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The French Laundry Experience, Part 1

What it’s like to dine in one of the most famous restaurants in the world
December 6, 2019

Pop-Up Dinner Inside Life-Size Terrarium Heading to San Diego

Plus South Park is getting a new nonprofit restaurant, Moto Deli reopens, and more San Diego restaurant news
December 6, 2019

Drink Beer, Spread Cheer

These local breweries are kicking off the holiday season with charitable endeavors
December 5, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: December 6-8

South Park Walkabout, San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Bike the Boulevard and more admission-free events
December 5, 2019

Sergio Garcia Manriquez of Dos Tierras Talks About Finding His Calling Through Cooking

Happy Half Hour Podcast 174
December 5, 2019

Battle the Holiday Bulge

Tips to avoid putting on pounds over the holidays
December 4, 2019

San Diego Holiday Survival Guide

Consider at least five of your holiday anxieties solved
December 4, 2019

Event Photos: #SKY5Year

Photos from the event at SKY Facial Plastic Surgery on August 7, 2019
December 3, 2019

Event Photos: A Day at the Races

Photos from the event at Il Palio at Del Mar on August 2, 2019
December 3, 2019

Event Photos: 8th Annual Scripps M.O.S.T. Mariachi Festival

Photos from the event at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay on June 1, 2019
December 3, 2019

San Diego Faces of Medicine 2019

Whether you need a family doctor or specialist, selecting a physician is a very personal matter
December 3, 2019

Trail of the Month: Bernardo Mountain Summit Trail

The challenging North County trek is worth it for the views at the top
December 3, 2019

Happy Holidays From San Diego Magazine

We scrapped the card and made a video
December 3, 2019

20% Off Any Regular Priced Massage or Facial at Ocean Pearl Spa

Rewind, relax and revitalize at Ocean Pearl Spa located at the Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Receive 20% off any regular priced massage or facial as an Insider! (Does not include 20% Gratuity and 4% surcharge for 2020 dates).
December 2, 2019

10% Off Paru Tea Online and In-Store

Looking for the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life or something special just for yourself? Check out Paru Tea, based in Point Loma, who blends quality ingredients with aesthetic beauty!
December 2, 2019

Complimentary 2oz Scrub With Any Purchase From LĒNUS

Spoil yourself or a loved one with LĒNUS Handcrafted! LĒNUS has an extensive line of products that are truly clean, genuine and effective.
December 2, 2019

San Diego Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

These local restaurants will be open on December 25
December 2, 2019

San Diego Holiday Gift Guide 2019

71 local gift ideas for her, him, the kids, (and even pets!) broken down by price
December 2, 2019

Six Food Things I’m Grateful For

San Diego people, places, and trends I appreciate the heck out of
November 27, 2019

How the City of Oceanside is Using an Innovative Kitchen in the Fight Against Food Waste

Happy Half Hour Podcast 173
November 27, 2019

Four Holiday Cocktails and a Punch Bowl to Try This Winter

Winter holiday cocktails—like these at Starlite, SKA Bar, L'Auberge and Bankers Hill—are the best cocktails
November 27, 2019

Mulled Mead Glows Up

Meadiocrity Mead’s glühmet, or mulled mead, is a unique treat for blustery days
November 27, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: December 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
November 26, 2019

Where to Run in San Diego in December

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more
November 26, 2019

Al Howard on the Art of Crate Digging

The local songwriter and musician discusses his history and strategies for finding unknown vinyl treasures
November 26, 2019

City Ballet of San Diego Presents “The Nutcracker”

See it at Spreckels Theatre December 6–22
November 25, 2019

On the Job: The Piano Man at Mille Fleurs

Randy Beecher has tickled the ivories at Mille Fleurs for over a quarter century
November 25, 2019

Where to Shop in San Diego on Small Business Saturday

Cross holiday shopping off your to-do list while supporting these discounted local shops and eateries
November 25, 2019

