Grilled Peaches with Lavender-Honey Goat Cheese

On a recent Saturday morning visit to The Little Italy Farmers Market, I sampled a variety of farm fresh goat cheeses from vendor Nicolau Farms, who happened to be perched right next to a vibrant display of virtually every type of peach, nectarine and stone fruit that one could possibly conjure. And just as I sampled a heavenly concoction of goat…

10 Reasons Why Bottega Americano is San Diego’s Best New Restaurant

♦ Bottega Americano was recently named by Zagat as one of the 11 Hottest New Italian Restaurants in America – PREGO! ♦ Bottega Americano was picked by readers of San Diego Magazine as the 2015 Best New Restaurant in San Diego – BUONO! ♦ The Bricked Half Chicken with sweet corn, roasted cipollini onions, sugar snap peas, farro and piquillo pepper…

Farmers Bottega Epitomizes Farm-To-Table Fresh

Cha-ching! Mission Hills (one of my favorite “hang outs”) has scored yet another stellar victory on the San Diego dining scene! Any local foodie is well aware that the neighborhood of Goldfinch and W. Washington is no stranger to star eateries. Local restaurateur/chef Alberto Moreale added another star to this list when he recently debuted Farmers Bottega, a farm-to-table style…

Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sauce

I just LUVVV me some lip smackin’ spice packin’ Mexican food at least once a day. (Unfortunately, caloric content strictly prohibits any such binging, but it’s not a crime to dream, folks.) So when I convince myself that a “cheat day” has been well-earned, this Chicken Enchiladas With Green Chile Sauce recipe is at the top of…