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Finding Craft Beer in Portugal

A recent trip abroad proves that the craft beer movement has taken hold nearly everywhere
September 20, 2018

3 New Cocktail Menus to Try, Including One Very Legit Mezcal Bar

New drinks that are worth getting out of bed for—and some better enjoyed in pajamas
September 18, 2018

Oggi’s Is Still About the Beer

One of San Diego’s oldest brewpub franchises has a long history of keeping craft in the spotlight
September 13, 2018

Mexican Cuisine Loves Beer

A special six-course menu from Puesto highlights the beauty of pairing simple, fresh ingredients with great craft beer
September 6, 2018

2018-2019 San Diego Arts Preview

54 plays, concerts, ballets, and exhibits you need to see this upcoming season, and more
September 3, 2018

It’s Wet Hop Season!

The end of summer means local brewers clear their schedules to make the hop-freshest beer of the year
August 30, 2018

What San Diego Women Want

53 working women share their compelling stories on navigating pay equity, the baby penalty, #MeToo, and more
August 28, 2018

Have a Beer with Wild Barrel Founders Bill Sysak, Bill Sobieski, and Chris White

Still one of San Diego’s newbies, this ambitious startup has already made a splash
August 23, 2018

Just Launched: Our Insiders Club

For members only…New perks, insider info and access to the editors
August 21, 2018

'San Diego Magazine' Makes a Beer

A special collaboration brings The Bell Marker together with its Broadway neighbor
August 16, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 107

A Portland ramen eatery comes to San Diego, North Park gets more beer, and Stone Brewing’s co-founder Greg Koch drops in
August 15, 2018

Barrel-Aged Beer Abounds at Saint Archer

Tusk & Grain showcases the bourbon-soaked aspirations of one of Miramar’s largest breweries
August 9, 2018

The New Menu at The Lion’s Share Has a Story to Tell

Bar manager Jason O’Bryan took inspiration from the restaurant’s quirky paintings
August 8, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 106

A new spot for margaritas in Encinitas, a buzzy chef is headlining a new project downtown, and Venissimo Cheese’s Gina Freize drops by
August 8, 2018

Meet the Globetrotters and Expats Shaping San Diego

We asked 20 travel-savvy locals to give us a much-needed outside perspective on the city and, well, on us
August 6, 2018

AleSmith Opens Its Heart to the Lost Boys of Sudan

San Diego’s iconic brewery offers its support in real, hands-on ways
August 2, 2018

The Best of Tijuana 2018

We crown 21 winners from across the border including new restaurants, breweries, and boutiques
July 31, 2018

The Best of San Diego 2018

We crown 103 winners in food, shopping, fitness, kids’ activities, and more
July 30, 2018

Del Mar Racing Hosts a Standout Beer Event

This year’s Burgers & Brews Invitational boasted 70 breweries and more than 100 beers (along with all-you-can-eat burgers!)
July 26, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 104

A massive new brewery in La Mesa, more coffee downtown, and chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins drops in
July 25, 2018

14+ Fandom-Worthy Comic-Con Cocktails

Raise a glass to pop culture with these creative drinks
July 19, 2018

Have a Beer with The Bell Marker’s Head Brewer Nacho Cervantes

One of Pizza Port’s star brewers brings his talents to downtown
July 19, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 103

A new shawarma spot in Kearny Mesa, Javier Plascencia gives us the first scoop on his next San Diego restaurant, and You & Yours Distilling Co.’s Laura Johnson drops in
July 18, 2018

Hazy Beers and Fruited Beers Still Rule the Local Scene

Slater’s 50/50 reveals the drinking habits of San Diego’s craft consumers
July 12, 2018

Have a Beer with Viewpoint’s Charles Koll and Moe Katomski

As its first anniversary approaches, Del Mar’s brewery feels like it’s hitting its stride
July 5, 2018

San Diego Health 2018

Your annual dose of San Diego County Medical Society doctors, plus the healing powers of music, and more
July 2, 2018

