Enter To Win 2 VIP Tickets To Reader On Tap | Friday, March 6 At The Observatory North Park

February 28, 2015

On Friday, March 6, from 7pm to midnight, the San Diego Reader is taking over the recently revamped North Park Theatre - now called Observatory North Park -for the 2nd Annual Reader On Tap, bringing together local breweries and some great bands for an unforgettable night of music and tastings. SanDiegoVille has 2 VIP tickets for one of our lucky readers. Who wants 'em?

Little Italy's Monello Restaurant to Give Away $10,000 Trip to Milan As Part Of Expo Milano Celebration

February 27, 2015

In celebration of Expo Milano 2015, which was recently featured as the number one travel destination of 2015 in the New York Times, Monello will be hosting a celebration of Milanese cuisine and culture at its award-winning Little Italy restaurant from March 1 to June 30. Monello will also be giving away a trip for two to Milan valued at over $10,000! Guests are invited to dine from their special prix fixe reflective of the Expo Milano 2015 and are automatically entered to win.

3rd Annual VinDiego Wine & Food Festival To Take Over Liberty Station April 10-11 | Save Big With SanDiegoVille And Enter To Win Tickets!

February 26, 2015

America’s finest city will once again become the epicenter of the California wine world as the third annual VinDiego Wine & Food Festival takes over NTC Liberty Station in Point Loma on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. Wine and food enthusiasts can savor more than 300 unique tastes of unlimited award-winning wine from over 75 wineries and delectable food and appetizers from more than 20 of San Diego’s finest restaurants while enjoying live music and an upbeat atmosphere. SanDiegoVille has a special promo code for $20 savings per ticket on general admission passes (promo code SANDIEGOVILLE) and we are also raffling off a pair of passes. Read on and be sure to enter!

Omnia San Diego To Host Job Fair For New Nightclub In Downtown San Diego

February 25, 2015

Omnia San Diego, set to debut at the former Stingaree location in Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter this coming April, will host an upcoming job fair on Wednesday, March 18 and Thursday, March 19, to fill both front and back-of-house nightclub positions. Widely acclaimed as a leading worldwide entertainment, dining, nightlife, and hospitality company, Hakkasan Group will welcome OMNIA San Diego to its growing portfolio of nightlife venues following the opening of OMNIA Las Vegas on March 12.

Cirque Du Soleil Varekai Descends From the Sky and Into the Valley View Casino Center | Seven Performances Only From February 25 to March 11

February 24, 2015

One of the most iconic brands and coveted must-see performing groups in the world, Cirque du Soleil, is returning to San Diego after a 3 year hiatus. Cirque du Soleil Presents Varekai tour will play America's Finest City for a brief installment from Feb 25 to March 1 at the Valley View Casino Center in Point Loma for seven performances only. Get ready for death defying feats that will push you to the edge of your seat in excitement and awe!

Inaugural KAABOO Del Mar Music & Cultural Festival Releases Line Up For September 18-20 Event

February 23, 2015

The inaugural KAABOO Del Mar music and cultural festival is set to make an impact on the American festival circuit with an initial line-up led by headliners No Doubt, The Killers and Zac Brown Band. Set for September 18-20 at the world-famous Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in Del Mar, KAABOO Del Mar will offer music lovers an unforgettable weekend with three days of performances on seven stages and six unparalleled experiences: Humor Me, Palate, Indulgences, ArtworK, Encore, and Posh Nosh, details of which will be announced in the coming weeks but will include food, wine, beer and local vendors, embracing the San Diego community with open arms by spotlighting area businesses.

Buddies Burgers Closes In Pacific Beach | San Diego-Based Board & Brew To Take Its Place

February 23, 2015

After only a little more than a year in business, the Pacific Beach outpost of the popular SDSU college area Buddies Burgers has shuttered. The space will soon be taken over by an installment of the Del Mar-based Board & Brew sandwich and craft beer chain. The first Board & Brew was started in 1979, and the company currently has 6 locations in Southern California, with a total of 9 expected by year's end.  

