At long last, I have enough time in my busy schedule to come up for air and post something. Hopefully, you’ve been enjoying the podcast I’ve been doing with OC Weekly’s Greg Nagel in between posting gaps. If you haven’t yet, you’ll find the episodes on the platforms you usually source for your podcast needs.
Late last year, I was hanging out with Greg Nagel, OC Weekly‘s resident beer, food, and cocktail writer. This is a normal occurrence. We’re professional colleagues now, but we’re also old college friends that have known each other for nearly 30 years. I’m sure our teenage selves would have laughed at the sheer implausibility of
The first post of the new year is always tough. Do you look back at the previous twelve months? Do you don your robe and wizard hat and make a bunch of predictions for 2019? Do you scour the web to look for something to complain about? Those are all worthy options, particularly since the
There’s a rhythm to San Diego Spirits Festival. You pick up on the rhythm rather quickly, even if you haven’t been to the annual August fete before. It starts with a leisurely stroll through the city, either down its bustling Embarcadero or through its downtown depending on where you’re staying. Doing so gives you the
Jeff and Murphy Quint know as a state, Iowa is perceived as uncool. The father and son duo also know it contains pockets of coolness. They’re aware of this because they’re responsible for Cedar Ridge Whiskey, one of the deepest reservoirs of hipness to be found in the Hawkeye State. “We don’t overplay the Iowa