Allison Keltner

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  • Woodstock's Pizza gives back & continues to grow

    Woodstock's Pizza gives back & continues to grow

    If you've ever found yourself in Pacific Beach or College Area and craving something fresh, flavorful and maybe a little unique, you've likely found your way to Woodstock's Pizza. This family-oriented restaurant started in Oregon, and its creative pies with gourmet sauces, variety of toppings and...

  • Pan Bon offers special dishes for holidays

    Pan Bon offers special dishes for holidays

    As a teenager, Giancarlo Anselmi learned the craft of making breads and pastries in his hometown of Verona, Italy. Combining Old World techniques and generations-old recipes with an impressive knowledge of baking's chemical processes, he opened a thriving bakery with his brother in Verona. As Anselmi...

  • The Taco Stand to open downtown and Encinitas locations

    The Taco Stand to open downtown and Encinitas locations

    Inspired by the taco stands and taquerias of Tijuana and family adventures along the Baja peninsula, family-owned The Taco Stand in La Jolla has been serving up burritos (breakfast and regular), quesadillas and, of course, tacos since 2013. Owner Julian Hakim is now looking forward to opening two...

  • Battle of the best tacos goes down tomorrow

    Battle of the best tacos goes down tomorrow

    Prepare for the ultimate Taco Tuesday-the Taco TKO Competition, one of the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival's signature events, is going down on November 17. The event moves to a new location this year at Quartyard San Diego in East Village . "Guests help decide who will take away the title of...

  • Bellamy's and The Ranch at Bandy Canyon celebrate Thanksgiving

    Bellamy's and The Ranch at Bandy Canyon celebrate Thanksgiving

    Looking to start an elegant tradition this Thanksgiving ? Bellamy's Restaurant and The Ranch at Bandy Canyon, both in Escondido, are hosting Thanksgiving festivities with menus inspired by Chef Patrick Ponsaty. Ponsaty, a fifth-generation chef with over 30 years of experience, holds the prestigious...

  • Find the rhythm at the San Diego Jazz Fest

    Find the rhythm at the San Diego Jazz Fest

    On Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 25-29, the 36th Annual San Diego Jazz Fest is taking over the Town & Country Resort in Mission Valley . The festival, presented by the America's Finest City Dixieland Jazz Society, will feature over 35 bands and artists from San Diego and across the county. San Diego's...

  • The Brew Project opens in Hillcrest

    The Brew Project opens in Hillcrest

    Beer enthusiasts and entrepreneurs Beau Schmitt and Mike Sill had an idea to open a unique bar and restaurant focused on locally-crafted brews and spirits. On Monday, October 26, the beer-loving duo opened The Brew Project in Hillcrest to do just that. "We want to offer Hillcrest and Banker's Hill...

  • Monster Bash returns to the Gaslamp

    Monster Bash returns to the Gaslamp

    Haunted souls will run wild all over the Gaslamp and East Village this Halloween . On October 31, from 6 p.m. until midnight, costumed partiers will converge for the 15th Annual Dos XX Monster Bash, presented by Sailor Jerry. Indulge your temptations and sinister side as you explore five stages...

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