Liz Bowen

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  • Brewbies Festival returns to Bagby Beer Company

    Brewbies Festival returns to Bagby Beer Company

      Tons of pink beers can only mean one thing: Brewbies Festival is back. The eighth annual beer festival, which benefits the Keep A Breast Foundation, makes a return to Bagby Beer Company in Oceanside from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. The event offers attendees a variety of different pink-colored...

  • Hip-hop hooray: Beat Street is back

    Hip-hop hooray: Beat Street is back

    Get ready to experience some Bronx-style hip-hop over at East Village's popular outdoor venue, Quartyard. Beat Street, hosted by Party Naked, will return from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 for an evening centered around hip-hop culture in America, specifically its influence from the East Coast....

  • Outside-the-box Valentine's date guide

    Outside-the-box Valentine's date guide

    Sometimes, dinner and a movie just doesn't cut it for Valentine's Day with your lady or man. If you're looking something different to add spark to the evening, look no further. Here's our guide for the best outside-the-box Valentine's Day dates in San Diego.  Skydive ... indoors There's something...

  • Valentine's Day gifts for every relationship stage

    Valentine's Day gifts for every relationship stage

    Each year, the holiday of love seems to sneak up on us, as does the panic of a potentially lame gift or a missed opportunity to show someone how much you care. We know that it can be difficult to find the ideal gift for the very special man or woman in your life, whether you've been dating them...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: Weekend Pirate #4 (Donald)

    Undistributed beer of the week: Weekend Pirate #4 (Donald)

    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 ... FALL BREWING COMPANY: WEEKEND PIRATE #4 (DONALD) Style: American IPA ABV: 6.7 percent Pair with: Taco salad...

  • Meatless Monday: Grilled portobello mushroom salad from The Prado

    A weekly feature highlighting tasty vegetarian-friendly dishes from restaurants across San Diego County.  TODAY'S RECOMMENDATION What is it?  Grilled portobello mushroom salad Where's it from? The Prado at Balboa Park What's in it? Baby arugula and spinach, portobello mushrooms, sun-dried tomato...

  • 5 best places to get a croissant in San Diego

    5 best places to get a croissant in San Diego

    The flaky, buttery baked good is special enough to have its own holiday in January  and we aren't hesitating to celebrate then and any other day of the week. Here are some of the top spots around town to grab a great croissant. Twiggs Bakery & Coffeehouse Lovers of all things sugary and sweet,...

  • San Diego Restaurant Week eateries extend deals, dishes

    Earlier this month, we gave you the lowdown on what you needed to munch on during  San Diego Restaurant Week. If you were out of town or, for some other reason, missed out on the stellar restaurant week happenings from Jan. 15-22, you're in luck! Dozens of participating San Diego restaurants will...

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