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Easy, Breezy Memorial Day Cocktails

Easy, Breezy Memorial Day Cocktails

When it comes to your Memorial Day party plans and celebrations, repeat after us: you are the host, not the bartender. So here are five cocktails that will keep you mingling-not shaking behind the bar.  Enjoy! Sunrise In Tijuana Cassandra...

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Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

David Hunt, owner and winemaker, spent years looking for the perfect venue for his wines and eventually settled on a uniquely beautiful property of over 550 acres in the foothills and mountains of Creston. This area met David’s criteria for...

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Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent

Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent

Duly enhancing San Diego’s cool downtown scene is Saltbox, a gastro-lounge where dining, drinking, socializing and relaxing all convene for a multi-sensory respite. To kick things up a notch, the affable eatery—located lounge-level in the...

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Booze Up Your BBQ this Memorial Day: Drunken Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Booze Up Your BBQ this Memorial Day: Drunken Pulled Pork Sandwiches

To spice up your regular Memorial Day menu, make your guests a little booze-infused recipe – Drunken Garlic Ginger Pulled Pork Sandwiches, courtesy of The Cookie Rookie. This simple-to-make recipe adds a juicy, ginger flavor to your BBQ with...

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Celebrate Summer With Belvedere Peach Nectar Cocktails

Celebrate Summer With Belvedere Peach Nectar Cocktails

Belvedere Peach Nectar, a mouthwatering blend of American peaches and Polish apricots, it’s the perfectly refreshing drink to celebrate the season. Whether it’s a rooftop BBQ, a chic garden party or simply post-work drinks with friends,...

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Easy, Breezy Memorial Day Cocktails

Easy, Breezy Memorial Day Cocktails

When it comes to your Memorial Day party plans and celebrations, repeat after us: you are the host, not the bartender. So here are five cocktails that will keep...

Read Full Story »

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

David Hunt, owner and winemaker, spent years looking for the perfect venue for his wines and eventually settled on a uniquely beautiful property of over 550 acres...

Read Full Story »

Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent

Saltbox Dining & Drinking San Diego Snags Top Talent

Duly enhancing San Diego’s cool downtown scene is Saltbox, a gastro-lounge where dining, drinking, socializing and relaxing all convene for a multi-sensory respite....

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Booze Up Your BBQ this Memorial Day: Drunken Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Booze Up Your BBQ this Memorial Day: Drunken Pulled Pork Sandwiches

To spice up your regular Memorial Day menu, make your guests a little booze-infused recipe – Drunken Garlic Ginger Pulled Pork Sandwiches, courtesy of The Cookie...

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Celebrate Summer With Belvedere Peach Nectar Cocktails

Celebrate Summer With Belvedere Peach Nectar Cocktails

Belvedere Peach Nectar, a mouthwatering blend of American peaches and Polish apricots, it’s the perfectly refreshing drink to celebrate the season. Whether...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Pisco Porton Acholado

George’s Rants and Raves: Pisco Porton Acholado

Here’s a bit of a quiz for you to try: what in the world is Pisco, what is Porton, what are acholado, quebranta and torontel? I suppose either being from Peru...

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Winery of the Week: Be Bordô – Bordeaux

Winery of the Week: Be Bordô – Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region has produced some of the finest wine ever made and has developed a winemaking “savoir faire” for over 2,000 years. Thus, plenty...

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Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Parsnip and Potato Mash

Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Parsnip and Potato Mash

Author Notes: OK, even the easiest of shepherd’s pies can feel like an undertaking. To make this delicious, hearty dish a lot more accessible, try cooking...

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Culinary Crawl: Gourmet Surprises of Healdsburg, Sonoma County

Culinary Crawl: Gourmet Surprises of Healdsburg, Sonoma County

An early evening taste crawl through the delightful community of Healdsburg with Birgitt Vaughan, PR Director for Sonoma County Tourism to visit some great restaurants...

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Contemporary French Cuisine Impossibly Elevated at Addison San Diego

Contemporary French Cuisine Impossibly Elevated at Addison San Diego

As a seasoned food, wine, and travel writer (pardon the pun) with scores of restaurant stories to my credit, suffice it to say I’ve experienced my fair share of...

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