Major League Baseball All-Stars To Parade Through Streets Of Downtown San Diego On July 12

Padres All-Stars Dave Winfield & Trevor Hoffman
June 29, 2016

The 2016 MLB All-Star teams will travel through the streets of San Diego in red, white, or blue Chevrolet vehicles on Tuesday, July 12 in the 12th annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show, which will be televised on the MLB Network with a simulcast on MLB.com. Trevor Hoffman and Dave Winfield will be the grand marshals of the event.

UPDATED: After More Than 20 Years In Business Cafe 976 Closes In Pacific Beach Only To Reopen This Summer

June 28, 2016

We previously reported on June 19 that Pacific Beach coffee house and breakfast destination Cafe 976 had announced that it will close for business this week after more than 20 years of service in the beachside neighborhood. We found out that the restaurant will undergo a renovation to be reopened by the end of July.

Top 11 Fourth Of July Fireworks Shows In San Diego

June 27, 2016

San Diego is a prime destination for an epic 4th of July celebration, so break out the barbecue and get ready for the sky to light up, as no matter what part of America's Finest City you are in or around, there is somewhere to relax and enjoy an amazing fireworks show. Here, we run down some of the top 4th of July spectaculars around San Diego.

HessFest Returns To North Park On July 30 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets To Mike Hess Brewing's Anniversary Extravaganza

June 26, 2016

Celebrate 6 years of delicious craft beer at Mike Hess Brewing's annual anniversary beer festival - HessFest -  taking over Grim Avenue in North Park on Saturday, July 30! Enjoy some of Mike Hess Brewing's favorite local breweries and eateries, including special collaboration brews and casks, as well as live music, great folks and excellent vibes. SanDiegoVille is offering $5 savings on tickets with promo code SDVILLE, as well as raffling off 2 VIP passes to the festivities.

Williams-Sonoma To Open New Store At Westfield UTC Featuring Locally Sourced Products

June 25, 2016

Williams-Sonoma is opening a new store at the Westfield UTC in La Jolla, which will feature local food product and offers frequent complimentary cooking demonstrations. The location is celebrating its Grand Opening starting on Friday, July 1 with a weekend schedule of festivities, including a $1,000 sweepstakes, product raffle, interactive events, tastings and cooking classes for all ages.

San Diego Reader Brings Search For Area's Best Taco To Del Mar With Tacotopia At The Track On August 13 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

June 24, 2016

The San Diego Reader is continuing its search to find the best taco in Southern California, and on Saturday, August 13, over 40 top eateries from America's Finest City, Tijuana & Los Angeles (including Ensenada's famed La Guerrerense!) will compete for bragging rights at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club at the inaugural Tacotopia at the Track. There is also a free concert by 311 & Matisyahu following the event! We're giving away 2 tickets to this already-almost-sold-out event and also offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 savings on any ticket type. Read on for all the details and be sure to enter.

Grater Grilled Cheese Expands With Second Location Now Open In La Jolla

June 23, 2016

It started out as a food truck with a gooey dream and now there is two brick-and-mortar locations! Grater Grilled Cheese Bistro has opened their second San Diego branch, expanding from their Mission Valley location to a new storefront at 723 Pearl Street in La Jolla. In addition to grilled cheeses, the new Grater location will offer a full menu including deli sandwiches, salads, fries, soups and more.

San Diego Beer & Music Festival Returns To Liberty Station On July 30 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

June 23, 2016

The second annual San Diego Beer and Music Festival will take over Liberty Station's NTC Park in Point Loma on Saturday, July 30, from 7-10pm (6pm for VIP), for an evening of craft beer and live music to raise funds for local charity Promise2Kids. Presented by #RockStarBeer Productions, FM 94/9, and many area breweries, the festival will showcase over 100 craft beers from more than 50 local and regional breweries as well as local bands and DJ's, a food truck pavilion, and a live performance by headliner Hawthorne Heights. We are raffling off a pair of VIP passes to attend ($100 value) as well as offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 off any ticket. Keep reading and be sure to enter for a chance to win!

Incoming Pendry San Diego Unveils First Details Of Culinary & Entertainment Offerings For Gaslamp Quarter Hotel

June 22, 2016

Set to open in late 2016, the highly anticipated Pendry San Diego has announced their first collaboration with San Diego based restaurant and nightlife innovator Andy Masi of Clique Hospitality for the debut of three of the hotel's six dining and entertainment venues - Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine, Oxford Social Club, and The Pool House.

