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Looking Back at Soul Coughing’s 'Ruby Vroom'

The supremely weird, extremely fun album holds up after 25 years
March 20, 2019

From the Archives: When the Padres Became a Major League Team in 1969

And how Padres President Emil "Buzzie" Bavasi got us there half a century ago
March 19, 2019

‘Angels in America’ Is the Best Thing I’ve Seen So Far This Year

Cygnet Theatre proves that the two-part epic is as awesome and resonant today as it was in 1993
March 18, 2019

Restaurants Are Dying; Here’s the Solution

It’s simple math, but the state of California refuses to allow it
March 18, 2019

Trail of the Month: Stadium Hill Run

How to break a sweat at SDCCU Stadium
March 15, 2019

Puesto Adds a Roving Margarita Cart

And Lucien Conner offers us his tips for batching Margaritas
March 15, 2019

Why Tacos Are The Best Food on the Planet

Tacos are rule-breaking, explosive, democratic, hand-held things of righteousness
March 15, 2019

San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2019

Where to eat, drink, and party like the Irish
March 15, 2019

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
March 14, 2019

The Other Stone

San Diego’s largest independent craft brewer has another (big) beer business
March 14, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 135

Interview with a local culinary stalwart, One Paseo, and mail-order meal kits
March 14, 2019

Very Important Taco: The Birria Tacos at El Jardin

How executive chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins roasts these mouth-watering goat-filled tacos
March 13, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse’s ‘Diana’ Is a Moving Tribute to the People’s Princess

The multiple Tony Award–winning team behind Memphis and Come From Away take on the monarchy
March 13, 2019

Noname’s Warmer Take on Hip-Hop

The Chicago rapper-singer’s Room 25 is the best rap album of the past year
March 13, 2019

Celebrating Women: Kim Perell Wants You to Succeed

The CEO, author, multimillionaire, and mom gets frank about bankruptcy, traits for success, and more
March 13, 2019

Spring Fashion 2019: 6 Monochromatic Looks Defining the Season

Stand out with solid bold colors—as shown against the Glamis sand dunes
March 12, 2019

Goodnight, Urban Solace

Urban Solace and Solace and the Moonlight Lounge are closing on Wednesday
March 12, 2019

Five Questions with Cirque du Soleil Performer Jeffrey Whaley

The legendary Cirque du Soleil comes to the Del Mar Fairgrounds this spring with its first production fusing extreme sports and traditional circus performance.
March 12, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: March 2019

Coconut Magic Bar at Waters, Cornish hen at Tahona and smoked turkey at Grand Ole Flinn Springs
March 11, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in March and April

Seasonal food dinners, Chef-Driven Bake Sale and Fundamentals of Blind Wine Tasting
March 11, 2019

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Heads to San Diego

The New York-based dance troupe celebrates 60 years with a tour honoring its founder
March 11, 2019

Dinner with San Diego’s James Beard Nominee

She’ll share her most embarrassing stories, and I’ll share mine
March 8, 2019

Have a Beer with Matt Zirpolo, New President of the San Diego Brewers Guild

Burgeon’s co-founder takes the helm
March 7, 2019

Fort Oak Opens in Mission Hills

Chef Brad Wise converts a former Ford dealership into an intimate dining experience
March 7, 2019

Family Adventures Across Hawai‘i

Awe-inspiring sights and activities await your ‘ohana (family) across the Pacific
March 7, 2019

3 Must-See Exhibits Opening in San Diego This Month

At galleries large and small, our picks for a visual feast
March 7, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 134

Small Bar’s second life, a contest seeking SD’s best taco recipe, plus lots of food news
March 7, 2019

A Champion Jockey’s Race to Recovery

A debilitating spinal injury threatened Victor Espinoza’s career, but with the help of Scripps, he hopes to get back in the saddle
March 6, 2019

Bao Down at Din Tai Fung in Westfield UTC

This world-renowned eatery excels at everything except what they’re famous for
March 6, 2019

Four Questions With Aaron David Roberts

The director and producer schooled us on his pilot “Chartered” and the state of film production in San Diego.
March 6, 2019

Julia Holter Is a Builder of Worlds

The singer-songwriter discusses new album Aviary and the importance of communication
March 6, 2019

First Look: Louisiana Purchase

A former beach guy and a real-deal Louisiana chef grow up together in North Park
March 5, 2019

Best San Diego Beer and Wine Fests Happening This Spring

Cheers to crafts beers and top-tier wine
March 5, 2019

Don Winslow Tells All About Tackling 'The Border'

Bestselling author and East County resident Don Winslow debuts his latest novel, The Border
March 5, 2019

Cereus Joins Tijuana’s Growing Craft Cocktail Scene

The new bar has a menu by Irving Gonzalez and an ideal location in revamped Estación Federal
March 4, 2019

10 Hot Plates: San Diego's Top Food News in March

The latest restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons
March 4, 2019

Putting a Face to San Diego's Homeless

Three shelter residents share their stories, hopes, and fears with writer Kelly Davis
March 4, 2019

Vote Now for San Diego's Best Restaurants 2019

From pho to fries, you can choose San Diego's best eats and drinks in 99 categories
March 4, 2019

The Contender: Vegan Royale

An OB burger joint is in the running for the best veggie burger in San Diego
March 1, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: March 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
March 1, 2019

21 Ultimate Road Trip Itineraries from San Diego

These getaways will take you through California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Mexico
March 1, 2019

Green Flash Is Not Dead

New management and a big rebranding campaign bring Mira Mesa’s largest brewery back into the game
February 28, 2019

