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Written By: Britt and Gretchen Hackmann of Nubry.com and Marie Spada
Photographed By: Valerie Kon
Styled By: Nikki Schiffman of The Vault by Nikki

Liberty Station is a redevelopment of the former Naval training station that operated from 1923 through the late 1990s. At the station’s height, 33, 000 people lived at the base with this number continuing to expand throughout the century to accommodate its growth. Here, we take you on a sensory tour of our favorite establishments located within Liberty Station. Some will truly enhance the beauty of your home and help you to entertain friends, and others will give you the delight of taste, craft beers and sport. Welcome to one of the most unique destinations in San Diego!

SCOUT @ Quarters D
2675 Rosecrans St
San Diego, CA 92106
619.225.9925 | www.scout-home.com

Once the home of a 1923 naval commander, SCOUT offers all things home decor. The experts at SCOUT can provide their clientele with color consultation, home staging, floral design, and overall interior decoration and design services. Paul Scott Silvera (aka Scout), is the renowned interior designer, staging consultant and owner of SCOUT. He aimed to create a showroom that meets the needs of those looking for the vintage San Diego feel locals love while still incorporating modern functionality. Step into this 4, 000-square-foot wonder and discover a bevy of treasures including fixtures, furnishings and accents for your home.

Silvera is inspired by the San Diegan way of life. Attractive to New Englanders and surfers alike, Silvera’s style and collection has a way of truly hitting home. Silvera has used his experience to create a carefully selected mix that delivers an offering you simply cannot find anywhere else.

Native Knowledge: SCOUT is inspired by San Diego’s lifestyle, and Paul Scott Silvera is a sailor, surfer, gardener and traveler as well.

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
2816 Historic Decatur Rd, #116
San Diego, CA 92106
619.269.2100 | www.stonelibertystation.com

Formerly a “mess hall” for the U.S. Navy, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens is a beer connoisseur and foodie’s paradise. The space spans 23, 500 square feet including both indoor and outdoor dining and boasts a bocce ball court, an outdoor cinema area, bars and a perfectly manicured garden. This brewery does its part in supporting local business, as they are the leader in small-farm organic produce purchasing. Dedicated to freshness and quality, Stone even grows their produce at Stone Farms. For those looking to quench their hop-driven thirst, Stone Brewery features 40 of their craft beers on tap and even includes beers from other small breweries. With a passion for brewing and a larger world vision, Stone offers an additional 100 craft beers on a separate list that features beers from around the world.

Native Knowledge: Grab your blankets, lawn chairs, your family and friends and head to Stone Movie Nights for the ultimate outdoor film experience. Hosted in Stone’s Movie Pavilion, prepare to sit back and relax while indulging in incredible food and beverage choices.
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For those looking to quench their hop-driven thirst, Stone Brewery features 40 of their craft beers on tap and even includes beers from other small breweries.

Solare
2820 Roosevelt Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
619.270.9670 | www.solarelounge.com

If you’re looking for an outstanding dining experience with an intimate feel, look no further than Randy Smerik’s Solare. This family-owned and operated restaurant offers Southern Italian cuisine with an Asian essence that has been perfected by Chef Accursio Lota. Solare sources all of its ingredients locally and offers an incredible pasta selection that is homemade on site daily. Their menu features a cornucopia of organic produce, wild caught fish and hormone-free meat. The interior of the restaurant offers a warm atmosphere with their furniture crafted from teak, wood flooring, and Bali-imported textiles.

Native Knowledge: For a fun piece of celebrity history, take a look at their front patio; Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer filmed a scene from Top Gun on it!

FITzee Foods
2445 Truxtun Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
619.501.5664 | www.fitzeefoods.com

FITzee Foods specializes in pre-portioned, ready-made meals to help maintain a healthy, balanced and nutritious life with their fresh, organic, and all natural ingredients. Dying for ready-made meals, but don’t have the time to pick them up or live too far away? Not to worry; FITzee offers nationwide delivery! FITzee has mastered the ability to bring their customers a wide variety of meal choices with options like Wild Mushroom Risotto, Paleo Shepherd’s Pie, and BBQ Pork with Sweet Potatoes and Creamy Spinach.

Native Knowledge: Live nearby Liberty Station? Drop into FITzee Foods Liberty Station location to take part in free workouts or workshops!

Pinot’s Palette
2820 Roosevelt Rd, #106
San Diego, CA 92106
619.675.0058 | www.pinotspalette.com/libertystation

Houston-based Pinot’s Palette is an art class and wine bar that is also playfully called the “paint-and-sip” franchise. Launched in 2009 by co-founders Charles and Beth Willis, Pinot’s Palette classes are led by an artist that gives instructions on how to create the painting for the day. The canvas, paint, and brushes are supplied, but this workshop isn’t only a working session! Participants drink wine, listen to music and socialize while painting a masterpiece! Anyone (over 21) can sign up because no experience is required. Sign up for a class to recreate Van Gogh’s Starry Night or the Coronado Bridge.

Native Knowledge: If you are a picky drinker, never fear—feel free to BYOB!

The Hot Spot
2770 Historic Decatur Rd
San Diego, CA, 92106
619.223.1339 | www.thehotspotstudio.com

The Hot Spot is another fantastic part of the Arts and Culture District. Creating your own pottery and candles is a fun, creative and easy activity available to anyone who wants to sign up. And it’s great for all ages!

Native Knowledge: If you don’t want to bring the kiddos, The Hot Spot offers Wine & Cheese Nights on Thursdays for you and your gals to have a fabulously fun night out.

Thatch
2750 Historic Decatur Rd, #202
San Diego, CA 92106
619.222.1554 | www.shopthatch.com

Thatch sells modern, trendy, handmade jewelry pieces for the hip, Southern California girl. Designed and handmade by two sisters, Thatch Studio provides dainty jewelry that can also be custom designed for clients.

Native Knowledge: Maybe one-of-a-kind pieces are more of your thing. Design the perfect piece of jewelry on Thatch’s website.