KAABOO Del Mar Reveals Exciting Culinary Lineup For Upcoming September 16-18 Festival | Save On Passes & Enter To Win 2 Hang Loose Weekend Tickets

June 22, 2016

KAABOO Del Mar has announced the expansion of this year's culinary lineup. In addition to KAABOO's impressive music lineup and hilarious comedians, which include Jimmy Buffett, Aerosmith, Jack Johnson, Fall Out Boy, Daryl Hall and John Oates, plus comedians including The Cast of Silicon Valley, Dana Carvey, and Cheech & Chong, the spread at this year's culinary experience has been enhanced in every way possible - from the number of participating restaurant and chef partners to an even higher level of gourmet cuisine. In addition to offering promo code SDVILLE for savings on 3-day Hang Loose passes and raffling off 2 weekend passes to attend, we have the details on all the mouth-watering details taking place at the 2016 incarnation of San Diego's top cultural festival!

After Cooking Around The World, Local Chef Returns Home To Open Imperial Beach Restaurant

June 22, 2016

Modern American chef, restauranteur, and native San Diegan, Steve Brown, is returning to his hometown of Imperial Beach to launch a shipping yard inspired, 4,000 square foot, multi-level restaurant on the corner of Dave Avenue and Seacoast Drive, mere steps from the ocean. While his restaurant is under construction, Chef Brown is also launching a series of 7-course meals and wine pairing pop-up events, under the name of "Cosecha", taking place from San Diego to Los Angeles starting this July, in addition to his catering company.

Experience More Than 30 Craft Breweries At 5th Annual Mira Mesa Festival Of Beers On August 13 | Save On Tickets & Enter To Win VIP Passes

June 21, 2016

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.

Longtime Starlite Chef Departs To Start Meal Delivery Service

June 20, 2016

Chef Kathleen Wise has been cooking in the kitchen at Starlite since it opened in 2007, but Saturday, July 2, will be her last day working at the Mission Hills hotspot, as she is leaving the post to start her own meal kit delivery company called Eat My Box (seriously?!?). Chef Amanda Michels, who has been with Starlite for nearly a decade, will take over as Executive Chef.

Woholle Juice Box Opens Doors In La Jolla Shores | Neighborhood’s First Premium Juice Bar Launches Within Everyday California’s New Flagship Store

June 20, 2016

Everyday California, a La Jolla-based lifestyle company specializing in ocean adventures and apparel, has launched Woholle Juice Box - a premium juice bar offering cold-pressed juices, smoothies, elixirs, and healthy foods - within its flagship store at 2261 Avenida De La Playa in La Jolla Shores.

The Lafayette Hotel To Celebrate 70 Years In North Park With Party On July 1

June 19, 2016

70 is the new 21! The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a free-to-attend party open to the public on Friday, July 1, from 6 to 10pm, offering party-goers 3 venues of themed celebrations within the historic North Park hotel.

Taste The Change With These 6 New San Diego Dishes

Westroot Tavern crudite
June 18, 2016

In San Diego there are talented chefs and inspiring kitchens taking on the challenge for fresh ideas and newly crafted plates. Grab a friend or two and go on an adventure exploring the city’s hottest creations from menus that are hot off the stove!

Great American Foodie Fest Returns To San Diego This July 9-10 | More Than 50 Top Food Trucks Come Together At Qualcomm Stadium This Summer

June 17, 2016

The Great American Foodie Fest returns to San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium this July 8-10, featuring more than 50 of the nation’s top food trucks and food vendors highlighted by a number of celebrity trucks from The Food Network, Cooking Channel & Travel Channel. We are raffling off weekend passes by the pair, so read on for the details and be sure to enter.

Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic & Tori Kelly Set To Headline MLB All-Star Weekend Concerts

June 16, 2016

Major League Baseball announced today that multi-platinum recording artists Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic, and Tori Kelly will headline the MLB All-Star Concerts on Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9 at San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park South. This is the first time in its history that MLB will host three major concerts for fans as part of All-Star Week. Best part? Tickets are free and based on availability beginning on June 17 at 10am.

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen Makes Its Home On Park Boulevard In Hillcrest

June 15, 2016

Dynamic husband and wife duo, Eric & Lindsey Fillion, purchased Heat Bar & Kitchen in Hillcrest from Sam Khorish and Pascal Courtin earlier this year. They kept the place pretty much as was, retained the same staff and only closed for two days before reopening as the rebranded Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen. The restaurant has since settled into its own, updated with a French-inspired bistro menu from Executive Chef Dariusz Szelag, an incredible wine list, top notch spirits and a most-welcoming ambiance. We recently sat down for a multi-course meal, which turned out to be a heart & belly-warming dining experience.

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant Introduces New Chef De Cuisine

Chef Tyler Nollenberger
June 14, 2016

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant has introduced Tyler Nollenberger as the new chef de cuisine. His appointment comes after five years at sister restaurant, Market Restaurant + Bar, where he worked under owner, acclaimed chef, and three-time James Beard Award nominee, Carl Schroeder.