David Boylan

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The beauty of food, travel and surfing as told by Jim Kempton

David Boylan
As a surfer on the fringes of the insider industry scene, the chance to meet and record a Lick the Plate radio show with an...
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Lick the Plate: Umami Japanese delights in San Marcos

David Boylan
Umami Japanese opened in San Marcos on Nov. 1 but was running like an established restaurant when I visited during their second week open....
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Coal-fired goodness at Privateer in Oceanside

David Boylan
As you may know by now, I’m a big fan of restaurants that make an effort to have an approachable, yet sophisticated wine program. Privateer...