Laurie Delk

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  • Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Coming up with an inventive idea for a first date is tough, and for adrenaline junkies, the idea of sitting still in a restaurant or movie theater is akin to watching paint dry. Like Keanu Reeves famously quoted, “I have the need. The need for speed.” While heart pounding, blood-pumping adventure...

  • Wild Barrel Brewing pours into San Marcos

    Wild Barrel Brewing pours into San Marcos

    A collaborative powerhouse team of four partners, Bill Sysak, Bill Sobieski, Preston Weesner and Chris White, make up Wild Barrel.

  • Local chefs cook up beer inspired food for San Diego Beer Week

    Local chefs cook up beer inspired food for San Diego Beer Week

    With San Diego Beer Week just around the corner, San Diegans are gearing up noses and tastebuds for a sensory extravaganza. But living in the craft beer mecca of the United States, local chefs having been putting beer to use in a variety of dishes to keep local fans happy every day. If loving beer...

  • Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

    Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

    From Frankenstein to Freddy Krueger to The Walking Dead zombies, every horror figure known in popular culture started out as an idea, and ultimately, sprang from an artistic mind. It is artists who bring to life the dark recesses of monsters, goblins, vampires and werewolves, successfully scaring...

  • Dia de los Muertos Art Skull Gallery honors the dead

    Dia de los Muertos Art Skull Gallery honors the dead

    In San Diego, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) a highly celebrated holiday. The lively and colorful event serves to celebrate, honor, and pray over deceased loved ones, including family and friends. The celebration of life may incorporate an altar, or ofrenda, that may contain flowers (often...

  • Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    For nearly three years, local restaurant-goers have been anticipating the opening of Little Italy's latest addition, the 10,000-square-foot Born & Raised. From the cocktail bar and restaurant powerhouse Consortium Holdings, the swank steakhouse boasts a glistening chandelier, luxe leather booths,...

  • San Diego beers score at GABF

    San Diego beers score at GABF

    The Great American Beer Festival, lovingly known as GABF by beer lovers, is the creme de la creme of beer competitions. Along with World Beer Cup, the festival is considered the top of the pyramid for awards and medals in the craft beer universe. At this year's competition, a whopping 8,000 beers...

  • Spanish Village Art Center plays host to 'largest glass show in Southern California'

    Spanish Village Art Center plays host to 'largest glass show in Southern California'

    Hailed as the largest glass show in Southern California, the Art Glass Guild Fall Show & Sale hits Balboa Park this weekend, Oct. 14-15. Featuring an array of local San Diego artisans, the annual show will feature 30 juried artists on the patio of the Spanish Village Art Center with all members...

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