Sweet Spot: Holy Matcha's Waffle Bouquet

Edible flowers and maple matcha syrup elevate the breakfast staple
June 29, 2018

Miramar Has a Craft Beverage Hot Spot

The Miralani Maker’s District is home to breweries, wineries, a distillery, a meadery, a cidery, and sake side-by-side
June 28, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 100

We celebrate the 1-0-0 with a Fantasy Restaurant Draft
June 27, 2018

Saying Goodbye to Cervantes Magaña

San Diego’s craft cocktail scene mourns the loss of an all-star
June 26, 2018

How Japanese Fusion Stacks up at Little Italy’s Cloak & Petal

The art and the bar take the lead at this venture from the team behind Tajima
June 22, 2018

The Pet Lover's Guide to San Diego

Living your best San Diego life with your pet by your side just got easier
June 22, 2018

Inside San Diego's Largest Hop Farm

Star B Ranch in Ramona provides a unique ingredient for local brewers
June 21, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 99

Banh Mi in PB, a revamped restaurant in Carmel Valley, and the city’s Deputy COO (and big-time foodie) David Graham drops by
June 21, 2018

Sweet Spot: California Modern's Chino Farms Strawberries

Pastry chef Aly Lang puts a new twist on the classic berry
June 18, 2018

Owl Farm's Offbeat Beer Styles Attract 'Novice' Beer Drinkers

An unfamiliar brand has a familiar company behind it
June 14, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 98

New Mexican food in Barrio Logan and North Park, who’ll be a part of Carlsbad’s upcoming food hall, and Cutwater Spirits founder Yuseff Cherney drops by
June 13, 2018

Checking in with You & Yours Distilling Co.’s Laura Johnson

The San Diego ‘distillerista’ is creating new spirits and making a name for herself
June 13, 2018

Very Important Taco: Caja China Pork Belly at Tacos Libertad

This taqueria has a mission to give back
June 12, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 97

Punch Bowl Social opens tomorrow, two iconic San Diego bars face relocation, and we dig deeper into Balboa Park’s restaurant drought
June 8, 2018

3 New and Notable Brewery Spots in San Diego

Oceanside adds a brewery and two previous locations are reimagined
June 7, 2018

Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in San Diego

Our (mostly) comprehensive list of some of the best offerings
June 6, 2018

Checking in with Paul Sangster and the San Diego Brewers Guild

Rip Current’s co-founder is the new president of SDBG
May 31, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 96

Cheesesteaks hit Pacific Beach, a boozy kombucha bar opens in North Park, and Valentina Di Pietro of Monello and Bencotto drops in
May 31, 2018

4 San Diego Chefs' Guide to Entertaining

Buzzy local chefs give us the scoop on hosting the ultimate dinner party, plus recipes for their impress-the-guests dishes
May 29, 2018

Dija Mara Brings a Top Chef and Taste of Balinese Food to Oceanside

The Indonesian food hole in San Diego has been filled
May 28, 2018

Bartender Exit Interview: Mark Broadfoot

He’s off to Miami, but leaving behind his Mexican Chocolate Milk Punch
May 25, 2018

Raised by Wolves Introduces High-End Spirits and a Secret Bar at Westfield-UTC

One of San Diego's most acclaimed hospitality groups debuts a novel concept
May 25, 2018

Have a Beer with Burning Beard Founders Mike Maass and Jeff Wiederkehr

Inside the subversive, creative, and punk-inspired brewery that’s one of San Diego’s coolest brands
May 24, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 95

Supernatural Sandwiches heads to Pacific Beach, a farm dinner event led by female chefs, and Brian Malarkey drops by to celebrate our Best Restaurants issue
May 24, 2018

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

Restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons
May 23, 2018

San Diego's Best Restaurants 2018

Dig into the 260 winners defining San Diego’s food scene in 2018
May 21, 2018

10 San Diego Beers Perfect for Summer

This year's Rhythm & Brews offered high temperatures and refreshing brews to match
May 17, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 94

