Local Chefs Set To Compete In Fried Chicken Throwdown At Hillcrest's Local Habit On August 18

August 3, 2015

Fried chicken is on the radar as one San Diego’s top emerging food trends and on Tuesday, August 18, starting at 6pm, six of the city's top chefs will be put to the test to see who makes the crispiest, juiciest, tastiest bird in America's Finest City. Diners will converge for Eating and Drinking in San Diego’s inaugural fried chicken challenge, hosted by Local Habit, Hillcrest’s Cali-Creole hotspot, where mouthwatering fried chicken will always be on the menu.

The Fish Market In Downtown San Diego To Reopen On August 3 | Top Of Market Still Under Renovation After Fire

August 2, 2015

San Diego waterfront restaurants The Fish Market and it's second story, upscale eatery Top of the Market have been closed since May 26 when over $1 million in damage was caused by a grease fire that took place during opening hours. After undergoing a partial remodel, The Fish Market will reopen for service on Monday, August 3. Top of the Market is anticipated to open this fall, as the restaurant is still recovering from the damage and using the tragedy to modernize its space.

MasterChef Hosting San Diego Casting Audition For Season 7 On August 15

August 2, 2015

Do you have a passion for cooking and think you have what it takes to compete against some of the best home cooks in America?!? FOX's MasterChef is now casting for Season 7 of the popular culinary competition and will be traveling to 11 cities to meet some of nation's top home cooks, with a stop in San Diego on Saturday, August 15!

RUMORVILLE: Saint Archer Brewing Co. Purchased By MillerCoors? Has Big Beer Struck San Diego?

Could these be the new 'Silver Bullets'???
August 1, 2015

Rumors are swirling that Miramar-based Saint Archer Brewing Co. is in talks with MillerCoors about selling out to the brewing behemoth. Saint Archer launched in April 2013 and immediately gained popularity on social media due to it's star-studded lineup of owners and brewery 'ambassadors', including professional surfers Josh Kerr and Taylor Knox, skateboarders Mike Taylor, Eric Koston and Paul Rodriguez, industry filmmakers and photographers Josh Landan, Atiba Jefferson and Jeff Johnson - and many others. The purchase of Saint Archer by MillerCoors would mark the first San Diego craft brewery to be consumed by the big beer industry.

Kitchen 4140 And Duck Foot Brewing Team Up For “Wheatless” - A Six Course Gluten Free Dining Event On August 27

August 1, 2015

Six courses of farm-to-table fare will highlight beers from one of San Diego’s newest craft breweries at this one-night-only gluten free dining experience. San Diego’s farm-to-table restaurant Kitchen 4140 and gluten free brewery Duck Foot Brewing Company will join together on Thursday, August 27 to debut one of the city’s first completely gluten free prix fixe dinners, “Wheatless.”

Prepare Healthier Meals At Home With The Homestyle Vegan Cookbook Classic Recipes Reimagined For A Plant Based Diet

July 31, 2015

I come from a family of vegans and Lady SanDiegoVille and I always endeavor to implement a healthier, plant-based diet at home. My mother, brother and sister have been practicing veganism for nearly a decade each. Sure, it can make dining out a bit difficult, but they are all skilled home cooks that make fantastic dishes sure to please any palate. My mother and brother recently teamed up to author and publish an ebook filled with delicious, tried-and-true recipes inspired by multiple generations within my family. From beet chili to stuffed cabbage, the Homestyle Vegan Cookbook is filled with over 25 recipes that will help you start eating better at home. Read all about it and get your copy today.

The One Love Movement 4th Annual Charity Yoga Event To Be Held On Saturday, August 8 At Waterfront Park

July 31, 2015

The One Love Movement’s 4th Annual Charity Yoga Event will fill Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego on Saturday, August 8 from 10am to 1pm, with each ticket sold helping to raise awareness for under-privileged women and youth - locally in San Diego and globally in Kenya, Uganda and India. The event will connect more than 500 participants through yoga, the act of giving back and music.

Yard House To Open Second San Diego Location This Fall | Beer-Centric Eatery To Debut in Westfield Mission Valley

July 30, 2015

Nearly 13 years after opening its first and only San Diego location near the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown, Yard House is set to add a second eatery at the Westfield Mission Valley in early fall. Known for its menu of American favorites, crafted cocktails and endless fleet of tap handles featuring the best American craft beers and imports, Yard House will be open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining.

Café Gratitude Opens At Broadstone Little Italy | Iconic Los Angeles Plant-Based Restaurant Sets Roots in San Diego

July 29, 2015

Café Gratitude, the 100% organic and plant-based food chain headquartered in the Los Angeles area, will bring its consciously-sourced and thoughtfully-prepared cuisine south to San Diego with the opening of its new location in Broadstone Little Italy - the mixed-used development overlooking the bay. With its grand opening on Wednesday, July 29, the dining destination joins a new crop of retail spaces underneath the artfully-designed residences located at 1980 Kettner Boulevard.

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

July 28, 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.

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!

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

July 26, 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!”

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

July 25, 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.