Four Can’t-Miss Summer Food Festivals in San Diego

As the weather heats up, so does the number of food festivals popping up around town. Explore San Diego and taste delectable dishes from across the globe. Avoid missing the action by taking a look at our breakdown of the four best summer food festivals in San Diego. 11th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival –…

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The Best Beach Bars in San Diego

Known for its miles and miles of scenic coastline, San Diego is a stunning Southern California paradise that welcomes visitors from all over the globe. What better way to enjoy the picturesque ocean views than from local restaurants and bars dotted along San Diego’s beaches? With many options to choose from, we’ve narrowed down the…

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Kick Off the Summertime in San Diego

Summer is right around the corner, and we’re kicking it off in San Diego with Memorial Day Weekend events around the city. Enjoy the long weekend in San Diego at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina by participating in the official kickoff to summer. “Legacy Week” at the USS Midway Museum Honor our…

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Local Shelter Island Guide: Neighborhood Places to Visit

Located in the heart of Shelter Island, Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina offers the convenience of being walkable to many San Diego attractions and activities. If you have a few hours to explore, check out local restaurants, breweries, activities and more near Shelter Island. Shelter Island Pier Walk over to the Shelter…

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San Diego’s Best Vegan Restaurants

If you are looking for vegan cuisine, you have come to the right place! San Diego is sprawling with vegan options throughout the entire county. Our list of San Diego’s best vegan restaurants includes new cafes, local favorites and unique finds right here in San Diego. Café Gratitude A local favorite around town, Café Gratitude…

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Chef Spotlight – Chef Christopher Spayde

Featured on our Chef Spotlight this month is our very own Executive Chef of Best Western Plus Island Palms’ Blue Wave Bar & Grill, Christopher Spayde! From learning more about his cooking style, to the best cooking advice he’s ever received, Christopher shares the inside scoop on his cooking experience and more.   Describe your…

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A Guide to San Diego’s Secret Bars

Take a trip back to Prohibition days any time you enter one of San Diego’s secret bars. Speakeasys are popping up all over San Diego and will instantly transport you back to the 1920s, without breaking the law. These vintage style bars offer old-school libations, crafted cocktails, and intimate ambiance. Be sure to hit all…

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3 Things to Do at the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival

https://www.sandiegomagazine.com/images/cache/cache_1/cache_6/cache_a/event-photos-san-diego-bay-531aea61.jpeg?ver=1538851664&aspectratio=1.4971428571429 Calling foodies and winos from all the land, the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival is here! This annual event captures the culinary excellence and unique hybridity of flavors native to the San Diego area, and will feature some of the hottest chefs in the industry as well as various tasting events and…

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