Craft & Cocktail

With the Del Mar Race Track heading into its 80th season on Wednesday, July 19th, L'Auberge Del Mar is prepping for its Opening Day After Party. This annual event is anticipated by local residents and racing enthusiasts alike because of the iconic location, amazing ocean views, music, cocktails and tasty bites from Chef Nathan Lingle. One of the main attractions…

Craft & Cocktail

Add a half cup of cucumber slices and 2 tablespoons of basil ribbons to 1 cup of gin. Refrigerate overnight. Strain the gin and reserve 4 ounces. Divide ice between two tall glasses. Add gin and divide the grapefruit juice between glasses. Top with ginger beer and garnish with grapefruit wedges, cucumber slices and thinly sliced basil ribbons. Enjoy. Cheers!

Resolve to Keep Drinking Wine in 2017

A Kaiser Permanente study revealed that men who drink two 5 ounce glasses of wine a day died from heart disease at a lower rate (6.3%) than non-drinkers (8.6%), but heavy drinkers died at double the rate (12.7%). This is because the antioxidants (polyphenols) in the wine help increase the good (HDL) cholesterol preventing buildup. So don’t ditch the wine…

A Taste for the Fine Life

Timing is truly everything. The timing of seasonal ingredients, paired with refreshing brews or invigorating wines, can enhance your senses for a unique culinary experience. The new local hotspot on our radar, which can help you with just that, is the Tasting Room Del Mar.

Culture Brewing Co

Culture Brewing Co -opened in February 2013- began as a Solana Beach based brewery & on-site tasting room. In November 2014, they expanded with a satellite tasting room in Ocean Beach. And since its founding, Culture Brewing Co. has been an exemplar of what is best from the local brewing scene in San Diego. Their beach locations are perfect places…