Fault Line Park Opens In San Diego's East Village

August 27, 2015

Marking the first public park to open in East Village in more than a decade, Civic San Diego, the City of San Diego and developer Pinnacle International will host a grand opening event for Fault Line Park to celebrate the new public space on Friday, August 28, starting at 11am. The 1.3-acre, park, a City of San Diego park constructed and to be maintained by Pinnacle International, features children’s play equipment, grassy open space, public art, an intimate garden, and seating areas. 

Sabor De Baja | A Most Delicious Tasting Event & Culinary Competition

August 27, 2015

Check out our photos from the 2015 Sabor De Baja tasting event and culinary competition, a most delicious evening of Mexican indulgences that took place at the Rosarito Beach Hotel on August 26. Presented by Mi Casa Supper Club, this annual event brings together some of the best restaurants, wineries and breweries from Baja California, Mexico, for an all-white-attire, end of summer bash!

Duke's La Jolla Poised For October Opening With All Star Team

General Manager Shaughn Helliar and Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay
August 26, 2015

Owned and operated by San Diego and Maui based T S Restaurants of Hawaii and California, Duke’s La Jolla is scheduled to open its doors as early as this October. With the kitchen being led by San Diego native, Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay, and his recently appointed Chef de Cuisine Dave Underwood, get ready for a menu that will celebrate the melting pot of cultures and cooking techniques of Hawaii and California.

Richard Blais To Open The Crack Shack Adjacent To Juniper & Ivy As Early As November

August 25, 2015

Chef Richard Blais' second collaboration with Mike Rosen, The Crack Shack, is set to hatch this November next door to their acclaimed Juniper & Ivy. The fast casual concept will embrace the fried chicken trend and feature all day chicken and eggs with a menu conceptualized by Blais and Juniper & Ivy's Chef Jon Sloan.

So Much More Than Music & Comedy | Inaugural KAABOO Del Mar To Feature Culinary Stage, Art Expo, Local Purveyors For Ultimate Cultural Festival

August 24, 2015

Sure, Zac Brown, Gwen Stefani, Brandon Flowers and Joel McHale will be performing at KAABOO Del Mar, but did you know that local food celebrities Brian Malarkey and Javier Plascencia will each be putting on shows of their own? The culinary aspect of KAABOO is the icing on the cake of what will be the ultimate cultural festival that includes so much more than live music and comedy, all taking place over 3 days/nights from September 18-20. We are raffling off two single day tickets (both for one day of the winner's choice) for KAABOO, so read on for all the details and be sure to enter!

Pacific Beach's TOWER23 Teams with The One Love Movement to Celebrate National Yoga Month This September

August 23, 2015

In recognition of National Yoga Month, TOWER23 Hotel, owned and operated by Eat.Drink.Sleep, has partnered with The One Love Movement to host a weekly charity yoga series. Classes will be held at 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, taking place on the hotel’s oceanfront Tower Deck. For those seeking to deepen their practice, the evening yoga will be followed immediately by a post-class happy hour at JRDN Restaurant.

San Diego Padres To Host First Official 'Pride Night' At Petco Park On Tuesday, September 1

August 22, 2015

The San Diego Padres will host the first ever officially sanctioned Pride Night at Petco Park on Tuesday, September 1 when the Padres take on the Texas Rangers at 7:10pm. The first 1,000 fans to purchase Pride Night tickets will receive a limited edition Pride-themed Padres hat. Additionally, in a further gesture of support to the LGBT community, $5 of every Pride Night ticket purchased will be donated to San Diego Pride, GSDBA and San Diego Gay Men's Chorus.

The Brew Project Will Bring The Ultimate In All Things Local To Hillcrest This Fall

August 21, 2015

Hillcrest will soon be toasting to a unique dining and drinking destination opening its doors in late-September. The Brew Project took over the location previously occupied by R Gang Eatery and will soon give neighbors and visitors a rare opportunity to explore San Diego’s finest local beers, all under one roof.

Florent Bar + Lounge's New Executive Chef Brad Hightow Refreshes Menu With Vibrant Produce And Unique Flavors

August 21, 2015
By Rosanne Adamo | SanDiegoVille Contributing Writer

Florent Bar + Lounge has been calling the corner of San Diego Gaslamp's 5th & G home for just over a year now. Rich in history, the Florentine style building was built all the way back in 1874 and served as City Hall from the 1890's to 1938. Now, the old City Hall building is home to a few of San Diego's hot spots. We were recently invited to experience the fresh menu creations of the establishment's new executive chef Brad Hightow and indulged in a delicious and inspiring five course meal.

Hawthorne Country Store Hosts A Most Amazing Debut On September 5 To Benefit Berry Good Food Foundation

August 20, 2015

On Saturday, September 5, from 5-8pm, Hawthorne Country Store in Escondido will host A Most Amazing Debut to celebrate the opening of their expanded home arts department, all to benefit the Berry Good Food Foundation. Get ready to enjoy that country-living lifestyle during an evening of local wine and beer, charcuterie, pizza oven delights, goat milk gelato, homemade cheese and chef-preserved local produce, as well as interactive displays that will feature preserving, cheese making, pickling, gardening, chicken keeping, goat keeping and more. There will also be local farmers on hand to answer questions and display their CSA offerings.

Chef Paul Murphy Leaves Humphrey's After More Than A Decade | Nicolas Bour Appointed As New Executive Chef

Chef Nicolas Bour
August 19, 2015

Shelter Island’s iconic bayside property - Humphreys - today announced the appointment of Nicolas Bour to the position of executive chef of Humphreys Restaurant, Humphreys Backstage Live and Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites. The role of executive chef at Humphreys was previously held for 13 years by Paul Murphy, who is moving into a new role with US Foods. The silver-tongued toque was loved for his ability to juggle multiple roles, all with good humor and for his adaptation of modern global cuisine.

San Diego Reader Celebrates City's Culinary Community With 4th Annual FEAST! Tasting Event On September 12 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win 2 VIP Tickets

August 19, 2015

Get ready to FEAST! On Saturday, September 12, in celebration of their annual culinary-centric issue, the San Diego Reader will host its 4th annual Feast tasting event at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.  Enjoy food and drink samples from over 40 of the city's best neighborhood eateries, wineries, breweries, and food trucks as you look out over the scenic San Diego Bay. SanDiegoVille has 2 VIP tickets to the event to give away, as well as promo code SDVILLE for savings on tickets!