La Jolla November News Roundup 2023
November 2023 – Whether you found yourself shopping for fabulous deals or rooting for the Aztecs on Thanksgiving, we hope your holiday was spectacular. We know this is a busy month as the start of the holiday season begins to gain momentum. That’s why we kept track of local happenings in this La Jolla November News Roundup. Get caught up on noteworthy events by checking out some news briefs we covered this month.
Table of Contents
- Fleet of Foot and Full of Change
- Celebrating the Holidays – La Jolla Style
- Eats and Treats: Food News Around La Jolla
- News in Sports
- The Beat Goes On
Fleet of Foot and Full of Change
That seems to be the feel of November in La Jolla. Fast, fluid, and filled with transformations. From the food scene to upcoming festivities to help you celebrate the holidays – we’ve got our fingers on the pulse of the latest, greatest changes in the area. Ready to rock? Then let’s roll this beautiful La Jolla November news footage!
Celebrating the Holidays – La Jolla Style
There’s no end to frivolity and fun fests available to us in LJ, and as residents, we thought you might like an inside scoop on the various holiday events we’ve shared with you during the month.
LJ Playhouse Hosts Big Acts This Holiday Season
In case you missed it, the La Jolla Playhouse played host to Tony award-winning actor Matthew Broderick in the smashingly successful play, “Babbitt.” The show was sold out, but check out our news brief about exciting new acts coming to the Playhouse you won’t want to miss this holiday season.
Arts and Entertainment Shines at UCSD
One of the best places to see live music, theater performances, and more in La Jolla is the award-winning Epstein Family Amphitheater at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). You might have missed the highly acclaimed performance by Death Cab for Cutie, but it’s not too late to experience arts and entertainment this holiday in style at this fresh, new amphitheater. Here is more information about the Epstein Family Amphitheater and its holiday venues.
The Del Rolls Out Class-Act Holiday Cheer
Few would argue that the Hotel del Coronado is iconic, and known for suave, classy accommodations. Since its recent expansion, The Del has rolled out some super-keen events for the holidays you won’t want to miss, including a slate of events as part of its 2023 theme, “A Twenties Holiday Affair.” Get more info on holiday happenings at the Hotel del Coronado here.
Artful Jollies at First Friday Art Walk in La Jolla
The last first Friday of the year is nearly upon us, meaning it’s almost time for the December First Friday Art Walk in La Jolla. The theme for the Art Walk this December is, appropriately, “Holidays.” Learn what’s in store next month for the Art Walk and how to participate here.
Eats and Treats: Food News Around La Jolla
As La Jollans, we’ll tell you we have the best of pretty much everything – especially exciting foods and fabulous restaurants. So, if you’re thinking about taking advantage of great places to eat during the holidays, the food scene in San Diego keeps on raising the bar. Here are some foodie news briefs we covered in the area for November.
LA-Based Pizza Parlor Debuts in SD
Pitfire Pizza, a Los Angeles-based pizzeria nominated for a James Beard Award, has officially opened its first outpost in the San Diego area. The pizzeria also offers some unique pizza choices that you won’t be able to find anywhere else – so click here to find out more details about Pitfire Pizza in San Diego.
Paradisaea’s Quest for Culinary Perfection
Paradisaea’s new chef, Jeff Armstrong, plans to rework the restaurant’s menu and bring back some more classical cooking techniques. He plans to re-establish his expertise in farm-to-table ingredient sourcing and continue the restaurant’s commitment to sourcing ingredients from sustainable and local farms. Find out more about Armstrong’s quest for perfection at Paradisaea here.
New Brazilian Restaurant Brings On the Meats
A new Brazilian steakhouse called Galpao Gaucho brings 17 cuts of meat in an all-you-can-eat format to San Diego. The new steakhouse brings a style of cooking that is authentic to the gaucho, which is a cowboy from Southern Brazilian culture. Learn more about Galpao Guacho and its delicious offerings here.
Pacific Beach Gets Even Sweeter
Copper Top Coffee & Donuts, a popular spot for freshly made-to-order donuts and coffee drinks, is landing in Pacific Beach. They’ll be serving up still-warm donuts that are freshly made to order. They also feature house-made sauces and toppings. Get the deets about the sweets on our news brief about Copper Top Coffee & Donuts here.
News in Sports
We’ve had a lot of happenings in the sports scene lately. In case you missed the ball, here is a replay of current sports news in the area.
SD Honors Padres Owner
San Diego Padres owner and chairman Peter Seidler died this week, leaving behind a legacy of community and excellence for America’s Finest City. In honor of Peter Seidler’s legacy, the San Diego Padres opened the Home Plate Gate on Tuesday afternoon for fans to gather and pay respects. Get more about the ceremony and the legacy Seidler leaves in his wake here.
SD Gets Its Mojo With New Pro Women’s Volleyball Team
San Diego is getting a professional women’s volleyball team. Kerri Walsh Jennings, a three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist, founded the team. Learn more about SD Mojo, including their first game, on our news brief here.
The Beat Goes On
While this is a wrap for our La Jolla November News Roundup, the beat will carry on next month. So, stay tuned as we continue to cover the best and brightest in our beloved La Jolla, because we’ll be back next month. Don’t forget to invite your friends to subscribe to our newsletter so nobody misses out on great local news coverage. As always, thanks for reading and we wish you all the merriest of merry holiday seasons.
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