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RA Sushi San Diego Still Rockin’

RA Sushi San Diego Still Rockin’

RA Sushi—a staple in San Diego’s famed Gaslamp District that’s known for its stylish spin on sushi and cool lounge-like atmosphere that draws patrons in droves....

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George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

Rye whiskey has come and gone into favor over the centuries and guess what? It’s coming back again! In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s distillers were selling...

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Summer Sips for Trendy Drinkers

Summer Sips for Trendy Drinkers

Amaro Montenegro is an intriguing spirit for cocktail enthusiasts looking for new flavor experiences. With a taste that is both bitter and slightly sweet, the blend...

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Mourvèdre & More

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Mourvèdre & More

Red Cali-Rhone wines, like Mourvèdre, are ideal for summer because they are (more often than not) a lovely match for the dishes many of us love at our cookouts....

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Fess Parker Properties Opens New Santa Barbara Tasting Room

Fess Parker Properties Opens New Santa Barbara Tasting Room

Opening its doors on June 22nd, the newest Fess Parker tasting room will bring together Santa Barbara’s iconic beach atmosphere with a rotating selection of 16...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewar’s is the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions, and since they’ve been whipping up...

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Six Ice Cream Recipes for Summer ’16

Six Ice Cream Recipes for Summer ’16

Whether piled into a cone, frozen on a stick, sandwiched between cookies, or scooped onto a slice of pie, no summer dessert serves up childhood memories quite like...

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Festive, Colorful Cocktails For Your July 4th Celebrations

Festive, Colorful Cocktails For Your July 4th Celebrations

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, there’s no better way to celebrate this all-American holiday than with festive,colorful cocktails. Here are...

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah is a bit of an enigma. It’s kind of a Rhone grape variety, and it’s really not. The grape’s origin is from a cross of Syrah pollen...

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Hand-Crafted Cognac Cocktails from Pierre Ferrand

Hand-Crafted Cognac Cocktails from Pierre Ferrand

Why have another underwhelming drink upgrade your evening cocktails with Cognac?   Here are a few delicious concoction courtesy of Pierre Ferrand that are sure...

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