Ranch & Coast Magazine

June 2023

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Ron Donoho interviews Ralph Rubio, who marks the 40th anniversary of his now iconic Rubio's Coastal Grill. And in "Corps to Cookies," Bill Abrams profiles Joey Pass, a Marine Corps veteran who launched Momma's Boy Cookies thanks to his mother's hit recipe. If it's a specific flavor you seek, a new hot spot you're in search of, or a restaurant with a giving heart you'd like to support, this issue offers ample inspiration to get out there and savor all that makes San Diego delicious! PHOTO BY JODY PINCHIN Letter from the Editor As Southern California's first Michelin three-star restaurant, Addison has earned deserved distinction as the pinnacle of the region's unique gastronomy. For our cover, Chef William Bradley plates Kanpachi Sashimi, Preserved Pears, Pichuberry-Ponzu Photography by Vincent Knakal on the cover Andrea Naversen, Editor-at-Large Instagram: @ranchandcoast I t's just about dinner time as I write this, so I am insatiably hungry after reading all the tasty content in our annual Best Restaurants Issue. We have tallied readers' votes — thousands, in all — and now reveal the winners in more than 40 categories from best new restaurants to farmers markets. Where to take out-of-town guests, a special date, or the entire family? What spots are tops for special occasions, ambience, and culinary innovation? With so many breweries and brewpubs in San Diego, competition was fierce, and it was a tie for the best restaurant bar. Readers also rate favorite places for cocktails, wine list, margaritas, and more. Whether you're craving pizza, pasta, tacos, sushi, a sandwich, or something vegan, take a look at our list of winners. Top it all off with what readers say are the best bakeries, desserts, and ice cream spots in town. Our editors also reveal their picks, including Publisher Bob Stefanko's update on exciting culinary ventures in coastal Encinitas, Editor-in-Chief Mia Park's charitably- minded favorites, and Managing Editor Deanna Murphy's tried-and-true standouts. Travel Editor Elizabeth Hansen shares her favored places along Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla Shores, as well as her memories of special London restaurants, revived from raptly watching King Charles III's recent coronation. Food & Beverage Editor Brandon Hernández reports on breweries with dynamic culinary programs. And I offer my favorites for fine dining and special occasions — superb but not stuffy. Now that it's nearly summer, it's time to "Fire It Up!" — the "barbie" that is. I talk to some of the top barbecue chefs in town, including Richard Blais, Jeffrey Strauss, Sam "e Cooking Guy" Zien, Tom Kolanko, Kelli Crosson, and Ryan Dzierzawski, for tips on how to add some sizzle to outdoor cooking. Recipes are available at ranchandcoast.com/fire-it-up. ranchandcoast.com 30 JUNE 2023 RANCH & COAST MAGAZINE

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