Laurie Delk

Writer

Recent Articles

  • Time to tiki at inaugural cocktail competition

    Time to tiki at inaugural cocktail competition

    As the tiki cocktail craze continues to heat up in San Diego, locals are enjoying the rebirth of classic cocktails and the openings of tiki bars around the city. Exciting news is here for those loyal fans who want to see their favorite bartenders in action - the inaugural Tiki Cocktail Competition...

  • Wrap it up with limited artistic sarongs

    Wrap it up with limited artistic sarongs

    Local ladies have a unique opportunity this month to get their perfect beach cover-up with the limited edition sarongs from San Diego based Songa Designs - while at the same time doing something good for humanity. In collaboration with Mrembo Africa, based in Nairobi, the company employs Kenyan...

  • Art exhibit addresses border relationships

    Art exhibit addresses border relationships

    At the forefront of social awareness and art activism, San Diego State University premiered its compelling photographic show, We are Here/Estamos Aquí on July 27 at the SDSU Downtown Gallery. The riveting exhibition displays works from artists Stefan Falke, Ingrid Hernandez, Tom Kiefer, Pieter...

  • Booze 101: All about the hops

    Booze 101: All about the hops

    The precious hop - as revered as gold in San Diego - is the source that brings about liquid happiness for many IPA drinkers around the world. With their pleasing array of aromatics, hops are one of the key ingredients in beer, along with yeast, grain, and water. Hops are measured in a variety of...

  • Cafe 21 launches all-organic cocktail menu

    Cafe 21 launches all-organic cocktail menu

    The downtown and Normal Heights restaurant prides itself on providing fresh, local and organic ingredients for its discerning customers.

  • 'Don't Shut Up' exhibit showcases female artists

    'Don't Shut Up' exhibit showcases female artists

    Don't Shut Up is a compelling exhibition this month featuring female artists confronting the issues of sexism, abuse, rape, and discrimination. Hosted by FIG (Feminist Image Group)* and on display at City College, the show aims to lift women's voices through art. On display are works in a variety...

  • Creativity shines at Comic-Con 2017

    Creativity shines at Comic-Con 2017

    Iconic "Kapow!" "Blam!" and "Kaboom!" graphics, along with some of the most memorable characters in movie history (hello, Batman and Superman), came from one place: comic art. Long the red-headed stepchild of fine art, comic art has risen in stature with its accessible, global appeal, unstoppable...

  • Even superheroes need to kick back with a cocktail

    Even superheroes need to kick back with a cocktail

    Costumed super heroes, zombie walks and celebrities fill the streets of downtown San Diego during Comic-Con . Among all of the revelry, superheroes, heroines and villains get a little thirsty. Local bartenders and mixologists put their expertise to work crafting an impressive array of comic themed...

60°