10 Ways to Kick Off January 2016 in San Diego

january in san diego2016 has arrived, and with it a whole new year of awesome happenings, events, and activities in San Diego and La Jolla. While the rest of the country is dealing with cold temperatures and snow, those of us in Southern California are lucky enough to be enjoying beautiful weather and sunshine – so get outdoors! Check out our 10 favorite ways to celebrate the beginning of January 2016 in San Diego, from Restaurant Week to film festivals and more. Continue reading

Old Hollywood Glamour Meets New Cinema at 1st Annual Coronado Island Film Festival

coronado island film festivalOne of the oldest hotels in Southern California, the Hotel Del Coronado and its surrounding island are steeped in history; dating back to 1888, The Del’s visionary founders dreamed of building a resort that would be “the talk of the Western world” for years to come. The hotel quickly turned into a favorite retreat for old Hollywood stars and provided a stunning backdrop for a multitude of films in the 50s; now, more than 125 years later, the inaugural Coronado Island Film Festival (Jan 15-18) promises to be an indelible combination of old Hollywood glamour, new cinema, and classically elegant soirees. Continue reading

25th Annual Holiday Bowl Parade and Celebration

san diego holiday bowl paradeThe Holiday Bowl’s annual Holiday Bowl Parade celebrates its 25th anniversary this year! Join San Diego in celebration on Wednesday, December 30th during this free and fun event estimated to attract 100,000 attendees to the sidelines. Continue reading

Where To Eat in La Jolla On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Where To Eat in La Jolla On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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Looking for a hassle-free holiday feast for the family? We’ve put together a list of La Jolla restaurants offering special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners and brunch, fit for any family size. Options include à la carte, buffet and pre-fixe menus starting at $58 per person. Reservations are highly recommended. In addition, check out where to eat in La Jolla On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on the more casual side. Continue reading

A Recipe from Chef Jason Knibb: Holiday Eggnog

holiday eggnog chef jason knibbThe incredible Chef Jason Knibb from Nine-Ten Restaurant in La Jolla has shared his official holiday eggnog recipe with us! He grew up with this eggnog (his father’s favorite) and it’s been a family tradition ever since. A combination of vanilla, heavy cream, and cognac makes this a delectable addition to a cozy evening indoors with family and friends – we can’t wait to try it. Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events | Dec 18 – 20

san diego weekend eventsIt’s the last weekend before Christmas – in between all that last-minute holiday shopping, check out these great events happening in San Diego all weekend long. From an epic lightsaber battle downtown at the waterfront to the last few performances of the California Ballet’s The Nutcracker, here are our top 5 San Diego weekend events! Continue reading

10 Christmas Week Activities in San Diego

san diego christmas week activitiesWhat better time than now to take in some of San Diego’s most beautiful sights and sounds? We’ve put together a list of ten options for the holiday week while friends and family are in town; we wanted to offer a few alternatives to the typical holiday stuff around town, so a few even involve getting out of town to go play in the snow and getting out on the water. Check out our top Christmas week activities in San Diego! For a complete list of all December happenings, check out our top ten for the whole month hereContinue reading