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Nobu's First Luxury Retreat Offers Serenity in Malibu

From the restaurant empire, Nobu Ryokan Malibu is one calm-inducing property
October 18, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 65

Stella Public House opens in San Marcos, a Cuban bar opens in the Gaslamp, and world pasta champion Accursio Lota of Solare drops by
October 17, 2017

Sweet Spot: Voltaire Beach House's S'mores Dip

The Ocean Beach spot makes a s'mores dip in a cast-iron skillet
October 17, 2017

Q&A: Danielle Nierenberg Is Spreading the Word on Global Food Issues

The co-founder of Food Tank brings the conversation to San Diego
October 16, 2017

9 Poke Places to Try in Hawaii

In Hawaii, poke has been a staple for generations
October 16, 2017

4 Getaways That Give Back

From mentorship to baby turtle releases, hotels are adding “voluntourism” to the amenity list
October 16, 2017

The New Normal: Cannabis-Infused Dinners Have Arrived in San Diego

At Closed Door Supper Club's dinner parties, marijuana is always on the menu
October 13, 2017

Postcard from Sweden: 6 Ways to Experience Stockholm

San Diego Magazine’s digital production manager and editor recently revisited her native Nordic country. Here are the best memories from her trip.
October 6, 2017

How to Spend 3 Days in Park City

Our ideal itinerary for three action-packed days in the Utah ski town
October 4, 2017

San Diego Magazine's 2017 Travel Survey

Love to travel? Answer this short survey about your travel habits and you could win $250 to Cafe Sevilla
September 29, 2017

Minou Brings Euro Charm to East Village

The Café Chloe owners have done it again and opened another romantic bistro
September 28, 2017

Very Important Taco: The Carne Asada Taco at Lola's Seven-Up Mexican Market Deli

A hard shell taco stands out at this Carlsbad neighborhood favorite
September 26, 2017

22 Ways to Experience Mexico City (And Where to Donate)

The buzziest metropolis in the Americas beckons with cutting-edge food, dimly lit mezcal bars, world-class museums, and more
September 26, 2017

3 New Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Get out of Town

A new airport ride service, flight experiences, and more
September 25, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in October
September 25, 2017

47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego

From ocean views, rooftops, and garden patios to simple sidewalk people-watching, we’ve rounded up the city's best outdoor dining spots
September 22, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 63

Mendocino Farms opens a second location, the Taste of North Park event revs up, and Claire Groebner of Olivewood Gardens stops by
September 20, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 62

Born & Raised opens in Little Italy, a vegan drive-thru hits Encinitas, and restaurateur Terryl Gavre stops by
September 14, 2017

Sweet Spot: Beesalt Balcony's Baklava Cake

The delicate dessert has layers of phyllo dough, butter, spices, and vanilla ice cream
September 13, 2017

Very Important Taco: Carnitas Taco at Cali Street Tacos

Prepare for a thick tortilla and plenty of heat-packed flavor
September 5, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in September
September 1, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 61

Snooze opens in La Jolla, The Red Door’s Trish Watlington talks Farm to Fork week, and sustainable cocktails are a thing
August 31, 2017

Queensborough Brings 1920s New York to the Gaslamp

The two-story cocktail lounge is serving elevated pub grub and NYC classics
August 29, 2017

Bar Bodega Brings Tapas Culture to Little Italy

This little box in a bustling part of town is inspiring and unassuming
August 25, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 60

Little Italy gets a new wine bar, cannabis dinners are trending, and chef Steve Brown of Cosecha stops by
August 24, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 59

Target Express may come to North Park, a famous ice cream shop heads to San Diego, and Modern Times’ quality manager Morgan Tenwick stops by
August 16, 2017

Sweet Spot: Crack Shack's Soft Serve

Top flavors like chocolate banana or strawberry shortcake soft serve with unlimited toppings
August 16, 2017

11 of the Best Hikes in Hawaii

Hiking is practically a way of life in San Diego, so why not hit the trails on your Hawaiian vacation
August 14, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 58

Nomad Donuts opens another outpost, Eppig Brewing heads to Point Loma, and a local company is making homebrewing better for the rest of us
August 9, 2017

Very Important Taco: Tamarindo's Avocado Crab Taco

The new North Park spot puts its own spin on surf and turf
August 8, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 57

A streak of recent restaurant closures, a chef move at Counterpoint, and Matthew Lyons of Tribute Pizza stops by
August 3, 2017

18 Places You Need to Visit in Oceanside

Where to eat, shop, and soak up culture in the 760 (and 442)
August 3, 2017

Cannabis Dinners are Becoming ‘Almost Socially Acceptable’

Local chefs are elevating appetites with high-end marijuana supper clubs
August 1, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in August
July 31, 2017

Will Weed Smoke Out Restaurants?

