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Restaurant Review: The Patio on Goldfinch

At the Patio on Goldfinch, plant walls and missing rooftops are pure magic

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Side Dish: Octopus

On a dare, octopus makes a run at San Diego menus

The Baja Moment

In eight short years, Baja’s gone from a virtual dead zone to one of the globe’s top food and drink destinations

Homebrewing in San Diego

San Diego’s homebrewers are thriving, working hand-in-hand with the city’s powerhouse breweries

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FIRST LOOK: Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

Iconic S.D. coffee roasters Bird Rock Coffee Roasters open second location in Little Italy

Side Dish: Octopus

On a dare, octopus makes a run at San Diego menus

The Baja Moment

In eight short years, Baja’s gone from a virtual dead zone to one of the globe’s top food and drink destinations

Homebrewing in San Diego

San Diego’s homebrewers are thriving, working hand-in-hand with the city’s powerhouse breweries

Trend: Friendsgiving

A “Friendsgiving” might be just the ticket to get your turkey fix this month

10 Hot Plates

November restaurant rumors, openings, & coming-soons

Sweet Spot: Apple Pie

We love this traditional apple pie made with real whole fruit, no fillings, and a buttery crumb topping

Restaurant Review: The Patio on Goldfinch

At the Patio on Goldfinch, plant walls and missing rooftops are pure magic

Where to Eat: Southpaw Social Club

There is a lot to love about Southpaw Social Club’s new fall menu

Eat This: Fish and Clam Ceviche

South African-born chef Ryan Steyn brings his signature dishes to Valle de Guadalupe

Very Important Taco: El Fútbol

Smoked to perfection at Tacos Perla

New Restaurant: Zarco Cocino de Baja

It’s 8.9 miles to downtown Chula Vista and the new Baja bistro from chef Flor Franco

Are You A One-Star Diner?

How do we know this person who Yelp-mugged our favorite bistro isn’t just another hungry sociopath? It's time to create a Yelp that reviews... us.

Best Things I Ate This Month: October 2014

Chicken and Dumplings at Kitchen 1540, Octopus at The Patio on Goldfinch, Green Flash at Sea180 Coastal Tavern

The Best Food & Drink Events This Month

4th Annual Baja California Culinary Festival, Kitchen Ink: A Chef Tattoo Dinner, Taste of Mission Hills

The Perfect Oyster?

Ironside debuts their dream oyster this weekend at FESTA in Little Italy

THE DIGEST: Oct. 9, 2014

All the news, ideas, viscera you need to know about San Diego's food and drink scene.

THE DIGEST: Oct. 8, 2014

All of today's new restaurant openings, closings, news and thoughts from food critic Troy Johnson.

THE DRINK: Génépi Americana

A Ph.D. San Diego food scientist and Grant Grill bartender set out to crack one of the alcohol world's longest-lasting secret recipes: Chartreuse. They end up with this...

THE DIGEST

All of today's new restaurant openings, closings, news and thoughts from food critic Troy Johnson.

The Best San Diego Beers

San Diego beers nab 14 medals at Great American Beer Festival. Here are the ones to try right now.

Sweet Spot: Cinnamon Churros

These airy, crispy-but-soft-inside churro puffs are muy, muy fantastico

Behind the Scenes Video: Making the October issue

Go behind the scenes of our shoot at Ironside Fish & Oyster in Little Italy

This Store is Lovely Our Plane's Going to Explode

One minute I'm having a five-course tasting menu from a James Beard Award-winning chef. The next minute our plane's gonna blow up. Here's how that went.

Fast Food, The New Generation

The fast-casual healthy gourmet trend continues with new Tender Greens, Cafe Gratitude.

Wake Up And Smell the Coffee

As American coffee culture moves past the nonfat vanilla lattes toward a more elevated brew, San Diego is right on trend

Celebrate the Craft

Slow food feast returns to The Lodge

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