8-Course Chef's Tasting Menu at California Modern

8 Reasons To Try Our 8-Course Chef's Tasting Menu

A memorable meal captures a time and place like nothing else.

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Travels with George: Morocco

Travels with George: Morocco

My wife, Paula, and I are drawn to the unusual in our travel tastes. Part of our joy in this process is observing how other cultures exist around the world. In the past we have visited many countries including India, Bhutan, Cambodia, Peru, Laos, Zimbabwe and Namibia. What all these destinations have in common is that they are profoundly different from life here in the U.S. All these past adventures led us to choose Morocco as a part of a broader trip to Europe this past May.
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3 Reasons Why the Ocean Terrace is La Jolla's Cozy Winter Secret

As San Diegans, we are blessed to have mild, sunny weather year-round. But, often we forget just how special dining al fresco in the middle of “winter” can be. Here are three reasons why winter is a local's favorite season for outdoor dining in San Diego.

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A Trip to Tequila - The Birthplace of Agave Spirits

A Trip to Tequila - The Birthplace of Agave Spirits

There is so much to learn about agave spirits. And what better place to start than in the town of Tequila in Jalisco? If you’re not familiar with Tequila, it’s best known as being the birthplace of the drink that bears its name.
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The Road to Galaxy Taco

The Road to Galaxy Taco

"Part of the process of developing a new restaurant concept is being exposed to what others are doing. I have a clear vision for Galaxy Taco—what I want the menu, decor, music, style of service and bar program to be—but it always helps to see what people you respect in the industry are doing."
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The Story Behind Galaxy Taco

The Story Behind Galaxy Taco

"With Galaxy Taco, my goal is to translate my appreciation of Mexican food through a San Diego lens...What I’m striving to create is a fun place, one that both visitors and locals alike will enjoy for its embodiment of our unique lifestyle and great food and drink."
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An Engagement Story

If you're like us, you love a good engagement story. Recently, we were lucky enough to be able to help a young man named Chris Love plan his proposal to his now fiancé, Melissa Einbinder, on our Ocean Terrace. Take a look at this couple's amazing story—have your tissues ready!

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Indie Chefs Week SoCal

Indie Chefs Week SoCal

Chef Trey Foshee and his team recently traveled to Costa Mesa, California to take part in Indie Chefs Week, a three-day chefs festival aimed at celebrating and encouraging culinary collaboration. Check out some pictures and a video of the exclusive event.
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A Field Trip to Chino Farms

We like to take our staff on field trips from time to time, to get up close and personal with our local purveyors. Given the significance of Chino Farms to our operation, we paid them a visit recently. Here, California Modern general manager Fernando Fry reflects on our visit with photos of our amazing day with the Chino's.

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Best of Austin: 5 Eateries You Need To Try

George's at the Cove chef de cuisine Jonathan Bautista shares his favorite places to eat in Austin, Texas—from BBQ to Filipino tapas to delicious (and seriously spicy) Thai food.

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