Welcome to November!

Wow! There is so much happening in La Jolla that we have to be thankful for this month. We’re excited for the annual tradition held here for over 30 years with the Open House on Girard Ave as some of the most iconic names locally open their doors to celebrate the holidays the way only La Jolla knows best. From Bird Rock, to the village, and all across La Jolla, we celebrate our jewel of a community.

This month, we chose to feature one of our favorite pairings – food and wine! We’re proud to spotlight LJ Crafted Wines in Bird Rock – already a rising star and local favorite. Our feature on Chef Bernard Guillas at the Marine Room is a great celebration of a mainstay of our lives and community here. We also hope you enjoy our Favorite Things feature on Chef Jason Knibb at NINE-TEN restaurant.

La Jolla, this month we need you to VOTE! Take a few minutes to go online to LaJollaLifestyle.com and cast your vote for your favorites in over 25 categories, from dining to fitness and so much more. We’ll feature the winners in a future issue! Your vote counts – let us know your top choices for each category and show your love for the local businesses you support.

As always, we are thankful for your support every step of the way. From our family to yours, here’s wishing you a splendid Thanksgiving holiday!

See you around town,

Dan Austin, Publisher


ON THE COVER: This cranberry tart is the perfect twist to a traditional Thanksgiving dessert pie. Head over to the recipe shared in this month’s Culinary Creations!