Enjoy sunshine and sophistication in the Golden State.
San Diego combines SoCal residing with huge-metropolis excitement. Tap into each at the swanky Pendry San Diego, a Travel & Leisure “World’s Best”–nominated lodge located in the Gaslamp Quarter. The rooms at the amenity-crammed hotel (rooftop pool, anybody?) beautifully complement their downtown surroundings thanks to luxe specifics these kinds of as black-paneled home windows, fashionable combined resources, and a neat blue palette that reflects close by San Diego Bay. Also readily available at the Pendry: a whopping 6 bars and places to eat, rentable skateboards and Cadillacs, and an straightforward-to-God Moët & Chandon vending equipment on-web site. Hey, you are on holiday vacation.
San Diego Magazine named Callie its greatest new restaurant of 2021. Swing by the chic East Village location and you are going to see why—chef-owner Travis Swikard, who lower his enamel at Daniel Boulud’s New York Town places to eat, draws on Mediterranean and Californian influences for what he dubs delicacies du soleil. Among the Callie’s stunningly presented plates are a tart and spicy Japanese kanpachi with black lime and avocado, moreover guest favorites like the blackened Aleppo rooster and the zhoug-topped hummus with pita. Rounding out the practical experience? Enjoyment, bespoke cocktails this kind of as the “Blood Ritual,” a vodka sipper combining palo santo with curaçao and regional blood orange.
Looking for a velvet sectional or leather armchair to make your dwelling place pop? Make a pit quit at Badlands Classic, Brittany Joseph’s new home furniture keep in Oceanside. The Black-owned business—which ships nationwide—stocks stunning secondhand items principally from the midcentury-present day and postmodern eras, making a minimalist vibe with a bit of glam in her showroom (and ideally your household). Want a a lot more packable souvenir? Head to Sew Loka in Barrio Logan for one particular-of-a-type streetwear from seamstress Claudia Rodríguez-Biezunski, who makes use of scrap cloth to increase edgy touches to flannels, denim, and much more.