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Rob Marlbrough (@DowntownRob)

Bringing you the best, the luxurious, and the unique. DowntownRob is the semi-official ambassador of San Diego, and craves new venues with distinctive flare, amazing food, and superb cocktails.

December, 2015

  • 23 December

    New Website and a Pumpkin Spice Cocktail Recipe

    First, welcome to the new website of – a brand new design and a migration in the works for a few months, now featuring revamped categories, new navigation menu, new ratings and review options, …

September, 2015

  • 23 September

    Digital Cinema @ The Balboa Theatre

    Historic Balboa Theatre Unveils State-of-the-Art Cinematic Experience in Downtown San Diego! I’m a huge movie fanatic, and I had the pleasure of seeing and hearing the superb digital cinema at the Balboa Theatre earlier this week …

  • 1 September

    Dinner Lab returns to San Diego

    Dinner Lab is back to San Diego! As a foodie, I couldn’t be more excited. Upcoming Dinner: Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 13 as Guest Chef David Bowles from Los Angeles joins Dinner Lab, San Diego presenting …

July, 2015

  • 15 July

    Rubio’s Coast Fest

    Make room in your Saturday plans for a cool event, Rubio’s Coast Fest 2015 – it’s free to attend, with free food and drinks, live music, and a fun kid’s zone. I’m partnering with Rubio’s …

  • 9 July

    Top Places to Eat & Drink During Comic-Con

    It’s that time of year again. Comic-Con is here and San Diego is flooded with thousands of people (in costume!) all scrambling to find food and drinks. Using the cool new Yappee app, specializing in local favorites, I’ve …