A Lakeside Paradise Awaits | Take A Trip To Tantalizing Tahoe

July 27, 2015

Basking in the serene and natural beauty of Lake Tahoe during the summertime is an unforgettable experience that each and everyone one of us should relish in at least once in a lifetime. The crystal-clear turquoise water, eclectic coastline and friendly people make for a unique and convenient sojourn from beach-side San Diego. We recently enjoyed a fantastic 4-day stay at Tahoe Beach & Ski Club, a prime lakeside location in South Lake Tahoe, filled with fun, excitement, delicious eats and lasting memories. Read about our journey and plan one of your own!

Save On Passes And Enter To Win Tickets To The 4th Annual Mira Mesa Festival of Beers On August

July 26, 2015

San Diego CityBeat and the Mira Mesa Chamber of Commerce present the 4th annual Mira Mesa Festival of Beers, taking place on Saturday, August 22, from 2-5pm (1pm for VIP) at the Mira Mesa Community Park. There will be over 30 breweries pouring over sixty different beers, live music and food trucks, all in a beautiful outdoor park setting on what will most definitely be a beautiful San Diego afternoon. SanDiegoVille has 2 VIP passes for one lucky reader as well as promo code SDVILLE for $5 savings per ticket.

Sirena Gourmet Latin Seafood Introduces Latin Nights To San Diego's Little Italy

July 25, 2015

When you think of the Little Italy culinary scene, do you think of world-class ceviche, grilled octopus with black garlic emulsion, and Latin oysters? Well San Diego’s traditionally Italiano community of restaurants is getting some major spice by welcoming a new cast of characters that are heating up the neighborhood’s taste buds! Sirena Gourmet Latin Seafood restaurant is at the forefront of this diversification, adding zest to the community with their launch of “Latin Nights!”

FM 94/9 To Host Free Milky Chance And X-Ambassadors Concert At Quartyard | August 3

July 24, 2015

San Diego alternative rock station, FM 94/9 (KBZT FM), has announced the latest installment of the Loud@ free concert series, featuring Milky Chance and X-Ambassadors. The two bands will perform a free, all ages show at downtown San Diego’s Quartyard on Monday, August 3 at noon, sponsored by Shock Top.

Grant Grill To Host Julia Child Tasting Menu In Honor Of The Legendary Chef

July 23, 2015

This August, in light of Julia Child’s birthday on August 15, the Grant Grill at the historic US Grant Hotel is launching a wonderful charity tie-in with the Julia Child Foundation. On August 5, The Grant Grill and Chef Mark Kropczynski will launch a fantastic “Cooking with Julia” tasting menu (available from August 6 through the end of the month) in honor of culinary legend Julia Child’s birthday - a portion of the proceeds from the sales of which will benefit the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.

The Red Door Restaurant & Wine Bar To Host 4th Farmers, Friends & Fishermen Dinner

July 22, 2015

The Red Door Restaurant & Wine Bar will host its fourth Farmers, Friends and Fishermen dinner on Wednesday, August 5, starting at 5:30pm. Farmers, Fishmongers and Friends is an intimate dinner series designed to educate the community about who is producing their local food. It’s a meet ‘n eat, of sorts, featuring a cocktail reception/mixer and five-course dinner with farm-fresh drink pairings.

Los Angeles Comfort Food Hotspot To Debut Two San Diego Outposts This Summer | Lemonade Is Coming To Hillcrest And Westfield UTC

July 21, 2015

For nearly a decade, Lemonade has been serving seasonal California comfort food to its ever-growing following in the greater Los Angeles area. Lemonade entices time-crunched but food-savvy individuals with the simple allure of beautifully prepared salads, hearty braised meats, satisfying sandwiches, decadent desserts, and of course, thirst-quenching lemonades. With an appreciation for the freshest seasonal ingredients, Executive Chef and Founder Alan Jackson answers the call by bringing his chef-driven, contemporary approach to California comfort food down the Golden Coast to San Diego with two new locations to open this August.

Ironside Fish & Oyster To Host 2nd Annual Shuck-A-Thon To Benefit Charities On National Oyster Day | Wednesday, August 5

July 21, 2015

Want to find out who is the baddest mother-shucker in SoCal? Head to Ironside Fish & Oyster on August 5 for an oyster throwdown like no other. This year, the ladies are taking over and shuckin' like there’s no tomorrow at Ironside’s 2nd Annual Shuck-A-Thon, where 6 chefs, 6 deserving charities, and the créme de la créme of oysters, Chef Jason McLeod's custom ‘Ironside Selects,’ will be featured for an event like no other!

Smash Global Debuts Luxury MMA Meets Black Tie Event At Hard Rock Hotel On Saturday, August 1 | Purchase Passes With SanDiegoVille And Get 2 Complimentary Drinks

July 20, 2015

Pro mixed martial artist and entrepreneur Steve Orosco will combine mixed martial arts, business networking and extravagance on Saturday, August 1, when The Main Event takes over Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego. Presented by Smash Global, this inaugural black-tie gala will bring together some of the top business professionals in America's Finest City for an evening of professional mixed martial arts fights, craft cocktails, tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, art installations by Marc Sandoval of Molotov Gallery and a silent auction. The Main Event serves as the first luxury showcase of MMA in U.S. history. As usual, promo code SDVILLE gets ticket purchasers an added benefit! Read on and be sure to get your tickets!

The Deck At Moonshine Flats Introduces New Smokehouse BBQ Menu

July 20, 2015

The Deck at Moonshine Flats in downtown San Diego is celebrating the rest of summer with a new smoker and smokehouse menu. This open air venue is now serving authentic smokehouse BBQ featuring brisket, tri-tip, ribs, pulled pork and chicken.

The World's Largest Tiki Party Returns To San Diego | 15th Annual Tiki Oasis Celebrates “Yesterdays Future Today” From August 13-16

July 19, 2015

The largest tiki convention in the world returns to San Diego this August 13-16. Tiki Oasis is a family produced four-day Polynesian pop-lifestyle convention / party which takes place in America's Finest City each August, and is the only event of its’ kind on the West Coast. Each year Tiki Oasis presents a different theme which explores, celebrates, and preserves mid-century aesthetics via entertainment, fashion, food, drink and education, while showing its’ relevancy in contemporary culture. This year's theme is "Yesterday's Future Today". We are giving away 2 basic (Thursday - Saturday) wristbands for one lucky reader to join the luau. Read on and enter for your chance to win!

European Cask Creations Come To Hillcrest | Welcome VOM FASS To The Hub

July 18, 2015

The very wise Mark Twain once said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” The brand new VOM FASS Hillcrest, which literally means “from the cask” in German, doesn’t take this quote lightly. VOM FASS is a famous European franchise known for their supply and pre-purchase tastings of the finest wines, liqueurs, spirits, oils and vinegars from around the world. Finally catching on in the States, San Diegans can now refine their taste buds with the grand opening of the city’s very first VOM FASS, located in The Hub Hillcrest Market.

ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station Celebrates 10 Years This August 15-16

July 17, 2015

The 10th annual ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station takes over Point Loma on Saturday, August 15 to Sunday, August 16 for a weekend full of art, food, live entertainment and fun for residents and visitors of all ages. This yearly art festival is produced by the same team that brings Mission Federal ArtWalk to San Diego’s Little Italy each year in April.