Fundraiser Launched To Help San Diego Native & Longtime Local Chef Anthony Sinsay

September 25, 2020

A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help San Diego native and longtime local chef Anthony Sinsay as he battles a rare form of cancer.

Le Papagayo Owners To Take Over Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers Carlsbad Location

September 24, 2020

The father-and-son team behind Leucadia's popular Le Papagayo restaurant is in the process of taking over the Carlsbad location of Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers.

Dirty Birds Unveils La Jolla Location At University Of California San Diego Campus

September 23, 2020

More than 2 years in the making, the 5th area location of Dirty Birds sports bar and grill has opened on the University of California San Diego campus in La Jolla in the space that housed Round Table Pizza for almost three decades.

Sam The Cooking Guy To Open Several "Ghost Kitchen" Dining Concepts

September 23, 2020

This fall, San Diego's own Sam "The Cooking Guy" Zien will launch a multi-concept eatery operated mostly online from the former Buster's Beach House in Seaport Village.

San Diego County Stays In Red Tier Despite Rampant Speculations Of Increased Restrictions | Indoor Operations At Many Businesses Can Continue

September 22, 2020

Despite forecasts that California Governor Gavin Newsom would move San Diego County into the state's most restrictive purple/widespread risk tier, the county is staying in the red tier and will not have to cease indoor operations at restaurants and other businesses.

San Diego's The Crack Shack To Expand Nationwide Under New Investment Partnership

September 22, 2020

San Diego-based The Crack Shack, which opened its first location in 2015 and now has six restaurants around Southern California, is poised to expand nationwide after entering into an investment partnership.

Bachi Bus To Bring Japanese Hibachi To San Diego Starting This Week

September 21, 2020

Opening in San Diego's South Park community this weekend is Bachi Bus, a teppanyaki-outfitted food truck grilling up Japanese hibachi favorites.

Ike's Sandwiches To Launch 4th San Diego Location Within Del Mar Highlands Town Center

September 20, 2020

The fourth area location of popular San Francisco-based eatery Ike's Love and Sandwiches will open in Del Mar Highlands Town Center by year's end.

Compliance Vs. Survival | San Diego County's Looming Rollback Of Restrictions Will Continue To Kill Many Area Businesses

September 19, 2020

Speculation is mounting that on Tuesday, September 22, California Gavin Newsom will announce San Diego County's move to the state's most restrictive tier of COVID-19 precautions, meaning restaurants and many other business sectors will once again be forced to cease indoor operations. This latest in a series of rollbacks of restrictions will ring the death knell for many San Diego businesses and some are already saying they will refuse to comply. At this point, can we blame them?

Korean Chain Bibigo Kitchen Shutters In San Diego's Fashion Valley Mall

September 18, 2020

Korean bibimbap chain Bibigo Kitchen has permanently shuttered its full-service restaurant in San Diego's Fashion Valley Mall after less than a year in business.

Tiger! Tiger! Tavern Ends Near Decade-Long Run In San Diego's North Park

September 17, 2020

After almost a decade in business in San Diego's North Park, Tiger!Tiger! Tavern has announced it is permanently closed.

Coconut Girl Kitchen Brings Asian Fusion To San Diego's Pacific Beach

September 16, 2020

Now open in the space that last housed SuperNatural Sandwiches in San Diego's Pacific Beach is Coconut Girl Kitchen, a Thai-centric Asian fusion restaurant.

Mermaids & Cowboys To Bring Surf And Turf To Former Alfonso's La Jolla Space

September 15, 2020

Heading into the prime La Jolla spot that housed Alfonso's Mexican for more than four decades is Mermaids & Cowboys, a steak and seafood restaurant inspired by neighborhood history.

San Diego's Petco Park Will Serve As Neutral Major League Baseball Playoff Site

September 15, 2020

Downtown San Diego's Petco Park will play host to a pair of American League playoff series next month under a schedule announced today that will culminate with Major League Baseball's first neutral-site World Series.

Brick & Bell Cafe Ends Run In San Diego's Pacific Beach

September 14, 2020

After a three year run, the Pacific Beach location of Brick & Bell Cafe has permanently closed and the 1920s-era cottage that housed it is currently for lease.

San Diego International Film Festival & Westfield UTC Team Up For Drive-In Movie Pop-Up

September 13, 2020

The San Diego International Film Festival has teamed up with Westfield UTC in La Jolla to transform one of the mall's parking lots into a drive-in cinema for two weekends this September. 

San Diego Bar Manager Attacked Over Alleged Face Mask Argument

September 12, 2020

A GoFundMe account has been circulating throughout the San Diego hospitality community to raise funds for a Pacific Beach bar manager who was violently attacked over Labor Day weekend after asking customers to put on a face mask as required by health order.