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Best of 2013

Best of San Diego 2013

Restaurants, bars, nightlife, culture and more compete for our love

Maybe it was nostalgia for my battle-addled boyhood that caused me to OK the theme suggested by staff writer Alex Zaragoza for this year's Best of San Diego issue, our 11th annual: Take two things that are both really good at the same thing, pit them against one another and declare a winner.

By David Rolland
Best of 2013 Chalk it up OCT 15 | By Joshua Emerson Smith Mesa Rim and Vertical Hold battle for best climbing gym
Best of 2013 Sloths can hike, too OCT 15 | By Alex Zaragoza Torrey Pines and Balboa Park battle for best hiking for the out-of-shape
Best of 2013 Scavenging on a budget OCT 15 | By Aaryn Belfer Junc and Mimi + Red battle for best shopping for cheap-ish trends
Best of 2013 Clash of the cuts OCT 15 | By Alex Zaragoza Eros and Goldline battle for best new hair salon
Best of 2013 Stacks of wax OCT 15 | By Jeff Terich M-Theory Music and Record City battle for best record store for vinyl
Best of 2013 I’ll take you there OCT 15 | By Kelly Davis Car2Go and Lyft battle for best alternative to your own car
Best of 2013 Coffee with the ladies OCT 15 | By Aaryn Belfer Treehouse and Jo Jo’s battle for best women-owned joe slingers
Best of 2013 Good morning, Vietnam! OCT 15 | By D.A. Kolodenko Ba Le French and Banh Mi San Marcos battle for best egg banh mi sandwich
Best of 2013 Southern smackdown OCT 15 | By Seth Combs Bonnie Jean’s and Red Rooster battle for best soul food
Best of 2013 Gastropub, Japan-style OCT 15 | By Michael A. Gardiner Sakura and Masa battle for best izakaya
Best of 2013 Babes in brewland OCT 15 | By Joshua Emerson Smith Mike Hess Brewing and Thorn St. Brewery battle for best kid-friendly tasting room
Best of 2013 Dashboard professional OCT 15 | By Ryan Bradford South Bay and Santee battle for best drive-in
Best of 2013 Call me Old Fashioned OCT 15 | By David Rolland Alchemy and Polite Provisions battle for best classic cocktail
Best of 2013 Sounds for the sloshed OCT 15 | By Jeff Terich Live Wire and Hamilton’s Tavern battle for best dive-bar jukebox
Best of 2013 Pass the mic OCT 15 | By Seth Combs The Lamplighter and Chorus Karaoke & Café battle for best karaoke
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Community OCT 16 | Your picks for the best hotels, monuments and more in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Eats OCT 16 | Your picks for the best restaurants in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Food stuff OCT 16 | Your picks for the best quick bites, bakeries and catering in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Shopping OCT 16 | Your picks for the best retail in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Health, fitness and beauty OCT 16 | Your picks for the best stylists, tattoos, and gyms in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Bars & booze OCT 16 | Your picks for the best bars in San Diego
Best of 2013 Readers poll: Music, arts, culture & media OCT 16 | Your picks for the best art, theater and live music in San Diego
 
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