Bars

  • Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    For nearly three years, local restaurant-goers have been anticipating the opening of Little Italy's latest addition, the 10,000-square-foot Born & Raised. From the cocktail bar and restaurant powerhouse Consortium Holdings, the swank steakhouse boasts a glistening chandelier, luxe leather booths,...

  • Hard Rock Halloween's Tragic Kingdom

    Hard Rock Halloween's Tragic Kingdom

    You might not look at certain beloved characters the same way after experiencing Hard Rock Hotel San Diego's epic Halloween bash. This year, five venues on three floors of the hotel will be transformed into a "Tragic Kingdom" for ghosts, goblins and sexy costumed revelers. The haunted fantasy will...

  • Queensborough transforms into haunted speakeasy for four days of Halloween

      Queensborough San Diego Cocktail Lounge is hosting a Halloween themed Speakeasy for four days featuring signature cocktails and musical guests.    

  • Gorgon City goes primal

    Gorgon City goes primal

    Matt Robson-Scott (aka RackNRuin) and Kye Gibbon (aka Foamo) formed Gorgon City in 2012. Two years later, the North London DJ and production duo's 13-track debut, "Sirens," premiered at No. 10 on the UK Albums Chart. Since then, they've done things like co-curated a compilation album with Pete...

  • Meet your bartender: Josh Kreps

    Meet your bartender: Josh Kreps

    While many locals might equate a night out in the Gaslamp with getting gussied up and waiting in line to enter an overcrowded club, Fifth Avenue's new Trailer Park After Dark offers an escape for those with more subdued tastes.  New to downtown's nightlife scene, the subterranean restaurant and...

  • San Diego hospitality firm to host Hurricane Harvey charity day

    Since news of its devastation first hit, many San Diegans have been looking for ways in which they can help those affected by Hurricane Harvey . For one San Diego hospitality firm, it's all about coming together for a day of community and support. On Friday, Sept. 8, Good Time Design, owned by...

  • PACIFIC is giving away 50 pairs of KAABOO tickets

    PACIFIC is giving away 50 pairs of KAABOO tickets

    During a special giveaway party hosted by PACIFIC and Omnia San Diego, guests have the chance to win one of 50 pairs of single-day tickets to the upcoming KAABOO Del Mar. From 8-9 p.m. on Thursday, enjoy a hosted bar, then, after all of the tickets have been given away, stay and enjoy the rest...

  • Meet your bartender: Zack Ball

    Meet your bartender: Zack Ball

    Since bursting onto the scene in late July, filling the Fifth Avenue building that long housed Maloney's Tavern, Queensborough Cocktail Lounge has been bringing a bite of the Big Apple to the Gaslamp. Taking its name from the largest and easternmost of New York City's five boroughs, the new two-level...

  • Top concerts this week (Aug. 28-Sept. 3)

    Top concerts this week (Aug. 28-Sept. 3)

    Top concerts coming to San Diego during the last week of August through Labor Day weekend include One Republic, Kaleo and Dada Life. 8.29 Idina Menzel   Make room for the Broadway superstar, singer and reason every human on earth knows the words to "Frozen's" "Let It Go." She hits San Diego on...

  • Omnia brings a bit of Sin City to downtown San Diego

    Omnia brings a bit of Sin City to downtown San Diego

    "A little party never killed nobody," and that's exactly what Omnia San Diego is hoping for when it hosts top DJ and Las Vegas headliner Kaskade on Friday night when he debuts at the downtown nightclub. Kaskade ( Steppin' Out and I Remember with Deadmau5), who marked his new residency at Omnia...

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