Tagged with craft beer

San Diego Beer Week is Upon Us

San Diego Beer Week is Upon Us

For ten days every year one of the world’s top beer destinations rolls out the red carpet to locals and visitors alike for San Diego Beer Week.  While laying claim to over 115 professional brew houses in the county is impressive, the number of breweries isn’t the most important thing to note. And although San … Continue reading

Welcome to San Diego!

Welcome to San Diego!

    Dear Happy Visitors, Welcome to San Diego!  I originally wrote this when my wife and I were hosting guests through Airbnb.  Although we aren’t doing it any more, the tips below should be pretty helpful – especially if you are staying in the North Park/South Park area (or like good food and great … Continue reading

Interlude: Texas Craft Beer

Interlude: Texas Craft Beer

I have become, in the last several years, both an enthusiast and an ambassador for craft beer.  While the Brewers Association has a definition of craft brewing (here), when I talk about craft beer it’s easiest to just think about small brewers who are handcrafting interesting and flavorful beer.  For my friends who aren’t much … Continue reading

Three Days in El Valle: Laja

We arrived in the Valle and were excited to visit a place we’d heard quite a bit about.  You see, Laja had become the stuff of legend among our immediate food-loving circles in the past several years and we were determined to see what all the fuss was about.  A friend had written about it … Continue reading