Backyard Kitchen & Tap Opens February 27 | New PB Eatery To Employ Many Displaced By Pacific Beach Alehouse Closing Due To Fire

February 22, 2015

Backyard Kitchen & Tap, the newest restaurant to join the Pacific Beach community, is set to open Friday, Feb. 27. The restaurant is part of OMG Hospitality Group, whose local holdings include Pacific Beach AleHouse, Union Kitchen & Tap Encinitas and Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp. In light of the fire at Pacific Beach AleHouse this past Monday, Backyard Kitchen & Tap is employing a large majority of the staff while the restaurant is closed for repairs over the next few months.

The Great American Foodie Fest Touches Down At Qualcomm Stadium March 27-29 | Country's Top Food Trucks And White Castle Burgers Are Coming To San Diego

February 22, 2015

After six successful bi-annual events in Las Vegas, Red Dragon is hitting the open road to bring the Great American Foodie Fest to San Diego from Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29, at Qualcomm Stadium. The Great American Foodie Fest will feature more than 50 of the nation’s top food trucks and food vendors highlighted by East Coast and Midwest favorite, White Castle, along with a number of celebrity trucks from The Food Network, History Channel, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. White Castle, America’s first fast-food hamburger chain, will serve its signature sliders fresh for the first time in Southern California.

The Wine Pub and Andrea's Truffles Team Up For Wine and Truffle Pairing Dinner | March 10

February 21, 2015

The traditional chocolate and wine duo will get a facelift at the The Wine Pub's Vinho de Truffle event - a port wine and dark chocolate truffle pairing meant to satisfy any sweet tooth. On March 10, Point Loma’s favorite dog-friendly wine bar teams up with local truffle expert, Chef Andrea Davis of Andrea's Truffles, for the least nutritious but most mouthwatering pairing in San Diego.

Get A Taste Of The Del On Saturday, February 28

February 21, 2015

The Hotel del Coronado, or The Del as it's know, will invite guests for an afternoon of exquisite food, cocktail and wine tastings to help raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during The Taste of The Del on Saturday, February 28 from 3-5pm at the resort's Sun Deck Bar & Grill.

Kitchen 4140 And Karl Strauss Brewing Company Team Up For “Steak & Strauss” Dinner | Thursday, February 26

February 20, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Kitchen 4140 will partner with San Diego brewer Karl Strauss for a special prix fixe dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Each of the six courses will offer a Karl Strauss craft beer paired with Chef Kurt Metzger’s creations, resulting in an evening highlighting farm-to-table flavors alongside beers from one of San Diego’s foremost breweries. Exact courses are being kept under wraps until the dinner, but guests can expect a fair share of steak as well as the debut of a unique Karl Strauss beer created in part by Kitchen 4140.

URBN Coal Fired Pizza To Open Location In Downtown Encinitas

February 19, 2015

Having rooted his success in a simple, no-nonsense business model, San Diego restaurateur Jon Mangini has earned a reputation for taking risks on unexpected locations with his New Haven-style pizzeria concepts, including BASIC in East Village circa 2006, URBN Vista and his latest El Cajon expansion and brewery.  The approach has paid off as collectively, his multi-million dollar restaurant group has steadily increased revenue to further propel his staying power in San Diego. Next up, Encinitas! Mangini will open a fourth URBN Coal Fired Pizza location in North County, slated to open doors this March at the space formerly occupied by Encinitas Pizza Co.

Green Flash Brewing Co. Unveils Plans For Rare, Barrel-Aged Beer Series And New Poway Tasting Room

February 19, 2015

Today, Co-Founders of Green Flash Brewing Co, Mike and Lisa Hinkley, officially announce plans for the national debut of Cellar 3, a series of rare, barrel-aged beer offerings and the expansion to a 2nd San Diego facility in Poway. After announcing the 2015 Hop Odyssey lineup of hop-focused session IPAs last week, Green Flash Cellar 3 offers consumers a taste from the opposite end of the craft spectrum with a lineup of elevated, limited reserve offerings that will round out the national Green Flash portfolio. With construction of the Cellar 3 packaging facility now complete, Green Flash will roll out the series to retailers beginning in April, and plans to open a public tasting room later this spring.