All-You-Can-Eat Korean BBQ Heading To Rancho Bernardo

March 23, 2018

Heading into The New Mercado Shopping Center in Rancho Bernardo is Ouen All You Can Eat Korean BBQ, a 5,168 square-foot restaurant that will join an eclectic array of options at the North San Diego County retail destination.

KAABOO Del Mar Music, Comedy, & Cultural Event Returns This September 14-16 With Three Days Of Blockbuster Performances

March 22, 2018

KAABOO Del Mar today announced its 2018 music and comedy lineup for the 4th annual event happening September 14-16 at Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in San Diego. Alt-rock onslaught Foo Fighters, hit-making pop rock band Imagine Dragons, international chart topper Katy Perry, and legendary rock icon Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin will headline the festival. They will be joined by Halsey, Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, N.E.R.D, Incubus, Earth Wind & Fire, Gucci Mane, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, Alice in Chains, Billy Idol and many more. Bringing the laughs will be kings and queens of comedy Craig Ferguson, Iliza Shlesinger, Nick Offerman, Craig Robinson, and others. All tickets go on sale today.

Ocean Beach's Surf Rider Pizza Continues San Diego Expansion Under The Patio Group Ownership

March 22, 2018

After being purchased by San Diego's The Patio Group in 2016, Surf Rider Pizza Co. will continue to expand this year with new locations set to debut in Pacific Beach's Crown Point area and La Mesa, alongside a newly remodeled eatery with rooftop dining and ocean views in Mission Beach.

Five San Diego Hotspots Make OpenTable's 100 Best Restaurants List

March 21, 2018

Online restaurant-reservation service company OpenTable surveyed more than 12 million user reviews to determine its 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out list and five San Diego eateries made the cut!

San Diego Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey Breaks Up With Searsucker & Herringbone To Focus On Local Expansion

March 21, 2018

San Diego celebrity chef Brian Malarkey has announced that he has ended his relationship with Hakkassan Group - the Abu Dhabi-based hospitality firm that purchased controlling interest in Malarkey's Enlightened Hospitality company in 2014. This will end Malarkey's involvement with the Searsucker and Herringbone concepts, which he launched in Summer 2010 and Spring 2012, respectively.

Queenstown Bistro Brings New Zealand-Inspired Cuisine To Westfield UTC

March 21, 2018

New Zealand-inspired Queenstown Bistro - sister restaurant to popular Little Italy eatery Queenstown Public House, Ocean Beach's Raglan Public House, Dunedin North Park and Bareback Grill in Pacific Beach - has softly opened its doors to the public at Westfield UTC in La Jolla, offering guests full service at al-fresco dine-in tables and the bar, or fast counter service to take food and drinks to-go.

Rich Sweeney Out As Executive Chef Of San Diego's Waypoint Public

March 20, 2018

Waypoint Public, which has locations in San Diego's North Park and the Del Sur areas, have parted ways with former Bravo Top Chef contestant Rich Sweeney, who has been the Executive Chef of the expanding gastropub concept since Fall 2015.

Late Night Sweet Shop Chain Insomnia Cookies To Open First California Location In San Diego's Pacific Beach

March 20, 2018

Philadelphia-based sweet shop chain Insomnia Cookies, which has more than 100 locations around the U.S., will open its first California location in San Diego's Pacific Beach this Summer.

Industry Vets To Bring Fernside To Former South Park Abbey Location

March 19, 2018

South Park Abbey closed last summer after 7 years in business. Moving into the prime corner space at 1946 Fern Street in San Diego's South Park hood is a project from three longtime industry veterans. Fernside is expected to open this Summer and aims to be an "all-purpose neighborhood bar serving forward-thinking cocktails and food focused on quality ingredients with a vibe that doesn't take itself too seriously."

5th Ave Kitchen & Tap Opens In Former Spitz Space In San Diego's Hillcrest Neighborhood

March 18, 2018

An offshoot of a successful Los Angeles-based Mediterranean-style beer bar that has 8 locations, Spitz closed its San Diego location late last year after less than 2 years in business. Now open in Hillcrest in its place is 5th Ave Kitchen & Tap, a scratch-made burger bar & grill concept in collaboration with the owner of The Kraken in Cardiff.

VinDiego Wine & Food Festival Returns On April 14 For Sixth Year | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

March 18, 2018

America’s Finest City will once again be the epicenter of the wine world as the sixth annual VinDiego Wine & Food Festival takes over NTC Liberty Station in Point Loma on Saturday, April 14. Wine and food enthusiasts can savor more than 300 unique tastes of award-winning wine and delectable food from more than 20 of San Diego’s finest restaurants while enjoying live music and an upbeat atmosphere at this all-inclusive event. As always, our readers never pay full price for tickets, as promo code SDVILLE saves $10 on any ticket type - always the top savings in town. We are also raffling off 2 VIP passes! Read on and be sure to enter!

Chinese Barbecue Chain Focus BBQ Lands In San Diego's Kearny Mesa Neighborhood

March 17, 2018

A new late night destination for barbeque unveiled in San Diego's Kearny Mesa neighborhood this week. Now open is Focus BBQ, a chain of restaurants with a menu of Northern Chinese cuisine that has two locations in Los Angeles.

East Village Opening Weekend Block Party Returns On March 30-31 To Welcome Back San Diego Padres Baseball

March 17, 2018

The East Village Association is stepping up to the plate once again to celebrate the return of San Diego Padres baseball at the 8th Annual East Village Opening Weekend Block Party, a free-to-attend neighborhood street fair taking place on Friday, March 30 & Saturday, March 31. We are raffling off drink passes to this always-entertaining event.

Group Behind "Michelin Star Of Italy" Awards San Diego's Solare Ristorante With Highest Honors

March 16, 2018

Italy’s top food & wine rating group, Gambero Rosso, has presented Solare Ristorante in Liberty Station with the prestigious Three Gamberi acknowledgement, similar to the Michelin Star system, one of only 13 awarded in the world, helping further shine a spotlight on San Diego’s evolving dining scene.

Storyhouse Spirits To Open Distillery, Bar & Restaurant In San Diego's East Village

March 15, 2018

The craft spirits industry is continuing to expand in San Diego due to a 2016 California law change. Heading into the East Village is a 7,500 square-foot distillery, bar and restaurant from industry newcomer Storyhouse Spirits.

TBT RePost: AwakenWithJP Explains What He Loves About San Diego

March 15, 2018

On this incarnation of SanDiegoVille's TBT RePost, in one of his most recent parody videos YouTube and social media sensation JP Sears targets America's Finest City. 

Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its First Ice Spectacular To San Diego For A Limited Engagement | CRYSTAL Takes Over Valley View Casino Center This March 21-25

March 15, 2018

Cirque du Soleil's 42nd overall production and first-ever experience on ice, Crystal takes over San Diego's Valley View Casino Center for a limited engagement from March 21-25. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice, get ready to experience world-class entertainers as they take an icy stage by storm.

Spike Africa's Fresh Fish Grill Is Changing Hands | Downtown San Diego Restaurant To Become Gaslamp Fish House

March 14, 2018

Spike Africa's Fresh Fish Grill & Bar, a San Diego seafood restaurant opened by former Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. founders in 2013, is in the process of being purchased. The restaurant will soon close for business in order to transition into Gaslamp Fish House, a seafood-centric bar and eatery that will reopen this Spring.