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Hitting the Road With Locally Made Treats

Hitting the Road With Locally Made Treats

Going on a road trip? Skip the big-box snack packs; San Diego companies have it covered Sabrina Medora, Jackie Bryant, Seth Combs Jul 20, 2022 From batches of fresh granola to the best local dried fruits, nuts, and cured meats, finding new favorite items to munch on in local farmers’ markets and stores has never been easier. Check out some of our favorite locally made treats below:Angel Salumi Carlsbad’s Angel Salumi is a takeout charcuterie from French chef Pascal Besset, who got his start in Monte Carlo kitchens. On the menu is a variety of housemade dried and cured meats,...

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San Diego Success Story, Maya’s Cookies, to Open a Second Storefront in North County San Diego

San Diego Success Story, Maya’s Cookies, to Open a Second Storefront in North County San Diego

San Diego Success Story, Maya’s Cookies, to Open a Second Storefront in North County San Diego San Diego Based, Black-Owned, Female-Owned Gourmet Cookie Company to Celebrate Grand Opening at North City with an Event-Filled, Cookie-Fueled, Star-Studded, All-Day Party SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 13, 2022 Maya’s Cookies, emerging as a pandemic success story, is announcing its grand opening at the quickly expanding North City development. Boasting other anchor establishments like Buona Forchetta, Wynston’s Ice Cream, Draft Republic, Mesa Rim Climbing Center, and more, Maya’s Cookies joins the center as a must-visit destination for tourists, college students, cookie fans, and nearby residents. The grand...

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San Marcos will be the backdrop for Maya’s Cookies newest location

San Marcos will be the backdrop for Maya’s Cookies newest location

By: Krista Summerville Posted at 5:05 PM, Jul 13, 2022   SAN MARCOS, Calif. (KGTV) — Last year the owner of Maya's Cookies told ABC 10News that she hopes to expand her business and open another storefront in the future. With the wild success of her first storefront in San Diego — that dream is now a reality for Maya Madsen. Her Black-owned vegan bakery gained fame in the summer of 2020 after actress Kerry Washington tweeted a list of Black owned businesses and urged Americans to support them. Annie Denten Her first Maya’s Cookies storefront location opened in Grantville in November of 2020,...

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HS Juniors Positioned for Future Business Success

HS Juniors Positioned for Future Business Success

San Diego Business Journal Friday, July 1, 2022 By Karen Pearlman There was a time when Diego Laroya didn’t have much interest in studying or furthering his education. The Lincoln High student said he didn’t care whether he passed or failed his classes, didn’t pay attention to lessons and often slept through lectures.“My mentality throughout high school was if I failed a class, I did not care,” Laroya said. “My brother and younger cousins looked up to me, but I had to want to change for myself.”   Diego Laroya Lincoln High Student Laroya found the impetus to change this...

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