Dinelocalsd serving up the latest in the San Diego culinary world with a pinch of history. Join Kat Humphus and Kelly Orange as they explore the San Diego food scene, talk events, weekly specials and one on ones with the creative minds who continue to push the culinary envelope. Be part of the conversion, watch us on Facebook live.



48: Terryl Gavre | Bankers Hill Restaurant | Cafe 222 | Market Del Mar

Tune in as Kat Humphus talks with restaurateur Terryl Gavre about her 25 years as a restaurant owner in San Diego, what it takes to maintain successful restaurants, and the importance of being passionate in the industry.

47: Leap Coffee | A Passion for Craft Coffee | Carlsbad

Listen in as Kat Humphus interviews PJ Ortega, Owner of Leap Coffee in Carlsbad, about the growing craft coffee scene in San Diego county and beyond. They discuss the importance of using traceable coffee beans, the growing and supportive local coffee community, and what makes coffee so darn special to everyone.

46: Juniper And Ivy | Leveling Up Childhood Snacks | Little Italy

46: Juniper And Ivy | Leveling Up Childhood Snacks | Little Italy

Tune in as Kat Humphus talks with Chef de Cuisine of Juniper and Ivy, Chef Masa Kojima, about being apart of the San Diego Food Scene. They cover how he got tricked into working at one of San Diego’s premiere restaurants at a young age, fond memories of his Mom making him a traditional breakfast, and how he is inspired by the culinary team and talent at Juniper and Ivy, encouraging him to look at food differently, and approach it playfully.

45: Chef Carmine Lopez | San Diego

Tune into this episode as Kat Humphus talks with Chef Carmine Lopez. You wouldn't believe how much these two awesome ladies have in common.

44: Arterra | Del Mar

Tune in as Kat Humphus, welcomes Executive Chef Evan Cruz of Arterra Restaurant and Lounge in Del Mar.  He talks about his ever-changing menu and the ability to work with locally sourced product.

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43: TRUST | San Diego


Tune as Kat Humphus welcomes Chef Brad Wise of TRUST Restaurant. TRUST Restaurant is a community restaurant in the Hillcrest area of San Diego serving urban rustic food. At TRUST, their focus is on the whole experience. They aim to provide patrons with great food, cocktails, wine, and service experience.

42: Grit and Grace | San Diego

On this episode Kat Humphus talks to her fellow participants for the Grit & Grace Event. Chef Carmine Lopez and Chef Jordana Francisco share how excited they are to be a part of a celebration of female chefs on international women's day.

41: Terra | La Mesa

On this Episode we welcomed Jeff Rossman of Terra American Bistro. Chef Jeff’s commitment to local, sustainable agriculture and the bounty of San Diego and Riverside Counties not only shows in his cookbook “From Terra’s Table,” but also in the plates coming out of the kitchen.
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40. Claire's On Cedros | Solana Beach

On this episode we welcome Claire Allison of Claire's On Cedros, a restaurant, cafe and bakery located in the heart of Solana Beach. Where they specialize in fresh, homemade, California-style comfort food as well as a variety of homemade breads, pastries and desserts.

39: The Red Door | Mission Hills

Tune in for this episode as we welcome Trish Watlington of The Red Door. Trish is passionate for sustainable food systems and educating the community about supporting local farmers. She talks about her garden, getting to know your farmers and Farm to Fork Week.

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Specialty Produce is a family owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego, CA. A premium provider for more than thirty years, Specialty Produce continues to be a leader in service, product quality and technology.
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