Best of San Diego 2012

San Diego magazine hosted its annual "Best of San Diego" party at NCT Promenade in Liberty Station.

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Mmm...tasty samples!
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San Diego magazine hosted its annual "Best of San Diego" party at NCT Promenade in Liberty Station, featuring some of the best food and drinks in America's Finest City.
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Glasses were lined up so people could imbibe the samples.
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Dancing girls greeted guests.
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The plate and glass combination made it easy for people to hold!
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She was proud of her bracelet.
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Sweet swag at the Best of SD party.
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MOGL was one of the event sponsors.
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Cigars were available to all who wanted them.
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Entertainment was provided by local musicians.
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Trying some drinks from the U.S. Grant.
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There was a lot of wheel spinning at the Best of SD party.
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Models showed off fall fashions.
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Models gave everyone a glimpse of fall fashion.
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Plenty of wine samples were served up to guests.
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Lounge chairs gave guests a break.
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Ladies had their nails done at various spa booths.
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The food and wine was some of the best San Diego has to offer.
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Stella Artois provided free chalices for guests -- they just had to wait in the long line!
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Colorful clothes were shown off at the Best of SD party.
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Lines were long for some of the best food and drinks in San Diego.
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Mmm...tasty samples!
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The NBC 7 San Diego team gathered at the event! Reporter Gene Cubbison and anchors Catherine Garcia and Artie Ojeda enjoyed partying with the crowd.
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The party was so fun, people had to strike a pose.
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Contortionists performed a ribbon dance.
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That looks tough!
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Burlap restaurant brought along a furry friend.
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That's either a giant magazine or tiny people.
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Models displayed the best fall fashion.
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Tons of friends gathered at the Best of San Diego party.
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Friends sipped on some of San Diego's best cocktails at the Best of San Diego party.
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San Diego Magazine gathered some of the best food in the city for their annual party.
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Chefs showed off their creations.
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Stilt-walkers went around the party -- guess they had a good view!
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Colorful dresses were worn by many at the Best of San Diego party.
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An Ice Cream Truck on the Kilroy Realty's "Main Street" served up popsicles and sweet treats.
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Friends posed at the Best of San Diego party.
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As the night went on, the event got pretty crowded.
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NBC 7 web editor Sarah Grieco and news associate Elena Gomez feasted on the food at the Best of San Diego party.
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A large group of friends drank and ate at the Best of San Diego party.
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Ladies posed with the large San Diego Magazine "Best of" issue.
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You have to look your best at the Best of SD party.
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NBC 7 viewers competed for prizes at the Best of SD party.
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People posed at the Best of San Diego party, where tons of food and drinks were served up.
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Musical entertainment kept the mood happy and light at the Best of SD party.
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Contortionists performed at the Yoga 6 booth at the Best of SD party.
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Burgers from Slater 50/50 were served up -- the crowd went wild for the half bacon half beef concoctions.
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There was a lot of love at the Best of SD party.
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Representatives from the Little Italy Mercado handed out coupons and free tote bags.
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With all the great music, people couldn't help but dance the night away.
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Friends had fun at the San Diego Magazine party.
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A rock wall on the party "main street" let guests try their hand at climbing.
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The Best of San Diego party went late into the night.
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Dancing was encouraged at the Best of San Diego party.
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People broke out into dance at the San Diego Magazine party.
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The night was a success -- hundreds of guests enjoyed good food, drinks and the best San Diego has to offer.
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