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Grand Crew
By Aaron Epstein | January 13, 2015

Until recently, if you ordered a glass of California wine at a hip Brooklyn restaurant like Roberta’s, it was sure to be from points north of San Diego. But thanks to husband-and-wife winemakers Chris Broomell and Alysha Stehly—and the...

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Eat Week
Amy Finley | January 9, 2015

1. Jayne’s Gatropub is one of San Diego’s new classics, with a sit-and-stay-a-while bar, a great wine list and Brit-inflected comfort food on the menu. For...

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Italian Renaissance
Ayesha Khan | January 8, 2015

At the base of the rolling volcanic Euganean Hills in Italy’s Veneto region lies a seemingly endless reserve of thermal mud (said to have been around since the time of the ancient Romans). Matured for months in a series of bubbling...

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Boyhood Dreams
By Cristina Cuomo | January 5, 2015

When I met Ethan Hawke 20 years ago, he was a freewheeling young guy with a love of life, writing (The Hottest State, his first novel, was already in the works), muscle cars, Sam Shepard plays and Bob Dylan records he’d play in...

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What I Want Now: Keri Parker
Gillian Flynn | December 29, 2014

“There’s something that happens inside of you when you put on an amazing cream,” says Keri Parker. “I swear to God, you sleep better.” The S.D. beauty guru is making a name...

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Wishes Granted
Amy Finley | Photography by John Dole | December 22, 2014

I like white tablecloths. For my 10th birthday, my father took me to 10 Downing Street, a long-since disappeared basement resto at the World Trade Center that once epitomized elegance in downtown San Diego. I ordered...

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Face Time
Keri Parker | December 19, 2014

1. “The luxurious Omorovicza line hails from Hungary and harnesses the transformative powers of Budapest’s famed thermal baths. The brand’s ...

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All About Eve
Amy Finley | December 19, 2014

1. For swank atmospherics, we’re loving Stake Chophouse & Bar on Coronado. For New Year’s Eve, book one of the plush velvet banquettes and...

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Gillian Flynn | December 17, 2014


Miramar Air Show

K.C. Alfred knows a thing or two about going up in the air. The San Diego photographer has captured everything from forest fires to development...

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Getting Schooled
Gillian Flynn | December 17, 2014

When it comes to decor, restaurateur Arsalun Tafazoli and designer Paul Basile have made some pretty serious (and tongue-in-cheek) statements with a roster of va-va venues, including the Orchid-winning Polite Provisions and...

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Coupe du Jour
Nate Chapnick | December 15, 2014

Many high-performance supercars spend most of their time parked, saddled by inclement weather and overall impracticality. Enter the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe, a two-door supercar re-envisioning of the maker’s top-of-the-line...

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Season's Eatings
Amy Finley | December 15, 2014

1. At the holidays, the grounds of Rancho Bernardo Inn are festooned in lights and pint-sized guests gaze in wonder at the marvelous playhouse-sized...

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