Liz Bowen

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  • Grab a brew with ... The Moves Collective

    Grab a brew with ... The Moves Collective

    Americana music is not dead, folks. Quite the opposite, really. It's actually thriving across the country, and in our own backyard as well. One of our own stellar, local bands is making big waves with their funkified Americana, jam-band sound, which is both refreshing and classic, all in one. The...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: Rich Man's

    Undistributed beer of the week: Rich Man's

    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 ... MONKEY PAW BREWING COMPANY: RICH MAN'S Style: IIPA ABV: 8.7 percent Pair with: Sharp cheddar or roasted chicken ...

  • Let's get artsy: Culture & Cocktails is back

    Let's get artsy: Culture & Cocktails is back

    The wildly popular party that combines art and delicious drinks is back! Culture & Cocktails, the after-dark event at the San Diego Museum of Art, returns for another installment from 6 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 16. The theme of the Thursday event, Persian Nights, will offer attendees a look at ancient...

  • Meatless Monday: Wheat berry risotto from Tasting Room Del Mar

    Meatless Monday: Wheat berry risotto from Tasting Room Del Mar

    A weekly feature highlighting tasty vegetarian-friendly dishes from restaurants across San Diego County. Today's recommendation: What is it? Wheat berry risotto  Where's it from? Tasting Room Del Mar   What's in it? Wheat berry risotto sauteed with beet butter, parsnip puree, English peas, sous...

  • Beer me: San Diego Winter Brew Fest is back

    Beer me: San Diego Winter Brew Fest is back

    What better way to escape your winter blues than with a beer festival? Head over to the San Diego Winter Brew Fest, hop-ily taking over the San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park on Saturday, Feb. 18. The event will kick off at 7 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. and offer tastes of stellar beer from...

  • Brunch time: Hot spots you need to try

    Brunch time: Hot spots you need to try

    Mmm, the sweet smell of brunch. There's nothing quite like ending the workweek and kicking off the weekend for the chance to have that delicious in-between meal, complete with a mimosa and good company. A few of our favorite spots around town have recently found this to be true, as well, as evidenced...

  • Undistributed beer of the week: Everybody's Juicin'

    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 ... BURGEON BREWING CO: EVERYBODY'S JUICIN'  Style: IPA  ABV: 7.1 percent ABV Pair with: Pulled pork sliders ...

  • Meatless Monday: Butternut squash ravioli from Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant

    A weekly feature highlighting tasty vegetarian-friendly dishes from restaurants across San Diego County.  TODAY'S RECOMMENDATION What is it?  Butternut squash ravioli Where's it from?  Bankers Hill  Bar + Restaurant  What's in it? Butternut squash ravioli, sauteed mushrooms, shaved Brussels sprouts,...

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