San Diego Weekend Events | July 29 – 31

Another beautiful (and warm) weekend is upon is in San Diego! From La Jolla’s annual Fashion Film Festival to a surf dog competition, there’s something for everyone – not to mention a bunch of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Here are our top five San Diego weekend events (remember to always check for ticket availability prior to attending). Continue reading

The La Jolla Fashion Film Festival Graces the Village with New Highlights

Photo from the La Jolla International Film Festival

Photo from the La Jolla International Film Festival

Boasted as the world’s largest gathering of fashion filmmakers, the 7th Annual La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival (LJIFFF #7) is back this year with an even better curated selection of films. The prestigious event is held at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, in the heart of the village. Views of the ocean, coupled with the stunning architectural design of buildings surrounding the area, makes it one of the most beautiful film festivals of its kind, gaining itself the worthy title of the “Cannes of the Fashion Film World”. As always, hundreds of renowned fashion filmmakers from around the world will attend this exclusive festival, and event-goers will have the opportunity to network, attend seminars & panels, make deals, and so much more. Continue reading

StreetCar Merchants of Fried Chicken, Doughnuts & Coffee Coming to La Jolla

streetcar merchants of fried chicken doughnuts & coffeeA big name is coming to downtown La Jolla! The popular North Park eatery StreetCar Merchants of Fried Chicken, Doughnuts & Coffee is expected to move into the 4,000-square-foot space on Prospect Street (previously occupied by Amici’s Restaurant), complete with an outdoor patio. Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events | July 22 – 24

The weekend everyone has been waiting for is upon us – Comic-Con International 2016! Even if you aren’t heading down to the Convention Center this weekend, there’s plenty else to do in and around America’s Finest City. Check out some of these other San Diego weekend events right here! Continue reading

5 Unbelievable Virtual Reality Experiences at Comic-Con

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The best time of the year is finally here–today marks the first official day of the 2016 San Diego Comic-Convention (aka #SDCC), and this year is even bigger and better than before. Virtual Reality, an immersive 360 degree platform is coming this year with a variety of amazing and fun experiences. Check them out yourself, and see which one catches your eye! Continue reading

Mandarin House La Jolla: 40 Years of History & One-of-a-Kind Chinese Food

mandarin houseAs one of the oldest restaurants in La Jolla, the Mandarin House on La Jolla Blvd. is well known among locals and revered for its unique, flavorful dishes. From humble beginnings in his native China to a chance meeting in Hong Kong, Mandarin House founder John Law had a knack for the restaurant business and delicious cuisine at an early age. We sat down with his son and now-owner, Nelson, to talk a bit more about the early days of Mandarin House, family recipes, and what it means to carry on the legacy of his father. Continue reading