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A Decade of Restaurant Lessons at The Smoking Goat

The restaurant's owners share what they’ve learned after 10 years in North Park
January 22, 2020

Get to Know the Wild Psychedelic Rock of Mexico's Los Dug Dug's

The language of psychedelic rock isn't quite universal, but the band's four albums suggest it's close enough
January 22, 2020

‘The Humans’ Is an Engrossing, Eerie Family Portrait

What SD Rep’s latest lacks in dramatic punch, it makes up for in dialogue and atmosphere
January 21, 2020

Seven Ways to Give Back As a Group

Grab your coworkers, friends, book club, or church members
January 21, 2020

How to Get Hired in San Diego

Three bigwigs share their advice
January 21, 2020

Dinner Party Fodder: UCSD Research on Honeybees

How researchers are reversing honeybee population decline
January 21, 2020

This San Diego Startup Makes THC-Free CBD Products

Bear Necessities Co. created a CBD product for parents, pets, and even kids
January 21, 2020

Shaping San Diego 2020

San Diego is pushing limits in business and innovation
January 20, 2020

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good
January 20, 2020

United Way and Serving Seniors Celebrate Big Birthdays

Plus Academy of Our Lady of Peace students help needy families
January 20, 2020

How to Care for a ZZ Plant

January Newland of Wild Island Collective fills out our tip sheet
January 17, 2020

Local Roots Brings Hard Kombucha To North County

The Vista-based kombucha brewery is booming
January 16, 2020

Angelo Sosa leaves Death by Tequila, San Diego Gets SoCal’s First Native American-Owned Brewery

After a long holiday break, Hot Plates returns
January 16, 2020

Shop Like a Tastemaker: Sormeh Rienne's Favorite Things

The San Diego-based interior designer shows up what she's loving now
January 16, 2020

Ring In the New Year Sans Alcohol

Dry January is a great way to get the benefits of going alcohol-free, but why stop there?
January 16, 2020

A Q&A With the New Owner of Ballast Point

Happy Half Hour Podcast 179
January 15, 2020

Destination: Tuetano Taqueria

A chef with a famous taco struggles to sell it to her own neighbors
January 15, 2020

3 San Diego Ceramists on Why Their Craft's Cool Again

Pottery makers explain their business of clays and glaze
January 15, 2020

Have a Gay Ol’ Time with 'Twelfth Night'

San Diego Junior Theatre does gender-bending Shakespeare with professional-level talent and modern flair
January 14, 2020

8 San Diego Brands Explain How They Made It to the Top

Entrepreneurs and company rock stars divulge their secrets for success
January 13, 2020

Eat This, Drink That: January 2020

Carne asada taco at Teutano, Queso Taco Extremo at Ed Fernandez Restaurant, and quesabirria at TJ Birrieria
January 13, 2020

The Best Food and Drink Events in January and February

San Diego Brew Festival, Super Bowl at Theatre Box, and 2100 Kettner Fete & Feast
January 13, 2020

The Arc of San Diego Celebrates Another Successful Winter Wonderland

Hundreds turned out for the runway show and luncheon benefiting children and adults with disabilities
January 10, 2020

Destination: Fernandez Restaurant

Mind-blowing tacos and projected guilt at one of SoCal’s most famous birria spots
January 10, 2020

The Rock 'n' Roll Home in Kensington

How the Hernandezes worked in phases to bring a little edginess
January 10, 2020

The Only Holocaust Uniforms in San Diego

A closeup look of this memorabilia coming to Chula Vista Library's Heritage Museum
January 10, 2020

Six Picks for San Diego Restaurant Week 2020

You’re guaranteed to do well with any of our winners from last year’s Best Restaurants poll
January 10, 2020

Love Italian Food? Get Ready to Feast, Because Matteo Cattaneo of Buona Forchetta Fame is Opening More Restaurants This Year

Happy Half Hour Podcast 177
January 10, 2020

Video: A Peek At Our Insiders Club

For members only…New perks, insider info and access to the editors
January 9, 2020

The San Diego Brewers Guild Launches An Inclusion Committee

Conversations about diversity in craft beer officially move to a local level
January 9, 2020

Why Do People Call It Coronado Island When It's a Peninsula?

San Diego Magazine’s fact checker extraordinaire answers our questions about our city
January 8, 2020

Three San Diego Music Stories to Watch in 2020

The uncertainty of the industry looms large at the beginning of this year
January 8, 2020

Brunch Bash 2020

Unlimited brunch bites and mimosas are the perfect reason to get out of bed
January 8, 2020

70 & Sunny: Two San Diegans, Decades Apart, Talk Bucket Lists and Spelling Tests

Dina is a retiree in Santee, and Kai is a second grader in Pacific Beach
January 7, 2020

The Hunt for San Diego's Best Birria

Food critic Troy Johnson starts his spiritual quest for the iconic Mexican dish
January 7, 2020

San Diego's Healthy Eating Guide

52 tips on how to balance your diet, practice healthy eating habits, and more
January 6, 2020

San Diego Oasis Spreads Holiday Cheer

Plus more good news from the San Diego Women’s Foundation and Del Mar Highlands Town Center
January 6, 2020

When Your Christmas Tree Turns Brown, Stay Green by Recycling It

After the Christmas spirit has left your home, save your tree a trip to the landfill and choose a greener option: recycling it (or letting it decompose naturally)
January 3, 2020

Salute the Real Heroes: San Diego's Nursing Professionals

San Diego Magazine launches a nomination-based, community-wide award celebration that honors nursing professionals
January 3, 2020

