Eat This Now: Sandwiches

Sink your teeth into these outstanding sammies


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

Craft Beer Bites

News from the “Capital of Craft”


News from San Diego's craft beer scene, including details on Rhythm and Brews, best restaurants for beer lovers and Q&A with Jill Davidson. 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 »

Old Town Trifecta

History and good eats meet at Fiesta de Reyes’ three dynamic concepts

Barra Barra Saloon Food

By Erin Jackson Food photos by Bhadri Kubendran Located in the heart of Old Town, Fiesta de Reyes is billed as a place where “history lives and the fiesta lasts forever.” The bustling complex in the heart of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is home to 19 shops selling everything from colorful Mexican tiles to handcrafted hot sauce, ... 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 »

Eat This Now: Chicken Dishes

Union Kitchen and Tap San Diego

Nothing beats these five dishes from San Diego restaurants that solidify chicken’s place as a dinner (or lunch!) winner. By Erin Jackson Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables from The Royal Stone {3401 First Avenue, Bankers Hill; royalstonebistro.com} This colorful chicken dish stars a tasty assortment of seasonal produce (including yellow, purple, and green cauliflower, baby carrots, and Granny Smith apples) ... Read More »

The Power to Grow in Urban Plantations

Urban Plantations San DIego

by Taylor Nguyen It’s time to turn back to our roots. For Karen Contreras, CEO of Urban Plantations, this means turning people onto the beauty of organically grown food in urban settings. In 2008, Contreras quit her sales job and founded Urban Plantations with the help of her husband and a pickup truck. Today, the company designs, installs, and maintains ... Read More »

Chef Roundtable: Which Dish at Your Restaurant Requires the Most Skill to Prepare?

Chef Luisteen Gonzalez

Chef de Cuisine Crystal Parker of Flour & Barley—Brick Oven Pizza The pizza, of course! From making the dough and cultivating our special beer-fed sourdough starter that gives the crust its amazing flavor and versatility, to actually stretching, topping, and baking each pie, our pizza is truly dynamic. Pizza dough is alive, so there are always adjustments that the pizzaioli ... Read More »