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Sweet Spots: Best/Most Instagram-able Dessert Places

Bing Hause - Sweet Spots: Best/Most Instagram-able Dessert Places

You’ll want to save plenty of room—or skip dinner altogether—for these photogenic sweet spots that will stack up the “Likes”. Just remember to snap those pics before indulging in colorful, elaborate, and oh-so-tasty helpings of shaved ice, divina cakes, decadent milkshakes, red velvet cookies, and more. Continue reading

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7 of the Best Cheap Eats in San Diego

Empenada Kitchen - Cheap Eats in San Diego

San Diego’s best bites span a vast number of world cuisines—and a huge range of prices. You wont find any white tablecloths at these delicious establishments. What you will find is some of the best eats in town, served from trucks, diner griddles, homegrown chains, and hole-in-the-wall gems at prices that may seem too good to be true. Continue reading

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7 Themed Breweries to Visit in San Diego

Border X Brewing - Themed Breweries in San Diego

San Diego’s 150-plus breweries have a lot of personality—some more than others. These themed breweries are among those that exude flair the way IPAs exude hops. Inspired by punk rock, Mexican culture, the American Frontier, and more, these breweries aren’t shy about serving up some personality with each craft-brewed pint. 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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Celebrating Local Craft Brewers with San Diego Beer Week

Brewers Guild Festival - San Diego Beer Week

This year, America’s Finest City celebrates its 10th-annual San Diego Beer Week (SDBW), honoring its vibrant indie brewing community, presented by the San Diego Brewers Guild and Lyft. From November 2-11, fans will enjoy more than 500 beer-centric events throughout the county, showing off the best of San Diego’s indie brewers. Whether you’re a craft beer aficionado or new to the scene, this week provides the chance to try all San Diego independent brewers have to offer. 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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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