Allison Keltner

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  • Sunscreen startup from SDSU student thrives

    Sunscreen startup from SDSU student thrives

    A teenager's desire to create ocean-safe sunscreen has turned into college start-up on the San Diego State University campus. Naseem Kasraee, founder and CEO of Soul Spot Sunscreen officially launched her company last May with an all-natural sunscreen that protects the oceans along with your skin....

  • Duo brings great food, craft beer to Kearny Mesa

    Duo brings great food, craft beer to Kearny Mesa

    Cristian Liang and Joon Lee tossed around several business concepts and ideas before settling on Common Theory Public House. Once they started, it seemed natural and obvious - the two spent most weekends with friends, seeking out bars and restaurants in San Diego that offered great food and craft...

  • Pizza pros 'work hard, have fun' at Woodstock's

    Pizza pros 'work hard, have fun' at Woodstock's

    What started as a part-time pizza delivery job turned into much more than Jeff Ambrose was expecting. After working at the original Woodstock's Pizza location in Corvallis, Oregon, he helped the owners open a new restaurant in Isla Vista , California instead of looking for a full-time teaching...

  • Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party announces headliners

    Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party announces headliners

    Get ready to shake, shimmy and groove at this year's all-out, extravagant Mardi Gras party in the Gaslamp. This year's Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration is promising an incredible party that's bigger and better than ever-now happening on Saturday, February 6 to be more accessible...

  • 2016's biggest restaurant openings

    2016's biggest restaurant openings

    It's still early in the year, but it looks like 2016 is destined to be an excellent time for dining and drinking in San Diego. Here's a look at some of the newcomers to the scene that are sure to impress your taste buds: 1919, Gaslamp With a name referencing the Black Sox World Series scandal,...

  • Biga serves up authentic Italian tastes

    Biga serves up authentic Italian tastes

    A new, fast-casual Italian dining experience is rising up on the corner of 6th and Broadway in the historic, 1920s-era Samuel Fox Lofts building. Biga, named after an age-old fermentation process used for Italian breads and pizzas, will feature rustic, authentic flavors prepared in true artisan...

  • More options at San Diego Restaurant Week

    More options at San Diego Restaurant Week

    If you've already accepted that San Diego Restaurant Week is going to trample your resolution to eat healthy this year, change your outlook. Look at Restaurant Week as an opportunity to keep your resolutions to broaden your horizons and try new things. Oh, you didn't make those? Well, make them...

  • Dobson's Restaurant boasts new menu, old-school vibes

    Dobson's Restaurant boasts new menu, old-school vibes

    If you've ever left a new, trendy, hipster restaurant feeling like it didn't have that certain je ne sais quoi, Dobson's Restaurant might fill your cravings for both delicious food and an inviting atmosphere. With an old-school vibe, Dobson's has been a fixture in the Gaslamp for over 30 years....

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