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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 46

Bo-Beau opens a new location in Hillcrest, the lies behind seafood labeling, and Bali Hai’s Tommy Baumann drops by with Mai Tais
May 17, 2017

Upgrade Your Saturday at the Surf Check

Editor's Rec: Archana Ram loves this retro trailer turned coffee stand on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard
May 12, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 45

Cutwater Spirits opens in Miramar, Liberty Station debuts a farmers market, and the founder of Good Neighbor Gardens stops by
May 11, 2017

The Best Food & Drink Events in May and June

Mama’s Kitchen's Mama's Day, Eat.Drink.Read, and Dinner in the Valley in Ensenada
May 8, 2017

Best Things I Ate This Month: May 2017

Smoked Tuna Fries at TJ Oyster Bar, Bison Tartare at The Farmer's Table, Senor Croque at Crack Shack
May 8, 2017

Curadero Brings Mexican Street Food to Downtown

The vibrant restaurant is now open in downtown's Hotel Palomar
May 5, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 44

Piacere Mio opens in Del Sur and Ryan Thorsen of Bertrand at Mister A’s dishes insider info about the Bankers Hill restaurant
May 4, 2017

Inside East Village's Most Instagram-Worthy Distillery

You & Yours Distilling Co. serves vodka and gin in a stylish space
May 4, 2017

Sweet Spot: Belching Beaver's Liquid Gold Beer Float

The brewery's peanut butter stout gets a sweet spin
April 27, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 43

Bracero shifts to a new concept, high-end restaurants are disappearing, and Galaxy Taco's Trey Foshee stops by
April 26, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in May
April 26, 2017

Very Important Taco: Karina's Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Taco

The local seafood empire debuts a Mission Hills location, with a delicious surf and turf taco to boot
April 25, 2017

Barbusa Trades Old-World Italian Sophistication for Lively, Social Dining

The Little Italy eatery isn't perfect, but it's a huge hit for one of San Diego's top restaurant families
April 21, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 42

Bo-beau Kitchen unveils a new project in Hillcrest, The Prager Bros. stop by, and we debate the merits of toasting bread
April 19, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 41

Curadero opens downtown, a local kombucha brand explains why you need to be drinking probiotics, and the US Grant Hotel talks cocktails
April 13, 2017

How an Encinitas-Based Olive Oil Brand Is Giving Back to Palestine

Organic, fair trade extra virgin olive oil company Harvest Peace is helping Palestinian farmers, one tree at a time
April 12, 2017

Sweet Spot: Barbusa's Deconstructed Cannoli

We love this DIY version of the classic Italian dessert
April 7, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 40

OB Surf Lodge opens, Omar Passons talks “shopping with our values,” and the US Grant Hotel dishes on its upcoming Easter buffet
April 5, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Curadero

Curadero brings Mexican street food, and drinks, to Hotel Palomar
April 4, 2017

Officine Buona Forchetta Has Opened in Liberty Station

The second location from South Park’s Neapolitan pizza stars goes beyond pizza
March 31, 2017

Very Important Taco: Jackfruit Taco at Del Sur

The savory tropical fruit makes for a perfect meat substitute
March 28, 2017

San Diego's First Matcha Café Debuts in North Park

Owner Geraldine Ridaura shows us the centuries-old method of making matcha
March 27, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in April
March 24, 2017

Ponsaty's Brings Master French Fare to Rancho Santa Fe

Master chef Patrick Ponsaty gets his own restaurant
March 24, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 38

A new distillery opens in the East Village, a beloved chicken eatery closes, and Cutwater Spirits bar manager Christian Siglin stops by
March 23, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 37

Holy Matcha debuts in North Park, a beloved Mexican eatery returns to Ocean Beach, and Jacqueline Coulon from Little Lion stops by
March 16, 2017

Sweet Spot: Facing East Noodle & Bar's Freakshake

Try this indulgent take on the classic dessert
March 15, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 36

A female chef event at Cucina Enoteca, a new ramen spot in Bankers Hill, and “The Craft Beer Attorney” stops by
March 9, 2017

Cucina Enoteca Shines a Spotlight on Female Chefs

Big local names will collaborate with female winemakers during La Festa Della Donna’s pairing dinner
March 7, 2017

The New Pendry Hotel Debuts Lionfish

Chef JoJo Ruiz takes the helm at the coast-focused, two-story restaurant
March 2, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 35

A new farm-to-table concept debuts in La Mesa, the man behind “the best BBQ in the city” stops by, and more
March 2, 2017

Vote Now for San Diego's Best Restaurants 2017

From poke to taco shops, you choose San Diego’s best eats and drinks in 88 categories
March 1, 2017

Here's Where to Find the Best BBQ in San Diego

San Diego finally gets real-deal brisket at Grand Ole BBQ y Asado
March 1, 2017

Very Important Taco: Braised Short Rib

Get it at The Bar by Red Door
February 28, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, & coming-soons in March
February 24, 2017

The Hake's New View Steals the Show

La Jolla's tiny bistro gets a $2.5-million overhaul, and it works
February 24, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 34

The behind-the-scenes scoop on our annual Best Restaurants poll, and Herb & Wood’s executive pastry chef stops by
February 23, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 33

The Pendry brings five food and drink concepts to downtown, lauded Oceanside chef Davin Waite stops by, and more
February 16, 2017

Don't Miss Del Mar's New Healthy Gourmet Chain

Flower Child's fast-casual eats hit the Flower Hill Promenade
February 13, 2017

Sweet Spot: San Diego-Made Marshmallow Pops

A local couple turns the basic marshmallow into a gourmet pop
February 9, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 32

