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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 1

A fun, new food-and-drink podcast by San Diego Magazine


Who: San Diego Magazine food critic, and all-around funny writer guy Troy Johnson along with Erin Chambers Smith, Archana Ram and rotating special guests. (Email us if you’d like to be on the show!)

What: A light, not-too-filling, fun half hour chat on San Diego’s food scene. Restaurant openings, chef interviews, and our take on national trends and news. And, we’ll always end with tips on where to eat and drink well this week.

When: Every week, hopefully posted on Thursdays. Sign up for our e-mail list here so you can be sure you’re notified when it’s posted. Or, subscribe to this blog on the right, and it’ll ping you when there is a new podcast posted.

Why: Podcasts are a thing! And since we’re a monthly magazine, a weekly podcast is a perfect way for us to stay in touch and offer good ideas and advice in between issues of the magazine. And since food and restaurants are what you readers tell us you like most, well, it only makes sense for us to start our podcasting adventure with one on food.

Where: We tape the podcast from our office downtown, but the equipment we have is mobile, so we could record from anywhere. Would you like to sponsor a podcast at your restaurant or bar? Email David, our producer and digital media director.

Subscribe to The Happy Half Hour on iTunes or Google Play, or listen below.

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About This Blog

Since 2016, San Diego Magazine produces a number of weekly podcasts. Here you'll find all recent episodes.

Happy Half Hour is a weekly chat on San Diego's most buzzy drinking and dining news, featuring prominent industry guests, new openings, and the best things to eat and drink right now. Hosted by Troy Johnson, Erin Chambers Smith, and Archana Ram.

The Show About Shows features a roundtable chat with local actors and theater professionals, the latest in showbiz news from off-Broadway to up-and-coming troupes, and a new show review every week. Hosted by Erin Glenny, Kim Cunningham, and Dan Letchworth.

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