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Three San Diego Beach Neighborhoods with Quintessential SoCal Vibes

Sunset Cliffs - Three San Diego Beach Cities with Quintessential SoCal Vibe

San Diego’s beaches are so inviting, you might never want to leave. And you don’t have to, because these beach neighborhoods of Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, and Ocean Beach have it all. Amusement parks for the whole family, piers and beaches perfect for long strolls, and of course, sips and bites to enjoy with a fiery sunset—it’s all here, within earshot of the waves. Continue reading

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7 Places to Find San Diego’s Best Seafood

Where to Find San Diego's Best Seafood

White tablecloths or fast-casual, San Diego’s best seafood restaurants come in every flavor. No matter if you’re looking to splurge on lobster and crab or just grab some fish tacos after a beach day, our ocean-centric dining scene has the right vibe for you. Continue reading

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Three of San Diego’s Best Food Halls

Little Italy Food Hall - San Diego's Best Food Halls

Why choose just one restaurant? That’s the beauty of food halls: You can mix and match or eat alongside someone even though you got your meal from an entirely different eatery. San Diego’s vibrant food halls add a communal vibe to an already vibrant food scene. Continue reading

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7 Wineries to Visit Along Julian and Ramona’s Wine Trail

Hot ‘Hoods: San Diego’s Wine Trail Through Julian and Ramona

Just a 45-minute drive from the San Diego coast lie mountains and valleys that provide abundant microclimates perfect for growing wine. Increasingly, the 30 wineries around Julian and Ramona have distinguished their neck of the woods as a destination to rival any in California or Baja. Whether by car or by horse, the charming dirt roads that crisscross the region hold many surprises for wine lovers and explorers alike. Don’t forget to pack a picnic—many of the wineries encourage you to enjoy lunch on their grounds. Continue reading

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Where to Find Divine Dishes in San Diego – For Vegans

Where to Find Divine Dishes – Vegan Guide - Kindred

San Diego’s culinary scene isn’t all fish tacos and burgers. Ask your local vegan friends for restaurant recommendations in San Diego and they will have far too many places to list. Here is a starter kit of popular plant-based eateries, serving everything from wholesome salads to inventive indulgences around town. Continue reading

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Exploring San Diego’s Hottest ‘Hoods: Clairemont

Societe Brewing - Clairemont

The San Diego neighborhood of Clairemont more than holds its own when it comes to hidden gems. Located between La Jolla and the Convoy district, Clairemont is loaded with so many international food options that it surely deserves to be recognized as its own distinct and diverse food destination. Continue reading

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Exploring San Diego’s Hottest ‘Hoods: Goldfinch

The Patio on Goldfinch

The Goldfinch and Washington Street intersection in Mission Hills packs a lot into just a few short blocks. Here you’ll find a bevy of farm-to-table and neighborhood restaurants, along with shopping and entertainment, set in a fashionable urban community. Continue reading

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8 Secret Bars and Speakeasies to Discover in San Diego

101 Proof - Secret Bars in San Diego

Shhhhh! Keep your voice down, duck through a secret door, and find a hidden world of dim lighting, tiki drinks, and old-timey cocktail names (and customs). Getting to these secret bars (or bars-within-a-bar) is half the fun. The other half is sharing a hush-hush experience with the few others there to enjoy it. Continue reading

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10 Bars that Prove San Diego is an Adult Playground

Coin Haus -Bars in San Diego

Beyond an abundant selection of craft beers or expertly stirred cocktails, many San Diego bars have found creative ways to amp up the fun. From coloring book menus and retro arcade games to learning the mysteries of the universe and betting on the ponies, the following are just a few of the spots bringing big fun and games to San Diego’s buzzing nightlife scene. Continue reading

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The Westfield UTC Experience: Where to Shop, Dine, Drink, and Play

Raised by Wolves - Westfield UTC

Forget what you’ve heard about malls these days. Since undergoing a $600-million renovation, La Jolla’s Westfield UTC has reopened with delicious local and national eateries, hip boutiques, artisan coffee, Archlight luxury cinemas, and just about every couture fashion brand imaginable. This outdoor shopping experience encapsulates the San Diego and SoCal lifestyle. Continue reading