Category Archives: Food and Wine

Ponsaty’s Presents Culinary Art

Amuse Bouche: Carrot Squash Soup

Chef Patrick Ponsaty is working his magic and hypnotizing diners with show-stopping culinary art at his new restaurant aptly named Ponsaty’s in Rancho Santa Fe, California. We recently visited, took our seats in a lavish dining room that’s screams with style, and experienced a delightful 9-course menu that left us feeling as if we had just dined in the French Quarter in New Orleans.

Organic Veggies

Every morning Ponsaty personally visits his farmer friends and hand selects seasonal produce to be presented to diners each evening. This awe-inspiring chef makes dinner an EVENT not to be missed.

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Westfield UTC Uncorked Wine Walk

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Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting and delectable cuisine during the Westfield UTC 5th Annual Uncorked Wine Walk & VIP Event on Saturday, July 15. Guests will enjoy a self-guided wine walk from 4 – 7 p.m. through four wine gardens featuring lush landscaping and decor, three Temecula Valley winery stations, light bites and live music from top locals artists of Plaza Unplugged

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Farm To Table Swag Continues at TRUST

BURRATA with pickled local peaches, sumac, house bresaola, arugula, fig, and toasted focaccia

Following a high-profile debut in February 2016, Executive Chef Brad Wise and General Manager Steven Schwob continue the swagger at their popular TRUST Restaurant in Hillcrest.

Chicken Liver Toast with mostarda, grilled levain, radish, and extra virgin olive oil

The décor is simple, yet stylish, featuring an open kitchen where you can watch the chefs in action, cooking as a team in their element. It’s the kind of place where you will gain a greater appreciation for the culinary craft.

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Union Kitchen And Tap Pesto Recipe

Located in the heart of Encinitas is Union Kitchen and Tap, North County’s stylish and modern neighborhood-friendly restaurant and bar. What separates Union from other restaurants is their mission to bring the freshest ingredients to their menu. The farm-to-table movement has become popular in San Diego, but Union Kitchen & Tap in Encinitas takes it one step further, sourcing vegetables and herbs from their own on-site hydroponic garden.

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Eddie V’s Sparkling Sounds of Summer

Known for its prime seafood flown in daily, extensive wine selection and live nightly jazz, Eddie V’s will be celebrating the sounds and tastes of summer from June 5th to July 30th during the Sparkling Sounds event.

  • The 8-week celebration will offer guests an unparalleled combination of seasonal taste preferences and themed live music in the sophisticated vibe of the V Lounge.
  • Sparkling Sounds will feature champagne and sparkling wine pairings starting at $12, plus $8 seasonal oyster trios, chef’s teasers and craft cocktails.
  • Live nightly jazz trio performances will celebrate a century of music with themed performances that include American Standards (‘20s-‘40s), Martini Swing (‘50s-‘60s), Soulful Fusion (‘70s-‘80s) and Cool & Now (‘90s through today).

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