Food and Drink

Ballast Point Spirits- $1 Billion Purchase Nets More Than SoCal-Style Beer

The recent One Billion Dollar purchase of Ballast Point Brewing may have been just a blip on your local new, but here in San Diego this was Big News. San Diegans were either puffed with pride over the price tag, or horrified at the prospect of a local favorite becoming watered down for the national… Continue reading Ballast Point Spirits- $1 Billion Purchase Nets More Than SoCal-Style Beer

Food and Drink · Tourism Adventures

SoNo Fest- Chili Tasting Meets School Fundraiser

And the Genius Award in the category of Fundraising goes to (drumroll)... The Originators of The SoNo Fest and Chili Cook Off Fundraiser for McKinley Elementary School in San Diego. The South Park/North Park community has a gold mine here. You buy your little sampler pottery bowl for $20 and get to taste five chilis. Want more?… Continue reading SoNo Fest- Chili Tasting Meets School Fundraiser

Food and Drink

San Diego Beer Week 2015 #8 Division 23

So, what do you do if you want a second career because you'd like to branch out from the world of construction and engineering? If you live in San Diego, you start a brewery and hire people who have worked with some of the best California craft beer houses, of course! We LOVED this place.… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week 2015 #8 Division 23

Food and Drink

San Diego Beer Week #7 Rough Draft Brewing

Tough day in this ol' world of ours. And yes, I know that this is a gross understatement. Having visited Paris and other parts of France (I was a French and Spanish teacher before staying home with my children), I spent a lot of time glued to the Twitter feeds and news channels today. Like… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week #7 Rough Draft Brewing