You’re Invited: Dinner With Our Food Critic

On March 21, Troy Johnson and El Jardin’s Chef and Partner Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins will team up for a one-time event for Insiders
February 28, 2019

Where to Run in San Diego in March

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more
February 27, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 133

The parking episode! Plus a rundown of new restaurants, the latest chef-hunter trend, and lots of La Mesa talk
February 27, 2019

On the Record with Phantogram

The dreamy duo’s frontwoman Sarah Barthel dishes on local hotspots and San Diego’s awesome fans
February 27, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Little Italy

The epicenter of all things cool and culinary in San Diego continues to reinvent itself
February 26, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Gaining Perspective

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the March issue of San Diego Magazine
February 26, 2019

‘Aladdin’ at the Civic Theatre Recaptures Most of the Original Film’s Magic

Four new songs—and three that were cut from the cartoon—add up to something like an ultimate edition for old and new fans alike
February 25, 2019

How One Chef is Sharing San Diego’s Fishing Culture with a Few of America’s Top Chefs

Ironside Fish & Oyster Executive Chef Jason McLeod kicks off a new iteration of his famed Chef’s Catch Dinner Series
February 25, 2019

I Don’t Believe You Like That Burger

Did we really enjoy that dish, or do we really need people to think we did?
February 22, 2019

Brooklyn Brewery's Beer Comes to San Diego

The East Coast icon is now on tap around town
February 21, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 132

What's behind the natural wine trend, plus new gelato shops and a debate over Instagram influencers
February 21, 2019

Small Bar Taps Its Talented Friends

The University Heights pub works with some of its industry regulars to survive, and even better than that
February 21, 2019

Cheryl Strayed’s ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ Is a Natural Fit for the Stage

The Old Globe brings the Wild author’s beautifully written advice column to life
February 21, 2019

Bob Mould on Seeking A Brighter Outlook with ‘Sunshine Rock’

The punk legend discusses his latest album and reflects on the industry
February 20, 2019

2019 Padres Spring Training Guide

What to do, where to stay, and how to keep the kids busy in Peoria and Phoenix
February 20, 2019

Very Important Taco: Smokey Pork + Mac Taco from Not Not Tacos

Sam the Cooking Guys puts a comfort food spin on tacos
February 20, 2019

Experience Estancia’s newly revamped restaurant as an Insider

Toast the new Mustangs & Burros with craft cocktails and charcuterie
February 19, 2019

Your Restaurant Promiscuity Is Out of Control

How social media is making, and breaking, our neighborhood restaurants
February 15, 2019

Save the Date: San Diego’s First Bartender Shakedown

On March 2, twenty-one of the region’s best bars will be serving drinks under one roof
February 15, 2019

‘The Hour of Great Mercy’ Faces Mortality with Dignity

Every scene is crucial, and every actor at the top of their game in Diversionary Theatre’s newest world premiere
February 15, 2019

Trail of the Month: Oak Canyon Trail

The 2.6-mile trek has views of the Old Mission Dam, wildflowers, and rock formations
February 15, 2019

Sustainable Fashion Has Officially Landed in Del Mar

Housed in the Flower Hill Promenade, Ineffably stocks only organic or ethically-made staples
February 15, 2019

Kairoa Opens in University Heights

One of San Diego’s hippest neighborhoods finally has a beer to call its own
February 14, 2019

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 131

A new Moroccan Baja-inspired restaurant lands in North Park, plus loads of other food news
February 14, 2019

The New Textile Shop in Normal Heights

Textile designer Erin Dollar dishes on bringing her brand Cotton + Flax, into a brick and mortar
February 13, 2019

Dave Brubeck’s 'Time Out' Is the Essence of Cool

Celebrating the jazz classic as it reaches its 60th anniversary
February 13, 2019

Pets Help Put Patients on the Mend

More than 60 pet therapy teams visit patients throughout the Scripps Health system
February 13, 2019

Jeune Et Jolie Opens in Carlsbad

The new concept from the Campfire team brings a mix of French, Caribbean, and Vietnamese cuisine to the village
February 12, 2019

13 Golden Ideas for Valentine's Day You Can Only Find in San Diego

Shop local and spoil your partner—or yourself!—with these gorgeously gilt accessories
February 12, 2019

Puesto's Next Top Taco

Submit your best taco recipe for the chance to win a grand prize
February 12, 2019

Win a Luxury Hotel Stay in Puerto Vallarta

Soak up the sun during a three night stay at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa
February 12, 2019

A Queen-Inspired Show Debuts in San Diego

San Diego native and America’s Got Talent finalist Brian Justin Crum stars in Somebody to Love at Music Box on February 14
February 11, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: February 2019

Braised beef noodle soup at Din Tai Fung, octopus salad at Biga, and smoked carnitas taco at Lola 55
February 11, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in February and March

Carruth Barrel-Tasting Party, Cakebread Wine Dinner, and Best Coast Beer Fest
February 11, 2019

Aubergine’s Delicious Ingredients Fall Short of a Meal

San Diego Rep’s latest drama serves up lovely insights on food, family, and death, but doesn’t quite make a solid story from them
February 11, 2019

Spirit of the Month: Ampersand Coffee Liqueur

Skip the Kahlúa and go for this Old Harbor all-star
February 11, 2019

A Mission Hills Condo Gets a Modern-Meets-Art Deco Refresh

Meet the couple who seamlessly took a stab at outfitting their first home on their own
February 11, 2019

First Look: Cesarina

A trio of highly Italian men open a fresh pasta oasis in Point Loma
February 11, 2019
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