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Where to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in San Diego

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and nobody does it bigger and better than Cinco de Mayo in San Diego! Whether you’re looking…

The San Diego Couple On a Mission to Craft a Healthier Cocktail Experience

Innovation is brewing in the restaurant and bar industry as establishments embrace and cater to a growing demand for healthier libations. Enter Above Board Liqueurs, the…

12 Things to Do in San Diego When it Rains

It’s that time again…the rare rainy day (not so rare these days!) in San Diego. We’ll spare you assorted clichés (see: “No one here can…

7 Places to Get Crazy Good Carne Asada Fries in San Diego

San Diego is home to many of the important things in life: sandy beaches, warm sunshine, and everyone’s favorite invention, carne asada fries. While in…

The Ten Best Irish Bars in San Diego

Get ready to experience the luck of the Irish with a pint of Guinness and a bite of traditional Irish grub at any one of…

San Diego Entrepreneurs Breaking Down the Barriers to Alternative Investments for Retail Investors

Three San Diego-based entrepreneurs are creating a new option for individual investors looking to diversify their portfolios out of the stock market and into alternative…

Fierce & Kind: A Spirited Journey of Passion and Impact

We got to sit down for a chat with Basem Harb and Cyndi Smith, the dynamic duo behind Fierce & Kind, a San Diego-based brand…

Down the Rabbit Hole: An Inside Look at Crafting Cherished San Diego Hangouts

We sat down with Brendan and Big Jon from Social Syndicate for an exclusive peek behind the scenes of their wildly popular gathering places, including…

The Hot List: Where To Find The Best Cocktail Bars in San Diego Right Now, March 2024

San Diego has always had a reputation as a ‘party’ town, but it now also has some of the best cocktail bars on Earth for…

12 of the Best Donut Shops in San Diego by Neighborhood

Donuts may not be the most diet-friendly, but damn they are goooood! In San Diego, where our reputation is more for acai bowls and breakfast…

11 of the Best Hikes in San Diego…Most Within 15 Minutes of Your Door!

Mix San Diego’s ample supply of sunshine with its proximity to the ocean, mountains, and the many canyons that run throughout the county, and it’s…

7 of San Diego’s Most Romantic Walks

Romantic walks are an incredibly underrated romantic date idea, and San Diego offers a lot of romantic options to get out and explore! Whether it’s…

Romantic Valentine’s Day Specials from San Diego’s Top Restaurants

Love is in the air, and San Diego’s top restaurants are ready to make your Valentine’s Day extra special! Indulge in a romantic culinary experience…

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in San Diego

Where to watch the Super Bowl in San Diego? That’s a big question for football fans every year! You need that perfect combination of tv…

Discover the Hidden Speakeasy Culture of San Diego

The speakeasies of today’s world aren’t necessarily as much of a secret as they were in the 20’s, but the dark alleys, rare liquor, and…

15 San Diego Date Night Restaurants Perfect for a Hot Date

The struggle to find a date night spot that strikes the perfect balance between ambiance and appetite is real. Never fear! We’ve rounded up 15…

The Best Romantic Luxury Hotels in San Diego for a Romantic Getaway

Whether you are visiting San Diego or a local planning a staycation, our roundup of the most romantic luxury hotels in San Diego has something…

The Best Sports Bars In San Diego From Downtown to North County

Listen up, San Diego sports fans! If you’re tired of being a spectator from your couch while the real fans are livin’ it up at…

The Best New Year’s Eve Dinners, Parties, and ‘Recovery Brunches’ to Ring In 2024 in San Diego!

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2023 and ring in the new year! Whether you’re looking for a party atmosphere, a classy dinner is…

20 of San Diego’s Best Bars to Put on Your Holiday Cocktail Route

Cheers to the best time of the year! It’s officially Holiday Cocktail Season, which we take very seriously around the halls of ThereSanDiego! 🥃 That…

Don’t Feel Like Cooking For Christmas? These San Diego Restaurants Have You Covered!

The holiday season is in full gear, which means there is likely no end to your to-do list! Let San Diego’s finest restaurants lighten your…

The 11 Best Neighborhoods to See Christmas Lights in San Diego

Just because it doesn’t snow in San Diego and the temperature rarely drops below 60 degrees, it doesn’t mean that we don’t know how to…

The 9 Best Nightclubs in San Diego: Gaslamp and Downtown

In the bustling streets of Gaslamp and Downtown San Diego, your nights are limited only by your energy and curiosity. From sports bars to speakeasies…

Where to Get Your Thanksgiving Pies in San Diego!

