Inside SDM is a monthly podcast that shares the stories, challenges, and fun facts behind the making of each issue of San Diego Magazine.
The scoop on our November 2017 issue—from the ultimate global dining guide to a military salute
In this month’s episode of Inside San Diego Magazine, we’re sharing the behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of our November issue.
We meet an air traffic controller in our On the Job series, hear about why the Breeders’ Cup coming to San Diego is such a big deal (hint: it’s the richest two days in sports), put a face to our city’s expansive military scene, and more.
Joining us is Paula Watts, the photographer behind our 19.5-page cover story, The Ultimate Guide to Global Cuisine. She shares stories about shooting at 11 different restaurants, setting up makeshift studios in alleyways, translating foreign newspapers, and what her favorite spot was.
We’re also talking about our upcoming World Eats event on November 15 pegged to the issue. It’s taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art downtown, where you can taste the city’s diverse culinary scene through unlimited sips and samples from dozens of local restaurants.
October 2017 — from the best outdoor patios and travel news to a napping expert
In this month’s episode of Inside San Diego Magazine, we’re sharing the behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of our October issue.
We walk you through Troy Johnson’s review of Bistro du Marché in La Jolla and travel news like the launch of a Tesla ride share service that can take you to LAX and a destination guide to Mexico City. Plus, we share details about our shoot with Dr. Alan Shahtaji, the UC San Diego Health doctor who graces this month’s Top Doctors issue and happens to be the doctor for the US Women’s National Soccer Team.
Joining us is Dr. Sara Mednick, a San Diego-based associate professor of cognitive science at UC Irvine, who studies sleep. She tells us why we should all be napping and how to make the most of that quick shut-eye.
Ep 3: The scoop on our September 2017 issue— badass San Diego women
In this month’s episode of Inside San Diego Magazine, we’re sharing the behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of our September issue.
We walk you through our Carlsbad neighborhood guide (including an amazing coffee shop), explain the genius of the “Bechdel test” and how Moxie Theatre is using it to diversify performances, and share inside scoop behind our fall fashion shoot.
Joining us is our cover star Chrissie Beavis, an X Games gold medalist, pro rally driver, designer, and fabricator, and one of the four San Diego women profiled in our cover story, “How to Be Badass.” She tells us all about her career and the Rebelle Rally, an all-women’s off-road navigation rally.
The behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of our August issue a.k.a. the Best of San Diego.
In this month’s episode of Inside San Diego Magazine, we’re sharing the behind-the-scenes scoop on the making of our August issue a.k.a. the Best of San Diego.
The issue shines a spotlight on the top tacos, pizzas, cocktails, spa treatments, kids activities, and more. Plus, this year we’re giving a shout-out to our neighbors across the border with a selection of Best of Tijuana picks. Joining us to chat about the Mexican city’s boom in art, food, and culture is Veronica Hernandez, owner of Object boutique and one of our Best of Tijuana winners.
Plus, what it was like to interview a police sketch artist, the growing trend of cannabis dinners, and why a cool new Hillcrest eatery didn’t end up making the issue.