Past Events

chesa kusina at lemon zest and garlic festival 2015

Lemon Zest and Garlic Fest 2015 - recap

08/04/2015 - 5:40pm

Last month I attended the Lemon Zest and Garlic Fest because Faye's Fork had an extra ticket (actually there were two tickets, but Dennis couldn't go). Food festival? Yea, I'm there! Little did I...

Viva Pops at Taste of Adams Avenue 2015

Taste of Adams Avenue 2015 - recap

07/18/2015 - 11:05pm

If you think Taste of Hillcrest is spread out, then you haven't been to Taste of Adams Avenue! Luckily, this event includes complimentary trolleys to get you around. We had media passes...

Bracero Cocina de Raiz at Taste of Little Italy 2015

Taste of Little Italy 2015 - recap

06/29/2015 - 3:53pm

This year we attended our first Taste of Little Italy via media passes. With all of our 'Taste of' experiences, it's a wonder how we've missed it! Technically, we attended Taste of...

North Park wall art

Tuesday Taste of North Park 2015 - recap

06/15/2015 - 5:23pm

We often attend the Taste of North Park around October so I was surprised to stumble upon a less publicized event called "Tuesday" Taste of North Park. This was a special 'mini' taste held Tuesday...

Juice Crafters at Taste of Hillcrest 2015

Taste of Hillcrest 2015 - recap

05/25/2015 - 8:42pm

Another year, another Taste of Hillcrest! Can you believe it's been going on for 15 years? This year I was provided a pair of media tickets for their event on April 18, 2015 between 12-4pm...

Latin Food Fest 2015 in Los Angeles Hangar 8 entrance

Latin Food Fest 2015 Los Angeles - Grande Tasting recap

04/11/2015 - 11:27pm

We enjoyed the Latin Food Fest in San Diego last year and were pleased to be invited back for the Los Angeles grande tasting on March 21. Even though it's farther away, we knew there'd be many, if...

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 food!...

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 heard...

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 popular tent...

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...