Past Events

martinis at Taste N Tinis

Holiday Fun 2016 - Taste 'N' Tinis and Toast of Gaslamp

01/02/2017 - 10:27pm

Oh my... what is there to do during the most festive time of year? Why not have a food and drink adventure in San Diego? For the fourth year in a row, we ventured to Hillcrest for Taste 'N' Tinis...

Tender Greens at Taste of Downtown 2016

Taste of Downtown 2016 - recap

10/22/2016 - 2:44pm

It's been a decade since we first did our first Taste of Downtown in 2006! It's usually held on a Thursday evening for four hours, giving you freedom to choose which places you want to go. This...

The Hills Local Pub burger at San Diego Reader Burgers and Beer

Reader Burgers and Beer 2016 - recap

09/20/2016 - 11:43pm

San Diego Reader has been keeping us busy this summer! We've already attended Tacotopia (Golden Hill Park) and Tacotopia at the Track (DMTC) and now there was another... BURGERS and BEER!

...
taco drink holder from Cali Comfort BBQ at Tacotopia

Tacotopia at the Track 2016 - recap

09/05/2016 - 11:37pm

We attended Reader Tacotopia in May and were rather surprised when a similar event popped up - Reader Tacotopia at the Track on August 13th! Once again, over 30 taco vendors would be competing to...

cocina 35 at latin food fest

Latin Food Fest 2016 - recap + got milk pairing

08/16/2016 - 10:14pm

Latin Food Fest is one of the events we enjoy attending because there's plenty of tasty food, not much walking, AND alcohol is included! Dennis wasn't feeling well that day so I found a last...

Tacos and Tequila Festival at Silo - Maker's Quarters

Tacos and Tequila Festival 2016 - recap

06/29/2016 - 11:41pm

We recently attended the Tacos and Tequila Festival in San Diego as media. Their offering of unlimited tacos, craft beer and tequila samples was too good to turn down. We saw a lot...

Cape Rey sample at Foodie Fest Encinitas

Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016 - recap

06/10/2016 - 11:31am

This summer I was able to attend Foodie Fest Encinitas which celebrated sustainability and had demos, tastings, music, art, and a chef competition. The preview event was earlier that month with a...

Blazing Pork Belly Blossom by My Urban Eats

Reader Tacotopia 2016 - Recap + Spicy Loves Milk campaign

06/06/2016 - 11:18pm

Reader Tacotopia 2016: The Search for the Best Taco. 30+ vendors set up booths in Golden Hill Park, with tacos aplenty, all vying for your vote as the ultimate taco! Dennis and I were invited to...

blogger shot in Westy's at Taste of Point Loma

Taste of Point Loma 2016 - recap

05/24/2016 - 12:44pm

I'd like to think I've been to all the "Taste of" events by now but it's my first time attending Taste of Point Loma! Mary from This Tasty Life asked me to be her plus one for some tickets she had...

Napizza at Taste of Hillcrest 2016

Taste of Hillcrest 2016 - recap

05/07/2016 - 11:11pm

I admit I get consumed by the idea of sampling EVERY location at a Taste event. I've conquered a few neighborhoods over the years but Hillcrest has eluded me 3 times (2015, 2014, and 2012)....

braised pork from journeys end at Pechanga Wine Festival

Pechanga Wine Festival 2016 - recap

03/23/2016 - 11:55pm

Wine lover? Got that covered. Curious of where to eat at Pechanga Resort & Casino? Got that covered too.

Pechanga had their 8th Annual Wine Festival on February 27, 2016 and we were...

tower of cake cones at pechanga chocolate decadence

Pechanga Chocolate Decadence Festival 2016 - recap

03/21/2016 - 4:38pm

Ever been to a chocolate festival? How much better would it be if wine were involved?

We were invited to Pechanga Resort and Casino to check out the Chocolate Decadence festival on Friday...