5 podcasts inspired by life in San Diego

From craft beer to Padres baseball, these local podcasts show mad love to SD.

SD Beer Night in San Diego Podcast

“Beer Night in San Diego” is a great listen for local craft brewery enthusiasts.

You know we love all things local — including San Diego-centric podcasts. We’ve rounded up five shows that entertain while dropping knowledge on that local life. Sound on, SD.

All in San Diego

Hosted by former local radio personalities AJ Machado and Sara Perry, this podcast highlights the people and places that make San Diego amazing. The duo cover everything from hidden gems and restaurants to seasonal events and landmark attractions — and we’re all in. Episodes drop several times per month.

SD All in San Diego podcast

Longtime former radio personalities Sara Perry and AJ Machado have teamed up again for this podcast.

Beer Night in San Diego

If you’re a local craft beer enthusiast, this one’s for you. Billed as “San Diego’s first and longest-running beer podcast,” this show focuses on indie beer news, interviews, and beer education — topped off with humor. Episodes drop a few times monthly.

On Friar

NBC 7 sports reporters Darnay Tripp and Derek Togerson hop on the mic to talk all things San Diego Padres. It’s a mix of analysis and interviews — with a bit of insider baseball — since these guys are all about the love of the game. Episodes drop every Thursday.

SD San Diego Zoo entrance

“Amazing Wildlife” explores the animals, research, and conservation efforts of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance.

Photo via Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Amazing Wildlife: A San Diego Zoo Podcast

We’re wild about our zoo animals in this city, and this podcast gives a behind-the-scenes look at the rare species, research, and ongoing conservation efforts at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. It’s hosted by renowned San Diego Zoo Wildlife Ambassador Rick Schwartz, joined this season by Marco Wendt. Episodes drop every other Friday.

Listeners’ Advisory

The San Diego Public Library (SDPL) created this podcast to connect locals with SDPL services, facilities, and staff. The show — of course — talks books and authors, but it also delves into community resources and events, plus fun interviews like this paranormal activity-themed installment. There are 33 episodes so far.

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