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FREE McDonald’s GIVEAWAY to Celebrate ALL DAY Breakfast!

FREE McDonald’s GIVEAWAY to Celebrate ALL DAY Breakfast!

I can’t count the number of times I’ve missed the cutoff of 10:30am to snatch a hot Egg McMuffin Combination.  No more!!

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McDonald’s is offering breakfast ALL DAY at 80+ stores in San Diego County!  To find the location nearest you, click here.

To celebrate the occasion, we’re giving away a couple prizes.

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  • First place is a $5 Arch Cards and a McDonald’s T-shirt.
  • Second place is a $5 Arch Card.

Entering the giveaway is simple.  Please see below for details!

UPDATE – CONGRATULATIONS TO DAWN AND NICOLE OUR WINNERS!

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Interview with Arturo Kassel of Whisknladle Hospitality

Interview with Arturo Kassel of Whisknladle Hospitality

Prepkitchen has recently opened a new patio at their La Jolla location, just in time for their five year anniversary. We interviewed Arturo Kassel, owner of Prepkitchen and Whisknladle to get the scoop on the new patio and some other fun topics including a new restaurant concept, beer in San Diego, and places he likes to go out to eat. Prep Kitchen La Jolla.5

How has the newly renovated patio space been received, and do you see the patio space as something you’d like to incorporate into future restaurants?

It’s been great. We’re obviously benefiting from it.…

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Baskin-Robbins Grand Re-Opening (Carmel Valley)

Baskin-Robbins Grand Re-Opening (Carmel Valley)

Baskin-Robbins held a re-opening party Saturday to celebrate its newest location in Carmel Valley.

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To solidify the new location’s standing in the community, new franchisee Ray Khajavi made a $250 donation to the Carmel Del Mar School. Carmel Del Mar students, parents and staff were invited to join in the fun along with representatives of the SDPD and City Council President Pro Tempore Sherri Lighter.

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There was live music, face painting, balloon animals and a prize wheel; it was obvious the kids were loving every minute.

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The party was also showcasing the February Flavor of the Month, Love Potion #31 Dark, a blend of chocolate ice cream, white chocolate bits, raspberry candy hearts and a raspberry ribbon.…

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San Diego Restaurant Week – Fall 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week – Fall 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back!

For those of you not familiar, SDRW is held twice per year and a wonderful tradition that features over 180 restaurants showcasing their culinary arts with a discounted prix fixe menu (ranging from $10-$40).  If you’ve never been, don’t miss out on a great way to sample the best of what San Diego has to offer.  No tickets or passes required!

The hardest part of SDRW is figuring out where to go.  We’ll be posting a preview soon for La Jolla’s newest gem, Amaya La Jolla – highly recommended.…

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Bacon Fest GIVEAWAY starts now!

Bacon Fest GIVEAWAY starts now!

Bacon, Beer, & the San Diego County Fair… need I say more?  Who wants it!  We are just 12 days out from attending what is to be a truly epic bacon event of the year.  BACON FEST!  Who wants to join us and win the FREE pair of tickets?  We are raffling away two (2) General Admission Tickets ($55/ticket value) which includes:

  • Entry into the Big Bite Bacon Fest for unlimited tastings of the best bacon-y foods to cross your palate
  • Entry into the San Diego County Fair​
  • Entertainment within the event​
  • Samples of 50 favorite craft beers from some of the top breweries in San Diego that complement our favorite protein, bacon!
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Did Somebody Say Bacon??

Did Somebody Say Bacon??

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San Diego is in for a great treat!  The Big Bite Bacon Fest is making it’s way to the San Diego County Fair this year for the first inaugural Big Bite Bacon Fest.  We’ll be covering the event live.

In a couple of weeks, we’ll be holding a giveaway contest to raffle away two free tickets to the event (including admission to the fair!).  Stay tuned San Diego Bacon lovers…

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Kitchen 1540 (Del Mar) Restaurant Week

Kitchen 1540 (Del Mar) Restaurant Week

So it’s RESTAURANT WEEK! That special time of the year where you get to feel extra fancy when you go out because you have “courses.” I like to use restaurant week like most people, to try places I wouldn’t usually go to and also to go to some of the beloved places for an extra luxe feel.

New restaurant #1 was Kitchen 1540. Located on the beautiful shores of Del Mar in the L’Auberge hotel (yes, it is as fancy as the name suggests). Scenery and swankiness aside, the number one reason I chose this place was because they offered my one of my favorites on their lunch menu, tomato soup with a grilled brie cheese sandwich.…

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10th Annual Taste of Hope Event (Rancho Valencia Resort)

10th Annual Taste of Hope Event (Rancho Valencia Resort)

City of Hope’s 10th annual Taste of Hope event is taking place this Sunday, September 23 at the Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa in Rancho Santa Fe from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  Taste of Hope is a culinary and wine tasting event which showcases more than 35 top restaurants and wineries, a Giving Tree of elite raffle items, musical entertainment and the popular wine “mystery” bags for attendees.

San Diego-based jewelry designer, Katey Brunini Marotta, will be presented with the Ambassador of Hope Award for her compassion and commitment to people battling life threatening diseases.…

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