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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival

Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival

Tunes and tangy, briny bites are the rule at this summer hoop-di-doo. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Barbara Oysters: Shuck 'N Swallow

Santa Barbara Oysters: Shuck 'N Swallow

Three of our favorite words all in a row: oyster shucking station. Read »

Friday, Jun 1, 2012 at 3:39 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Foodie's San Diego June

A Foodie's San Diego June

Oysters are on the menu, as is craft beer, Italian classics, the best of Adams Avenue... Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.