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Taste of Hillcrest 2015 - event info and giveaway

03/27/2015 - 9:06am

Get ready to indulge in exotic flavors and delight the palate during the 15th Annual Taste of Hillcrest. On Saturday, April 18 from noon to 4:00 p.m., San Diego’s most fabulous...

Latin Food Fest Los Angeles 2015 - event info

02/23/2015 - 8:12am

Latin Food Fest (latinfoodfest.com) returns to California March 20-21, 2015 for its next star-studded Latin culinary classic – and announces the agenda for its signature event, “Grande Tasting Los...

Taste of North Park 2014 - shrimp ceviche at Queen Bees

Taste of North Park 2014 - recap

01/03/2015 - 2:56pm

I consider Taste of North Park to be one of the booziest "Taste of" events. There are multiple breweries that participate and a couple of my buddies attend for the BEER over the...

The Wedge Escondido 2014 - tickets and vendors

The Wedge Cheese Festival 2014 - recap

12/09/2014 - 7:00pm

An actual CHEESE Festival? Why yes there is! Escondido (north county San Diego) produces the Wedge Cheese Festival, a glorious event of cheesy goodness paired with beer and wine. I...

Taste of Downtown 2014 -  farmhouse meatballs at Union Kitchen and Tap

Taste of Downtown 2014 - recap

10/23/2014 - 8:34pm

Apparently October is "Taste of <SD area>" month. There's Taste of Downtown (Oct. 2) and North Park (Oct. 11) plus some new ones we hadn't heard of: Mission Hills (Oct. 14), Bankers Hill (...

Taste of Old Town 2014 - Flyer by the fire

Taste of Old Town 2014 - recap

10/15/2014 - 6:58pm

The past two years, we attended the Tequila Trail (2012/2013) but this year the event got a new name! So welcome to the Taste of Old Town everyone! With so many other events under the "Taste of"...

Latin Food Festival 2014 - Fogo de Chao

Latin Food Fest 2014 - recap part 2

10/05/2014 - 8:50pm

And the Latin Food Festival tasting continues from part 1...

We hit all the food stands in the main area so headed to the back for even more!

Fogo de Chao was a...

Bacon and Barrels 2014 - West Coast Tavern - Pork Belly and Waffles

Bacon and Barrels 2014 - recap

06/05/2014 - 10:09pm

Saturday May 31 was the 1st Bacon and Bacons event in San Diego. I've never volunteered for an event before but decided to sign up myself. A group of us helped during the morning shift which...

Bite San Diego: The Boulevard - Tiger Tiger house-made sausage

Bite San Diego - The Boulevard

05/15/2014 - 6:50pm

I've heard of the Bite San Diego walking tours before and was finally able to check one out last week. The El Cajon Boulevard tour we signed up for is a new tour held on Wednesday during dinner...

Taste of Hillcrest 2014 - D Bar

Taste of Hillcrest 2014 recap

05/06/2014 - 1:39pm

Only a week after stuffing ourselves at College Area Taste, we were back for more at Taste of Hillcrest! This year’s Taste of Hillcrest was on April 19th 2014 between noon and 4. Dennis and I came...

College Area Taste 2014 - Living Room Coffeehouse

College Area Taste 2014 recap

04/16/2014 - 7:21pm

I got lucky and won a pair of tickets to College Area Taste from the SD food blog This Tasty Life. We also bumped into Mary herself (and Jake) at the ticket pickup and joined their posse for a few...

Ramen Yokocho 2014 - Tsujita Tokyo ramen bowl #2

Ramen Yokocho Fest 2014 recap

04/05/2014 - 2:24pm

I saw a friend post a facebook link about Ramen Yokocho Fest 2014 and I immediately knew Dennis would want to go! He is, after all, the ramen expert of our household! Not to mention, we'd also get...