8. Fish tacos
Deep-fried or grilled, mahi mahi or halibut, flour or corn tortilla, white sauce or salsa fresca or both, the rest of the country often imitates but never quite gets it right.
9. Actually... all Mexican food
From mole to tacos, menudo to burritos, we've got it down.
10. Animals in captivity
Touch starfish. Ride the Skyfari. Feed butterflies. Let lorikeets land (and poop) on you. Our zoo/aquarium-related activities are just better than other people's. Plus, we've got pandas, polar bears, and Komodo dragons and stuff.
There're science-based reasons (including pollution, but hey, whatever!), that give us these especially purple/pink/blue/"#magical"/"#incredible" sunsets. Plus, there's the the whole palm tree/power line combo, the green flash, and piers and beaches from which to watch.
12. Not going to sports championships
Unfortunately, we are experts at this. Norv Turner is only partly to blame.
13. Coming back from vacation
"San Diego's not exactly a bad place to come back to", said everyone in Lindbergh Field at some point.
14. Taco Tuesdays
Actually, just expand this to "finding any excuse to drink discounted margaritas".