Day: July 19, 2021

Review: Chef Claudette Zepeda goes global with fine, flavor-packed food at VAGA restaurant

Two years ago this month, homegrown chef Claudette Zepeda was forced to closed her year-old signature restaurant, El Jardin, in San Diego. Now, the Chula Vista resident is creating a new legacy at VAGA, a globally inspired restaurant in North County that looks, tastes and feels like a space where she can put down roots and flourish.

Operating since May at the new Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas in Leucadia, VAGA is a stunning ocean-facing restaurant with an open kitchen, a Zen vibe and a diverse menu that celebrates the bold, multilayered flavors that distinguished Zepeda’s cooking on Bravo’s

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Happy 50th birthday to Chez Panisse, the Berkeley restaurant that launched farm-to-fork eating

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(THE CONVERSATION) When a small restaurant called Chez Panisse opened its doors 50 years ago in Berkeley, California, it wasn’t obvious that it would change how Americans thought about eating. The first menu on Aug. 28, 1971, was pâté baked in pastry, duck with olives, a salad and an almond tart, served for a fixed price of US$3.95. There were too many waiters and not enough utensils.

But this seemingly quirky eatery’s food was more vivid and flavorful than that of French restaurants that

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Panda Express adds plant-based Beyond Meat orange chicken to its menu

Panda Express just revealed that it has added Beyond Meat orange chicken to its menu. This plant-based option will be available in select restaurants in Southern California and New York City.

CNBC noted that Panda Express would be the very first restaurant that features an Asian concept to include Beyond Meat products on its menu. The new dish in the Chinese fast-food chain is called Beyond the Original Orange Chicken.

Beyond Meat in Panda Express

Beyond Meat has already teamed up with other leading fast-food giants such as KFC, Pizza Hut, and many more. The American producer of plant-based meat

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Listing Of Chinese language Dishes

A platform for experimenting with new flavors and dishes, in addition to components of service, design and décor. Butternut squash is so good on its own, that hardly any seasoning is required. This recipe is so easy and straightforward. Italian sausage, bell peppers, and onions made simple on the grill. You may also serve the sausage in scorching canine buns and finely chop the veggies once grilled as a “relish”. I like to add a squirt of mustard after I serve them this manner.

Its $248-per-person tasting menu consists of eclectic dishes like its thousand-12 months-old quail egg served with … Read More