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RIP Chris Cornell, 1964 – 2017

The classic Charles Peterson photo that became the cover of Soungarden's Screaming Life EP. By Tommy Hough It's almost too much to bear upon hearing of the death of Chris Cornell. If there was any musical reason for why I first visited Seattle and then came to make the city and the Pacific Northwest my [...]

Legacy Brewing Gets a Close-Up on Beer for Breakfast ABV

While recording an earlier edition of Beer for Breakfast with Oceanside's Legacy Brewing Co., Tommy, Producer Danielle and 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. also shot an ABV segment with the Legacy Brewing team, including president and executive brewer Mark Mericle, co-owner and CFO J.J. Snyder, assistant brewer and [...]

Cellar 3 Barrel-Aged Beers on Beer for Breakfast

Paul Segura and barrelmaster Pat Korn at the Cellar 3 tasting room in Poway. Tommy, Danielle, Abel from the 91X What's Hoppening Blog and Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. welcomed barrelmaster Pat Korn from Cellar 3 in Poway, the home of Green Flash's dedicated barrel program, for this week's Beer for Breakfast. [...]

36th Anniversary of the Death of Bob Marley — at Age 36

A Bob Marley mural on a wall in Pacific Beach a few years ago. By Tommy Hough Today marks a sad, and odd, Bob Marley anniversary. It was on this date in 1981 that Bob lost his battle with cancer and died at a hospital in Miami, several months after suspending the tour for his [...]

Sixth Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival Runs Through Saturday

The Sixth Annual San Diego Surf Festival is running through Saturday, May 13, and this year the festival is honoring long-time San Diego surfer and activist Skip Frye with a lifetime tribute. Festival co-director Pierce Kavanuagh stopped by 91X to chat with Tommy and Danielle about this year's film line-up and events, and naturally, came [...]

Little Miss Brewing on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Led by former Green Flash brewer Joe Lisica and replete with clever World War II references and bomber-style imagery, Little Miss Brewing is located in San Diego's "Beeramar" area along Miramar Rd. at 7949 Stromesa Court — and in between name-checking Rosie the Riveter, Operation Overlord and the Red Army, Little Miss will hit their [...]

Legacy Brewing Co. on Beer for Breakfast

Legacy Brewing Co. in Oceanside recently opened a new tasting room in Miramar. Morning host Tommy, Producer Danielle, Abel from the 91X What's Hoppening blog and 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. welcomed the team from Legacy Brewing Co. to this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast, including president [...]

Fyre Festival and the Instagramming of Reality

Well, at least there was fire hydrant there. No word if it had running water. By Tommy Hough The fact that a gaggle of rich, out-of-touch idiots decided to throw a music festival and not actually go about doing any of the work needed to throw a music festival — or pay any of the [...]

Seven Seas Craft Beer and Food Festival on Beer for Breakfast

Paul and Danielle sampling the Mike Hess Grapefruit Solis IPA and Stone Dayslayer IPL. For this week's Beer for Breakfast, 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. joined Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel Garcia from the 91X What's Hoppening blog with details about the final weekend of the Seven Seas [...]

On Location at Karl Strauss with Bike Dog Brewing for Beer for Breakfast ABV

Tommy, Producer Danielle and Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. only had time to try a pair of beers from West Sacramento-based Bike Dog Brewing Co. last week when co-founder A.J. Tendick was on Beer for Breakfast, but we shot a segment with Bike Dog for Beer for Breakfast ABV while we were [...]

Spotlighting Pink Boots Society on Beer for Breakfast

Paul Segura, Carli Smith, Nichole Sykes and Producer Danielle. Tommy, Danielle, Abel Garcia from the 91X What's Hoppening blog and Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. welcomed Carli Smith, head brewer at Rock Bottom La Jolla, and Nichole Sykes, the self-described "brewery lady" at Benchmark Brewery in Grantville, for this week's edition of [...]

West Sacramento’s Bike Dog Brewing on Beer for Breakfast

The table is set for some Beer for Breakfast with Bike Dog Brewing Co. This week's Beer for Breakfast features A.J. Tendick, the co-founder of Bike Dog Brewing Co. in West Sacramento, who road-tripped all the way down from Yolo County to San Diego to spend a few days in town visiting Paul Segura from [...]