Alterra

Restaurant Review: Arterra

At the bottom of a lovely overpriced Marriot hotel is the hip, modern and swanky restaurant/ bar/ patio lounge known as Arterra, with a fresh sushi bar and tight shirted waitresses and live music and hip low furniture and dark […]

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Restaurant Review: Hunter’s Steakhouse

Usually, when I walk into a restaurant and I detect a faint moldy smell that’s about the time when I head for the door.  But Hunter’s Steakhouse is a historic landmark here in San Diego and how could I resist […]

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Restaurant Review: Bite of Boston

You know, any day when you have to ask “Do I have lobster stuck in my teeth?” is a good day.  For me, that day was when I ate at Bite of Boston in beautiful La Jolla in San Diego.  […]

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Restaurant Review: Max Brenner Las Vegas

You have to be in a particularly special state of mind to go into an all-dessert restaurant. I don’t mean it’s after dinner and you just want dessert. I mean the kind of restaurant where the owner has such a […]

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Restaurant Review: McCormick & Schmicks

McCormick & Schmicks is one of those dark beefy places serving strong drinks with irrelevant descriptions and lighting too dark to see what you’re eating or what your date looks like.  One of those places that you can expect to find […]

 

Restaurant Review: Arterra

Alterra

At the bottom of a lovely overpriced Marriot hotel is the hip, modern and swanky restaurant/ bar/ patio lounge known as Arterra, with a fresh sushi bar and tight shirted waitresses and live music and hip low furniture and dark wood and all male bartenders and pretty much the entire list of everything you should look for in a night-time hot spot.  Enjoying a comfy seat outdoors by a lovely fire spouting out of a pile of jagged cut glass, we surveyed the menu and drink offerings for some time before finally managing to get a server, who then pretty much ignored us from then on.  After moving to the inside which was cozy and full, we commandeered a table after again getting left to our own devices.  Read more »

Food Fight Radio – December 15, 2013

On this week’s episode of Food Fight Radio…

  • What to do with those different kinds of rice
  • Mushrooms, not the good kind
  • What you can do with that jar of preserves

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Food Fight Radio – December 8, 2013

On this week’s episode of Food Fight Radio…

  • Hungary special
  • Eat all you want diet, bacon helps you live longer
  • Marcus’ favorite nuts

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Restaurant Review: Hunter’s Steakhouse

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Usually, when I walk into a restaurant and I detect a faint moldy smell that’s about the time when I head for the door.  But Hunter’s Steakhouse is a historic landmark here in San Diego and how could I resist a place voted best prime rib in town by Earl, their manager.  That’s the mildew smell of our ancestors, likely the ones buried in the back yard.. and it reminds you of a time in our rich American history when if the help got frisky with the landsman’s daughter he’d be hacked to bits and bricked up in the walls. Read more »

Food Fight Radio – December 1, 2013

On this week’s episode of Food Fight Radio…

  • All fermented episode
  • The cruelest foods
  • The best salts to buy

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