Location Archives: Del Mar

Behind the Scenes with Pastry Chef Jeff Bonilla

Peach Cremeux from Kitchen 1540

I recently went behind the scenes for Serious Eats: Sweets with Jeff Bonilla, Executive Pastry Chef for the L’Auberge Del Mar resort. Bonilla creates the entire pastry program for the property, including the two on-site restaurants: Kitchen 1540 and the Waterfall Terrace.

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Sugar High at the San Diego County Fair

San Diego Sugar | Fair Food

It’s been a pretty crazy year. At this time last year, I was living in a different country, working a different job, and engaged, but not married. Fast-forward 12 months and I’m +1 husband, with new freelance gigs, a new cat, and a perma-tan. Moving from the Great White North to San Diego resulted in many firsts, including my first trip to the San Diego County fair (which was basically an all-out fried-food binge). Check out all of the deep-fried sweets I ate in this slide-show on Serious Eats.

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