Laurie Delk

Writer

Recent Articles

  • There will be no whining about these National Wine Day deals

    There will be no whining about these National Wine Day deals

    "Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so I may wet my mind and say something clever." -Aristophanes May 25 marks a special day for vino lovers everywhere: National Wine Day. From 4100 BC to present, wine has won the world over with thousands of varietals and myriad aromas and flavors. Here are a...

  • Booze 101: All about tequila

    Booze 101: All about tequila

    Tequila: the source of giddy laughter, semi-hallucinations, and unfortunate fights. Its unique aroma and magical character should always be handled with care and when produced properly can be as fine of a sipper as a single malt scotch or small batch Bourbon. If all you've ever known is tequila...

  • Mother's Day gifts that will have her swooning

    Mother's Day gifts that will have her swooning

    Mamas work hard. Whether they are CEOs or stay-at-homes, runny noses, dirty diapers and stinky socks don't discriminate. In honor of the tireless, never-ending dedication of moms everywhere, here are some top picks for gifts to say thank you and give her a much-deserved "timeout." Mommy & Me Ice...

  • After death, Big Josh Foundation lives on to help others

    After death, Big Josh Foundation lives on to help others

      Waves of sadness came ashore at the news of the passing of San Diego's beloved gentle giant, Joshua "Big Josh" Gehlbach. After bravely fighting an aggressive and excruciatingly painful form of cancer, Josh succumbed to the disease on March 14, 2017. After impacting countless locals and tourists...

  • Artelexia brings cornucopia of color to North Park

    Artelexia brings cornucopia of color to North Park

    Before even stepping un dedo del pie into Artelexia's new North Park location, you can feel the contagious energy and vibrancy of the space. With a brilliantly colored and uplifting mural outside proclaiming "¡You are radiant!," onlookers instantly become aware of their own self-image and can't...

  • Salud to Cinco de Mayo

    Salud to Cinco de Mayo

    Margaritas and mezcal? Tequila and tank tops? It's Cinco de Mayo in San Diego and there is no place better to celebrate the festivities. From smoky to spicy with loads of flavors in between, here's where to go this Cinco for the best (and most interesting) cocktails. Curadero Ready to try an insect...

  • Pencil in some time for this new cocktail menu

    Pencil in some time for this new cocktail menu

    The coloring book craze is nothing new, commanding prime real estate in grocery store checkout lines, drugstore aisles, and bookstore displays, but channeling it into a cocktail menu at the most innovative bar in San Diego? That's liquid genius. Never before has "staying inside the lines" been...

  • Street art: Murals to explore along San Diego coastal areas

    Street art: Murals to explore along San Diego coastal areas

    Obsessed with murals yet? By now you might just be a "mural hunter," so here are a few more to keep you going. In your art quest, remember: get up close and personal when you can. Interact with the work and feel its sublimity. It will lend you incredible perspective and insight into the talent,...

61°