Wondering where to get Thanksgiving pie in San Diego? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We take our Thanksgiving pie verrrrrrry seriously around the halls…

Beachfront Surf Hotel, Wayfarer Now Open in San Diego

Wayfarer San Diego, a surf-chic beachfront hotel, is now open along the shores of Pacific Beach – and it’s a perfect casual, fun beachside escape…

The Best Nightclubs in San Diego: Oxford Social Club

There is seemingly no end to the options in the San Diego nightclub scene, with each club bringing a unique flavor to the table. One…

Meet Frankie Scuito, Owner Of Side Bar And The Highly Anticipated Gaslamplighter

We had the opportunity to sit down with Frankie Scuito, the owner of Side Bar, the boutique lounge and nightclub in Gaslamp, to learn more…

This Speakeasy In Old Town Sits On The Edge Of A Cemetery!

Oculto 477 in Old Town, a project from Be Saha Hospitality Group (Tahona, Wormwood, Botanica), is the only speakeasy in the world known to be…

The 7 Best Places In The San Diego Area To See The Fall Leaves

Ok, San Diego isn’t New England…but we still have some pretty spots to get the ‘Fall Feels’! Slightly cooler temperatures –we know, most of the…

13 Locally-Owned Shops Serving Up the Best Ice Cream in San Diego

It’s always ice cream weather here, so it’s only natural that you’ll be on the hunt for the best ice cream in San Diego! And,…

Solana Beach Author Writes Award-Winning Children’s Book About Her Frenchie And His Lessons About Bullying

The story of Henri, a French Bulldog, and his experience learning how to deal with bullying, is winning over hearts here in San Diego and…

Reimagining An Icon: San Diego’s Historic LaFayette Hotel & Club Reemerges After 31-Million Dollar Transformation

Iconic San Diego hotel LaFayette Hotel & Club’s new owners, CH Projects, have officially opened the doors to its full transformation of the hotel into…

19 Unique and Fun Things to Do in San Diego

It’s time to dive a little deeper into all of the unique and fun things to do in San Diego beyond going to the beach…

14 Must-Do Day Trips Near San Diego

We know what you’re thinking, “Why would I ever leave San Diego?!” and we completely agree. However, one of the best things about living in San…

11 Things to Do In San Diego For 4th Of July

Looking for things to do in San Diego for 4th of July? You’re in luck – there is no better location to celebrate the Fourth…

The Best 4th Of July Fireworks Shows In San Diego

4th of July in San Diego is here…can you feel it? That’s right, it’s the smell of barbecues firing up, the sound of kids splashing…

Turning Peanut Butter Into Premium Whiskey: The Story Behind The Founder Of San Diego’s Skrewball Whiskey

One of the most stunning business success stories to come out of San Diego in recent years is that of Skrewball Whiskey, one of the…

Visit Liberty Station This Memorial Day To Experience San Diego’s Rich Military History

While many Americans celebrate Memorial Day with a cookout and a long weekend, the true importance of this holiday is in honoring our nation’s history…

Meet First Light Coffee Whiskey Founder Ryan Espi

We were recently fortunate to get a few minutes with the founder of San Diego’s own First Light Coffee Whiskey, Ryan Espi, to learn more…

The Carlsbad Flower Fields Open For The Season March 1st!

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and The Carlsbad Flower Fields will officially open for the season on March 1st and plan on…

California English The Realization Of Lifelong Dream For Chef Richard Blais

The opening of California English in Sorrento Mesa is the realization of a lifelong dream for San Diego celebrity chef Richard Blais, and we’re very…

Meet San Diego Artist, Entrepreneur, and Mom Stefanie Bales

We were recently fortunate to get a few minutes with one of our favorite San Diegans, artist Stefanie Bales, who is seemingly constantly on the…

Guide to the Best Healthy Restaurants in San Diego

Since a plan to eat healthily is one of the top resolutions each year, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best healthy restaurants…

The Seventh House Serves Dinner With A Side Of Divination In North Park

The Seventh House, recently opened on University Avenue in North Park, is serving up dinner with a side of divination! Opened near the end of 2022…

Road Trip! Your Guide To A Perfect Getaway To Idyllwild

One of the best things about living in San Diego is the variety of amazing places to visit that are just a few hour road…

Who Has The Best Bloody Mary In San Diego? Here’s Your Guide!

