After 25 Years, Dick's Last Resort Shutters In San Diego's Gaslamp

September 26, 2016

A restaurant known for being rude to its diners has just closed for business with little notice to its employees. Dick move, right? After more than two decades in business, Dick's Last Resort has shuttered its location at 345 4th Avenue in San Diego's Gaslamp, allegedly doing so with only a couple days notice to its staff.

The San Diego Brewers Guild Presents 8th Annual San Diego Beer Week This November 4-13 | 10-day Celebration To Feature More Than 500 Events Across the City

September 25, 2016

For the eighth consecutive year, the San Diego Brewers Guild will bring together over 100 breweries from across San Diego County for the region’s highly anticipated annual celebration of all things beer - San Diego Beer Week. The 10-day event, beginning Friday, November 4 and continuing through Sunday, November 13, consists of more than 500 beer-centric events held at locations around the county, bookended by two always sold out extravaganzas - the San Diego Brewers Guild Festival, SDBW’s 2 day official opening event held at downtown’s Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, and The Beer Garden, the week’s closing event held at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.

The Inaugural San Diego Burgers & Brews Invitational Will Bring The Sizzle To Liberty Station On October 22 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win Tickets

September 24, 2016

The San Diego Burgers & Brews Invitational will make its inaugural debut on Saturday, October 22, from 12-4pm at the beautiful Legacy Plaza in Point Loma's Liberty Station. This fun-filled day will showcase award-wining craft breweries alongside some of the top burger joints from around America's Finest City. We are raffling off 2 tickets to attend, as well as offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 savings per ticket.

Pop Pie Co. Nearly Ready To Open In San Diego's University Heights | Pie Shop Set To Debut On September 28

September 24, 2016

Owners Steven Torres and Chef Gan Suebsarakham are nearly ready to unveil Pop Pie Co., set to pop open at 4404 Park Boulevard in University Heights on Wednesday, September 28. Specializing in an ever-changing assortment of globally-inspired savory and sweet pies for dine-in or take-out, including vegetarian and vegan options, Pop Pie Co. will also entice diners with fresh-made sides & salads, 6 rotating craft beer handles, a curated wine list, and a coffee bar with caffeinated concoctions including 2 cold brew taps.

Helm's Brewing To Release Beer With Homegrown Hops

September 23, 2016

Helm's Brewing recently expanded its operation from its main brewery in Kearney Mesa to a satellite tasting room on the main stretch of Ocean Beach. To celebrate its new neighborhood, the team at Helm's brewed up a special beer using fresh hops grown in the Ocean Beach Community Garden, which will be released on September 28.

San Diego's Stone Brewing Opens First American Craft Brewery In Europe | Stone Brewing Berlin Is Now Open

September 22, 2016

Seven years in the making, San Diego's Stone Brewing has finally unveiled its Berlin, Germany-based brewery, featuring a full brewing operation and package facility, as well as a Stone World Bistro & Gardens bar, restaurant and retail store. Get your first look at this historic property!

Tap Into San Diego State University's Newest Hangout | Social Tap Eatery SDSU To Open On September 29

September 22, 2016

We previously broke the news that high-end sports bar and restaurant, Social Tap Eatery, took over the former Bridges Bar & Grill space in the San Diego State University College Area to open the fourth location of the Mexican-American fusion concept. It has now been confirmed that Social Tap Eatery SDSU will officially open its doors on September 29 with a grand opening party set for October 21.

Anaheim-Based Pizza & Beer Hotspot To Open San Diego Locations | The Pizza Press Is Expanding To America's Finest City

September 21, 2016

The Pizza Press, a fast-casual, build-your-own-pizza franchise which currently has locations throughout Orange County and Los Angeles, will soon expand southward, with immediate plans to open an outpost in Carlsbad this November with another spot planned for central San Diego for 2017.

Prost! La Mesa Oktoberfest Returns This September 30-October 2 | New Authentic Food, Beer & Entertainment Highlight The Largest Oktoberfest West of the Mississippi

September 20, 2016

The Bob Stall Chevrolet La Mesa Oktoberfest street festival, presented by Spaten, takes over La Mesa Village from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, offering a free-to-attend weekend dedicated to family fun, authentic German food, beer and entertainment.

On-Demand Chef Service Cozymeal Launches in San Diego | Offering Cooking Classes & Customized Culinary Experiences With Top Chefs

September 19, 2016

A new online service that connects people with professional chefs has launched in San Diego. Cozymeal allows guests to quickly find and book award-winning area chefs for unique culinary adventures like cooking classes, private dining experiences, team-building events and more.

