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  • Here's your Restaurant Week strategy

    Here's your Restaurant Week strategy

    San Diego diners, get out your smartphones and start reserving: It's time for Restaurant Week again. More than 180 eateries are participating in the twice-yearly, multi-course, fixed price event, which kicks off Sunday and runs through Oct. 2. Whether for a $10 lunch or a $50 dinner, Restaurant...

  • Workout for free in the streets of downtown

    Workout for free in the streets of downtown

    Looking to work out on the cheap this weekend? You’re in luck. Head over to B Street, right in front of the Donut Bar (ironic, right?), between Sixth and Seventh avenues and you’ll find a plethora of free workouts to join in on throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event, hosted by the...

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  • Weekly Buzz (Sept. 19-23)

    Weekly Buzz (Sept. 19-23)

    North Park makes list as one of the “hottest” housing markets in America This isn’t shocking to most of us, who know how hot of a commodity the area of North Park is to live in — which is probably why it lands number 10 on this list.  “Homes in the hottest zip codes go fast, selling in an average...

  • Modern Times Beer opens a cafe

    Modern Times Beer opens a cafe

    What’s better than Modern Times Beers? That’s hard to say, but their brand-spanking-new cafe, located inside of their Point Loma Fermentorium, is a close second. The cafe now offers up espresso, barrel-aged pour over blends, cold brew coffee flights, cold brew horchata slushies and barrel-aged...

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  • Ph.D. student identifies 10 dimensions of burrito perfection

    Ph.D. student identifies 10 dimensions of burrito perfection

    Just as with beauty, a perfect burrito is in the eyes of the beholder.  No matter what it contains — carne asada, carnitas or something else — a great burrito for you may be lackluster for someone else.  “When people say ‘what is the best burrito?’ they don’t always know what they’re asking,” said...

  • The New Yorker brings East Coast flavors to downtown

    The New Yorker brings East Coast flavors to downtown

    “I wanted everyone to feel or have a little piece of the Big Apple right at their fingertips—literally speaking,” said Marco Geffroy, owner of The New Yorker in the Gaslamp. Since opening their doors, Geffroy has sought to bring an authentic New York pizzeria to America’s Finest City. As soon as...

  • Where to go for late-night cravings

    Where to go for late-night cravings

    What should never be overlooked when heading out for a night in the Gaslamp? Where you’ll grab something to eat when those late-night cravings hit. Whether you’re looking for a cozy diner or a chill lounge, these restaurants have got you covered. One thing they all have in common: fun-loving, hungry...

  • Encontro steps up with new sandwiches & plates

    Encontro steps up with new sandwiches & plates

    Already a hit in North Park with its quality food and a relaxed, community-oriented menu, Encontro is stepping things up with some new sandwiches and added chef’s plates on the dinner menu. “Our guests were looking for ‘dinner’ items beyond our salads and sandwiches,” said Encontro’s owner, John...

  • Undistributed Beer of the Week: Strawberry Fields

    Undistributed Beer of the Week: Strawberry Fields

    There can only be one undistributed beer of the week. The competition is fierce in San Diego’s beer community, but someone has to take the title. This week’s best undistributed beer is ... ACOUSTIC ALES: STRAWBERRY FIELDS ABV: 6 percent Style: Blonde sour  Pair with: Spinach salad with candied...

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  • I dare you to... jetpack

    I dare you to... jetpack

    About three years ago, I was paddle boarding around Point Loma when suddenly, a man emerged out of the water buzzing up toward the sky like it was 2050. I practically fell over. This was no Jesus walking on water, and my eyes did not deceive me. This was a man in flight. Fast-forward to now, and...

  • Your complete guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego

    Your complete guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego

    Stein glasses, giant pretzels, lederhousen and, of course, incredible Oktoberfest beers are taking over San Diego starting this weekend. With so many opportunities to experience the German festivities around town, we compiled the best of Oktoberfest events for you to check out. Get ready to drink...

  • New fall album releases

    New fall album releases

    Warpaint – Heads Up (Sept. 23) Warpaint releases its new album "Heads Up" on Sept. 23. (Courtesy photo) As Warpaint, members Emily Kokal, Theresa Wayman, Jenny Lee Lindberg and Stella Mozgawa took 2015 off. And if their new album is any indication, the L.A. indie-rockers might want to consider...

  • Border wines evolve with San Diegan’s help

    Border wines evolve with San Diegan’s help

    You might assume that holding the title of beverage director for an organization as large and powerful as Cohn Restaurant Group would give a person a demeanor of entitlement and ego. But Maurice DiMarino approaches with a warm smile and relaxed manner that instantly puts people at ease. His linen...

  • Digging North Park's new farmers market

    Digging North Park's new farmers market

    It has been six months since the North Park Thursday Market opened in its new and expanded location, perhaps you would like to celebrate with a kefir soda? No? Then how about a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free snickerdoodle? Beet hummus? Beets? Whether your answer is “All of the above,”...

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