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The thoughtfulness of taking care of somebody
A particular fine dining experience in New York City left Jason O’Bryan desiring a similar experience in San Diego. Fast forward to the launch of the monthly dining series Tortoise, where O’Bryan and his team pay as much attention to the customer experience as they do to the thoughtful seasonal menu.
Help you help me
At only two years old, You & Yours Distilling Co. and owner Laura Johnson are making a big impression on the San Diego cocktail scene with several key collaborations, a destination urban distillery space and, most recently, its launch of a line of canned cocktails.
Shaping the way people are drinking in San Diego
Christian Siglin, who has been a big part of the San Diego cocktail scene for the past 20 years including notable stints at Noble Experiment and Cutwater Spirits, launches a new project in San Diego’s South Park neighborhood called Fernside.
61 Years Strong
Matt Cieslak and his two bars, The Manhattan, which just marked its 61st anniversary, and The Elwood are a major part of the #SouthBayUprising movement helping revitalize west Chula Vista. Never miss an episode! Subscribe here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kiss-my-glass/id1315459349?mt=2
Business Is Always On
Founded in 2014 by husband and wife Jeff and Dande Bagby, Bagby Beer Company in Oceanside brews about 1,200 barrels a year, which is just shy of ⅓ of its max yearly capacity. ________________________________________________________________ Please take a few minutes to complete our podcast survey so we can make sure we're covering the stories you want to know about. http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?pubid=Kv7xaSXfStEq&ver=standard
From Home Brewing To Port-Side Pints
Dennis Borlek owns Fathom Bistro, Bait and Tackle, an inconspicuous shack on Shelter Island dubbed San Diego’s best kept secret. Before that, he was at a number of bars, played in a band and worked as a nurse. ________________________________________________________________ Please take a few minutes to complete our podcast survey so we can make sure we're talking about what you want to listen to. Fill out what you want, skip what you don't....
It’s Just A Frightening Aroma
Master Brewer Lee Chase was just employee No. 4 at Stone Brewing and since then has gone on to open, with his partners, Blind Lady Ale House, Tiger! Tiger!, Panama 66 and Automatic Brewing.
In studio with Becky With the Good Hair
Jill Davidson, San Diego Brewers Guild president emeritus and senior sales and brand dev Jill Davidson, San Diego Brewers Guild president emeritus and senior sales and brand development manager for Pizza Port, talks about the growth of the beer industry in San Diego, working with the Baja Brewers Guild and Mexicali Brewers Guild and what went into the collaboration beer that gives a nod to Beyoncé.
Why Can’t We Be Friends
Chef Mike Arquines has his hands in a lot of projects. With more than 300 worldwide collaborations in the past five years, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who has worked on more in the San Diego area.
Stuff Happens When You Party Naked
With hands in projects including Mason Ale Works, The Barrel Room, Urge Gastropub, and so many more, Grant Tondro and 3 Local Brothers are trailblazing through Rancho Bernardo and North County San Diego.
As a Mexican American growing up in Southern California, Erick Castro points to the fruits and other fresh produce from his childhood as the perfect catalyst to propel him into the bartending scene later in life. Along with the fresh, inventive cocktails he creates, Castro is a partner in North Park hot spot Polite Provisions, as well as a documentarian with the film Bartender at Large.
Before craft beer was a big thing in San Diego there was coffee. Small roasteries, including Pannikin and Café Moto, have grown into modernized coffee powerhouses. The Café Moto roaster in Barrio Logan is completely solarized and produces about 3,000 pounds per day. Plus, a lesson in fare trade coffee and what the future of coffee in San Diego looks like.
Colby Chandler, Ballast Point V.P. & Specialty Brewer Pt. I
We’re starting off this podcast right with a special two-parter. In the inaugural episode of Kiss My Glass, host Edwin Real (Eating and Drinking in San Diego Facebook Group) sits down with Colby Chandler (V.P. and Specialty Brewer at Ballast Point) and discuses how the early days of frat house brewing became one of the biggest names in beer, Colby’s favorite spots to grab a pint, what makes a bad beer and they address the elephant in the room: what it’s like to sell a local craft company...
Coming Soon: Kiss My Glass
Announcing Kiss My Glass, a monthly podcast serving up the latest news, trends and events relating to everything from cocktails and craft beer, to cold brew and urban wine around San Diego. Look for new episodes on the 4th Monday of every month. Cheers!