Dating

Woman's first date takes her to Costco for free samples

When a woman wrote on her profile in the dating app Hinge that her ideal first date would involve going to the bulk warehouse store Costco, she probably didn't expect anyone to take her up on the humorous confession. But lo and behold, one bargain-loving man did, according to a now-deleted Twitter...

  • 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: 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...

  • How to talk brews when dating a craft beer geek

    How to talk brews when dating a craft beer geek

    In San Diego, hopheads and craft beer nerds are as plentiful as surfboards in the Pacific. Locals pride themselves on the most up-to-date deets on brewery openings, festivals and the latest en vogue beer style. When dating a craft beer geek, the terminology can be exhaustively endless and may cause...

  • Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Coming up with an inventive idea for a first date is tough, and for adrenaline junkies, the idea of sitting still in a restaurant or movie theater is akin to watching paint dry. Like Keanu Reeves famously quoted, “I have the need. The need for speed.” While heart pounding, blood-pumping adventure...

  • Unconventional first date ideas around San Diego

    Unconventional first date ideas around San Diego

    It's time to ditch the same 'ol dinner and a movie schtick for first dates. With the popularity of social media and internet dating sites, guys and gals expect more than ever for those first sparks of romance and love from the start. Luckily, America's Finest City has a plethora of first date options...

  • 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....

  • Dating a football fan? Here's how to stay in the red zone

    Dating a football fan? Here's how to stay in the red zone

    Dating a football fan can be intimidating. Amongst talk of player stats, fantasy football picks, franchise tags and salary caps, conversations can be downright daunting. There are loads of lingo-driven words tossed around during the course of a football game, but no need to feel frustrated. Take...

  • 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: 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: 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....

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