Food and Drink

San Diego Beer Week #5 New English Brewing Company

It was only a short time ago someone suggested that I try a pint of Ballast Point's Sextant Oatmeal Stout (on nitro!). Beer? I was skeptical, to say the least. I've had sips of The Husband's brews for nearly three decades, why would I want to try yet another sip of what I used to… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week #5 New English Brewing Company

Food and Drink

Captain Stout- Green Flash Helps Bring Alpine Brewery Down the Hill

Green Flash Brewing Company's collaboration with Alpine Beer Company put a big smile on The Husband's mug. Now he doesn't have to drive up to Alpine to enjoy what he identifies as his overall favorite San Diego brewery. High praise from a guy who loves his San Diego style IPAs. I'm still on my quest to… Continue reading Captain Stout- Green Flash Helps Bring Alpine Brewery Down the Hill

Tourism Adventures

Peñasquitos Preserve, Waterfall to the West End

I have hiked in the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, but always approaching from the east and hiking to the waterfall. By "hike," I mean easy walk. I knew that the preserve trails continued all the way into Sorrento Vally, just east of the 5 and 805 freeways... by the way, you know how to peg… Continue reading Peñasquitos Preserve, Waterfall to the West End

Food and Drink

Pancit, Paneer, and Ponzu- Dining Diversity, YEAH!

We returned to our home state about five years ago after twenty years and three states. One of the best things about being back, besides returning to family, is that we are back in the land of diverse dining options! Central Pennsylvania and Indiana had great restaurants, (Facia Luna and Three Sisters come to mind,… Continue reading Pancit, Paneer, and Ponzu- Dining Diversity, YEAH!