East Village Opening Weekend Block Party Returns On March 30-31 To Welcome Back San Diego Padres Baseball

March 17, 2018

The East Village Association is stepping up to the plate once again to celebrate the return of San Diego Padres baseball at the 8th Annual East Village Opening Weekend Block Party, a free-to-attend neighborhood street fair taking place on Friday, March 30 & Saturday, March 31. We are raffling off drink passes to this always-entertaining event.

Group Behind "Michelin Star Of Italy" Awards San Diego's Solare Ristorante With Highest Honors

March 16, 2018

Italy’s top food & wine rating group, Gambero Rosso, has presented Solare Ristorante in Liberty Station with the prestigious Three Gamberi acknowledgement, similar to the Michelin Star system, one of only 13 awarded in the world, helping further shine a spotlight on San Diego’s evolving dining scene.

Storyhouse Spirits To Open Distillery, Bar & Restaurant In San Diego's East Village

March 15, 2018

The craft spirits industry is continuing to expand in San Diego due to a 2016 California law change. Heading into the East Village is a 7,500 square-foot distillery, bar and restaurant from industry newcomer Storyhouse Spirits.

TBT RePost: AwakenWithJP Explains What He Loves About San Diego

March 15, 2018

On this incarnation of SanDiegoVille's TBT RePost, in one of his most recent parody videos YouTube and social media sensation JP Sears targets America's Finest City. 

Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its First Ice Spectacular To San Diego For A Limited Engagement | CRYSTAL Takes Over Valley View Casino Center This March 21-25

March 15, 2018

Cirque du Soleil's 42nd overall production and first-ever experience on ice, Crystal take over San Diego's Valley View Casino Center for a limited engagement from March 21-25. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice, get ready to experience world-class entertainers as they take an icy stage by storm.

Spike Africa's Fresh Fish Grill Is Changing Hands | Downtown San Diego Restaurant To Become Gaslamp Fish House

March 14, 2018

Spike Africa's Fresh Fish Grill & Bar, a San Diego seafood restaurant opened by former Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. founders in 2013, is in the process of being purchased. The restaurant will soon close for business in order to transition into Gaslamp Fish House, a seafood-centric bar and eatery that will reopen this Spring.

Destination Kauai - A Week At Hanalei Bay Resort In Beautiful Princeville Hawaii Book Your Own Journey Through ResorTime & Save 10%

March 14, 2018
Photos and videos by CodyContent

Last month, we enjoyed a six-night stay at the beautiful Hanalei Bay Resort in the quiet northernly town of Princeville on the lush island of Kauai, Hawaii, courtesy of ResorTime and Grand Pacific Resorts. Check out scenes from our journey as well as our recommendations for many fun things to do in Kauai. Then book your own ResorTime Hawaiian vacation through SanDiegoVille and save 10%!

Queensborough Goes Dark After Short Run In San Diego's Gaslamp

March 13, 2018

It only opened last Summer, but the NYC-themed Queensborough bar & restaurant has already shuttered in San Diego's Gaslamp.

Little Italy's Long-Awaited Piazza Della Famiglia Finally Unveils

Photo by CodyContent
March 13, 2018

Over the weekend San Diego’s gastronomic destination of Little Italy finally unveiled Piazza della Famiglia - a 10,000 square-foot, European-inspired community gathering place and pedestrian hub that will eventually be used to host farmers markets, concerts, and cultural events. The project will be a mix of public, residential, retail and restaurant space, including over 100 apartment homes, an ambitious food hall, an Italian restaurant, a new eatery from Consortium Holdings, and much more.

Tijuana Sensation Tacos El Gordo Opens New Location In Chula Vista With Downtown San Diego Outpost Next To Debut

March 13, 2018

Tacos El Gordo, which first launched in Tijuana in 1972, has opened a new San Diego location on Broadway in Chula Vista, while at the same time shuttering its H Street location for maintenance. The popular taqueria will also debut another highly-anticipated outpost in downtown San Diego later this year.

Communal Coffee Opens In San Diego's South Park Neighborhood

March 13, 2018

San Diego's Communal Coffee has launched its second location, taking over a 2,000 square-foot open lot in South Park that has been long vacant and transforming it into a caffeine-fueld oasis.

Kettner Exchange Chef Wins Top Pork Honors

March 12, 2018

San Diego chef Brian Redzikowski, who helms the kitchen at Little Italy's Kettner Exchange, has won the regional title of "Prince of Porc" at the Los Angeles-based Cochon555 competition yesterday.

Longtime Grab & Go Hot Sandwiches Baker Killed In South San Diego County Hit-And-Run

March 12, 2018

A longtime Grab & Go Hot Sandwiches baker fell victim to a deadly hit-and-run in Chula Vista last night. Devastated family and friends have launched a GoFundMe to assist with funeral costs and continue to seek information on the driver.

San Diego Reader's Tacotopia Returns For Fourth Year On May 12 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

March 12, 2018

The San Diego Reader is continuing its search to find the best taco in San Diego, and at the 4th annual Reader Tacotopia at Golden Hill Park on Saturday, May 12, over 65 of the top eateries from San Diego, Los Angeles and Tijuana will compete for bragging rights. This year, Tacotopia attendees also get unlimited beer samples from more than 20 breweries. We're giving away 2 VIP 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.

Hillstone Restaurant Group To Bring R+D Kitchen To Former Bully's Space In Del Mar

March 11, 2018

We announced last summer that Los Angeles-based Hillstone Restaurant Group was moving forward with plans to take over the nearly 50-year-old Bully's North in Del Mar. Now we have exclusive details that Hillstone will be building an outpost of the company's R+D Kitchen at the space for an anticipated 2019/2020 opening.

Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival Returns To Offer Best Beer Fest Value In Town On Saturday, March 31 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

March 11, 2018

Over the course of its seven previous incarnations, the Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival has come to be known as San Diego's tried-and-true, locals-friendly, best-value-in-town craft beer festival. MVCBF has always been reasonably priced and includes unlimited food and craft beer (plus spirits!) as well as great live music. On Saturday, March 31, the event will return to take over the gigantic practice field at SDCUU Stadium (Qualcomm Stadium) for a day devoted to America's finest craft brews paired with some of our city's best restaurants and chefs. As always, SanDiegoVille readers save on any ticket type with promo code SDVILLE and we are also raffling off 2 VIP passes to attend (a $200 value).

Team Behind Trust Restaurant & Hundred Proof To Open New Venture In Mission Hills

March 10, 2018

Trust Restaurant Group, the team behind the popular Trust and Hundred Proof restaurants in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood, has leased the ground floor of Jonathan Segal's newest building located in the heart of the Mission Hills Commercial District for the opening of a new bar & restaurant concept.

Sabor Latino Food, Beer & Wine Festival Returns As Part Of San Diego's 25th Annual Latino Film Fest | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

March 10, 2018

Capping off the 25th Annual Latino Film Festival is the Sabor Latino Food, Beer & Wine Fest on Saturday, March 17, taking place outside the AMC 18 Theater at River Plaza outside Fashion Valley Mall! Get ready to enjoy Latin cuisine from some of San Diego and Baja's top chefs paired with the finest breweries, wineries and distilled spirits from both sides of the border, as well as riveting live entertainment and performances at this all-inclusive event. We are raffling off 2 VIP tickets to attend and offering promo code SDVILLE to save $5 per ticket!