February 16, 2012

February 7, 2013

Coronado base honored for food service program

The Naval Base in Coronado was recently announced as the 2012 winner of the Navy Captain F. Ney Memorial Awards for outstanding food service, in the ashore category.

The awards encourage excellence in Navy Food Service programs with the objective of improving the quality of life for Navy personnel.

Mama's Kitchen's second annual Man Diego Fundraising event is scheduled to be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at True North Tavern in North Park.

The event is a friendly competition for men and women where teams move through four rounds of short quick bar games (sans alcohol), advance to head-to-head rounds, then compete in a taco speed-eating contest to decide the winner.

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Set to open in Hillcrest later this month, Taco Banh is an "upscale taqueria with an Asian twist" that will specialize in organic ingredients and natural, hormone free meats.

Owner and Executive Chef Chris Sayre most recently worked as executive chef for Paradise Grille in North County.

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The World Series of Poker Circuit Tour is returning to Harrah's Rincon from March 15-26. For information and a complete tournament schedule, visit

The Boulevard Cooking Class series, organized by the El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association is set to begin with the first class on Monday, Feb 27, at Flavor of East Africa. Part of a six-class series, the classes run from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Other dates include March 5 at Tiger Tiger; March 12 at Mama's Bakery; March 19 at Eclipse Chocolate; March 26 at El Borrego and April 2 at Apertivo.

Downtown La Jolla is now home to Puesto Mexican Street Food, which opened up last week. The new eatery is a fast-casual environment where meals are made to order at a walk-up plancha or griddle and diners can make a series of choices to customize tacos and rice bowls.

The venue is owned and operated by two brothers, Eric and Alan Adler.



February 16, 2012

February 7, 2013

Events Calendar


Upcoming Events

Gunmetal Blues, the Musical

Sun, Feb 1
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach
San Diego Premier! Music and lyrics by Craig Bohmler and Marion Adler. Directed by Andrew Barnicle.

The Darrell Hammond Project

Sun, Feb 1
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
La Jolla
The Darrell Hammond Project, based on Hammondís acclaimed memoir, God, If Youíre Not Up There, Iím F*cked: Tales of Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem, invites the audience on a heartbreaking and hilarious journey inside the life and mind of an American comic genius, trying to unravel the mystery of how a man repeatedly climbed out from the depths of despair to become a world-class comedian.

Murder For Two

Sun, Feb 1
The Old Globe Theater
San Diego
The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Murder for Two, with book and music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair. Globe veteran Scott Schwartz (A Room with a View at the Globe, The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse) returns to direct Blair and Kinosianís Off Broadway hit, a vaudevillian mystery musical with an energetic two-man cast. Great American novelist Arthur Whitney has been murdered at his own birthday party, and his killer could be any one of the guests. But this is no ordinary murder mystery. The entire world of this hilarious musical is brought to life by two incredible performers: one plays the detective, the other plays all 10 suspects, and both play the piano! Murder for Two is an irrepressibly wacky tour-de-force musical that NewYork1 dubbed ďa must-see 90-minute jolt of caffeinated creativity!Ē

C.S. Lewis On Stage

Sun, Feb 1
Lambs Players Theatre
Award-winning actor Tom Key in a fascinating look into the wit, wisdom and work of one of the 20th Century's most engaging thinkiners and hugely popular writers.

Artist in Residence, Julie Kreimer

Sun, Feb 1
Lux Art Institute
Landscapes and abstractions seamlessly relate in Julian Kreimer's oil paintings as he explores the terrain between the two. Lush color combinations applied in quick, fluid strokes are built into dense layers to create windows int Kreimer's envionments both recognizable and contemplative.

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