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Best Dressed Awards for 2013 Held in La Jolla
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Best Dressed Awards for 2013 Held in La Jolla

Who, What, When, Where Each year San Diego’s own Leonard Simpson creates the “it” list for his Best Dressed Awards. On the eve of the opening of Hunger Games: Catching Fire, there was no doubt as to the inspiration of the music and fashion stylings. (We have been informed now 4 months later that the...

Chef Chad White in Wonderland picture
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What’s Up with Chad White? He’s Exploding!

San Diego is a long way from a cow farm in Washington which is where Chef Chad White spent his summers until he was 16. Life is a little different in the northernmost state where hunting and fishing and vast lush scenery is the norm. This upbringing has grounded and strongly differentiated the incredibly creative...

Chef Todd Allison of Morada at the Inn of Rancho Santa Fe
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Can a Hot Chef & Swanky Digs Bring the Love to the Ranch?

For 70+ years, The Lilian Rice designed Inn at Rancho Santa Fe has been welcoming guests into their community to bask in the serenity and beauty that this tucked away destination has to offer.  The recent change of ownership was met with trepidation and anxiety from some especially with announcements of renovation to such an...

Nov2013 Cover Brande Roderick
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Mid-NOV 2013 | C8 Digi-Issue

So much stuff we decided to pack it into a Digi-Issue for you! View on your tablet, phone or computer. Search for content, and click through to the links directly from the “#magazine“. We hope you enjoy it! Are you IN this issue? Are you a feature profile? You CAN buy a full quality printed...

Kenneth Barlis and Maria Parnell
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A Grand Affair for Dia Del Sol

For a second year, the Beach and Country Guild held its annual Dia Del Sol at the extravagant Grand Del Mar in Carmel Valley (Basketball star LeBron James just recently married here and brought his big celeb friends too!) reaffirming the end to the famed estate tours that made the event so recognizable. The event...