Festivals and Events

Luce Bar and Grill at Reader Burgers and Beer 2017

San Diego Reader Burgers and Beer 2017 - recap

09/27/2017 - 8:23pm

The second annual Burgers and Beer event by San Diego Reader was held in early September. I brought a friend last year and this time Dennis joined me at Golden Hill Park. I was thrilled with the...

Taco Taco Poway camaron puerquito taco at Tacotopia at the Track

San Diego Reader Tacotopia at the Track 2017 - recap

09/25/2017 - 8:45pm

If you're a fan of tacos, then Tacotopia is a MUST! San Diego Reader holds two events each year, one at Golden Hill in May and one at the Del Mar Racetrack in September. We missed the first event...

The Walking Dead exhibit outside of San Diego Comic Con 2017

San Diego Comic Con 2017 - San Diego, CA

08/18/2017 - 3:01pm

This year, San Diego Comic Con was from July 19-23, 2017. SDCC tickets are notoriously difficult to get but the number of free activities outside the con have increased as well. Check out the...

tater twisters at San Diego Fair 2017 Where the West is Fun

San Diego Fair 2017 - Where the West is Fun + Taste of the Fair

07/01/2017 - 7:03pm

The San Diego Fair brings in huge crowds each summer with food, rides, exhibits, shows, and concerts. The theme of 2017 is "Where the West is Fun" and changes every year. I decided...

Sabor Latino Wine Beer and Food Festival (San Diego Latin Film Festival 2017)

Sabor Latino Food, Beer, and Wine Festival 2017 - recap

04/03/2017 - 6:52pm

The annual San Diego Latino Film Festival is hugely popular and recently introduced a foodie festival as part of the week's events. This year marked the second annual Sabor Latino food, beer and...

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!

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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...