The Daily Aztec

Cremolose gelatos help beat the summer heat

by Crystal Tellez-Giron

July 23, 2012

Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego— Calling all gelato addicts, pizza connoisseurs, seafood lovers and happy hour enthusiasts to the very first Cremolose in the U.S. With more than 40 locations throughout Europe, owner Vicenzo Loverso...

Food Currency trades homegrown harvest

by Alyssa Zickenberg

May 10, 2012

North Park’s Food Currency Trade nurtures future growers. | Alyssa Zickenberg, staff writerOn a sunny Thursday afternoon, the Art Produce Garden in North Park is full of vibrant colors, laughing children and smiling community members enjoying...

Food forests sow seeds of sustainability

by Ana Ceballos

April 16, 2012

In an attempt to fight modern agribusiness and its damaging costs to nature and humankind, a trend of food forests has been cropping up across the U.S. The goal of food forests is to design natural, self-sustaining ecosy...

Event bids locals to take a bite out of Hillcrest

by Sofia Casillas

April 11, 2012

Imagine taking a stroll down the streets of Hillcrest indulging in top-notch cuisine and refreshment. For the past 11 years, the neighborhood has made this a reality by hosting the Taste of Hillcrest, a one-day event when more than 40 loc...

Food pyramid loses its shape

by Sandra De La Torre

March 14, 2012

The original food guide pyramid was the prevailing symbol of a balanced diet in the U.S for decades. It was used as an educational tool for nutritional purposes and even went through a few transformations. However, last year it was repl...

Gingham fixes fine fare with country twist

by Kambra Potter

February 8, 2012

Any self-respecting San Diegan foodie knows the name Brian Malarkey. The Top Chef Season 3 finalist made his debut in the San Diego dining industry in 2010 with the opening of his first restaurant, Searsucker. The tremendous success of...