Moved to San Diego originally from the Pittsburgh area

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  • Location: San Diego
  • Favorite foods: Foie, Breakfast Cereal, Ice Cream, Coconut Butter, Chicken, Cheese
  • Last bite on earth: As above

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First Look: American Brasserie Fare at Sea & Smoke, San Diego

I loved it, one visit so far and plan to make many more.

San Diego: Prepkitchen Delivers the Goods

I've only seen their fries with the mussels...but they're good.

First Look at Next: The Hunt

"For those concerned about birch bark: 1. It is reusable, we use it once a night and wash with plates in machine. Dry overnight pressed..."
"2. it comes from a company out west that uses it for furniture and canoes. they also use the rest of the tree for much of their woodwork."
-Chef David Beran

First Look at Next: The Hunt

Thanks for sharing. Now that you've had 3 next menus, could you pick a favorite?

@Katrina - I like to think that they're responsible enough to have done so, but you could always ask David Beran on twitter.

@ilone good thing no one is making you buy a ticket.

Taste Test: Diet Frozen Lasagna

Michael Angelo's Lasagna with Meat Sauce worth the extra 100 or so calories

San Diego: Great Burgers Don't Come Cheap at Bankers Hill

I can excuse a bit under, if anything I think it shows precaution and appreciation, whereas over is careless and neglectful.

The Food Lab: How to Pan Sear Foie Gras

I'm assuming you prepared the piece for the slide show yourself. Beautiful job.

Gift Guide: For the Cereal Lover

@imwalkin, it's more innapropriate for you to try to make it out as such.

We Chat With: Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin

Awesome. Especially the mindfulness component.

We Smuggle in (and Taste) Burger King's Whopper Chips

I would definitely try these. Were you part of the Lays Cheeseburger chip tasting?

and what has burger king been doing to burgers for years? making them taste like whoppers?

The Food Lab: How To Make a Foie Gras Torchon (Secret Technique Inside!)

@scalfin ducks and geese naturally store excess fat in their livers.

other liver pates need to have some additional fat added to them, which changes the process and flavor.

The only other liver that is used to make torchon in a similar fashion comes from monkfish - ask for ankimo next time you're at sushi bar.

San Diego: Nine-Ten's Burger is an Eleven

So a burger is probably the last thing I would think to order at Nine-ten, until I saw this.

@Ewan. - La Jolla to Downtown during Comic-Con isn't exactly a quick trip. Definitely worth it, but probably after your done with the event for the day.

10 Great Veggies On Pizza

Didn't want to start the tomato and potato debate, eh?

Chain Reaction: The Broken Yolk

I had no idea they had 9 locations, I thought it was only 3. A buddy of mine has beaten the 12-egg omelet more times than he can count. Myself? I've never visited, and after seeing the burger I probably won't.

The Deal With Hershey's Extra Creamy Milk Chocolate Bar

are the nutrition facts different? That would give us more information about what the differences in ingredients might be.

I'm suspecting more sugar and more milk.

Panera's New Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Panini Is a Tasty Ripoff

They don't do single unit franchises, so I'm blaming corporate Panera for this bullshit. I'm not visiting until they apologize for trying to starve you.

Site Update: Serving Up More of What You Like

Why no San Diego tab? There are more posts on SD than there are for a number of the other tabs you've provided. It would be way easier for me to reference.

A Pizza My Mind: In Defense of Dessert Pizza

I like the options you're giving us...Does anyone remember DQ dessert pizzas? Those were the best