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Making Calories Count at the Grand Chef Throwdown

The human side of the upcoming food event and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser at the Hotel Del
August 22, 2019

Meet the COO of Feeding San Diego

Alicia Saake's on a mission to catch all the food she can—and then give it to hungry San Diegans
August 22, 2019

Letter from the Editor: It’s No Longer Lonely at the Top

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

The Digest: Five Important Food Stories That Illustrate Major Issues

Bananas going extinct, seafood fraud, figuring out how to feed the world, and more
August 16, 2019

Michelin-Starred Chef Michael Mina

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 158
August 15, 2019

New Food Hall Coming to East Village, and more San Diego Food News

Plus L.A. Restaurateur Setting Up Shop in Little Italy and more restaurant openings and coming-soons
August 14, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: August 2019

Eggplant Parmesan at Cesarina, OB Noodle House Wings at Holding Company, and snacks at Kaneh Co.
August 13, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in August and September

Beau MacMillan and Brian Malarkey Dinner, Cooking Class with a Thai Food Master, and KAABOO
August 12, 2019

Very Important Taco: Kairoa Brewing's Spiced Lamb Street Tacos

A Kiwi spin on barbacoa is a bridge between two culinary traditions
August 9, 2019

First Look: Black Rail Kitchen

Another indie restaurateur opts for suburbia over the sexy downtown streets
August 8, 2019

We Chat with James Beard Award Nominee Chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 157
August 7, 2019

Summer Stephan on Justice, Motherhood, and Not Taking Shortcuts

The San Diego County District Attorney is a pioneer in her field
August 5, 2019

Our Catch of the Day: Peter Halmay, the “Urchin King”

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 156
August 1, 2019

A Q&A with Pro Surfer Carissa Moore

We spoke to the three-time winner of the World Surf League’s Women’s Championship Tour at Oceanside’s Super Girl Surf Pro
August 1, 2019

El Jardin Closes, Buona Forchetta Opens North Park Pizzeria, and More San Diego Food News

The latest restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons to kick off August
July 31, 2019

The Making of San Diego's Only Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Chef William Bradley shares the specific things Addison does to makes them a star
July 30, 2019

4 San Diego Interior Designers Launch Their Own Lines

Plant hangers, cushions, pillows, and formes we can't get enough of
July 25, 2019

We made three beers!

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 155
July 25, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Something Big Is Brewing

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the August issue of San Diego Magazine
July 23, 2019

Companies That Give Back Do Better

Local executive John Asdell explains why corporate social responsibility is a win-win
July 22, 2019

We Talk Beef with Andy Harris of Grand Ole BBQ

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 153
July 18, 2019

North Park Breakfast Company Opens, Old Trieste Closes, and More San Diego Food News in July

The latest restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons
July 17, 2019

A Family Afar: Going Home Again

Our travel-happy dad honors his parents' memory on a road trip with his family
July 17, 2019

Nathan Myhrvold's Food For Thought

The art and science behind the photography of ‘Modernist Cuisine’
July 12, 2019

Meet Arturo Kassel, CEO of Whisknladle and Gravity Heights

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 152
July 10, 2019

Meet the Sea Dragon Breeder at Birch Aquarium

Spend a day in the life with Leslee Matsushige
July 9, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: July 2019

Skirt steak at Cowboy Star, fried rice at Morning Glory, and Dutch baby at Richard Walker's Pancake House
July 9, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in July and August

Pacific Islander Festival, Best of San Diego Party and San Diego Magazine beer release parties
July 8, 2019

Chef Jojo Ruiz of Serea at Hotel Del Coronado and has LaCroix fizzled out?

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 151
July 3, 2019

Very Important Taco: Pacifica Del Mar's Korean Lobster Taco

Add these tacos stuffed with kimchi and Maine lobster to your Taco Tuesday must-eat list
July 1, 2019

First Look: Original 40 Brewing Company

From drive-by shootings to mood lighting—the story of a North Park entrepreneur
June 28, 2019

5 Questions with PigPen Theatre Co. on “The Tale of Despereaux”

The super troupe returns to The Old Globe with an all-new musical
June 27, 2019

Letter from the Editor: The Future is Bright

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the July issue of San Diego Magazine
June 25, 2019

Bobby Alcid Rubio on His Pixar Film, “Float”

The Paradise Hills native shares how he went from sixth grade doodler to Pixar story artist
June 25, 2019

Four favorites to try at Scoop San Diego ice cream fest

Summer is a dish best served cold
June 20, 2019

Special Episode: Live from Our Best Restaurants Party

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Special Edition
June 17, 2019

First Look: Ciccia Osteria

Husband-and-wife chefs take a break from high-end cuisine with a ‘little house’
June 17, 2019

Very Important Taco: Stingray Taco at TJ Oyster Bar

This South Bay mariscos institution cooks up an uncommon marine delicacy
June 12, 2019

We chat with New Orleans native Quinnton Austin, chef of Louisiana Purchase

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 148
June 12, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in June and July

Chefs Sake Dinner, Beer & Sake Festival, and Wing Fest
June 10, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: June 2019

Nachos at 10 Barrel, tequila flan at Death by Tequila, and elote at Gravity Heights
June 10, 2019

The Best Veggie Burgers in San Diego

The citywide hunt for the best plant-based burger found a clear winner
June 7, 2019

Meet David Favela, founder of Border X Brewing; and is the Aperol spritz a bad drink?