Ronald McDonald House’s ROMP Gala raises $600,000

Plus more good news from Home Start, Inc. and SAY San Diego
November 25, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Julian

The apple pie alone is legendary, and new businesses have turned this small mining town into a dining and craft cider destination too
November 22, 2019

Scout's Honor at The Nolen

This limited-edition cocktail invokes the cozy feeling of fires and melted marshmallows
November 22, 2019

Very Important Taco: Pork Birria and Funghi Ranchero Tacos

A mobile caterer brings a taste of 'grandmother's cooking' San Diego
November 22, 2019

A November Comedy and Drama Double Feature

American Buffalo at Tenth Avenue Arts Center; And Neither Have I Wings to Fly at Scripps Ranch Theatre
November 21, 2019

Finding Sanctuary at The Lost Abbey

A new tasting room in San Elijo Hills pours old favorites
November 21, 2019

Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 23-27

Vinyl Sale and Swap, Second Chance Pizza Party, Turkey Calling Show and more admission-free events this week
November 21, 2019

Fernando Gaxiola Gives San Diegans a Taste of Mexico’s Wine Country Through His Company, Baja Wine and Food

Happy Half Hour Podcast 172
November 21, 2019

Where to Have Thanksgiving Dinner in San Diego

They’ll do the dishes, too.
November 20, 2019

Event Photos: Top Doctors 2019

Photos from the event at Intercontinental San Diego on October 18, 2019
November 20, 2019

Wonderfront Festival, Meg Myers and More San Diego Shows To See This Week

Plus Vetiver, Big Freedia, and Turnover in this week's recommended San Diego concerts
November 20, 2019

San Diego, You May Now Rise for Nick Offerman

The man best known for playing Ron Swanson will perform at the Balboa Theatre
November 20, 2019

Serẽa’s Sustainable Seafood Menu Is Admirable, but Lacks Side Dishes

Fresh, local seafood isn’t cheap at this fine-dining restaurant at the historical Hotel Del
November 19, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Merry, Bright, and Grateful

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the December issue of San Diego Magazine
November 19, 2019

Five Questions With Local Bodyboarder Diego Land

Land and his son Micah will compete at this weekend’s Bodyboarding US Festival in Ocean Beach, the first major sponging contest California has seen in years.
November 18, 2019

The Foodie Physician

This Scripps doctor cooks up lessons in nutrition and health
November 18, 2019

The Contender: Canyon Sports Pub & Grill

A zero-frills watering hole in Chula Vista has a little magic with its Buffalo-style wings
November 15, 2019

A Q&A with Armand King, on His Book 'Raised In Pimp City'

The founder of nonprofit Paving Great Futures discusses his former life as a pimp and how to end sex trafficking
November 14, 2019

Where to Drink Craft Beer in Tijuana

San Diego’s sister city is brewing world-class craft beer just a few miles from home
November 14, 2019

Tommy the Fishmonger Talks About Going Solo while Staying Sustainable

Happy Half Hour Podcast 171
November 14, 2019

Rare Society Opens in Hillcrest, Double Standard Closes in Gaslamp

Plus Chad White returns to San Diego for a special dinner series and more San Diego restaurant news
November 14, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 15-19

Beachside Fall Fest, Chicano Park mural unveiling, Del Mar Antique Show and more admission-free events
November 14, 2019

Glam Squad Targets San Diego’s Low-Income Seniors

Charity project hopes to boost self-confidence by gifting makeovers
November 13, 2019

From the Archives: San Diego Magazine's First Review of Pamplemousse, 1997

What's the same and a little different at one of San Diego's most iconic restaurants
November 13, 2019

3 Ways to Style Your Succulents for the Holidays

We excerpt three recipes from Jessica Cain's book, Stylish Succulent Designs & Other Botanical Crafts
November 12, 2019

My Favorite Restaurant Bathroom

At Pamplemousse Grille, the chef-owner takes time to mock my manhood
November 12, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events In November and December

