Monthly Archives: January 2010

Top Dog — Almost

Thanks to the Voice of San Diego for alerting me to the American Kennel Club’s latest report on San Diego dog breed rankings. I was shocked to learn the once-lowly bulldog has crept up to the #2 position, behind only … Continue reading

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Last Friday I had a chance to visit the Eurofood Depot, which I learned about a few weeks ago from Caron Golden’s blog. I’m a sucker for this sort of find: the gem tucked away in a most unlikely location, in this case … Continue reading

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Bye-bye B.

A sad note: Saturday was the last day of operation for the last B. Dalton’s in San Diego, the Westfield Horton Plaza branch. Yeah, yeah, I know it’s part of the Great Debookification of America, or at least the Great … Continue reading

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Aloha, Encinitas!

A single ukulele can sound puny. But 40 or so ukuleles crammed into a suburban pizza restaurant and played simultaneously create a BIG sound. It’s still a gentle sound because it’s unquestionably Hawaiian, evoking images of the Hawaiian flowers and fish and breezes that are the … Continue reading

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Golden information

I have mixed feelings about Caron Golden’s blog, San Diego Foodstuff ( I’ve long been a fan of Golden’s writing in the Union-Tribune’s food section and in Edible San Diego magazine. She’s also a food columnist for the San Diego … Continue reading

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