Blood Mary lovers know that a good bloody mary the morning after a big night out is a life-changing experience, so we made it a…

7 Ways To Experience Winter in San Diego

While many of us live in San Diego to escape any signs of a real winter – there are many ways to get your winter…

The Best Places To Watch The World Cup In San Diego

We have World Cup fever!!! The passion of fans around the world makes the World Cup a can’t-miss experience – even if you aren’t a fan –…

Halloween in San Diego: Events, Food, Drinks, And Fun Happening Around Town

Yes, Halloween in San Diego will be a lot more fun this year now that everything is back open for business – get out there…

Fall Vibes! Your Guide To The Best Pumpkin Patches In and Around San Diego!

With the arrival of October, you may have noticed that pumpkins have begun to arrive at your local grocery store. While it may be easy…

14 Must-Try San Diego Wineries (Who Needs Napa?!)

With all the excitement surrounding craft breweries in San Diego, and our more famous vine-growing neighbors to the North and South, San Diego wineries rarely…

Guide to the Best Restaurants in Old Town San Diego

In this guide, we share the best restaurants in Old Town San Diego for every occasion—whether you want giant margaritas and mariachi bands, more sophisticated…

11 Of The Coolest Coworking Spaces In San Diego

Yes, working from home can be great, but more and more people are looking for coworking spaces in San Diego to mix up their remote-work…

The Big List Of Father’s Day Specials In San Diego 2022

Not sure what to get dad for Father’s Day? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! As they say, the way to a dad’s heart…

Where to Get the Best Burgers in San Diego

We asked our readers to tell us their pick for the best burgers in San Diego so we’ll know where to go when we’re in…

Guide to the Best Restaurants in San Diego’s Little Italy Neighborhood

In this guide, we share the best restaurants in San Diego’s Little Italy Neighborhood for every occasion—whether you want to grab a quick coffee and…

Six Hidden Gem Restaurants in San Diego You Need to Explore

If you’re anything like me, you love discovering new restaurants throughout our beautiful city. But to be honest, searching online ends up showing the same…

Hit The Slopes! 7 Ski Resorts That Are An Easy Drive From San Diego

Ski season is here! That may come as a shock to those of you that would prefer to pretend that snow doesn’t exist, but for…

17 Amazing Road Trips That Are An Easy Drive From San Diego

We’ve been hunkered down for too long – it’s time to make some fun plans, and a road trip may be just the ticket! Lucky…

Road Trip! 10 Not-To-Miss Events Happening In Monterey County

Now that the state is fully reopening for business, you may be thinking that a road trip is in order, and we wouldn’t blame you!…

Which Restaurants And Bars Have The Best Outdoor Patios In San Diego? The Votes Are In…

A restaurant or bar with a good outside patio has always been a popular destination in San Diego, but they are now more sought after…

Here Are The San Diego Parks Where You Can Legally Have A Drink

The weather is warm, which means it’s time to start plan a lazy bbq picnic in the park with friends! While San Diego’s gorgeous weather…

7 Whiskey Bars In San Diego Every Whiskey Lover Must Try

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark Twain “Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women,…

10 Must Try San Diego Hole-In-The-Wall Bars 

Getting dressed up and hitting the hot spots can be fun, but sometimes you crave one of those perfect hole-in-the-wall bars that will happily accept…

48 Hours To Explore Valle De Guadalupe? Here’s Your Agenda!

It’s impossible to ignore all of the positive buzz coming from Valle de Guadalupe, the wine-producing region of Mexico only a short drive from San…

September Is California Wine Month! Here’s How To Celebrate!

It’s time to plan a trip to Wine Country! September is California Wine Month, and there’s no better time to experience the excitement of the…

Looking For A Quick Weekend Adventure? Maybe It’s Time For A Road Trip To Julian!

One of the best things about living in San Diego is that we have SO MUCH variety just a quick drive away. One of my…

The C.Y.A. Last Minute Guide To Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Yeah, yeah…we know the feeling. Valentine’s Day is THIS WEEK and you haven’t done your shopping yet! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s your…

9 Of The Best Views In San Diego

If you’re born and raised in San Diego, of course, you know that this really is one of the most beautiful places on the planet….

