Jackie Bryant


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Directed by film festival darling Cutter Hodierne (Fishing Without Nets) and starring actress Bella Thorne, the Lowell ad focuses on the American craftsmanship angle a la craft bourbons or beer. Read more


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San Diego is having a bona fide steak moment. In the last few years, not only have a variety of buzzy new names opened up in downtown, but old standards continue to fill seats as well. Read more

Restaurant Guide

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Breakfast and brunch spots in San Diego are a dime a dozen at this point. A town that revolves around tourism and the hospitality industry, San Diego tends to have people with flexible schedules and more free time during the day than in other city. Read more

Restaurant Guide


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On any given day, my email inbox will contain at least 10 press releases for something involving or containing cannabidiol—the cannabis compound more colloquially known as CBD. Read more



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I have never had cancer, and I am certainly not a doctor, but navigating the world of weed? That I can do. Read more



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For stoners looking to get off the couch and into the world come date night, cannabis-infused dinners are an excellent idea. Read more

Love and Sex Issue

Even though joints are less common in today’s cannabis culture, enthusiasts know they are the cornerstone to enjoying cannabis. Read more



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San Diego is undeniably a tourist town and while that can sometimes be a headache for locals, it also means the city boasts some truly excellent hotels. Read more

Staycation Issue

I wondered how else cannabis could be incorporated into a wellness routine so I checked in with one of my favorite dispensaries, Torrey Holistics. Read more


I’ve stopped using the word marijuana. Readers of this column might have noticed that it has never appeared until now. Read more


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I had been waiting for the right time to try Foria Pleasure, a THC-infused lube that can be found at Apothekary, Urbn Leaf and Torrey Holistics. Read more



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O, hark! The first season of legal cannabis gift giving is here and, boy, is it a doozy, thanks to the sheer diversity of products released in the past year. Read more



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Alysha Stehly is a fourth generation farmer who is one half of the brains and bodies of Vesper Vineyards, as well as the winemaker for Stehelon Vineyards. Read more

People of the Year


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Allison Justice is the vice president of Cultivation at El Cajon-based OutCo, the first licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the county that today includes indoor growing and research capabilities. Read more

People of the Year


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Mariah Brownwood is part owner of Royale!, a Point Loma burger and cocktail joint, as well as a farmer. Read more

People of the Year


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Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins is currently the executive chef and partner of El Jardín, an upscale Mexican restaurant focusing on the variety of regional Mexican cuisines that opened this year in Liberty Station. Read more

People of the Year


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Holidays can be stressful. Weed helps, but only if done right. That’s where I come in. Read more



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When I came face-to-face with a glass beast at the Sour Glass warehouse in National City, I knew that, as the CannaBitch, I was going to have to test it out. Read more


In my notes I wrote, “I knew it would suck but not this badly.” Read more


Korean short rib tacos? Fancy double-deckers? The best spots for tortilla-filled goodness Read more

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