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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

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

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

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

San Diego's Healthy Eating Guide

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

The French Laundry Experience, Part II

Was it worth it, was it mind-blowing, was it good as god?
December 10, 2019

The French Laundry Experience, Part I

What it’s like to dine in one of the most famous restaurants in the world
December 10, 2019

Eat This/Drink That: December 2019

Dragon Wings at City Dragon, Vegan tacos at Good Seed Food Company, and Shanghai Wings at Shank & Bone
December 9, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in December and January

Winter Waters at Serẽa, and New Year's Eve dinners at Fort Oak and Nine-Ten
December 9, 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

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

Happy Half Hour Podcast 174
December 5, 2019

San Diego Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

These local restaurants will be open on December 25
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

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

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

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

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

First Look: Park Commons

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

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

Happy Half Hour Podcast 170
November 7, 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

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

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

Ralph Rubio Is the Fish Taco King

How Rubio turned a recipe on a scrap of paper into the official dish of San Diego
October 31, 2019

We Step Inside the City’s Newest (and Spookiest) Speakeasy with Tahona Owner Amar Harrag

Happy Half Hour Podcast 169
October 31, 2019

We Chat with the Crew behind Hornblower Cruises and Events Aboard the High Spirits Ship

Sponsored by Hornblower
October 29, 2019

The San Diego Food Lovers’ Guide

182 fresh ideas that will help you shop like a chef, navigate our markets, and more
October 25, 2019

Crystals and CBD Cocktails: Matt Sieve Talks About His Daring New Drinks at Madison on Park

Happy Half Hour Podcast 168
October 24, 2019

Taking On the $44 Grilled Cheese at Pamplemousse Grille

Coming to terms with the most expensive grilled cheese on the planet by Chef Jeffrey Strauss
October 21, 2019

Rob Ruiz Closes Land & Water Co., and a Valle Grand Opening

Plus more food news in San Diego for October
October 17, 2019

From Refugee Camp to Running a Restaurant Empire: Steven Yeng of OB Noodle House Shares His Long Road to Success

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 167
October 17, 2019

Expert Advice: 2019 Holiday Wine Trends

A few rules of thumb on how to buy the best wine for your holiday party or dinner
October 10, 2019

Very Important Taco: The Squash Blossom Taco at Lola 55

Vegans and carnivores alike are devouring it
October 10, 2019

San Diego's Top Doctors 2019

A healthy helping of the breakthroughs and on-the-rise practices sweeping San Diego's medical community
October 4, 2019

Meet Justin Vaiciunas, the ‘Cutthroat’ Chef at Luca

Happy Half Hour Podcast 165
October 3, 2019

Il Dandy Launches $35 Prix Fixe Dinner, Morena Gets a Chic Cafe

Plus more restaurant openings and food events you don’t want to miss
October 1, 2019

How San Diego Are You?

Take our quiz to see where you land on the newcomer to old-timer spectrum
September 27, 2019

Whiskey House's White Truffle Manhattan

How the downtown bar is pairing a classic cocktail with a prized fungus
September 26, 2019

First Look: Blade 1936

Two of San Diego’s top Italian chefs put new concept into historic Oceanside building
September 26, 2019

From Pro Sports to Pro Tacos: How the Founder of Puesto Turned His Love of Home-Cooked Meals into a Thriving Restaurant

Happy Half Hour Podcast 164
September 26, 2019

Il Dandy's Great Expectations

The food at the much-hyped Bankers Hill restaurant is well executed—but occasionally too innovative for its own good
September 23, 2019

The Problem With Bright Red Tuna

Many Americans still think bright red tuna means it’s fresher (it’s not)
September 20, 2019

First Look: Animae

Puffer Malarkey Restaurants unveil 5.5 million-dollar pan-Asian concept
September 19, 2019

From Drive-By Shooting to Gentrification: The owner of U-31 and Original 40 Brewing tells us how North Park has changed

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 163
September 19, 2019

Hot Plates: Searsucker To Close Del Mar Location, and More Food News

Plus Water Grill launches sushi menu, Jimbo's grand opening in Del Mar, and more restaurant openings and coming-soons
September 18, 2019

Meet Gina Marsaglia, ‘The Godmother of San Diego’s Beer Scene’ and CEO of Pizza Port

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 162
September 12, 2019

Editorial: Fighting the Good

Protestors accuse San Diego fishing families of being sustainable
September 10, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: September 2019

Lamb barbacoa tacos at Luce Bar & Kitchen, ravioli di pasta kina at Il Dandy, and oxtail gnocchi at Herb & Wood
September 9, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in September and October

Mezcal Week at Tahona, Cork & Craft 5-year Anniversary Dinner, and Fall Harvest Wine Dinner at Fort Oak
September 9, 2019

First Look: Zinqué

L.A. success story brings the soul of French zincs to Little Italy
September 9, 2019

Rapid Review: Chiko

Two real-deal chefs fix America’s love-indigestion relationship with orange chicken
September 6, 2019

Meet David Castro Hussong, Chef at Fauna in the Valle de Guadalupe

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 161
September 5, 2019

Very Important Taco: The Camel Tenderloin Taco at the Lion's Share

Yes, it's really camel. Here's why you should try it.
September 4, 2019

Valle Food & Wine Fest Returns for a Third Year

The annual fest brings famous chefs, live music, and lots of vino to Javier Plascencia's Finca Altozano
September 3, 2019

How A Local Pastry Chef Went from Baking High-End Desserts to Crafting Cannabis Edibles

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 160
August 29, 2019

Hot Plates: Hundred Proof Closes, Guadalupe Wine, Food & Music Fest Returns and More San Diego Food News

Plus Better Buzz opens in La Jolla, and more restaurant openings and coming-soons
August 28, 2019

Top Shelf: The $150 Cocktail at Hotel Del Coronado

Serea's over-the-top libation delivers Champagne wishes and caviar dreams
August 28, 2019

Women Firsts in San Diego

16 women get candid about getting there first in their field
August 27, 2019

Cesarina Is a New Star of Pasta in Need of Some Supporting Dishes

The Point Loma ristorante has a packed patio almost every night and is a crown jewel for fresh-made pasta
August 26, 2019

We Chat With Cris Liang, Owner of Common Theory and Realm of the 52 Remedies

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 159
August 22, 2019

2019-2020 San Diego Arts Preview

A curated list of performances, exhibits, and additional works gracing our stages and museums
August 20, 2019
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