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Inside Coin-Op Game Room in North Park, Friday at 9 p.m.

Cocktails, beer, arcade games & good times.

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San Diego Spirits: 6 Local Distilleries and Where to Find Them

These six distilling companies are pioneering the craft spirit movement in our own backyard.

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Where the Bartenders Drink With Cocktail Royalty Jen Queen

The mezcal master shares her go-to destinations for a satisfying beverage in San Diego.

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8 Dive Bars With Unexpectedly Great Food

Where to find bar food that you don’t have to be inebriated to enjoy.

Where the Bartenders Drink With Cocktail Royalty Jen Queen

The mezcal master shares her go-to destinations for a satisfying beverage in San Diego.

Where the Bartenders Drink with Sycamore Den's Eric Johnson

The Washington native dishes on his favorite places to drink as a San Diegan.

Where the Bartenders Drink With Fairweather's Anthony Schmidt

The craft cocktail guru shares his favorite places to imbibe.

Blinis are the New Black at Portland's Kachka

In Russian home cooking, the layered salad known as "herring under a fur coat" often appears on tables covered with a magenta mess of grated beets and mayo, looking like a Slavic version of the...

Seattle Musts: Joule, Westward, Ma'Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

Joule Seattle's most reliable address for a casual, of-the-moment meal may be the Fremont Collective—a warehouse in the Wallingford neighborhood (about four miles north of downtown) that was...

Nothing But Hits at East Village Newcomer Tuome

East-West fusion has gotten a bad rap, mainly because the execution is usually ham-fisted. Some dude stuffs pastrami in an egg roll, stirs wasabi into mashed potatoes, or jams kimchi into a...

New Chef Breathes New Life into Scandinavian Stalwart Aquavit

Long before there was a Faviken, a Relae, or even a Noma, many refined gastronauts came to appreciate Nordic food in a very different way than we understand it today thanks to a groundbreaking...

Uncle Boons' Beer Slushies: The Best Drink You Never Knew Existed

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Mastering Perfect Ice Cream at Home with OddFellows' Sam Mason

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

The Vaportini Makes Getting Drunk as Easy as Breathing

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Everything You Need to Know About the Michelin Guide

Every fall, chefs and diners lose their minds over a little red book published by a tire company. Here’s a guide to understanding Michelin Madness.

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Kevin Mikesell on Almost Two Decades at the Historic Waterfront Bar and Grill

Bartending veteran tells what has changed and what is still awesome at one of San Diego’s oldest taverns.

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Exciting Scoop in the Coop at Chicken Charlie's

The famous fair food vendor sets up a brick and mortar shop in Balboa Mesa Shopping Center.

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A Third Yakitori Restaurant Opens; Ales and Acoustics; Fall Menu at Tidal

Japanese restaurant expansion in Clairemont, beer and bands in La Jolla, and new fall food at bay front hotel.

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Cruise Over to Old Harbor Distilling Co. for San Diego's Newest Craft Spirits

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A Soulful and South American Gastropub Opens in Hillcrest This Week

The neighborhood welcomes a new cozy and rustic Brazilian-American fusion gastropub.

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Where the Bartenders Drink with Sycamore Den's Eric Johnson

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Breaking: Gaslamp's Southpaw Social Club Shutters

The Eater San Diego tip line is abuzz with the news that Southpaw Social Club, the southern influence craft beer bar and restaurant located on J Street in the Gaslamp, has closed its doors as...

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Prime Corner of Little Italy Available for New Hospitality Project

What's the neighborhood missing?

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Change of Leadership in a Carlsbad Kitchen; Pigs and Pinot Wine Pairing; Pacifica Del Mar’s New Chef

See what the new chefs in North County are cooking, or indulge in some a meat and wine pairing dinner.

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Where the Bartenders Drink With Fairweather's Anthony Schmidt

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Welcome to Cocktail Week 2014

Tons of fun booze coverage is coming.

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Vital Update: Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Soft Opens in Little Italy

Get your fix starting now.

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Carnitas' Beer Night; Prosecco Tasting; Taste of Bankers Hill

Drink beer, or prosecco, and taste what Bankers Hill is cooking.

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Edible, Sweet Snow Now Being Shaved at Convoy's New Iceskimo

The dessert shop opens today.

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Dumpling Inn to Relocate & Join New Craft Beer Concept on Convoy

More seating space and an adjoining drinking saloon.

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Japanese Ramen Bar & Izakaya-Style Eatery in the Works for Hillcrest

A global brand expands to San Diego.

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Ballast Point's Jaw-Dropping New Tasting Room Debuts in Miramar

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Last Supper at La Valencia; Local Produce Showcase; Beer & Cheese Pairing

A farewell dinner series, produce showcase for local restaurants and a beer and cheese tasting.

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Here Are Seven Recent Openings in San Diego

From brunch, beer and coffee to seafood restaurants and new markets.

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Rip Current Brewing Pairs With Sublime Ale House for North Park Project

A brewery and beer-centric eatery join forces.

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Jsix Snags New Bar Lead, Unveils Fall Cocktail Menu

Bartender shuffles in the East Village.

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Little Italy Gets an Infusion of Latin-Inspired Seafood from Sirena Gourmet

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Where to Eat Right NOW; Updating the Eater Heatmap, October '14

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