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A New Stellar Order

I wrote this story about my awesome friend, Melissa Walter. There’s a an artistic universe squeezed into a little gallery space tucked between a residential home and a tattoo parlor on the eastern edge of North

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Maine lobster in North Park

My Boston-bred man loves a good New England style lobster roll. So much so that during our biannual visit to Martha’s Vineyard for the past few years we’ve combed the island to find what David deems

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Let’s try Swine & Soda sober

I’d tasted the fare at Soda & Swine several times before, but I’d never actually been in the space. I was always next door, enjoying a libation at Polite Provisions while David, ever the giver, would

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Eff your diet, life is short

These days, there are few things more counterculture than a blatant disregard for “healthy” food. If hipsters were still a thing (which they’re not, but if), then Streetcar Merchants would be their headquarters. While everyone else

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Linner at Cantina Mayahuel

When I find myself with a pocket of time on a warm San Diego afternoon, I crave a quiet spot to sip a refreshing margarita. Quiet is easy to find in the slow-restaurant hours between lunch

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Chilipalooza

Barbarella scored herself a hand-made ceramic bowl from San Diego Ceramic Connection and then hit up the SoNo Park Holiday Fest and Chilipalooza, where local chefs battle for bragging rights of best chili. Vendors, musicians, and

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