New investment trends are creating challenges for local restaurateurs — for now
July 28, 2017

Officine Buona Forchetta Lives and Stalls by Simplicity at Liberty Station

Good, simple dishes are prepared without fuss, which is both the restaurant's strength and its weakness.
July 28, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 56

Pendry Hotel serves up a champagne-bong, and we get the scoop on what’s coming next to the Gaslamp
July 26, 2017

Road Trip: Exploring the New Oregon Trail

Skipping Portland in favor of wine country, small towns, and ocean views
July 21, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 55

Coronado gets a new Italian restaurant, how The Pendry is elevating bar food, and the San Diego Convention Center’s Executive Chef gives us the scoop on catering Comic-Con
July 20, 2017

Relax Baja Style in Todos Santos

The “Pueblo Mágico” is best known for its activities, including fitness classes on the beach
July 18, 2017

3 New Reasons to Visit Palm Springs

Thanks to the reopening of two boutique hotels and the city’s growing culinary scene, this nearby hot spot is giving us new reasons to hit the desert
July 18, 2017

Very Important Taco: Banana Peel Taco at Wrench & Rodent

Chef Davin Waite simmers banana peels in pork adobada broth for a unique new taco
July 18, 2017

Hopsy Delivers Craft Beer to Your Doorstep

The buzzy startup launches San Diego delivery and a Linda Vista store
July 17, 2017

Are You a Trophy Hunter or a Chillaxer?

Our travel-happy family learns the art of compromise
July 14, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 54

Parakeet Café opens in La Jolla, Del Mar gets a brewpub by the lagoon, and photographer slash slow food activist Jaime Fritsch stops by
July 12, 2017

While in Santa Fe, Take a Day Trip to Taos Pueblo

The oldest continually inhabited settlement in the United States is just an hour and a half from Santa Fe
July 12, 2017

26 Ways to Explore Santa Fe

This New Mexican city checks all the boxes for a weekend getaway with Southwestern flair.
July 12, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 53

Fools and Kings opens in Mission Hills, Lucila De Alejandro from Suzie’s Farm explains their closing, and Catt White, the CEO of San Diego Markets, stops by
July 5, 2017

A San Diego-Based Travel Company Tours Africa

Werner Kurn turns a childhood memory into a bucket list African safari through his local travel company
July 5, 2017

Bo-Beau Kitchen + Caché Brings French Food, Cocktails, and Tacos to Hillcrest

The three-part concept includes a speakeasy and not-for-profit taqueria
July 5, 2017

Sweet Spot: Pop Pie Co.'s Coconut Cream Pie

Tender young coconut meat, coconut milk pastry cream, and fresh whipped cream make for a fluffy and sweet treat
July 4, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 52

A new taco shop opens in North Park and a local MasterChef contestant tells us about cooking for reality TV
June 28, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in July
June 26, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 51

Ceviche House expands, Amazon to buy Whole Foods, and chef Brad Wise of Trust stops by
June 22, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 50

Drive-thru pizza is coming to Pacific Beach and a local company makes vodka out of past-due baked goods
June 15, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 49

The 10 Barrel Brewing debate, Negroni Week is on, and chef Nick Brune of Eco Caters and Lot 8 stops by
June 7, 2017

San Diego Father’s Day Guide 2017

Dining specials, drink events, cruises, movies, and more
June 7, 2017

Very Important Taco: Tacos Perla's Del Mar Taco

This shrimp taco is marinated in a potent ginger-chile sauce
June 6, 2017

San Diego's Restaurant Bubble Is About to Burst

Restaurants are facing rising costs, cultural shifts, and other challenges
June 5, 2017

Red O Brings Upscale Mexican Food to La Jolla

The 10,000-sqare-foot modern Mexican restaurant is now open at the Westfield UTC mall
June 5, 2017

10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons in June
June 2, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 48

A Tijuana taco institution is headed downtown, a new event space debuts in Mission Valley, and fishmonger Tommy Gomes drops by
May 31, 2017

This UCSD Professor Is Using Science to Make Cheese Taste Better

Assistant professor Rachel Dutton is elevating cheese in the unlikeliest of places—a science lab
May 31, 2017

Tajima Teams Up With Carnitas’ Snack Shack

The two restaurants are creating a meaty ramen for June
May 30, 2017

Farmer's Table Is Surprisingly Excellent — and Disappointing

The La Mesa restaurant boasts farm-to-table recipes but the only person who is passionate is the chef
May 26, 2017

San Diego's Best Restaurants 2017

The top tacos, chicken wings, seafood, burgers, kid-friendly eateries, breweries, and more
May 26, 2017

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 47

A refreshed rooftop bar opens in the East Village, and UC San Diego “cheese professor” Rachel Dutton schools us on fromage
May 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Turns 90

Our tips for an adult spring break at the famous Tinseltown site
April 11, 2017

A Family Afar: A Taste of True Hollywood

Columnist Jon Bailey and his family have different views of Hollywood glitz and glamour
April 10, 2017

Sweet Spot: Barbusa's Deconstructed Cannoli

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

7 Unique Yoga Experiences Worth Traveling For

Add a little excitement to your shavasana with these far-flung yoga adventures
April 6, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Curadero

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