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Chefsgiving, and Wreaths Across America
November 11, 2019

Eat This, Drink That: November 2019

Octopus at Serea, California Citrus kombucha from MightyBooch, and Philly cheesesteak at Gaglione Brothers
November 11, 2019

Sky of Blue and Sea of Green

Our copy chief reflects on the unique relationship his father had with the afterlife
November 11, 2019

Bank of America honors Alpha Project and Kitchens for Good

Plus the Burn Institute and the Ocean Discovery Institute throw parties with a purpose
November 11, 2019

’Tis the Season for San Diego Fun

Here's where to play and stay this winter in America’s Finest City
November 11, 2019

The Upside of a Downsize—to an Apartment in Carmel Valley

Why the Braidwoods sold their three-bedroom home
November 8, 2019

First Look: Park Commons

Fast Times at Ridgemont High meets the gourmet generation at Sorrento Valley’s new food hall
November 7, 2019

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
November 7, 2019

4 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 7-13

A scavenger hunt, where to meet your future co-founder, and more
November 7, 2019

Meet Rick Chapman, the Co-Founder of Coronado Brewing Company

Happy Half Hour Podcast 170
November 7, 2019

See “Insects Face to Face” at The Nat

The museum's newest exhibit zooms in on creepy crawly critters like never before
November 7, 2019

How to Choose the Right Primary Care Physician

A primary care physician is the quarterback of your health care team
November 7, 2019

This Beer Influencer Wants You to Diversify Your Palate

Brandon Montgomery harnesses global data to promote diversity in craft beer
November 6, 2019

Very Important Taco: Chicken and Carnitas Tacos at Las Cuatro Milpas

There's a reason why there's always a line outside of this Barrio Logan institution
November 6, 2019

To Everything a Season in “The Last Five Years”

This superb musical at Cygnet Theatre finds lasting value in a brief relationship
November 5, 2019

10 Films and Events to See at the San Diego Asian Film Festival

The festival’s 20th year includes a handful of firsts including a spotlight on Tibet and the first festival-produced film
November 5, 2019

International Smoke’s Pear of Thieves is a Perfect Fall Cocktail

Pears are in season and pair nicely with booze
November 5, 2019

7 San Diego Breweries Stand Out with Dishes That Go Beyond Bar Food

It’s not just about what’s in the keg
November 5, 2019

Top Shelf: The Queen of Crowns at Madison

This drink is so mystical that its key ingredient required the light of a full moon
November 4, 2019

Philanthropy is a Family Affair

These three families have passed down their support for Scripps from generation to generation
November 4, 2019

The Gary and Mary West Foundation Help PACE Open a New 20,000-Square-Foot Center in San Marcos

Plus more good news from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Rest Haven Children’s Fund, and a celebration of 30 years of providing better education in Tijuana.
November 4, 2019

FREE VIP Tickets for 10 Barrel Brewing’s Cali Love Music and Art Festival

On November 9th, enjoy a day filled with art, music, and beer at 10 Barrel's Cali Love Music and Arts Festival. VIP tickets include front of the line privileges and a free Cali Love IPA!
November 1, 2019

$45 for 3 Yoga Sessions at VibeFlow Yoga

Enjoy your free first class at Vibe Flow Yoga, and then, just for San Diego Magazine Insiders, 3 additional sessions for $45, a 50% discount off of the retail price.
November 1, 2019

Table for 4 plus Admissions for $40 at the Del Mar Racetrack Bing Crosby Season

Over the course of the 15-day meet, Nov.8 - Dec.1, Del Mar will come alive with high stakes competition, signature seasonal events and must-see concerts.
November 1, 2019

The Contender: Royal Mandarin

The salt-and-pepper wings at National City favorite will knock your socks off
November 1, 2019

Brian Malarkey's Newest Restaurant, Herb & Sea, Debuts Next Week

Plus more food news and events to kick off November
November 1, 2019
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