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 147
June 6, 2019

San Diego's First Michelin Star Restaurant Is...

The Del Mar restaurant earned it years ago, and kept earning it until it arrived
June 3, 2019

We reveal to chef Angelo Sosa that Death by Tequila is on the cover of Best Restaurants

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 146
May 30, 2019

Campfire, El Jardin, Juniper & Ivy earn Michelin Bib Gourmand honors

Eight restaurants in San Diego highlighted for high-quality, affordable eats
May 28, 2019

Here’s Who Makes the Best Poke in San Diego

3 local restaurants won at this year’s I Love Poke Festival contest
May 24, 2019

The Patio Group gets a new chef, and what’s the tipping etiquette at fast-casual restaurants?

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 145
May 23, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the June issue of San Diego Magazine
May 21, 2019

Behind the Scenes: Just Faux the Cover

A step-by-step guide to the making of the June “Best Restaurants” cover
May 20, 2019

San Diego's Best Restaurants 2019

Nearly 7,500 of our hungriest readers voted in our annual poll—and the results are served
May 20, 2019

We chat with Mark ‘Mud’ Grant at Petco Park, plus some exciting restaurants come to Liberty Station

We also discuss whether fake meat is taking over real meat on Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 144
May 16, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: May 2019

Ramen at HiroNori, camembert fig jam gelato at An's Dry Cleaning, and fried chicken at Louisiana Purchase
May 13, 2019

Very Important Taco: Bone Marrow Taco at Tuetano Taqueria

These birria tacos topped with 'meaty butter' are worth driving to San Ysidro for
May 13, 2019

Rapid Review: HiroNori Craft Ramen

You’ve got to be special to survive in Hillcrest, and this shoyu is just that
May 9, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 143

Happy hour at Petco Park, a Michelin-starred chef is coming to San Diego, and is the Instagram aesthetic over?
May 9, 2019

Eat This: Hawaiian Ahi Crudo at Death by Tequila

Jean-George protégé and Top Chef vet creates a summer version of a Thai classic
May 2, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 142

Meet the San Diego Padres’ executive chef, Roscoe’s first San Diego location, and Troy Johnson is engaged!
May 1, 2019

On the Job: The Crane Operator

When Shane Schroedel has work to do, he is the first one up
April 30, 2019

Sarah Koenig Clears Up Our Biggest Misconceptions About the Justice System

The Serial podcast host spent a year documenting the fault lines of a typical American courthouse
April 29, 2019

First Look: Extraordinary Desserts Bankers Hill

Karen Krasne brings a new cakes-and-things wonderland to Bankers Hill
April 26, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 141

A taqueria in San Ysidro gets national attention, a modern Filipino restaurant to open in Hillcrest, and are millennials sick of drinking?
April 24, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Close to Home

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the May issue of San Diego Magazine
April 23, 2019

The Contender: The Big Zac

A vegan fast-food chain impersonates the McDonald’s classic
April 17, 2019

Very Important Taco: Grilled Yellowtail at Galaxy Taco

How this La Jolla restaurant cooks up the top-shelf local catch
April 17, 2019

A Family Afar: A Parent's Guide to Scrappy Vacation Planning

Four pointers to plan a vacation around your high-schooler's schedule
April 17, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 140

Meet the founder of the I Love Poke Festival, a $3 million brunch spot gets ready to open in Little Italy, and a new 60-second beer review
April 17, 2019

The Contender: Peace Pies

The search for San Diego's best veggie burger continues
April 12, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 139

Inside The Lion’s Share and a fine-dining pop-up, Cucina Urbana gets a new chef, and a restaurant is fined for surcharges
April 11, 2019

Rapid Review: Tribute Pizza

San Diego pizza joint is good enough to get a tribute of its own one day
April 5, 2019

Rapid Review: Cesarina

The fresh-made pasta is good enough to overcome their Des Moines-ish location
April 4, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 138

The Porchetta Shack makes its debut, Neighborhood is getting a makeover, and a debate over the James Beard Awards.
April 3, 2019

Four Questions With…Josh Malmuth, Creator of New NBC Sitcom Set in South Park

“Abby’s” introduces viewers to an illegal bar in a South Park backyard—and the very San Diego characters who frequent it.
April 1, 2019

Earl Grey Citrus Tea Cake Ice Cream at Stella Jean's

The star scoop at Pop Pie Co.'s second biz combines cake and Earl Grey
March 29, 2019

The Holes in the James Beard Awards

It’s a great award from a great organization, but it’s not a national award
March 29, 2019

Cesarina opens in Point Loma

The fresh pasta concept has graduated from the farmer's market circuit to its own eatery
March 28, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Big Things Happening

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the April issue of San Diego Magazine
March 28, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 137

Meet the new executive chef at Born & Raised, Sycuan Casino’s major makeover, and a proposed law to regulate food-delivery services
March 27, 2019

First Look: Sycuan's 260-Million Dollar Redo

Local chef Aldo Negrete maps out the long and winding road to his big gig
March 22, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 136

We chat with the San Diego Tourism Authority about Michelin’s new guide to California restaurants, iconic restaurant closures, and we want to hear from you!
March 21, 2019
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