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Eat This Now: Sandwiches

Sink your teeth into these outstanding sammies

blt-hodads

Try these delicious sandwiches from Prepkitchen, Hodad's, Moto Deli, and Big Front Door. Read More »

Kaanapali Bound

Stunning sunsets, first-class cuisine, and crystal clear water beckon from West Maui

Westin Maui Resort and Spa

By Erin Jackson Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or it’s your first visit to Maui, the Ka’anapali Beach Resort is a prime location to set down your suitcase. Situated on a three-mile stretch of beach, the complex is home to a 36-hole championship golf course, luxe shopping and dining, and accommodations suited to everything from a romantic getaway to a ... Read More »

Trend Alert: Creative Asian Desserts

Creamistry San Diego

There’s never been a better time to indulge your sweet tooth in San Diego, especially if you’re a fan of Asian desserts. In the last few months, several fun and photo-worthy spots have opened their doors, offering everything from Thai-style ice cream to crêpe cakes. Here are four exciting locales to try. By Jennifer Lee Bing Haus {4425 Convoy Street ... Read More »

Sushi Dos and Don’ts

From Executive Chef James Evans of Sushi Lounge on Market

Executive Chef James Evans brings a wealth of experience to Sushi Lounge on Market. Born in Okinawa and raised in San Diego, he studied under Master Chef Juri Watanabe and has been immersed in the culinary world for over two decades. We tapped this talented chef for tips on ordering and eating sushi like a pro. Respect your sushi chef ... Read More »

Cooking for a Cause

How Sysco is feeding restaurants and community in San Diego

From left to right: Chefs Gosswiller, Phillips, and Green Sysco—the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants and other venues where food is served—racked up $48 billion in sales for the 2015 fiscal year. As of 2015, the company counts around 425,000 customers in 196 distribution locations throughout the U.S., Bahamas, Canada, and Ireland. It also ... Read More »

7 Things to Love About Quad Alehouse

For a decade, the space above Gaslamp Tavern (a former Navy locker and storage facility) sat empty. After extensive restoration and remodeling, it’s been reborn as a laid-back safe haven for craft beer fanatics and newbies alike. Here are seven reasons to love the Gaslamp Quarter’s first great beer bar.  1. The third-floor location affords a great view of the ... Read More »

Joy to the World of Wine

Celebrating 50 Years at Holiday Wine Cellar

Holiday Wine Cellar

Long held as a destination for all things oenological in San Diego, Holiday Wine Cellar—a full-scale liquor store and wine community—celebrated the big 5-0 on March 17 of this year. In honor of this grape-loving great, we took a moment with Owner Sharon Culver to review a half century history and get her tips on summer sipping. What changes have you seen in ... Read More »

Beer In Review

LOVELIKEBEER and Beer-Spiked Dishes for Winter

By Erin Jackson and Sigrid Nelson Q-and-A with Co-Founder Kory Stetina of LOVELIKEBEER What is LOVELIKEBEER? LOVELIKEBEER is a pop-up restaurant concept. We host dinner events that pair craft beer and artisan vegan cuisine to raise money for charitable causes. The Menu Series is a spin-off that provides permanent access to some of our best culinary creations. We partner with ... Read More »

Cheers to San Diego Beer!

Six great reasons to love the San Diego beer scene right now

1: We are America’s craft brew powerhouse As of June 2014, there are 88 operational breweries in San Diego County, with more in the works. 2: Our brewers have talent San Diego brewers snagged 11 medals at the 2014 World Beer Cup in Denver (four gold, four silver, and three bronze). In addition to taking home two medals (gold for ... Read More »