Laurie Delk

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Recent Articles

  • A feast for the eyes at San Diego eateries

    A feast for the eyes at San Diego eateries

    Art is exploding all around San Diego. Large-scale artwork and murals are moving into multiple restaurants, bringing colorful energy to the dining experience. Rising up in the California art scene with stunning, conversation-starting works, San Diego is propelling the art movement forward and recognizing...

  • Red, white and boozy cocktails for 4th of July

    Red, white and boozy cocktails for 4th of July

    Ole 'Merica has been having a rough year. Political battles, environmental upheaval, global unrest, and the rollercoaster of health care are causing the national stress level to reach new heights. This Fourth of July, citizens need a big breather to sip a cocktail, remember why they love the country,...

  • Eye-catching outdoor sculptures around San Diego

    Eye-catching outdoor sculptures around San Diego

    As we return to fairer days, sunnier skies, and uplifting temperatures, San Diegans are itching to get outside and explore their city with new vigor. Eye-catching sculptures dot the county's landscape - from the harbor to university libraries - and give locals pause to spark their intellect, revive...

  • Top picks for white and red wines at $10

    Top picks for white and red wines at $10

    Looking for party wines this summer? As the temperature rises and descriptors like "scorching" and "sweltering" enter summer lexicons, it's time to look for bright, refreshing white wines to quench thirsts and juicy, spicy reds to match barbecue picnics and summer nights. Throwing parties and splurging...

  • Andaz: 'A living canvas for local artists to showcase their work'

    Andaz: 'A living canvas for local artists to showcase their work'

      With the recent renovation of 600 F St. in downtown San Diego, Andaz brings an unexpected dose of fine art to San Diego locals and tourists. Oozing with style and engaging imagery, the hotel features work by local artists in every room, meeting space, club space, entryway, and hallway you can...

  • Booze 101: The language of wine

    Booze 101: The language of wine

    Picture it: You are on your first date at a wine bar. You think, "I've got this. I know I like Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir!" Then you date starts waxing poetic about tannins and the terroir of San Diego County and you panic. You can feel the beads of sweat forming on your brow and the deer in headlights...

  • Three simple ingredients for good during Negroni Week

    Three simple ingredients for good during Negroni Week

    Campari, gin and vermouth are the powerhouse trio in one of the most popular cocktails in the world, the Negroni. In the fifth year of its charity-driven celebration, Imbibe Magazine and Campari launch Negroni Week from June 5 through June 11. The event's tagline, "seven days to celebrate, three...

  • SD artist group brings frontier to Lightning in a Bottle

    SD artist group brings frontier to Lightning in a Bottle

    Now in its eighth year at the Lightning in a Bottle festival, San Diego collective group The Grand Artique returns with a living Western town, Frontiersville. Taking place in Bradley (Central Coast) from May 24-29, this wildly engaging exhibition features actors living in the town for the weekend,...

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