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Nightlife & Dining

The new vegetarian: Dirty Spaghetti at The Linkery

It may seem like an odd choice for a vegetarian, but they have quite a few vegetarian and vegan options as you can substitute Portobello for any of their sausage links.

Billie Myers is back with new album “Tea & Sympathy”

"Tea and Sympathy" is the name of Billie Myers' triumphant return after a seven-year hiatus. She is back, both figuratively with her new album and literally, by publicly breaking her silence for the first time on the depression that nearly took her life.

Restaurant Review: Phil's BBQ

Since moving from its original home in Mission Hills a couple years ago, to significantly larger digs on Sports Arena Boulevard, the mania for gaining entry and then competing for a table has swelled to migraine proportions. Yet for owner Phil Pace, the smoky scent of success keeps getting sweeter.

Eight great San Diego breakfast spots, part II

San Diego has so many eateries offering wonderful breakfasts and brunches that I decided to feature eight more. You’ll never get bored with the range of delicious options awaiting you, including traditional favorites like homey biscuits and gravy to new-fashioned creations such as short rib hash.

Community Profile: DJ Will

I am sure most DJs would agree that it is [scandalous] when people try to get away with sex on the dance floor.

Community Profile: DJ John Joseph

I’ve seen plenty of people try to get away with sex on the dance floor. I sometimes spin in a two-story trellis and you see EVERYTHING!

Restaurant Review: Royal India

Royal India plays it safer than other kitchens around town serving the same type of cuisine, perhaps to avoid scaring off tourists and conventioneers roving these streets. But its atmospheric comfort and polished wait service defy most Gaslamp dining experiences that yank you in and spit you out in an hour’s time.

The Gaslamp is about to get a little gayer

The Side Bar boys have partnered up with San Diego Pix, Lovin Life Party, and Boink to launch "Circuit Sundays," a weekly event which will give the gays, their girls, and their "open minded guys" a reason to venture out of the 'hood.

FLUXX nightclub reveals high-energy design plan for 2010 opening

A 13-foot long cylindrical tunnel functions as an entrance to a single 7,000 square-foot open floor plan, featuring a circular dance floor, above which hangs a 15-foot custom rope chandelier. The design of FLUZZ is described as being "modern organic with sex appeal."