more about: San Diego

Choose Your Own (CA Parks) Adventure

In our May issue’s Best of the West section, we’re featuring something really cool that’s come out of a joint venture between California’s Parks Forward Commission and the wildly innovative Bay Area design studio called Stamen. Looking to help Californians and visitors actually use the state’s public lands, the commission decided to let Stamen loose on its data, and the result? The new CaliParks browser-based heatmap, […]

Where To Go This Weekend: Borrego Springs, CA

  Not far from the famous wildflowers of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the community of Borrego Springs boasts treasures all its own, from an outsize art scene to a revamped resort. “It’s the changing sunlight here that’s so incredible,” adds local architect Richard Orne. “And the skies after dark? You can see the next galaxy.” The best part? Since Borrego Springs is just 90 miles […]

Sunset’s Favorite New Bars of 2014

As 2014 rolls to a close, the staff at Sunset has been looking back on the year that’s passed and celebrating our favorite openings across the West. We tallied the new restaurants we enjoyed most and, now, we’re looking at 2014’s greatest bars, the pubs, cocktail lounges, and breweries most deserving of repeat sipping trips.

Sunset’s Favorite New Restaurants of 2014

Christmas cookies, holiday lights, good excuses to listen to Mariah Carey… Oh, there are many, many things I love about this time of year. But the best part? To me, it’s the flood of year-in-review lists. Yep, I mean it. I hands-down love all those tallies cataloging critics’ favorite books, movies, whatevers of the twelve months prior. They let you feel nostalgic for the year that’s […]