Blind Date

Blind Date: Being supportive

Blind daters Crystal and Kris have their hands — and feet — all over each during a romantic and acrobatic adventure at an aerial studio in Linda Vista before heading to dinner at East Village's newest hotspot, Lola 55, for dinner.

  • Blind date: Playing the field

    Blind date: Playing the field

    A soccer pro and a Seattleite search for common goals on the pitch.

  • Blind Date: Playing the Field

    Blind Date: Playing the Field

    McKenna and Eli meet at Valley View Casino Center for a lessen in playing the field followed by drinks, dinner and more games at Carlsbad's Draft Republic.

  • Blind date: Beauty and the feast

    Blind date: Beauty and the feast

    PACIFIC: Where are you from and where do you live now?  Caitlin: I am originally from Dallas, Texas; just moved to San Diego in April. I’m an Army brat, though, so I grew up all over the world — even spent part of high school at a boarding school in India. Anthony: Rozet, Wyoming; (and now) San...

  • Blind date: In the deep

    Blind date: In the deep

      Photos and video by David Brooks Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra Megan and Brian met an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's about to drop them off at SeaQuest Water Adventures for a holy-sh*t-level underwater experience. Before they emerge to get submerged, let's review their pre-date interviews....

  • Blind date: In the deep

    Blind date: In the deep

    Blind daters Brian and Megan enjoy a day on and under the water of San Diego Bay in the Sea Breacher watercraft with SeaQuest Water Adventures.

  • Blind date: Measuring up

    Blind date: Measuring up

    Photos and video by David Brooks Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra In keeping with this issue's fashion theme, tonight's blind daters will be styled for a photo shoot before heading to dinner at a hot new place downtown. Britt and Ethan met for the first time an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's about...

  • Blind date: Measuring up

    Blind date: Measuring up

    Blind daters Britt and Ethan get a makeover at E.C.Stylebar, an Airstream trailer converted into a mobil salon in Balboa Park before heading to the Smoking Gun restaurant downtown.

  • Blind date: Art throb

    Blind date: Art throb

    Photography by David Brooks Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra   This evening's would-be romantic adventure has already begun. Blind daters Sarah and Jonathan met an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's about to drop them off at Wonderspaces, a pop-up museum in Mission Valley . Before they arrive, let's...

  • Blind date: Art throb

    Blind date: Art throb

    Blind daters Sarah and Jonathan take a trip to Mission Valley in the Epic Limo where they check out Wonderspaces, an interactive pop-up museum.

  • Blind Date: Fly boys take to the air

    Blind Date: Fly boys take to the air

      Get pumped up for an adrenaline-filled dose of amphibious adventure. Blind daters Richard and Cristian met for the first time an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's about to drop them off at Jetpack America. Before they arrive to take flight above San Diego Bay, let's review the pre-date interview....

  • Blind Date: Fly boys take to the air

    Blind Date: Fly boys take to the air

    Blind daters Richard and Cristian take a limo ride to San Diego Bay where they take to the sky in a jetpack.

  • Blind Date: Looking for love on the back of a horse

    Blind Date: Looking for love on the back of a horse

    Blind daters Jessica and Ian met for the first time about an hour ago in an Epic Limo bound for the Tijuana River Valley Nature Preserve, where they'll mount up for a romantic ride along America's Finest coastline. As the couple gets acquainted during the drive south, let's review their pre-date...

  • Blind date: An international adventure to Baja

    Blind date: An international adventure to Baja

      Photos & video by Alejandro Tamayo Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra Cassie and Zach met for the first time less than an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's headed south to the Mexico border. Although these two blind daters knew nothing about each other before stepping into the car, they've agreed...

  • Blind date: An international adventure to Baja

    Blind date: An international adventure to Baja

    Blind daters Zack and Cassie travel down south to Tijuana and Rosarito for fine dining and a massage.

  • Blind date: An up-tempo interlude

    Blind date: An up-tempo interlude

      Photos and video by David Brooks Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra A mainstay on America's Finest music scene, DJ/producer Schoeny (aka Justin) spins at Analog, Backyard Kitchen & Tap, Bootlegger, Florent, Oxford Social Club and Vin de Syrah, among other popular local venues. In March, he also...

  • Blind date: An up-tempo interlude

    Blind date: An up-tempo interlude

    Blind daters Andrea and local DJ Schoeny enjoyed a limo ride to Lionfish at the Pendry hotel in downtown San Diego where they enjoyed drinks and fine dining.

  • Blind date: A high-flying look at life and love in San Diego

    Blind date: A high-flying look at life and love in San Diego

    Zlata and Scott will soon take a helicopter tour of the coast, soaking in sights of the ocean, skyline and cranes that are taking San Diego to new heights.

  • Blind date: Perfect strangers pose for passion

    Blind date: Perfect strangers pose for passion

    Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra Bekah and Jennie met less than an hour ago in the Epic Limo that's about to drop them off for a sexy boudoir photo shoot. Neither of these two blind daters knows that disrobing will be tonight's first activity. Before they arrive, let's review the pre-date interviews....

  • Blind date: Love at first site

    Blind date: Love at first site

    (Matchmaking by Jessica Pelligra) 'Twas the night before New Year's Eve a decade ago when PACIFIC's first blind date appeared in the magazine's inaugural publication, the January 2007 issue (check out 120 covers to celebrate 10 years). Ten years and 120 blind dates later, this evening's blind daters...

  • Blind ambitions: A look back at 11 good tries

    Blind ambitions: A look back at 11 good tries

    For the 10th year in a row, PACIFIC's illustrious matchmaking team set out in January to create love connections across the city. Out of the 11 blind dates they set up in 2016, 3.5 ended with a kiss (that we know of). That's three couples who answered "yes" when asked if there had been a kiss or...

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