Festivals and Events

Tribute Pizza focaccia at Taste of North Park

Taste of North Park 2018 - highlights

10/19/2018 - 9:34pm

We've always enjoyed food events and Taste of North Park is no exception. Heck, we've visited in 2017,  2015, 2014, etc so we are constantly revisiting to see what's new in the area! This year's...

Hundred Proof at San Diego Reader Burgers and Beer 2018

San Diego Reader Burgers and Beer 2018 - recap

09/14/2018 - 6:04pm

I've been looking forward to San Diego Reader Burgers and Beer since March! We purchased early bird VIP tickets back then as well as received media passes later this year! As experts on food...

Ephen Tacos during Tacotopia in Golden Hill Park San Diego

San Diego Reader Tacotopia 2018 Highlights - San Diego, CA

05/16/2018 - 6:58pm

I don't eat enough tacos these days so last weekend's Tacotopia gave me a chance to do a little catchup. San Diego Reader's Tacotopia event was on Saturday May 12 at Golden Hill...

pechanga buffet samples at the 10th annual wine festival at pechanga

10th Annual Wine Festival at Pechanga recap - Temecula, CA

03/23/2018 - 7:36pm

We were delighted to attend the Pechanga Wine Festival on Saturday March 10th, 2018. The 10th annual Wine Festival kicked off at noon for VIP admission and opened to the rest (including us) at 1pm...

10th Annual Chocolate Decadence at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula

Highlights of the Chocolate Decadence Event at Pechanga - Temecula, CA

03/15/2018 - 2:04pm

Last weekend, we had the opportunity to check out the Chocolate Decadence at Pechanga Resort and Casino. The festival offered chocolates and pastries as well as a sampling of wines, domestic...

Adobada from Tacos el Cabron at Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads Bites and Booze Tour

Gaslamp Mardi Gras Beads, Bites and Booze Tour - San Diego, CA

02/13/2018 - 9:48am

Mardi Gras is celebrated in many ways, from living it up with the true New Orleans experience, partying with friends locally, or just partaking in good 'ol Lousiana style food! Our preferred way...

Urban Solace at Taste of North Park

Taste of North Park 2017 - recap

11/03/2017 - 11:29pm

Once October rolled around, our minds had already drifted toward the annual Taste of North Park event. Due to travel and other things, we had not attended since 2014 (or 2015 if you...

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...