www.TheCarmelValleyLife.com http Welcome to your neighborhood casual, social, Greek Mediterranean restaurant, TavernaBlu. This friendly restaurant is located at 12873 El Camino Real in San Diego. When entering through its doors, you are instantly greeted with the kitchen’s delicious smell, the sitting area’s comfortable and warm design, and music choices from the 70’s to today. Here at TavernaBlu, the food – which is mostly gluten free and hoped to one day be 100% gluten free – is prepared fresh everyday and the marinated meats are cooked to perfection. “My favorite is the fresh salmon.” Says host Mary Katakalidis. “I put it on everything. Gourmet salads, tacos, delicious pastas, and of course the house specials.” TavernaBlu’s Greek inspired food is encouraged to be accompanied by a glass of wine from the wine bar. The wine bar is social, interactive, and fun and decorated with silly signs referring to wine. Outside, a brick-floored, dog friendly patio with umbrellas is available for those wishing to enjoy the summer day with their food. Opened since June of 2011, TavernaBlu continues to be a family-based, social restaurant offering some of the best vegetarian and gluten free Greek food in the area. Customers are encouraged to arrive hungry, as the plates are large and full of fresh food. Small plates are available as well and range between and . For more information about TavernaBlu or to reserve a table online, you can visit their website at www.tavernablu.com. If …
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One-off special episode from 1991, featuring Frankie Howerd reprising his role as Lurcio. Lurcio is now a freeman with his own slaves, and running the Bacchus wine bar. Today two of his customers are gladiators from the Colosseum — the mighty Gluteus Maximus and the puny Umbilicus. Lurcio’s boss, the wicked Villainus, tries to fix the fight by ordering his employee to drug Gluteus’ wine. But when Lurcio poisons Umbilicus instead, our hero is forced to fill the breach!!
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