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Last Minute Holiday Gifts, Gets & Getaways

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As much as holiday shopping is a thrill-filled function, it can also overwhelm amid the glut of retail marketing messages asserting deals, steals and grand gifting opportunities galore. With so much to choose from, here’s a short list of a few tried-and-true gifts, gets and getaways that are well-suited for a holiday spending spree. ***** […]

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Five Must-Visit Southwest Vacation Destinations

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Whether for a stress-relieving holiday getaway or vacation in the New Year, or for experiential gift-giving targeted to those on your “nice list,” travel is top of mind for many this time of year. With that in mind, I wanted to share a collection of my top travel picks of late in the American southwest […]

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Five Reasons to Attend the 2018 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

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San Diego, CA. With the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival set to take the San Diego gastro-scene by storm for its 15th year this coming Nov. 11-18, there is a cornucopia of flavor-fueled activities poised to satiate the hearts, minds and palates of foodies throughout the week-long fest. As always, the event will showcase […]

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Fox Restaurant Concepts Curating Culinary Devotees Across U.S.

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::: How two of its highly popular eateries — Olive & Ivy and The Henry — will continue to surpass expectations in the Arizona market and beyond ::: According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2017 State of the Industry report, the United States boasts more than one million restaurant locations employing as many as 14.7 million staffers. In a seemingly […]

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Mezé Greek Fusion Flying High in Downtown San Diego

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Just a few short years ago, GBOD Hospitality, helmed by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi, debuted Mezé Greek Fusion in the heart of downtown San Diego. Unlike any other restaurant concepts in the region, this eatery brought a fabulous new flare to the city’s famed Gaslamp Quarter by pairing contemporary Greek fare with modern, industrial-chic […]

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Easy Ways to Improve Your Summer (and Beyond)

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With summer temperatures lingering on the high end of the spectrum, many are still out and about enjoying the longer days and extra leisure time. Of course, during the summer our desire for gadgets and gear that eases our travels, enhances our self-care regime, and just makes life more enjoyable is always in high demand. […]

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STK Sizzles in San Diego’s Gaslamp District

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Americans are hungry. How hungry? According to Progressive Grocer, total supermarket sales for 2017 neared a staggering $685 billion. Beyond these homeward bound provisions, dining enthusiasts are also doing their part to feed the gastro-economy. This amid a National Restaurant Association (NRA) report that, for 2017 alone, revenue for the restaurant industry was projected to reach […]

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New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever

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::: New book examines why Americans are so unhappy and outlines 8 proven strategies to become happy 88% of the time ::: Despite achieving 4% GDP growth, America has fallen to 18th in the World Happiness Report’s annual ranking of more than 150 countries—an index based on variables including social support, healthy life expectancy, social […]

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