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The San Diego Food Lovers’ Guide

182 fresh ideas that will help you shop like a chef, navigate our markets, sample new cuisines, and nail that holiday charcuterie board



Whether you’re an accomplished home cook or a pro at dining out, here’s your ultimate guide to getting the good stuff in San Diego. Cooking classes. Farm tours. Shops that sell only pickles or hot sauce. Mexican grocery stores. How to buy a whole fish. Where to find parking at your local farmers’ market. Chicken wings so spicy you need to sign a waiver first. International cuisines you probably didn’t know we have in San Diego. The “it” ingredient you need to buy now. Dinner is served!

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