A de facto cap on new liquor licenses in Pacific Beach has made the ones that exist extremely valuable. They’re selling for as $1 million and are having a dramatic effect on property values and tenant-landlord relationships.
San Diego State has a hunger problem. In the course of the year, nearly 7000 SDSU students will not have enough to eat. Seven other Cal State campuses have built more extensive, multi-pronged programs that offer a wider range of on-campus services. Why isn’t SDSU doing better?
In the ’80s, that game day bowl of guacamole likely included some avocados grown in San Diego. That’s because the region produced about half the state’s avocados back then. Now, according to the latest estimates from the California Avocado Commission, Ventura County is on track to produce about as many avocados as San Diego this year. VOSD’s Ry […]
Chula Vista’s Third Avenue gets a makeover, Zaha Hadid’s La Jolla design still in the works and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
In the last few years, San Diego’s seen a craft coffee explosion, and two local roasters recently landed on a prominent list of the best coffees of 2015. We gathered a handful of folks steeped in the local craft coffee scene to talk about where local government falls short in helping them get off the ground, whether San Diegans care more about beer than they ever will about coffee and more.
Food writer Troy Johnson joins us on the podcast to talk about his big investigation of the local food scene. Plus, Comic-Con and fudging the numbers, Airbnb’s new SD taxes and more.
California is now in the awkward position of ushering in a new law aimed at treating hens more humanely right as foie gras makes its return to menus across the state.
The guy behind Death for Food wants you to look your dinner in the eye before it’s slaughtered. But San Diegans won’t get to pay for the privilege, now that Suzie’s Farm’s Nov. 23 event is off the table.
The U.S. controls more ocean waters than any other nation, but still imports 91 percent of its seafood. If Don Kent, president of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, gets his way, a big part of the solution will be floating four and a half miles off of Mission Beach.
“Taco USA” author Gustavo Arellano on the rise of fish tacos and California burritos. A taconversation, if you will.