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.”
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