8 Kid-Friendly Restaurants You Can Have a Drink at…Without Going Insane

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean that you have to become a hermit for the next 18 years. Parents of the 21st century are…

13 Of The Best Coffee Shops In San Diego

Let’s be real. Not all of us have the luxury of hanging out in our hood’s hot coffee shop in the middle of a random Tuesday….

The 10 Hidden Gems Of Liberty Station

Ah, don’t you just love when the #perfectday itinerary falls right into your lap? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Liberty Station…

6 Places To Find The Best Bagels In San Diego

Oh the perfect bagel — pillowy and soft with a thick spread of cream cheese… There’s nothing like a piping-hot cup of Saturday morning coffee…

10 Bucket List Drinks Every San Diegan Must Try

With all of the breweries, wineries and distilleries cropping up all over San Diego on a seemingly constant basis, the bar for quality, craft cocktails…

The Top Ten Chinese Takeout Restaurants In San Diego

https://www.instagram.com/p/BLsLisUDXn0/?tagged=chinesetakeout When you envision an evening of takeout food, perhaps the picture consists of an assortment of Chinese containers scattered across the table, living room…

10 Places To Step Up Your Tequila Game In San Diego

With San Diego’s proximity to Mexico, there’s no excuse for anyone’s tequila knowledge to start at shots and end with frozen margarita mix. Your instinct…

7 Great San Diego Date Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank!

You want to take that special someone out – but you’re a little strapped for cash? That’s OK, we’ve all been there at one point…

Top Seven Best Patios To Eat And Drink In North County

With the weather warming up and San Diego getting in the mood for summer, patio dining is the ideal way to spend a summer afternoon…

7 Must-Try San Diego Taco Stands To Explore For #TacoTuesday

Ok, taco aficionados, it’s time to mix it up a little and get out of your normal #TacoTuesday routine! We have so many great taco…

12 Things To Do For The Holidays That Are Uniquely San Diego

While the holiday season in San Diego may not be your typical winter wonderland, there’s plenty of festive fun to be had in our little…

Not Sleeping? Neither Are These San Diego Restaurants

The 24/7 restaurant is often overlooked as a place that only exists for the 2 a.m. crowd. While this crowd might frequent such spots, 24-hour restaurants…

11 Of The Best Places To Find East Coast Style Pizza In San Diego

If you make the mistake of asking an East-Coaster currently living anywhere other than the East Coast where you can get a good slice of…

10 Places To Get The Best Mac ‘N’ Cheese In San Diego Guaranteed

Macaroni and cheese — mac ‘n’ cheese — that gooey, glorious combination of macaroni noodles and cheese sauce. The mac and cheese debate is a…

12 Essential Must-Try San Diego Summer Cocktails

There’s something refreshingly memorable about the perfectly concocted summer sipper in San Diego. Its jovial nature. Its cooling demeanor on those consistently sweet 75 degree…

7 Ways To Experience ‘Winter’ In San Diego

  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Balboa Park (@balboapark) Many people, particularly those who have never lived here, of course, will…

11 Romantic Date Ideas In San Diego That Aren’t Going To A Restaurant

Looking for date ideas in San Diego that will show your creative side by doing something more than just booking a table at your favorite…

7 Unique Things To Do for a Birthday in San Diego

The list of restaurants and bars in San Diego is extensive enough to make every weekend a new adventure, but maybe this year you’re seeking…

11 Seasonal Cocktails From San Diego Bars That Will Have You Feeling Festive!

The holidays are a cocktail-lovers dream! Things slow down a bit, people are relaxed and feeling festive, and the bartenders have all been working hard on…

7 Gorgeous San Diego Venues to Host Your Holiday Party

It feels like it was just summer. Then suddenly, all we see is Christmas! If you`re planning on throwing a holiday party, time is running…

6 Of The Best Mountain Biking Trails In San Diego

@TheBlackAzar The San Diego hills are packed with sweet single-track mountain bike trails slicing through our county. There’s nearly countless paths, with all different types…

11 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in San Diego if You Hate Crowds 

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, reflections, resolutions, toasting, getting toasted, balls dropping, counting down, and hooking up (for your innocent midnight kiss,…

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