Eggies lays a great breakfast. | Photo via @eggies
Good morning — this 6 a.m. email might feel like it hit your inbox at 5 a.m. because daylight saving time has officially arrived.
If you’re scrambling this morning and could use some energy, San Diego has plenty of on-the-go options that make breakfast over easy. Skip the prep time and start daylight saving right.
This is Breakfast Republic’s to-go counterpart, and it has four locations in San Diego. The menu features sandwiches, entrees, and breakfast jars, plus a selection of drinks. You can save even more time by ordering online or by getting your meal delivered.
☕️ Spill the Beans
We’ll let you in on a secret, you can get more than coffee here. This shop has a big selection of bagels, which can be turned into sandwiches or paired with a fun, flavored cream cheese of your choosing. You can find stores in the Gaslamp Quarter or Seaport Village, and Ocean Beach and Mission Valley locations are coming soon.
🥯 Ben & Esther’s Vegan Jewish Deli
This deli has the perfect plant-based breakfaston lox — gluten-free options are available, too. You’ll can find stores in Rolando Village and Oceanside that offer a variety of bagel options, “schmears,” and meatless breakfast sandwiches.
🐝 Better Buzz
This local chain may be known for its specialty drinks, but don’t sleep on the breakfast menu. You can find options like sandwiches, avocado toast, and açaí bowls — though exact offerings may vary by location.
🌯 Rigoberto’s Taco Shop
Don’t be afraid to spice up your routine at this local Mexican chain with eight locations in San Diego County, some of which are open 24/7. The breakfast menu offers burritos, omelets, and entrees that make getting a quick breakfast a wrap.
Pro tip: Order ahead online to save time or get your breakfast delivered.
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The Year of the Dog | Through Wednesday, Mar. 15 | Times vary | Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr., San Diego | $10 | This indie feature film tells the poignant story of two strays — one a human, another a rescue dog — and proceeds from its local run help the San Diego Humane Society.
Amy Cimini, Go By Land, Judith Hamann | Monday, Mar. 13 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Art Produce Gallery, 3139 University Ave., San Diego | Free | The three performers bring music to Space 4 Art’s “The Possibility of Something Happening” exhibition.
Jurassic World: The Exhibition - San Diego | Through Sunday, April 16 | Times vary | Westfield Mission Valley Mall, 1640 Camino Del Rio N., San Diego | $19-$45 | Explore this immersive world of life-sized dinos and interactive displays.
Tuesday, March 14
Hällas | Tuesday, Mar. 14 | 8 p.m. | Brick By Brick, 1130 Buenos Ave., San Diego | $16-$20 | The Swedish rock group performs with guest Danava.
Wednesday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Mixology Class | Wednesday, Mar. 15 | 6-8 p.m. | JULEP venue, 1735 Hancock St., San Diego | $60.54 | Learn to make green and festive cocktails with Snake Oil Cocktail Company.
We have a calendar filled with events and activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
Get ready for another storm. The National Weather Service expects showers to arrive in San Diego County tomorrow, with the heaviest rainWednesday morning until about noon, or 6 p.m. in mountain communities. However, this storm will be warm, with highs in the low-to-mid 60s. ☔️ (National Weather Service)
Sunrise + Sunset
Rise: 6:02 a.m.
Low: 8:34 a.m. + 6:35 p.m.
High: 1a.m. + 2:56 p.m.
Water Temperature: 56°
Local input is needed via this survey regarding the priorities of Blueprint SD — a climate-friendly plan to provide more local homes and jobs. Your answers could help shape the way San Diego improves opportunities for transit, walking, and biking as it works towards achieving net zero emissions by 2035.🚶
The US Senate confirmed two local judges to San Diego federal court this week: Judge Andrew Schopler and San Diego Superior Court Judge James E. Simmons, Jr. These confirmations mean President Joe Biden has appointed six of the 13 authorized judgeships on the court. 🏛️ (San Diego Union-Tribune)
The San Diego Tourism Authority has selected 10 local, minority-owned businesses to boost via its “tourism accelerator program.” The agency is providing support, legal coaching, and mentorship to businesses like Ortega’s Mexican Bistro in Hillcrest and the J.A. Cooley Museum and Frank the Trainman in University Heights. 🤝 (NBC 7)
“It’s good to be home.” San Diego Wave FC has signed midfielder and Cardiff nativeSierra Enge for the 2023 season. Head Coach Casey Stoney called Enge a “promising young player” with an ability to “influence the game.” The Wave FC kicks off its season at Snapdragon Stadium Saturday, March 25. ⚽
The San Diego Humane Society is hosting a virtual Kitten Shower to collect essential items and donations that’ll help shelter kittens grow into healthy cats. It’s purrfect — the registries for Amazon, Target, and Walmart list items like bottles, heating pads, and blankets for the agency’s Kitten Nursery. 🐱
The Carlsbad 5000 — a North County 5K with epic coastal views happening Sunday, April 2 — is in the running as the Best 5K Race in the country. USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice is tallying votes through 9 a.m. Monday, March 27, so help get the local event to the finish line. 👟 (USA Today)
SeaWorld San Diego is hosting its Seven Seas Food Festival every Friday-Sunday through Sunday, April 30, with 100+international food and drink offerings. Expect dishes inspired by Brazil, the Caribbean, and Hawaii, to name a few; access to the fest is included with admission, but bring extra money for snacks. 🥟
Local high school students, take note: MTS is hosting its Youth Opportunity Pass Digital Download Daythis Wednesday, offering prizes to schools with the most students — ages 13-18 — who download the PRONTO card and enter the contest. The school that wins will get a trophy and snacks from a local vendor. 🚊
Fun local fact: San Diego ama lo skate ad alti livelli. Tony Hawk e Shaun White vengono da qui. Find the translation of this fun fact in The Wrap at the bottom of our newsletter.*
To welcome the new season, our online store (Six & Main) is running a Spring Forward Contest. The winner + two friends will receive a prize from one of our coffee or tea brand partners. The contest is running now through Friday, March 24. Learn more on Instagram. 🌸
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DYK, translated: San Diego loves to shred. Both Tony Hawk and Shaun White are from here. Brush up on your Italian skills with a subscription to Babbel (currently 60% off exclusively for SDtoday readers now through Sunday, March 19).*
Editor’s pick: Happy Monday, San Diego. We lost an hour this past weekend, but I gained a great memory at the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Japanese Friendship Garden. If you couldn’t make it to the event — or just want to relive it — we’ve got you covered on our Instagram.
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