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The Contender: Buffalo Wing Star

A Mexican riff on Buffalo wings is near the top of our search for the city’s best
October 14, 2019

The Contender: Epic Wings-N-Things’ Lemon Pepper Wings

The hunt for the city’s best wings finds an unlikely entry at the longtime S.D. chain
October 11, 2019

The Hunt For San Diego's Best Chicken Wings

How wings became the No. 1 kickoff food in the U.S., and our hunt for the best
October 10, 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

We talk The Dirty Flat Top Cheeseburger with The Friendly Tavern’s Brandon Zanavich

Happy Half Hour Podcast 166
October 9, 2019

The Best Food and Drink Events in October and November

Feast in the Field, Califino Tequila Dinner and Revive Our Roots
October 8, 2019

The Best Things I Ate This Month: October 2019

Palak Paneer at Taste of the Himalayas, Drugstore Burger at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, and Escargot at Born & Raised
October 7, 2019

Jason Mraz and his Historic Coffee Bean

The singer and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters unveil the first California-grown Geisha coffee
October 4, 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

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

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

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

2019-2020 San Diego Arts Preview

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

Top Shelf: Butterfly Pea Margarita at Curadero

Spread your wings by sipping this atypical, color-changing cocktail
August 2, 2019

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

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 156
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

A Deep Dive into the San Diego Fishing Industry

A $2 billion project is poised to revive San Diego’s commercial fishing industry
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

Morning Glory Is a Millennial Wonderland

The Little Italy restaurant may finally break San Diego's aversion to brunch
July 26, 2019

Why Breakfast Is Hard

Richard Walker Jr. shares lessons learned as a third-generation pancake houser
July 26, 2019

We made three beers!

Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 155
July 25, 2019

The Best of San Diego 2019

Our annual compilation of everything delicious, cool, and Instagrammable in San Diego (and Baja!)
July 22, 2019

First Look: International Smoke

Star chef Michael Mina tells a few war stories as he opens his new joint with Ayesha Curry
July 19, 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

Top Shelf: Fennel Colada at George's Level2

This fresh twist on the piña colada will have you rethink the tropical cocktail
July 16, 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

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

The Best San Diego Happy Hours to Get You Through the Week

All the best spots to take advantage of drink specials, cheap bites and more, from Pacific Beach to South Park
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

What Will San Diego Look like in 2069?

The City of San Diego is 250! Instead of looking back, we asked experts to predict how our city will look in 50 more years.
July 1, 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

Star Chef Angelo Sosa Creates Something Special at Death by Tequila

The restaurant model is not groundbreaking, but the revelation is in Sosa's execution
June 28, 2019

It’s Negroni Week in San Diego (and Tijuana)

More than 40 bars are participating in the annual fundraiser
June 26, 2019

Meet Wally Sadat, one of the owners of local chain The Kebab Shop

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 150
June 26, 2019

The Ultimate San Diego Morning Guide

We've rounded up around 50 things to do before 9 a.m.
June 24, 2019

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

The latest restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons
June 24, 2019

Four favorites to try at Scoop San Diego ice cream fest

Summer is a dish best served cold
June 20, 2019

Meet Jeff Fenster, CEO of Everbowl

Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 149
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

Top Shelf: The Lotus Cocktail at Fifth & Rose

In our debut drinking column, we feature an exclusive spirit that's only poured at one bar in San Diego
June 13, 2019

Very Important Taco: Stingray Taco at TJ Oyster Bar

This South Bay mariscos institution cooks up an uncommon marine delicacy
June 12, 2019
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  1. The Best of San Diego 2019
    Our annual compilation of everything delicious, cool, and Instagrammable in San Diego (and Baja!)
  2. The Problem With Bright Red Tuna
    Many Americans still think bright red tuna means it’s fresher (it’s not)
  3. First Look: Animae
    Puffer Malarkey Restaurants unveil 5.5 million-dollar pan-Asian concept
  4. Jason Mraz and his Historic Coffee Bean
    The singer and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters unveil the first California-grown Geisha coffee
  5. Morning Glory Is a Millennial Wonderland
    The Little Italy restaurant may finally break San Diego's aversion to brunch
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