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Chocolate Cake Recipe From Nick & G’s

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October is National Dessert Month and Nick & G’s, which recently opened in Rancho Santa Fe has some decadent desserts worth celebrating!

Friends and families alike are invited to savor the tastiest in Mediterranean/Italian dining at Nick & G’s, which offers a variety of pastas and signature flatbreads, among other delicious menu items. After dinner, customers can indulge in one of the restaurant’s desserts, including the Chocolate Cake. While rich in flavor and tasty to the very last bite, the chocolate cake can easily be made in your own home!

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Nomad Donuts Grand Opening

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Nomad Donuts will celebrate the launch of its new North Park shop with a public Grand Opening on Friday, October 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. Taking place at 3102 University Avenue, this evening will offer guests complimentary bites of Nomad’s globally-inspired donuts and pastries as well as Montreal-style bagels and sandwiches, while supplies last. Guests will also have multiple chances to win Nomad Donuts gift cards and garb throughout the evening and into the weekend.

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Fine Dining Fun At Sally’s Fish House & Bar

Crab Cakes: Jumbo Lump Crab, Lemon Basil Aioli, and Mango-Avocado Relish.

Bordering Seaport Village, Sally’s Fish House & Bar is a modern-looking restaurant, decked out with high ceilings, numerous windows, and granite countertops, further complemented with dark woods, black accents, and work from local artists adoring the walls.

Sweet Hawaiian Roll: Crab, Cucumber, Shrimp Tempura, Avocado Topped with Spicy Tuna, Sweet Sauce, Crunchy Flake, Scallion, and Tobiko.

Grab a seat at one of the high-top tables with an up-close and personal view of the marina. “I love the view around dusk when the lights come on the Coronado Bridge,” says General Manager John Anastasopoulos. “The buildings light up in the background, and the colors from the sunset in the west turn the sky orange.”

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Mendocino Farms Opens In Del Mar

Mary’s “Not So Fried” Chicken Sandwich

Mendocino Farms, Southern California’s beloved sandwich destination with a mission of helping guests “Eat Happy,” is pleased to announce the company’s further integration into San Diego’s dining landscape with the opening of its 16th and largest restaurant location to-date in the highly-trafficked Del Mar Highlands Town Center. The opening comes roughly eight months after the growing brand first entered the San Diego market with the debut of its La Jolla location.

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Fresh Seasonal Fare at Red Card Cafe

Chino Farms Yellow Heirloom Gazpacho with Basil, Chili and Olive Oil

Red Card Cafe is a family-owned and operated gastropub-restaurant serving the world’s most popular street foods and contemporary fare inspired by the far reaches of the globe.

Braised Spanish Octopus with Romesco, Frisee, Lentils and Toast

A native of San Francisco’s East Bay region, Executive Chef Jeff Larson helms the kitchen, offering a creative and seasonally-charged menu that he describes as “thought out, yet approachable.”

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Finding The Best Barbecue Bites

Baby Back Ribs at The Smoking Gun (courtesy photo)

While Tennessee, Missouri and Texas top the list of best states for expertly smoked meats, California isn’t too far behind coming in just a few spots back at number eight. Whether you prefer burnt ends, brisket, pulled pork or all the above, here are some of the best barbecue bites this side of the Mississippi.

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Visit Morton’s The Steakhouse

Oysters Rockefeller

Conveniently located at the edge of the historic Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego, and across from the San Diego Convention Center, Morton’s The Steakhouse provides the perfect dining destination.

Seafood Sampler

Enjoy a beautiful dining room or a seat in Bar 12.21 for daily happy hour specials. There’s also an outdoor dining space and three private Board Rooms.

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Get Your Waffle Fix

Farmer’s Table Waffle Sampler (courtesy photo)

This morning delicacy has not only stood the test of time, but has ultimately been deemed indispensable by breakfast aficionados everywhere. Get your waffle fix this National Waffle Day (August 24th) by heading to one of these San Diego hotspots boasting dishes suited to the occasion.

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Carve Deli Delivers In Serra Mesa

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Since its launch in February 28th of this year, Carve Modern Deli & Beer has been changing the culinary landscape in Serra Mesa. Carve’s clean design, tall windows, and natural light attracts patrons, as does the incredibly creative menu and approach to food. The restaurant has established a niche in Serra Mesa and introduced something new to the breakfast and lunch crowd it caters to.

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