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Turkey Day is right around the corner, and while there’s nothing quite like a home-cooked feast, you can enjoy all of the Thanksgiving classics without stepping foot into the kitchen.
While we know there’s no shortage of hotspot eateries in San Diego, it’s time to take a look at ones that feature the most important meal of the day: breakfast!
From an intimate ambiance to carefully curated menus, local restaurants give our town the charm we all know and love. And while some of these establishments have stood the test of time, we’d like to spotlight one of our new favorites: Verbena Kitchen.
South-of-the-border fare is sizzling in San Diego thanks to a fresh restaurant concept spearheaded by one of Mexico’s most renowned chefs. Roberto Alcocer presents his passion for upscale Baja cuisine at Valle, the all-new eatery located inside Oceanside’s Mission Pacific Hotel.
Pacific Catch, a sustainable seafood-focused restaurant, opened in La Jolla’s Westfield UTC center! Joining a dynamic culinary lineup, this West Coast fish house will focus on Pacific Rim flavors and “wave-to-table” seafood.
San Diego’s reputation as America’s craft beer capital has been around for some time; Karl Strauss (the county’s oldest brewery) kicked things off in 1989 and Ballast Point selling to Constellation Brands for $1 billion in 2015 being a high-water mark. Today, America’s Finest City is bustling with more than 150 local breweries. That same entrepreneurial spirit has extended to innovations in small-batch spirits, hard seltzers and boozy kombucha.
There’s a first time for everything—and no wrong way to do it when you dip and dine at Tabu Shabu, San Diego’s newest Japanese hot pot destination. Traditional Japanese cuisine combines seamlessly with a modern atmosphere alongside savory flavors, premium ingredients and homemade sauces.
Whether you’re hosting at home or looking for a place to grab a refreshing drink with friends, we’ve got the watering holes, recipes and cocktail kits for you. From handcrafted cocktails at our favorite local restaurants to DIY margarita kits, here are the best places to raise a glass (of tequila) in Southern California.
Lounging poolside never goes out of style. The only thing that makes soaking up the summer sun even better is a refreshing, cool cocktail in hand as you relax and unwind. Thankfully, Southern California has an impressive array of hotels with stellar pools (and stacked cocktail lists to match) that’ll set the scene for an epic summer. These crafty beverages all feature a splash of smooth Milagro Tequila, which will have you saying, “Just one more.”