Claire-ification: Cupcakes

I know you’re tired of the cupcake thing – I am.  You think it’s played out right?  If you talk to those people who line up around the block standing in line waiting for 4 hours to pay $8 for […]


Restaurant Review: Whisknladle

The atmosphere at Whisknladle on Wall Street in La Jolla is probably the best example of laid back, classy-casual dining, maybe in the whole city.  The covered patio is just gorgeous and airy yet comfortable and cozy- read: “romantic”.  They […]


Restaurant Review: Jasmine Seafood Restaurant

Dim sum (literally meaning: touch the heart) was originally not a main meal, only a snack, however it has become a staple in the diets of foodies across the world.


Claire-ification: To Bee or Not to Bee

If you’ve ever been stuck at a table next to a die-hard vegan who thinks bees are forced labor and they should sue the human race for honey theft, bee movie style? I know I have!   Well this oughta help you deal […]


Food Fight Radio Challenge! New York Pizza vs. Chicago Pizza

Its New York verses Chicago in the battle for the best pizza! Some of the best New York Style pizza can be had at Knockout Pizza in Mira Mesa in San Diego, it’s quick, tasty and has some imaginative toppings […]


Restaurant Review: The Boiling Crab


Folks, sometimes you’re in the mood for a bag of seafood.  Not a plateful of seafood, a bagful.. Trash bag to be exact.  The Boiling Crab restaurant has locations all up the California coast as well as Dallas and Houston in Texas so you can pretty much find them when you need them.

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Presto Pesto



How to make a quick and easy pesto:

In a food processor, coarsely chop 2 cups basil; add 1/2 cup olive oil and pulse until smooth.

Technically, you’ve just made pesto.

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Silkie Chicken

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Silkies are named for their silky fluffy white feathers, but they have black skin, black meat and black bones. Looks amazing on a dinner plate or in a soups, hot pots, stir fries, confit, anything that will highlight the chicken and not bury it.

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Food Fight Radio Challenge! Best Burger in San Diego

Recently on the show we reviewed Fuddruckers, home of the exotics, featuring a topping bar and elk and bison and kobe burgers.  With liquid cheese by the barrel-full and an awesome dining room full of Americana, this experience was fun and fabulous.  They have a very sterile looking onsite butcher shop, which tickles my caveman bone, and also their own bakery with giant fresh cookies, brownies and the like.  Their huge, tender, juicy exotic burgers landed them a spot as a contender in this glorious challenge.

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The Food Fight Radio Burger


As promised, loyal listeners, here is everything you need to get your own Food Fight Radio Burger at Slater’s 50/50: PDF

Don’t forget the Strawberry Jelly and Sriracha Mayo!