Laurie Delk

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  • Six spots to splurge when going gluten-free

    Six spots to splurge when going gluten-free

    Hives, rashes, and bloating are not good looks for summer. Who wants to be donning a bikini with "chicken skin"? Unfortunately for those suffering from Celiac's disease and gluten intolerance these and a host of other unpleasant symptoms take over the body. Luckily, mindful San Diego eateries and...

  • Late-night happy hours to satisfy and satiate

    Late-night happy hours to satisfy and satiate

    It's late, you're out with your friends, and the conversation goes, "Let's go somewhere!" "Ok where?" "I'm hungry!" "Me too, but where should we go?" The conundrum of finding an interesting late-night happy hour is not a new one. Boring well drinks, wings and fries menus have plagued the late hours...

  • Artist brings modern edge to wood-centric creations

    Artist brings modern edge to wood-centric creations

    With her bold geometric designs, Amanda Whitworth brings a modern edge to the arts scene in San Diego. Sawing, staining, and painting a variety of woods, Whitworth creates pieces that capture the attention and draw the viewer into her patterns. Despite fighting her second bout with cancer, Whitworth...

  • Horchata cravings satisfied with next-level drinks, desserts

    Horchata cravings satisfied with next-level drinks, desserts

    Horchata, a craveable milky sweet beverage, is popping up all over San Diego, from vodka and cocktails to lattes and vegan mylkshakes. Traditionally made in Mexico with rice, horchata (or orxata) can also be made with almonds, sesame seeds, jicaro seeds, tiger nuts, and barley. Other ingredients...

  • Art Around La Plaza brings music, dance, lectures to La Jolla

    Art Around La Plaza brings music, dance, lectures to La Jolla

    Outdoor art events and SoCal summers go together like Claude Monet and water lilies. A perfect marriage of beautiful ambience and coastal weather, the Village of La Jolla provides a picturesque backdrop to a new series of free art events this summer. Kicking off on Friday, Aug. 18 at ADGY ART gallery,...

  • 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...

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