| Nov 25, 2010
Green Flash Brewing Barleywine 2010
Barleywines are typically sweet and malty with plenty of hops for balance. This one, from a India Pale Ale specialist based in San Diego, leads with the hops. It pours dark amber with an attractive nose of pine...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:30 AM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Southwest Airlines disciplined a pilot whose profanity-laced rant about flight attendants was heard by other airplane crews and controllers, officials said Wednesday.
The unidentified pilot bashed flight attendants as a "continuous...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:29 PM
He is the rare Mexican lawman feared by organized crime. Tijuana's secretary of public security has chased out major drug traffickers, purged his force of corrupt cops, and helped set the stage for the return of investment and tourism.
It may not be...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:27 AM
SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- Giovanni Ramirez, the man suspected of brutally beating a Giants fan at the Dodgers home opener, has been transferred to a state prison in San Diego to serve a 10-month sentence for a parole violation.
Ramirez, the man police say is...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:45 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Move over chocolate covered bacon! On Wednesday former American Idol contestant Elliot Yamin fans got a real treat at the San Diego County Fair.
Yamin, 33, was a fan favorite on Season 5 of American Idol, who ended up coming in third place, ...
| Oct 28, 2010
"Take one," the waiter says, proffering a vase sprouting savory lollipops. Each stick holds a round of squid sitting on a cube of dark red chorizo. "Eat them in one bite, so you get both tastes at once," comes the further instruction. I do. The sweet...
| Sep 9, 2010
Dear SOS: San Diego's best bakery, Bread & Cie, makes a fab bar called a paradise bar. Chewy, caramely, what I would want for my last dessert. Please get the recipe for me!
Dear Tim: Bread & Cie was happy to provide the recipe...
| Jun 17, 2011
Lemons are most in demand in summer, for making lemonade, serving with cocktails and squeezing on fish. There's a little bit of a disconnect with production, which is concentrated, from different growing areas, in the fall to spring months; but there's...
| Dec 24, 2010
Choosing the right avocado for the season can be surprisingly tricky, even or especially at farmers markets. Good choices are available all year, but a knowledgeable buyer needs to juggle four factors: variety, season, growing area and fruit size. Every...
| Aug 19, 2010
When a former L'Orangerie chef breaks ranks with his fellow French chefs, runs a renegade pop-up restaurant and fantasizes about landing the first food truck on the Champs-Élysées, then times, you know, are changing. Over several iterations Bastide has...
| Apr 7, 2011
Brian Loring has a self-proclaimed obsession with Pinot Noir. From a workaday facility in Lompoc on the Central Coast, he makes half a dozen single-vineyard Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is a mixture of several vineyard lots and is a great argument...