Liz Bowen

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Recent Articles

  • Alcohol on call

    Alcohol on call

    Never set foot in a liquor store again with these local booze delivery services

  • Del Mar is finally getting a craft brewery

    Del Mar is finally getting a craft brewery

    The Del Mar area has a lot of great things going for it: The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, close proximity to the ocean, delicious dining options, luxury stores, outdoor sports. But alas, the city known for where the surf meets the turf has been missing one major San Diego staple: a local craft brewery....

  • Sublime and AleSmith Brewing team up for a Mexican-inspired lager

    Sublime and AleSmith Brewing team up for a Mexican-inspired lager

    AleSmith Brewing Company, one of our beloved hometown breweries, has been doing some cool stuff around town for years. One of the most memorable brews they have released is a tribute brew to the late Padres baseball legend Tony Gwynn, San Diego Pale Ale .394. Get ready for another AleSmith beer...

  • The top fried chicken in San Diego

    The top fried chicken in San Diego

    Oh, fried chicken. It's on the list of just about everyone's biggest food vices and also the biggest sources of food-based joys. When cooked to perfection, it's crispy on the outside, but melt-in-your-mouth juicy and tender on the inside, this is one of those meals that will never get old.  Crack...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: Chain Reaction

    Undistributed beer of the week: Chain Reaction

    There can only be one undistributed beer of the week. The competition is fierce in San Diego's beer community, but someone has to take the title. This week's best undistributed beer is... Quantum Brewing: Chain Reaction Style: Session IPA ABV: 5% ABV Pair with: Fish tacos This week's pick comes...

  • Bayside Summer Nights returns to San Diego

    Bayside Summer Nights returns to San Diego

      If you've never been to a Bayside Summer Nights performance (previously called Summer Pops), it is a much more buttoned down symphony experience than when in the organization's home base of Copley Symphony Hall. There are a variety of seat options inside the venue, but it's not unusual to find...

  • What to do for Fourth of July in San Diego

    What to do for Fourth of July in San Diego

    Fourth of July is approaching rapidly, and that means it's time to nail down plans for a day of red, white and blue, cold beers and celebrating freedom. To help out, here are some top picks for what to do over the holiday weekend in San Diego for the Fourth of July weekend. July 30-July 2: Hard...

  • Holy Matcha adds soft serve to menu

    Holy Matcha adds soft serve to menu

    Holy Matcha, the popular  matcha spot that opened earlier this year in North Park, has unveiled its latest menu addition. No, it's not another tasty drink or a new avocado toast option. It's the perfect addition for summer time: matcha-flavored soft serve.  Geraldine Ridaura, the boss babe behind...