Freelance word wrangler living in sunny San Diego. Here's some of my stuff. Click the icons below to sort by publication.
Clair Marie knew from an early age that she wanted to spend her life jumping off (and out of) high-altitude objects.
Since its April opening in the North Park nook that formerly housed Claire de Lune Coffee Lounge, Tamarindo Latin Kitchen & Bar has already cultivated quite a following. And for one of the venue’s accomplished bartenders, cultivation is nothing new.
Among the myriad brands of beer lining shelves at supermarkets and liquors store, perhaps none evoke a stronger sense of summer than Corona Extra.
It’s man vs. monkey as a hoard of gun-toting primates face off against the fearful humans eager to eliminate the simian threat.
Make up for being a hot mess on the Fourth by getting rid of filth on the fifth as Surfrider hosts its annual morning-after cleanups around Oceanside Pier, Ocean Beach Pier, Crystal Pier and Belmont Park.
Back in 2008, when Ballast Point was a big favorite among local beer aficionados, but still far from the billion-dollar brewer it is today, a few of the brand’s employees began dabbling in distilling. Fast-forward to the present, and these aleumni from the now-international brewing outfit have left the mothership and launched a premium assortment of locally made alcohols under the name Cutwater Spirits.
To help beat the heat (and the depressing news cycle), here’s a guide to a different breed of dive bars, splashy scenes where San Diegans can make waves in the sun.
An ominous threat forces a couple and their child to remain hidden at home, until a forlorn family arrives on their door, eager to share shelter.
Show off your shucking skills and check out live performances from Matisyahu, Vokab Kompany, and many more musical acts during this annual appreciation of everything oyster.
You're not dreaming. After nearly 40 years in America, Corona Extra is finally available on tap.
Hidden inside the wood-paneled walls of Oryx Capital Gastro Pub lies a not-so-secret speakeasy called Nortico. Photos of Al Capone and other infamous outlaws hang on the walls of venue, where head bartender and Tijuana native, Fernando Villalobos, seems poised to make history.
More than 15 years after its final TV episode aired, the quintessential Californian beach show hits the big screen with more snarkiness, six-packs and slow-motion jogs than ever before.
Treat your taste buds, excite your eardrums and bask in the area’s beauty during this self-guided stroll to Cardiff’s most alluring eateries, featuring several in-between “sip stops” serving swigs of North County’s best beers and wines.
Kettner Exchange’s inaugural Seafood & Spirit Festival, aka KEX Fest, is set to make a big splash on Sunday by beginning a new tradition that’s sure to be a can’t-miss for seafood fanatics.
While a past-his-prime casanova waits to inherit the fortune of his elderly, obscenely wealthy wife, she leaves him for far younger man, forcing the Don Juan to find a new lover to leach off.