Liz Bowen

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  • Cutwater Spirits opens 50,000 square-foot space in Miramar

    Cutwater Spirits opens 50,000 square-foot space in Miramar

      The newest watering hole in town officially opened its doors Wednesday - and this time, it's not another brewery. Although Cutwater Spirits' roots are well connected to the beer community of San Diego, the focus here is on craft cocktails and spirits. The team behind Cutwater Spirits, who began...

  • Grab a brew with... Vokab Kompany

    Grab a brew with... Vokab Kompany

    San Diego is one of the more unique cities to play music in due to its smaller size, laid back vibe and a less cut-throat, non-"industry" approach to putting out outstanding music. The scene is most definitely thriving if you open your eyes, and to some peoples surprise there is a lot more to hear...

  • Where to get San Diego-based sunnies

    Where to get San Diego-based sunnies

    When living in San Diego, sunglasses are not optional. With plenty of local vendors to choose from, why not restock for summer at one of these San Diego-based companies? Here are a few eyewear companies to help you throw shade on your eyes - and that's meant in a good way. Solo Eyewear This stellar...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: Oke Doke

    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... Wiseguy Brewing Co.: Oke Doke Style: Irish dry stout  ABV: 5.7% ABV Pair with: Brett Gent says Mexican food....

  • Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

    Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

    The fifth of May is quickly approaching, and if you're a local San Diegan that means celebrating Cinco de Mayo in full-force. Our city is thriving with an abundance of Mexican culture and heritage, not to mention our legit, near-the-border Mexican food and margaritas. If you're not sure where to...

  • The best bikeable craft beverage spots in Point Loma

    The best bikeable craft beverage spots in Point Loma

    When thinking of easy-to-navigate, destination drinking locations in San Diego, you may not think Point Loma straight off the bat. The community, though, offers stellar craft drinks and bars for patrons to enjoy and is really quite easy to navigate via bike. So grab a bike and check out some of...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: The Soloist

    Undistributed beer of the week: The Soloist

    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... Rouleur Brewing Company: The Soloist Style: Belgian Strong Golden Ale ABV: 8.8 percent Pair with: Salmon salad ...

  • Warm, salty soft pretzels to try in San Diego

    Warm, salty soft pretzels to try in San Diego

    A niche food group, the highly coveted soft pretzel is something that is synonymous with comfort. Having a nice salty pretzel, with warm melted cheese or tangy mustard is simply a must at times, right? Eat it on its own or pair with an ice cold brew. No matter how you prefer to eat your pretzel,...

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