• Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    No. 87, Beef Burger at Rider's Club Café

    Behold the beginning of our annual 100 Favorite Dishes countdown! Every day until the publication of our fantabulous Best Of Issue, we'll list our favorite meals this year in descending order. Enjoy, pass it on, and tune in daily! There isn't much to San Clemente's Rider's Club Café beyond burgers ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    On The Line: Karla Vasquez Of Chelas Mexican Grill, Part One

    On the Line is about supporting local restauranteurs by shining a spotlight on them each week. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Karla Vasquez-- business owner, wife, mother and CrossFit advocate. Her desire to bring authentic Mexican cuisine to the masses resulted in Chelas just under two ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Gastropub Gentry, Second Round

    Here's the thing about gastropubs-- the simple definition is that they are bars with really good food. So to strip them down to bun and meat wouldn't even be a playing field, in my opinion. These worthy gentlemen are all trying to prove a point with their fried eggs, pickled vegetables and aiolis: t ... More >>

  • Food

    March 15, 2012

    The Riders Club Cafe Goes Back to Basics

    This San Clemente dive makes a damn-fine burger

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Asian Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    ProfessorSalt.comAsian pears at UC Irvine farmer's market​ If you've been to our local farmer's markets in the past three weeks, you'll have noticed that Asian pears have arrived. As with the apples they closely resemble, the new crop is packed with lightly sweet nectar. Their firm crunch adds a ... More >>

  • Food

    December 11, 2003

    This Hole-In-The-Wall Life

    Globe European Delicatessen