Sunset’s Insider Guide series highlights seasonal diversions and secret travel tips from local experts.
Meet the Insider: Alicia Perry, beverage director at Consortium Holdings
Location: San Diego, California
Alicia Perry is a born-and-raised San Diegan who’s been working with Consortium Holdings for nearly eight years. The company is known for crafting some of the city’s top-tier cocktail bars and restaurants, and most recently unveiled a massive seven-outlet F&B project at the Lafayette Hotel. The 1940s property has been meticulously restored, bringing Hollywood’s golden-era glamour and high design to the North Park neighborhood. Here are Perry’s recommendations on what to explore on your next visit.
“Naturally, I can’t help but recommend The Lafayette Hotel. With its rebirth being so close to our hearts, we aimed to create a space that would remain energized and supported by its local community—all the while evoking interest of travelers both nationally and globally.“
“I would start off my morning with a visit to one of my favorite coffee shops in North Park,