Spice & Rice: Authentic Thai Food in the Heart of La Jolla

spice & rice thai kitchenThe progressive and flavorful food at Spice & Rice Thai Kitchen is a force to be reckoned with, and as the oldest Thai food restaurant in La Jolla, it’s evident how this place has lasted nearly 20 years in a community whose dining establishments are constantly evolving. The restaurant was founded in 1996 by a band of three chefs with a passion for Thai food – from pineapple fried rice to Panang Curry Duck and homemade coconut ice cream, there is no shortage of mouthwatering options on the the menu.
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9 Chic Creations That Will Get You Excited About Needlepoint

While it’s true that needlepoint is an age-old craft generally associated with grandmothers, modern needlepoint has evolved through the popularity of DIY websites like Etsy, and lately popping up in high-end fashion lines like Jonathan Adler characterized by clean lines, bold colors, and kitschy graphic designs.

So what is needlepoint and what can you create with it? We consulted with Bill and Michelle Price, needlepoint experts and owners of Needlepoint of La Jolla and learned more about the craft and its endless possibilities. Here are nine chic ways to inspire you to have fun with needlepoint.

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“Paws & Pints” Fundraiser Raises Money for Local Animal Shelters, Honors Peggy Howell

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Photo by: Jennifer Fox Armour

In 1986, FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters) was the only animal rescue organization to work exclusively with San Diego County’s three shelters; over the next 25 years, FOCAS found homes for more than 8,000 shelter dogs and cats, and today there are approximately 160 animal rescue groups in San Diego County that are following in their footsteps – and none of this would have been possible without the incredible efforts of La Jollan Peggy Howell, the La Jolla Veterinary Hospital, and the Rancho Coastal Humane Society.

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San Diego Weekend Events | April 10 – 12

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A world-famous car show, a wine festival, and the 7th annual Taste of Julian are just a few of the things happening this weekend. We’ve rounded up our favorite San Diego weekend events for your viewing pleasure – happy Friday!
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Kids’ Art Camps Return to The La Jolla Athenaeum This Summer

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The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is now accepting registrations for its summer kids art camps, which includes four children’s workshops for ages 7-14. The classes start June 29 and end July 10 and vary in subject but generally focus on painting, print making, drawing, and ceramics. Each workshop is limited to 12 students, so be sure and sign up early if you’re interested!
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