Nightlife & Dining

Learn the art of baking at the popular Bake Sale Cafe

SAN DIEGO, California – If you have ever wanted to learn how to bake, or just improve your skills a little, then classes at Bake Sale Café and Bakery might be the answer you’re looking for. San Diego Food Finds showcases the bakery and its classes for novice and advanced bakers alike who want to learn more about the art.

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: One Magical Weekend Pre-Party at Overdrive this Saturday

This coming Saturday Overdrive at Spin will be hosting an Official One Magical Weekend Pre-Party, complete with OMW merchandise giveaways and a drawing to win tickets to the big event, occurring June 5 through June 7 in and around Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This is one of the largest LGBT events in the world.

Celebrate May birthdays at Babycakes on Saturday!

SAN DIEGO, California -- San Diego's Biggest Birthday Bash is back at Babycakes to celebrate May babies!

The monthly mass birthday celebration, presented by San Diego Pix, will be held Saturday, May 16 from 8-10 pm.

This birthday party for adults includes a hosted vodka bar from 9-10 pm, free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drinks specials and free birthday "spankins" for anyone whose birthday falls in the month of February.

Those with May birthdays are welcome and encouraged to bring their friends and loved ones along, who will also be invited to participate in the festivities.

Babycakes Mother's Day Brunch

What better way to tell your mother how sweet she is than by giving her one of Babycakes specialty cupcakes?

The popular bakery has everything you need to make that motherly person in your life feel special. Babycakes has two locations, one in Hillcrest and the other in Imperial Beach.

If you want to share more than cupcakes, head to the Babycakes in Hillcrest on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Lyst San Diego kicks off this Friday at the W

Lyst, a party which has been described as a “straight-friendly gay nightlife event for Hollywood’s glitterati and well-groomed scenesters” is getting a San Diego edition this Friday at the W Hotel.

The Brew Project to take over R-Gang Eatery space

SAN DIEGO, California -- Eater has learned what will be moving into the R Gang Eatery site at 3683 5th Avenue when the restaurant shutters after Mother's Day. A craft beer-centric venture dubbed The Brew Project House will be taking over the space with the aim of reopening anew in Hillcrest this summer.

Flicks owner says that he doesn't want to give 'false hope' about expansion

The popular Hillcrest nightclub Flicks may be getting another upgrade. It was rumored over the weekend in a Facebook post
by SDGLN’s own Jim Winsor that the video bar might expand into the space that was once occupied by “Taste of Italy.”

R-Gang Eatery will close its doors after Mother's Day

SAN DIEGO, California -- Word comes today from San Diego Eater, that popular and well liked chef Rich Sweeney will be closing his R-Gang Eatery in Hillcrest.

According to the article the final day of business will be May 10, Mother’s day. The restaurant will continue to serve brunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and dinner Tuesday through Saturday until then.

Uptown Tavern begins their "Veuve Bitch Get Out The Way Fridays" on May 1

SAN DIEGO - The always innovative Uptown Tavern is beginning a new weekly happy hour event on Friday, May 1.

The “Veuve Bitch Get Out The Way Fridays" soiree will serve Veuve Clicquot for $5 a glass from 5 to 6 pm, and $6 a glass from 6 to 7 pm.

The San Diego Hot spot also offers a wide variety of menu items and half-off drinks during their happy hour: Monday through Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Dining Out for Life is today

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Dining Out for Life is today

Today is the last Thursday in April, which means it’s time once again for Dining Out for Life, an annual event where participating bars restaurants throughout the country pledge a percentage of their food and beverage sales to fight HIV and AIDS. And San Diego will be no exception! Click