Places to go in Hillcrest

Hillcrest Events

Hallo-Wine Fall Festival

Hallo-Wine Fall Festival

Burnham House

Saturday, October 19, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Artist Almanac: Drawing From Life

Artist Almanac: Drawing From Life

Studio Door

Saturday, October 19, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Artist Almanac: Life Outside the Studio

Artist Almanac: Life Outside the Studio

Studio Door

Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Salad Dressing Workshop

Salad Dressing Workshop

Vom Fass

Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m. to noon

Hillcrest News & Stories

You won't recognize new UCSD hospital

1000 apartments

Change is coming to the UCSD Health hospital campus in Hillcrest, change so sweeping that the campus will look completely different when it’s over. Instead of the sprawling, built-as-needed mish mash of 37 buildings and ...

Fruitcraft makes just about everything but beer

The fruit wine specialist now ferments grapes, apples, honey, and teas

When Fruitcraft Fermentery and Distillery dropped anchor in Hillcrest two years ago, it primarily carried on the work of its original brand iteration, California Fruit Wine. That is, it fermented wine from virtually every type ...

Trust the Breakfast B in suite 3825

Sassy brunch spot brings life to a struggling Hillcrest location

It’s tough to ignore a restaurant name like Breakfast Bitch. Which could prove to be important, because the willfully sassy breakfast spot recently filled in a Hillcrest location that’s been devastating to its past few ...

Feasts on a bun at Daddy’s Hot Dogs

Hillcrest’s finest street food purveyor makes a frank case for vegetables

Through a sidewalk counter window in the middle of a lively block on University Avenue, I meet Hillcrest’s resident hot dog maven. His name is William Schroeder, but with a streetwise New York accent, he ...

Natural Style Chicken Hillcrest goes Korean fried

Rotisserie chicken is out, double-fried chicken is in

Late last year, news spread that longstanding Point Loma rotisserie chicken joint, Natural Style Chicken, was opening a second location on a busy corner of Hillcrest. The new space boasts a larger kitchen than the ...

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The Georgia Street Bridge in Hillcrest

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