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When it comes to dining, San Diego has a flavor all its own. With easy access to fresh fish and local produce, plus its proximity to Mexico, San Diego's Cali-Baja cuisine reflects the heart and soul of the region. What is Cali-Baja cuisine? As California's southernmost city, San Diego sits at the unique intersection of two culinary styles: California cuisine, distinguished for its devotion to fresh local ingredients and farm-to-table roots, and Mexico's Baja Med cuisine, a food revolution that began in Tijuana and is gaining worldwide recognition for combining traditional Mexican ingredients with those of the Mediterranean. It's no wonder that San Diego's top chefs and restaurateurs created a seafood and produce-centric cuisine that blends cooking techniques from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. The resulting Cali-Baja culinary style offers a wealth of exciting gastronomic experiences that can only be found in the San Diego-Tijuana region.

Shaking off its sleepy beach town persona, San Diego's nightlife scene has exploded with a new generation of nightclubs featuring top-tier DJs from across the country. And while more than 100 craft breweries are spilling hoppy IPAs, roasty stouts and Belgian-style sippers from their taps across town, top-notch mixologists are shaking up classic cocktails and avant-garde elixirs everywhere from underground speakeasies and rooftop bars to stylish lounges, moody jazz clubs and pulsing nightclubs, all with the unmistakable San Diego vibe.

Welcome to San Diego. We hope you brought your appetite for fantastic food, lively libations and you're ready to party.

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