Three Food Trends to Watch in 2020

What the statistics behind how we eat predict for 2020
January 3, 2020

What We're Craving, Sipping and Talking About in January

Nashville hot chicken, better options for 'Dry January,' and Filipino cuisine
January 3, 2020

I Tried It: VibeFlow Yoga

An editor shakes up her workout at this new vibrating yoga studio at One Paseo
January 2, 2020

All Signs Point to 13 Point

One year in, Lemon Grove’s first (and only) independent brewery hits its stride
January 2, 2020

A Look at the Pour-Over Ramen at the New Nima Café

How an Italian-trained chef is making nearly instant ramen at Nima Café in the marina district
December 31, 2019

The 7 Most Rewarding Photo Shoots of 2019

How we got those shots, involving drones, dunes, rooftops, blacktops, and more
December 31, 2019

The Must-Try Dishes of 2019

SD Mag food critic and Food Network judge Troy Johnson names his top dishes of the year
December 30, 2019

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Carlsbad

Where to eat, drink, and play in the North County enclave
December 30, 2019

How Much It Costs to Rent in Normal Heights

Cody and Jamie share what it's like to rent a two bedroom
December 30, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: January 2020

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
December 30, 2019

2020 Vision: The Future of San Diego Beer

Five predictions of what we can expect to see in #sdbeer in the next year
December 26, 2019

West Health and Local Leaders Sign the San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative

Plus Nordson Corporation Foundation gives BLCI a home and Cox Communications celebrates Tech the Halls
December 23, 2019

New Brunch Spot Opens in Gaslamp, North Park Gets a Trattoria

Plus more restaurant openings and other news in San Diego food this month
December 20, 2019

10 Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Cocktail Fan

From narwhal cocktail picks to a mid-century cocktail book, we’ve got you covered
December 20, 2019

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in San Diego 2020

Whether you’re celebrating the end of a decade or the beginning of a new one, these are fine choices of venue.
December 20, 2019

Garden Kitchen Has Earned Its Place at the Farm-To-Table Forefront

The menu at this farm-to-table spot in Rolando changes every single day
December 20, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Behind Our Magazine Redesign

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the January issue of San Diego Magazine
December 20, 2019

10 Best Images of 2019

And how our local photographers got the shot
December 19, 2019

Ska Bar Brings a Welcoming Space and Great Cocktails to Normal Heights

Elliott Mizuki’s Asian-inspired menu hits all the right notes
December 19, 2019

Come See What’s New in Palm Springs

This SoCal city is constantly reinventing the landscape with new places to stay and play
December 19, 2019

Win Tickets to the 42nd Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl

This year’s USC vs. Iowa match-up marks the Holiday Bowl’s third straight paring of teams that are ranked nationally in the top 25
December 19, 2019

The Team Reminisces On 2019 as They Look Back at Trends, Guests and Holiday Traditions

Happy Half Hour Podcast 176
December 19, 2019

5 Free Things to Do In San Diego This Week: December 19-24

Ugly Sweater Yappy Hour, Downtown at Sundown, Exile on Kettner Blvd. and more admission-free events this week
December 19, 2019

San Diego's Best New Restaurants of 2019

From a 200 million-dollar renovation project to a dirty little burger, these made a dent
December 18, 2019

10 Career & Life Lessons I Learned from the Women I Interviewed in 2019

Free advice from women more accomplished and experienced than a lot of us
December 18, 2019

Self-care for the Sandwich Generation

Caring for aging parents, as well as your children, can take a toll if you don’t put yourself first
December 17, 2019

Insurgente Is Fighting Back

Beer businesses on both sides of the border rally to support the currently closed brewery
December 17, 2019

Queenstown Public House Hosts Fifth Gingerbread Toy Drive

Plus local businesses and organizations give big ahead of the holidays
December 16, 2019

Private Dining Guide 2019

These private rooms and dining services are ready to treat you like family
December 13, 2019

San Diego Magazine's Travel Awards 2020

Cast your vote now for your favorite hotels and attractions and win a $200 gift card
December 13, 2019

San Diego Holiday Entertaining Guide 2019

December 13, 2019

Your Winter Getaway in the Islands of Aloha

Time your getaway to one of Hawai‘i’s unique festivals
December 13, 2019

From the Archives: Covers of Christmas Past

We revisit four holiday covers from the '50s and '60s
December 13, 2019

The Best Chicken Wings In San Diego

The results of food critic Troy Johnson’s epic quest for the city’s best tiny chicken
December 13, 2019

Bottle Rocket Launches in the East Village

The new East Village bar is turbocharged with craft beer and cheesesteaks
December 12, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: December 14-18

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade, Craft & Draft, Martinis & Vinyl and more admission-free events
December 12, 2019

What Was the Best Thing You Ate in San Diego In 2019? The Team Reminisces Over the Biggest Stories and Reveals Their Personal ‘Best Of’ List

Happy Half Hour Podcast 175
December 12, 2019

Happy Healthy Holidays

Helpful tips to keep this holiday season merry and bright
December 11, 2019

The 10 Best San Diego Concerts I Saw in 2019

The best shows of the past year, from an intimate attic show to a live spectacle with strings
December 11, 2019

Welcome to Camp Wamp

Stephen Wampler built a haven for kids living with disabilities
December 11, 2019

San Diego's Stories of 2019

The biggest San Diego headlines you might have missed and news items that went viral this year
December 10, 2019
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