SD Bay Wine Food Fest

We’re off to the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Event

Written by Nadia Ibanez, photos courtesy of San Diego Wine & Food Festival Nothing makes me happier than the mention of food and wine pairings,...
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Irvine Diamond Jamboree: A global dining destination

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez I consider myself extremely lucky to have parents born and raised outside of the US. While it’s...
Rusack-Vineyards

Wine Tasting in Solvang by foot, car or tour guide

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez As my time in Southern and Central California’s wine countries continues to grow, I’m learning that there’s...
Alisal River Course

Where to stay in Solvang: We choose Hotel Corque and The Alisal

Written by Nadia Ibanez I’m a huge proponent of staying in an independent boutique hotel, a revamped bed and breakfast, or a unique resort set...
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Where to Eat: Solvang restaurants go far beyond aebleskiver and danishes

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez Throughout the years I’ve heard that the city of Solvang, CA is a place every resident must...
Ponte-Temecula

Temecula Harvest Celebration shows off the Valley’s best of the best

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez There’s an enormous sense of pride when you enter into Temecula Wine Country or speak to any...
Eat.Drink.Yoga

Eat.Drink.Yoga spices up the average yoga practice with culture, food, wine and dance

Written by Nadia Ibanez, photos courtesy of Eat.Drink.Yoga I’ve been practicing yoga since 2007 and while I love going to yoga festivals or sweating...
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Santa Barbara’s epicure.SB celebrates all that is local and seasonal in the food and wine industry

Written by Nadia Ibanez As I sit here writing this on the official First Day of Autumn, it pains me to have to rummage...
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Crush Temecula gathers 30+ local wineries and restaurants for one night

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez The Temecula Valley can be a bit intimidating – I’m not going to lie. Because there are...
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Latin Food Fest offers tacos, ceviche, tequila and spirits during San Diego heatwave

Written by Nadia Ibanez With this blistering heatwave that has come through San Diego the last few days, I’m seeking daily, cooling refuge in...