When an attention-grabbing newsfeed headline promises a definitive list of the top 10, 20 or 100 craft beers in the country, who can resist a click? But before the page loads I am already thinking of all the ways it will be wrong. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM The Beerdist


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A lot is made of getting our respective bodies toned, tight and selfie-worthy for the summer. Still, there’s something to be said for just letting go and shamelessly indulging. Sure, we’re the 10th fittest city in the U.S. according to Amer... more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM Short List Event Picks

Of all the superhero origin stories I've encountered, I can't recall a single one that involved beer. That seems like a missed opportunity to me. These days, the superheroes that get cherished most are not the stodgy, straight-laced supermen,... more

Jul 22, 2014 12:00 AM Food & Drink

I know it's my job to get excited about brewery and brewpub anniversaries, but sometimes it isn't easy to do. That's not my fault, though. It's science. ---A few years ago, I wrote a research paper (that none of the major beer-scie... more

Jun 24, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Drink

A Seattle-based brewer recently took issue with a Coronado beer that apparently plans to enter the Seattle and Washington market, but in doing so, The Emerald City business ended up with a lawsuit. After Seattle-based Maritime Pacific... more

Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News more

Jan 2, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Drink

This week, CityBeat  columnist Ian Cheesman previewed 18 San Diego Beer Week events that, when combined, could potentially turn ... more

Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM Food & Drink

North Park gives good art. From its majestic (in the eye of some beholders) water tower to its charming Craftsmans to the Hillcrest / North Park Georgia Street bridge dividing line-there's a lot to capture on canvas. more

May 16, 2012 12:00 AM Short List Event Picks

Earlier in the week I went to check out the Mid-Century Minx store on Adams, but it's only open on Friday and Saturdays, so I have to go back (have to!) but since I was in the neighborhood, I thought I'd duck in an old stand-... more

Jan 26, 2012 12:00 AM Culture

Bottlecraft, Little Italy's first beer-centric store (2161 India St.), has a nice selection of beers, and it's undeniably fun to browse a shop that's all beer and not some beer-wine hybrid or grocery s... more

Aug 16, 2011 12:00 AM Culture

On Saturday, July 17, starting at 7 p.m., MIHO Gastrotruck will hold a summer kick-off party at its newest stop behind the colorful Mexican gifts and home store Casa Artelexia (2419 Kettner Blvd.), just south of The Casbah. MIHO's co-fou... more

Jul 14, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

Bartending, broken down more

Sep 18, 2002 12:00 AM Sordid Tales

And I got to thinking: "Hey Ed! Have you forgotten all about drunken skinny-dipping? And drunken street hockey? more

Aug 28, 2002 12:00 AM Sordid Tales

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