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11.03.2017 by Ian Anderson
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Sam Chammas and Joe Austin opened Live Wire 25 years ago, and the rocker dive bar with a killer juke and beer list has pretty much embodied San Diego culture ever since. We spoke to Sam Chammas to look back at how Live Wire has impacted this town of ... [more]
San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival — Grand Tasting @ Embarcadero Marina Park North - 11/18/2017 The Grand Finale of the sizzling seven-day festival is the star-studded Grand Tasting on the Embarcadero Marina Park North behind Seaport Village. Take in the beautiful San Diego Bay and enjoy the ocean breeze as you partake in the largest, most talked about wine and food festival in Southern California. Early Entry Benefit Early entry at 11:00 am 150 Wine, Beer + Spirit Purveyors With over 700 different wines being poured at this year's Grand Tasting, we challenge you to pick out just one favorite! Taste from a wide range of domestic and international wineries, discover new labels to add to your home collection, and visit old favorites. 60 of San Diego's Top Chefs It’s a who’s who of the San Diego dining scene as you taste cuisine from over 60 of the city's most talented chefs as they pull out all the stops to wow you for their chance to win cash and prizes! Gourmet Foods, Art & More! As if 60 chefs weren't enough we've also brought together just over 30 gourmet food companies for you to nosh your way through.[more]
Vokab Kompany performs Outkast @ The Music Box - 11/22/2017 Vokab Kompany ________________________________ Doors: 8:00pm Show: 9:00pm Tickets: $18 Advanced, $20 Day of Show ________________________________ NO FEE TICKETS: Available at Music Box Monday-Friday 10AM-4PM PARKING: Street parking and paid lot parking available. TABLE RESERVATION / VIP: STALK US: Twitter + Instagram: @musicboxsd | |[more]
Small Business Saturday @ North Park - 11/25/2017 Small Business Saturday, hosted by American Express, is a nationally observed day for the Shop Small movement that celebrates local merchants across the U.S. Make your way to North Park for a shopping experience like no other with one-of-a-kind, locally made finds from shops such as Simply Local, Mimi & Red, Pigment, Dexter’s Deli, Art Elexia and more. Explore the neighborhood while enjoying live music, present wrapping, and scavenger hunts with a $300 grand prize! Shoppers can join in a fun neighborhood scavenger hunt by following along at @explorenorthpark on Instagram. Not to mention, there will be a “Shop Small” mural designed and painted in the neighborhood by a local artist and free Small Business Saturday swag given out to shoppers throughout the day. From delightfully curated boutiques, record stores and vintage clothing shops to rare bottled beers, fine art and handmade goods, North Park’s Small Business Saturday is the best place to tackle your holiday gift list while supporting local![more]
Out of the Kitchen
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Kevin Templeton, Executive Chef, Barley Mash, Smoking Gun, Spill the Beans
What kinds of meals do you eat at home? Most of the meals I eat at home are grilled vegetables that I pick up from the local markets in South Park. I love tossing them in balsamic vin, olive oil. and herbs de province. I’ll occasionally throw a little steak in the mix as well. When […] [more]