September 2014

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Funky and Functional

If your living space needs a colorful makeover, head to North Park’s new home store, Kaleidoscope.

Decorate with Maps

Trend alert: Maps are having a moment

The Beatle is Back

The last time Sir Paul McCartney played in San Diego, he wasn’t yet a Sir.

Central California: The New Napa

Central California’s quaint B&Bs and luxury resorts are less of a drive and—dare we say it—less pretentious than Napa.

There’s an App for That!

Marketplace

Rebuilding the Dream

A Del Mar family turns a house left in ruins into a modern jewel

On the Vineyard

A wine release party is the wine equivalent of welcoming a baby.

Crushing on Temecula

If Napa seems like a schlep, celebrate California Wine Month in Temecula

Gastro Trip: Rosarito

What to expect this season in our favorite food destinations, both established and up-and-coming

Gastro Trip: Salt Lake City

What to expect this season in our favorite food destinations, both established and up-and-coming

Gastro Trip: Portland

5 Reasons to Visit the Enthusiastic Eater’s Paradise this Fall

Cabo for Grown-ups

If your last trip to Cabo San Lucas involved drinking a yard at El Squid Roe, it’s time to consider a return trip—and here’s how to do it differently.

Rock Your Fitness

We all know San Diego is the birthplace of the modern triathlon. If you haven’t already, it’s time to finally “tri” this sport. No excuses!

Best Dressed in Tijuana

Border report

Restaurant Review: Tidal

Paradise Point and chef Amy DiBiase resuscitate a classic with Tidal

Parental Indiscrection

An Attitude of Gratitude

Mac is Back

It was a thing, then it wasn’t. Now it is, again.

Secret San Diego

Psst! You didn’t hear it from us, but this town has all kinds of "hidden gems" (yes, we said it). And we’re not talking ghost stories at the Hotel Del.

Cabrillo Memorial Drive

Trail of the month

10 Hot Plates

Rumors, openings, & coming-soons

Where to Work off that Wine

Round off California Wine Month with some aerial yoga

Sweet Spot: Toast

The toast trend has landed in North Park.

Neighborhood Guide: Carlsbad Village

Nestled between Carlsbad’s sandy beaches and low-key ’burbs is a walkable downtown.

Trending: Waffles

Move over, donuts; waffles are the hot new hand-held treat. Here are three new spots to score one.

V.I.P: Flor Franco

Meet the Valle de Guadalupe’s rising star chef

New Restaurant: Don Chido

The Gaslamp’s getting better. Don Chido is proof.

5 People to Watch This Month

San Diego locals doing interesting things in September

Too Cool for School

It's that time of the year again! Get your mini fashionistas ready for the school year.

Slope Style in Jackson Hole

Upscale resorts and restaurants meet laid-back Western cool in this charming Wyoming ski town

Shopping: Capri Me

This chic new boutique features luxury handmade sandals.

Your Shelf Life

5 books to read this month

The Race Registry

Where to run this month

Fall Fashion: Dressed up in Downtown

The new San Diego Central Library provides the perfect backdrop for fall’s hottest looks.

Acquired: Swell Cafe

Over in Mission Beach, the Patio Restaurant Group (PRG) acquired sustainable coffee outpost Swell Café.

Southern Flair at ACME Southern Kitchen

Local chef Terryl Gavre is on a roll, opening two new eateries this year.

Dig in to Flavor at Hanna's Gourmet

Fans of authentic ethnic food experiences, take note.

Puesto Change-o

The original Puesto taco shop in La Jolla has been amped up.

Vintage San Diego: Higher Education

San Diego State University in 1934

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