Philz Coffee opens in Encinitas, a new Mexican eatery is announced for Liberty Station, and two poultry farmers from Ramona stop by
February 9, 2017

Very Important Taco: Breakfast Queso Taco at Luche Libre

The a.m. taco made with crispy queso, eggs, potatoes, and chorizo is as bold as the taqueria's Mexican wrestling-themed décor
February 7, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 31

Westfield UTC expands its food scene in a major way, a restaurant in Spain finds a novel way to feed the hungry, and the founder of Kitchens for Good stops by
February 2, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, & coming-soons in February
January 30, 2017

Your New Favorite San Diego Brunches

6 can't-miss brunch dishes approved by our team of editors and designers
January 27, 2017

103 Dishes to Eat in San Diego before You Die

Here's Made, our little black book of San Diego's best food
January 27, 2017

Campfire Brings Some Inspired Ancient Cookery Back to Carlsbad

The name says it all: fire and smoke flavors served here.
January 27, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 30

Trust to open a new cocktail concept in Hillcrest, why you should take photos of your food, and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Chuck Patton stops by
January 25, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 29

A new Hillcrest restaurant opens, the restaurant industry faces a major bubble, and Urban Solace’s Matt Gordon stops by
January 19, 2017

Caffeine Crawl Returns to San Diego This Weekend

The craft coffee event celebrates our city’s specialty beverage scene
January 17, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 28

Javier Plascencia splits with Bracero, Farm to Fork Week launches, and Cook Pigs Ranch founder Krystina Cook stops by
January 12, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 27

An iconic bayside restaurant closes, Karl Strauss Brewing Company expands, and the founder of “LinkedIn for the restaurant industry” stops by
January 4, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 26

Oscar’s brings fish tacos to North County, a wine bar opens in Liberty Station, and our cocktail columnist Kelly Davis dishes on the best drinks in town
December 28, 2016

The Dog Lover's Guide to San Diego

Here are 52 ways to experience San Diego with your four-legged friend
December 23, 2016

Your New Favorite Late-Night Happy Hours

Who says happy hour has to start in the afternoon? These spots cater to the after-after-work crowd.
December 23, 2016

Very Important Taco: Surf and Turf at Zoe's Place

The food truck whips up a juicy beef and shrimp combo
December 23, 2016

Tajima Heads up San Diego's Ramen Empire

Ramen shops are taking over the city, and Tajima leads the charge
December 23, 2016

Meet the Founders of the New Officine Buona Forchetta

Native Italians Matteo Cattaneo and Mario Cassineri talk recipes, family-friendly dining, and the virtues of good bread
December 23, 2016

Pacific Beach Goes Tiki with The Grass Skirt

The people behind Kettner Exchange and Vin de Syrah are at it again
December 23, 2016

Sweet Spot: Tasting Room Del Mar's Half Baked Ice Cream Dessert

A gourmet take on a popular Ben & Jerry's flavor
December 23, 2016

Mazara Trattoria Should Be Your next Go-To Drink Spot

This unassuming Italian eatery is our Food & Drink editor's January pick
December 23, 2016

San Diego Restaurant Openings & Rumors in January

This month's top dining and drinking news
December 23, 2016

Try This Bold New Drink at Café Gratitude

The Little Italy restaurant's new wellness shot is flying off shelves thanks to one unique ingredient
December 23, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 25

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters wins big, a major project debuts at the Port, and the owners of Le Parfait Paris stop by
December 21, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 24

A pizzeria opens in Bird Rock, the best local holiday foods, and a lesson in entertaining from A MIHO Experience
December 14, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 23

Gourmet Indian street food debuts in La Jolla, and chef Daniel Wollinsky of Cucina Sorella stops by
December 7, 2016

Health Food Concept Flower Child Opens in Del Mar This Week

The restaurant group behind True Food Kitchen debuts its new San Diego location on December 6
December 5, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 22

A Taiwanese trend debuts on Convoy, holiday gifts for foodies, and the future of fine dining in San Diego
December 1, 2016

Top Belgian Chef Makes a Mark with Crudo

Chef-owner Pascal Lorange set up in The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch
November 28, 2016

This New City Heights Coffee Shop Is Also a Nonprofit

The alfresco café helps provide jobs for marginalized citizens
November 28, 2016

Sweet Spot: Beeramisu at BiCE

We love this boozy spin on a classic dessert
November 28, 2016

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, & coming-soons in December
November 28, 2016

Very Important Taco: Spicy Octopus at Kiko’s Place

Chunks of pulpo and fresh garlic make this taco our new favorite
November 28, 2016

3 Warm Cocktails That Are Perfect for Winter

Room-temperature cocktails are so hot right now
November 28, 2016

La Vida Vegan: Taste the Rainbow

Peace Pies' magical mango curry wrap packs a rainbow of ingredients
November 28, 2016

La Jolla's The Hake Has a New, Fancy View

Come for the ocean views, stay for the cocktails
November 28, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 21

A major burger brand lands in San Diego, and Troy shares the behind-the-scenes scoop from the Food Network
November 23, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 20

Modern Times expands, new dishes debut at Puesto, and Catalina Offshore vet Dan Nattrass stops by
November 10, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 19

A speakeasy opens in Oceanside, Puesto reveals the recipe for a perfect margarita, and Café Gratitude stops by to chat healthy eats
November 2, 2016

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 18

A wine bar opens in Little Italy, a beer app brings growlers to your door, and a Nomad Donuts chef stops by the show
October 28, 2016
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