Cheers, Del Mar!

Each issue of Del Mar Lifestyle is a fun month for us to celebrate the stories of our community but we've been excited for our Local Beer & Wine focus this month for a while. Del Mar and San Diego have so much to celebrate that is right in our backyard. This month, we take a look at the continuing…

Westroot Tavern Grand Opening

Westroot hosted their official grand opening party inviting Carmel Valley residents, business owners, and friends in the restaurant industry. Guests toured the completed venue designed by the Blue Motif creative interior design team and enjoyed food by Chef Joseph and Sous Chef/in house Pastry Chef Jun Nucup.

Charity Classic Golf Tournament

Morgan Run Club & Resort Corp Charity Classic was held July 30 - the one event of the year open to the public, all other events are for members only. This year’s beneficiaries were ALSTDI - Augie's Quest, Employee Partners Care Foundation, and Tee It Up for the Troops.

Barre and Barrels With Pure Barre Del Mar

The Pure Barre San Diego community held a Pop Up Class at the beautiful new Carruth Cellars in Solana Beach! The event was a collaboration by Pure Barre Carlsbad, Pure Barre Del Mar, Pure Barre Eastlake, Pure Barre East Village & Pure Barre Hillcrest.

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito 
50th Anniversary Celebration

This year's Youth of the Year Celebration aligns with the clubs' 50th anniversary, which was founded in 1966 as the Boys Club of San Dieguito. The celebration included evening horse racing, auctions, a wine wall, a gourmet dinner and dancing with the Mar Dels live band. Photography Chris Brake.

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Opening Day After Party

L'Auberge Del Mar's highly anticipated Opening Day After Party at the Del Mar Racetracks was a well-attended exclusive event with mixologists, bottle service and more.

Shape Up With Technology

Ever winced at the idea of surgery, thinking of all the pins and needles targeted at you? Well, now you needn’t worry because you can find one of the latest technologies in non-surgical body contouring and fat removal right here in Solana Beach…Verve Plastic Surgery offers SculpSure – a non-invasive laser treatment for the reduction of stubborn fat!

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.

Brew-sing Through Hoppy Times

You would be too after you see this little pub-crawl list we’ve got going here! Its no secret the local beer scene has been brewing big time, pun intended, of course. So we decided to get a cheat sheet going of our fave watering holes! In no particular order, join the fun…

Perfect Pairings

Pairings taste best when you move from mild to wild. Start with the most subtle flavors, and gradually expand the palate as the evening progresses. Set the cheese out one to two hours before the party. It has the fullest flavor at room temperature. Prepare three tasting stations with two wines and two cheeses at each station. This will encourage…

October 2016 Around Town

Born from a desire to never run out of the things you love the most, luxury app Splurge was created to give you more of the one thing you never have enough of – time! Now available on Apple Store and Google Play, Splurge brings your favorites to your door with just a few taps on your phone. When you…

The Wine-ing Road to Ramona

When most people think local wine in San Diego, Temecula first comes to mind. While we have our favorites there, we decided to take a road trip to San Diego's closest and only wine region in the county - Ramona. That's right! Just 40 minutes away, you can explore 30 wineries set along beautiful rolling hills and mountain roads. Our…

Greater Financial Freedom with Reverse Mortgage Loans

For retirees who didn’t save enough to finance a long-lasting retirement, or for homeowners who want more financial freedom, a reverse mortgage loan could be the solution. It is a great way for homeowners aged 62 and older to convert their home equity into a liquid, tax-free asset without being burdened by monthly payments.

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Sommelier, Brian Mayer

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Sommelier Brian Mayer shares some of his favorite things! A Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers, Mayer is the Resort Sommelier at L'Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel. He masterminds the wine inventory for the resort’s signature restaurant KITCHEN 1540, a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner showcasing California wines; and oversees all wines for…

Happy Hour Work Environment

I certainly don’t want to encourage people, especially young folks, to enjoy alcohol while on the job. That’s a no-no; zero tolerance! However, most of us know that Southern California lifestyle offers “happy hour” at most popular restaurants and bars, typically timed for the end of the working day.