21 episodes

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Dish It Up The San Diego Union-Tribune

    • Society & Culture

Chewing on the latest on news and events being whipped up on the San Diego food scene. | Powered by Pacific Magazine and Eating Drinking San Diego.

Be sure to also listen & subscribe to our sister podcast, Kiss My Glass!

    We’re Not Trying To Reinvent the Wheel, We’re Doing Nice Tires

    We’re Not Trying To Reinvent the Wheel, We’re Doing Nice Tires

    Sheep Riley of Big Front Door talks about the importance of being a regular at independent restaurants; the rising costs of labor and rent impacting small businesses; his new digs in University Heights and more.

    • 45 min
    Immigrants have a lot to contribute

    Immigrants have a lot to contribute

    What would the dining scene in San Diego look like without its diverse ethnic contributions? That’s the question Han Tran posed during this recording of the Dish It Up podcast.

    • 48 min
    We’re never resting on our laurels

    We’re never resting on our laurels

    For 15 years, co-owner Lauren Hodson of Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria has been toiling away to build a pair of neighborhood businesses that support the local community and recognizes the longtime commitment of staff members that lend their personalities to the vibe of the restaurants.

    • 48 min
    Spread the Message of What You’re Doing

    Spread the Message of What You’re Doing

    Nearly five years ago, when Coral Strong realized the Rolando area near San Diego State was a food desert, she and her husband decided to open a new restaurant in that neighborhood. Now, she is the chef-owner (and sometimes toilet cleaner) creating locally grown, organic and 100% from scratch meals with a daily rotating menu based on the fresh foods she sources.

    • 43 min
    Little fish in a big pond

    Little fish in a big pond

    What started out as a small burger venture in Bankers Hill grew into a viral phenomenon on Facebook group Eating and Drinking in San Diego and now, The Balboa is set to open second location in Chula Vista.

    • 42 min
    The Future of the Industry is Murky

    The Future of the Industry is Murky

    Chef/owner Matt Gordon (Urban Solace in North Park and Solace & the Moonlight Lounge in Solana Beach) has seen a lot of changes in the neighborhoods he chose to open his restaurants. With evolving dining habits, updates to minimum wages and an increase in home delivery services, he wonders where the dining industry is headed next.

    • 49 min

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