The Ultimate Guide To Late Night Dining In San Diego | More Than 15 Spots To Satisfy Those Midnight Cravings

September 18, 2016

It's 12am in San Diego and you are awake and hungry, but you don't want Mexican or fast food. Where do you go? This is frequent conundrum takes place night in and night out in America's Finest City, so we decided to round up all the best late night dining options available. From diners, to steaks, to Asian eats and pizza, here is our list of more than 15 spots to satisfy those midnight cravings.

Weekly International Open Air Market Coming To City Heights | Go Global At Fair@44 Starting Wednesday Nights This October

September 17, 2016

A weekly international food market is coming to El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmont Avenue in City Heights this Fall. The City Heights Economic Development Collaboration will transform the empty corner lot into an open air market called Fair@44, and will collaborate with aspiring entrepreneurs to feature 10 diverse food vendors.

Rumorville: Mission Hills Hotspot Brooklyn Girl Seeking Suitors

September 16, 2016

We've received word that the owners of Mission Hill's casual neighborhood eatery, Brooklyn Girl, which first opened in 2011, have secured a commercial broker to assist in the sale of the restaurant.

Chef Amy DiBiase To Leave Paradise Point's Tidal For New Position With Grand Restaurant Group

September 15, 2016

Amy DiBiase is leaving her position as Executive Chef and General Manager of Paradise Point Resort & Spa's onsite restaurant Tidal to take a position with the Grand Restaurant Group, which operates Bellamy's in Escondido, the newly opened Ponsaty's in Rancho Sante Fe, and The Ranch at Bandy Canyon.

Our 8 Picks For A Delicious San Diego Restaurant Week | Price Fixed Multi-Course Meals Return This September 25-October 2

September 14, 2016

There are 8 full days of dining deals taking place from Sunday, September 25 through Sunday, October 2 for the fall installment of the biannual San Diego Restaurant Week 2016, so we thought it best to pick one eatery for each day, based upon the location and ambiance of the restaurant, as well as the value and menu options. We’ve perused the seemingly unending list of over 180 options and narrowed them down to our top dinner picks (though lunch is also offered at many locations).

Falling Into Autumn With These Seasonal San Diego Comfort Food Dishes

Brian's 24 Herb Roasted Pork Loin
September 13, 2016

With Summer coming to an end and Fall being right around the corner, it’s about time your stomach filled up on some hearty comfort foods. Toss those popsicles and step away from the ice cream because once the temperature drops, you’ll definitely be yearning for something warm and savory. Mark your calendars for the first day of Autumn on September 23, and try out these 5 restaurants that will surely usher in the change of the season with hearty seasonal-inspired dishes.

Save On Passes & Enter To Win Tickets To The San Diego International Film Festival's Friday Night Party With A Purpose Celebration On September 30

September 13, 2016

The San Diego International Film Festival returns this September 28 through October 2, and in addition to an amazing lineup of film premiers, industry panels and red carpet events, there is an incredible party planned for Friday, September 30. A two-part event, Party With A Purpose will begin with a free-to-attend all-day celebration of Old Glory concluding with a booming firework display, followed by a ticketed celebration with live music and art, entertainment, food trucks, complimentary beverages, games, and a beer garden. Like all the San Diego Int'l Film Fest tickets, promo code SDVILLE saves 20% per pass, or buy a pass for five days of events & films. We are also raffling off 2 tickets to Party With A Purpose. Read on and be sure to enter!

Chef Danilo "DJ" Tangalin Out At Eat.Drink.Sleep Hospitality Group | Former Executive Chef Of Newly Opened Decoy & Tower 23's JRDN Parts Ways With Longtime Employer

Chef Danilo "DJ" Tangalin, Jr. 
September 12, 2016

Chef Danilo "DJ" Tangalin, who recently was tasked with opening Decoy at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort on Lake San Marcos and was the Executive Chef at Tower23's JRDN restaurant in Pacific Beach before that, was let go today by hospitality group Eat.Drink.Sleep, where he has served as the Corporate Executive Chef for more than a year.

A Devoted San Diego Bar For The Fan Of Nearly Any NFL Team | Our List Of Team-Specific Establishments For Football Fanatics

September 11, 2016

The 2016-2017 NFL season is underway, and although we aren't the biggest fans of the game, we do enjoy organizing detailed lists and know that football fans across San Diego are eager to root for their favorite team in the company of other like-minded fanatics. So we've compiled this list of local establishments that cater to supporters of most of the 32 NFL teams.

Authentic Italian Food Hall Pan Bon Shutters In San Diego's Little Italy

September 10, 2016

The "all day Italian food hub" Pan Bon, which was opened by Verona-born brothers Luciano & Giancarlo Anselmi in the outskirts of San Diego's Little Italy in January 2015, quietly closed for business yesterday.