Giuseppe Ciuffa Guests on San Diego Gourmet

We had some fun on San Diego Gourmet with Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering! If you've enjoyed lunch at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's Museum Cafe, you've definitely enjoyed Ciuffa's cooking. Robert, Maureen and I got some wonderful tips about warm weather foods, everything from what types of dishes work best for a picnic to how to actually make a good pasta salad. And, oh, his description of his mother's artichoke dishes. You've got to hear it! And you can -- below:

Cafe Chloe's Katie Grebow on San Diego Gourmet

Executive chef Katie Grebow joined Robert Whitley, Maureen Clancy and me this morning on San Diego Gourmet. Cafe Chloe, a French-style wine bistro located downtown on 9th Ave. at G St.,  is one of those rare restaurants that is not only fabulously good, but consistently good. We chatted about how she honed her cooking skills, her participation in the upcoming June Cooks Confab, the restaurant's emphasis on sustainability and her passion for cheese. And, we touched on her soux chef's spring obsession with offal appetizers. Listen to our conversation at or below: