Are nonstick pans safe The truth about this popular cookware

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Many home cooks hear warnings about Teflon and wonder if nonstick pans are truly safe to use. The reality is that they are the go-to pan of choice for many because, let's face it, who wants their delicious home-cooked meal stuck to the bottom of a pan?
TODAY Food asked culinary experts to weigh in on the truth about nonstick cookware, how best to use it and how to maintain it...

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Paint Night at Nautilus Tavern

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La Jolla’s neighborhood bar and grill, Nautilus Tavern, is hosting a Paint Night on Monday, July 23rd and you won’t want to miss out on this fun event!

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Summer Cocktail Recipes

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San Diego's Best Bartenders Share Recipes for Warm-Weather Drinking!
Summer is here. Which means new cocktails are being created behind some of San Diego's best bars, complimenting the warmer weather and longer days ahead. Check out the recipes below and shake up something good from home or head into one of the spots below to have the master prepare one (or two!) for you...

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Finding Veggie Burgers

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Veggie burgers have come a long way since their advent back in 1982. Now merely indistinguishable from its meat predecessor, the veggie burger has made its way onto menus across the U.S., making the a staple food option...

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Epicurean Adventures

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Thirsty Thursday: Escape from Alcatraz

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It’s Thirsty Thursday, which means we are one day away from Friday. But who says you have to wait to hit the bars to sip on a craft cocktail? Well, we are here to give you all the resources to create perfectly crafted cocktail, in the comforts of your own home. Unwind with this delicious whiskey cocktail from our friends over at Nautilus Tavern...

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Nautilus Tavern: Soulful Gastropub With A Side Of Sea Breeze

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Chef Shelly Valez wants you to feel like you came to her house for some home cookin’. And she’s done exactly that. Except it’s a fabulously decorated house one block from the ocean where you can pop by one of the most beautiful beaches in the world for sunset in between beers...

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Top Trivia Spots in San Diego

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Unwind after work at Trivia Tuesdays, where you can enjoy some of Chef Shelly’s famous wings, which come in seven different flavors including Maple Bacon Bourbon. Don’t forget to pair with a beer or cocktail, like the Escape from Alcatraz to help fuel you throughout the evening...

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Nautilus Tavern has that neighborhood feel in La Jolla

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It was just a matter of time until WindanSea residents got their neighborhood tavern back. After La Jolla Tap & Grill closed its doors last year at 6830 La Jolla Blvd., Nautilus Tavern partners Leigh Gibson and Mike Garcia had their eye on the spot...

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March Eat Sheet

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Kickass Female Bartenders, Chefs, Restaurant Owners & Baristas In San Diego


Over 60 percent of American women have worked in the restaurant industry at some point in their lives, according to the National Restaurant Association. And even more recent trends have shown a higher number of female restaurant and bar owners and managers. Here are some of the kickass female bartenders, chefs, baristas and restaurant owners at some favorite San Diego spots!

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Nautilus Tavern brings laid-back, time-tested fare to Windansea


Residents and those driving along La Jolla Boulevard may have noticed a new restaurant in place of the former La Jolla Tap and Grill, which closed in January of 2017. Now fully revamped as Nautilus Tavern, the restaurant and bar has been open since October...

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Nautilus Opens in Coastal La Jolla


From the restaurateurs behind Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach, Nautilus Tavern fills La Jolla’s niche for an elevated neighborhood bar and grill where guests can enjoy a beachy setting matched with topnotch cuisine...

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New Beachside Restaurant Nautilus Tavern Now Open in La Jolla


Nautilus Tavern, La Jolla’s newest upscale bar and grill is now open! Open for brunch, lunch and dinner, Nautilus Tavern is located on La Jolla Blvd., near scenic Windansea Beach. Menu favorites include Nautilus Tavern’s wide array of sandwiches and wings smothered in housemade sauces. You can eat inside and catch a game on their big screen tv’s or take it outside where two spacious patios await you...

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42 brand new restaurants to try in San Diego


Leigh Gibson and Mike Garcia, owners of Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach, will introduce this new bar-and-grill eatery in La Jolla this month. Nautilus has two patios and a coastal-chic décor. The menu is billed as coastal American cuisine, and the bar serves 30 craft beers and cocktails...

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17 Most Anticipated San Diego Fall Restaurant Openings

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Restaurateurs Leigh Gibson and Mike Garcia of Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach are bringing New American cuisine, craft beers and cocktails to La Jolla. Another bonus: The tavern boasts two spacious patios...