A beer garden in Mission Valley, a healthy café heads to Solana Beach, and Pisco executive chef Emmanuel Piqueras drops by
May 17, 2018

Bartender Exit Interview: Michele Willard

Saying goodbye to San Diego's cocktail scene’s den mom
May 16, 2018

San Diego Brewers Shine in International Competitions

The spring awards season wraps up with big wins for local breweries
May 10, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 93

Little Italy Food Hall announces vendors, a crowdfunded coffee shop crops up in the East Village, and fish taco-preneur Ralph Rubio drops by
May 9, 2018

TJ Majeske Wants to Make The Pearl a Craft Cocktail Destination

The mid-century modern hotel has new owners, a new chef, and a new focus on cocktails
May 4, 2018

Have a Beer with Rouleur’s Rawley Macias

The cycling-themed Carlsbad brewery just celebrated its first anniversary
May 3, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 92

A major cocktail bar opens at Westfield UTC, Bird Rock Coffee expands, and Giardino chef-owner Marco Provino drops by
May 3, 2018

Raised by Wolves Is Your New Favorite Liquor Store

The selection at Consortium Holdings’ new bottle shop is well-curated and surprisingly affordable
April 27, 2018

Bagby's Beerleaders Program Teaches Brewing Basics

The community beer education program offers a day in a brewery making beer
April 26, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 91

The Pearl has a new restaurant, Saffron is expanding to La Jolla, and chef David Warner is back at JRDN
April 25, 2018

The Coolest Things Happening in San Diego Beer Right Now

A dive into the new, notable, and lesser-known in our city’s beer scene
April 24, 2018

Critic’s Picks: San Diego's Best Beer 2018

Beer columnist Bruce Glassman looks at the 15 brews that have created the longest-lasting impression since May 2017
April 24, 2018

Your 2018 San Diego Summer Bucket List

Here’s our insider’s guide for Memorial Day through Labor Day
April 20, 2018

Brews with Views: San Diego’s Top 6 Scenic Sipping Spots

Where to enjoy a cold pint with an ocean view
April 19, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 90

A museum dedicated to avocados, Great Maple’s second location, and Masala Street chef-owner OB drops in
April 19, 2018

Juniper & Ivy’s Frank Magnasco Makes Manhattans

The San Diego bartender is one of six competing next week in New York
April 18, 2018

Have a Beer with SouthNorte Brewer Ryan Brooks

Brooks is San Diego’s “brewing ambassador” to Baja
April 12, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 89

Rooftop dinners at the Pendry hotel, a restaurant-bar headed to South Park, and San Diego dining FAQs
April 12, 2018

Is San Diego Beer Growth Leveling Off?

Even Green Flash Brewing Co. has to call it quits
April 5, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 88

Soda & Swine goes to college, rainbow cakes land in Del Mar Heights, and Barbusa’s PJ Busalacchi drops by
April 4, 2018

3 Cocktails to Add to Your Must-Drink List This Spring

New menus from Herb & Wood, Juniper & Ivy, and Sycamore Den bring lighter, sweeter flavors
April 4, 2018

Where to Find a Cocktail Made with Butterfly Pea Flowers

A handful of San Diego bars are stepping up their purple cocktail game
March 29, 2018

Getting to Know the Ensenada Beer Festival

Mexico’s largest beer event spotlights a new world of craft
March 29, 2018

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 87

Queenstown comes to UTC, local surfers and skaters launch a coffee company, and Cohn Restaurant Group’s Exec Chef Deborah Scott stops by
March 29, 2018

The Best of North County 2018

Our annual list of what we’re loving above the 56, from bites and brews to shopping, wellness, and arts and kids’ activities galore
March 27, 2018

16 Great Places to Go Camping in Southern California and Baja

We’ve rounded up sites with the best ocean views, mountain peaks, and desert landscapes
March 23, 2018

Quality Rum Makes a Comeback at Catamaran Resort

The Mission Bay hotel partners with Malahat Spirits Co. for some seriously tasty kill-devil
March 22, 2018
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