The Team Behind Crab Hut To Open KingFisher Modern Vietnamese In San Diego's Golden Hill

April 24, 2019

The founders of San Diego's Crab Hut chain of Cajun seafood restaurants are currently in the process of opening a new concept in Golden Hill. Currently in the development phase is Kingfisher, a modern Vietnamese seafood-focused restaurant with a full cocktail bar installing in the 3,000 square foot space that last housed Kafe Sobaka Restoran Pomegranate.

After Closing Two San Diego Locations Earlier This Year, Los Panchos To Open Huge Hillcrest Bar & Restaurant

April 23, 2019

Los Panchos recently shuttered their downtown San Diego location after almost two decades, as well as their Hillcrest branch, but the Mexican eatery recently took over the space last occupied by Brazen BBQ for a new, full-service outpost set to open later this year.

Extraordinary Desserts To Unveil Full-Service Bankers Hill Location April 25

April 22, 2019

We announced in early 2018 that San Diego's nearly 30-year-old Extraordinary Desserts would be moving from its quaint Hillcrest location to a new building in Bankers Hill. Well the time has come, the dessert hotspot will shutter its original branch after normal business hours on Wednesday, April 24 and reopen on the base floor of The Louie Lofts on the morning of Thursday, April 25.

City Tacos To Open Pierside Location In San Diego's Pacific Beach

April 22, 2019

San Diego's popular City Tacos fast-casual chain of Mexican eateries will soon bring delicious designer tacos to Pacific Beach, taking over the space adjacent to Crystal Pier previously occupied by Izakaya Pacific Beach.

San Diego’s Gator By The Bay Music, Food & Crawfish Festival Returns for 18th Year This May 9-12 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets To This Louisiana-themed Zydeco, Blues and Crawfish Festival

April 21, 2019

The largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou will return to San Diego's Spanish Landing Park for its 18th incarnation this May 9-12. Gator By The Bay offers attendees four days of live music with more than 100 musical acts on seven stages, as well as a delicious array of southern cuisine - including 10,000 pounds of fresh crawfish trucked all the way from Opelousas, Louisiana. We are raffling off 2 VIP Patron Passes, as well as offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 off nearly any ticket type.

San Diego Reader Searches For City's Best Burger At 4th Annual Burgers & Beer Festival On September 7 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

April 20, 2019

The San Diego Reader is on the hunt to find the city's top burger! Help them decide at the 4th Annual San Diego Burgers & Beer Festival at Golden Hill Park on Saturday, September 7, an all-inclusive food and beer fest where attendees will get the chance to sample and vote on gourmet burgers from more than 20 of the best area restaurants as they compete to win the title of "Best Burger in San Diego". As usual with any great event in San Diego, we are raffling off 2 VIP tickets to attend, as well as offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 savings per ticket.

Canada's Boba Boy Chain To Open First U.S. Location In San Diego

April 19, 2019

The first U.S. outpost of Canada-based boba tea chain Boba Boy will soon install in the space currently occupied by CreaTea Cafe & Desserts in the heart of San Diego's Pacific Beach.

Shake Shack To Grand Open Fourth San Diego Location In Little Italy on April 28

April 18, 2019

With three San Diego locations already in operation, New York City-based Shake Shack will open the doors to its 2,680 square-foot flagship branch in Little Italy on Sunday, April 28 at 11am. The first 100 people in line when doors open will receive a custom San Diego Richer Poorer t-shirt!

Cody's La Jolla Relocating In La Jolla With The Cove House Taking Its Place

April 17, 2019

After two decades dishing up memorable breakfast and lunch options at 8030 Girard Avenue near the La Jolla Cove, Cody's La Jolla is moving to a new nearby location with the owner of Shore Rider taking over Cody's former homey space to build The Cove House.

South Park's The Rose Wine Bar To Replicate In North Park | Margaret To Open By Year's End

April 16, 2019

The owners of South Park's The Rose Wine Bar + Bottle Shop are opening a new full service bar and restaurant on 30th Street in the heart of San Diego's North Park. Margaret bar and eatery is expected to unveil by late 2019, offering a globally inspired menu complimented by natural wines, cocktails and area beer.

Roscoe's House of Chicken N Waffles In Final Stages Of Approvals For San Diego Location

April 15, 2019

Los Angeles-based uber-popular soul food restaurant chain Roscoe's House of Chicken N Waffles has been rumored to be opening a San Diego location for nearly 3 years. We received word this week that the company is in the final stages of approvals to open in Barrio Logan. If all goes as planned, Roscoe's may be dishing out its famed fried chicken by year's end.

Moto Deli Ends Run In Encinitas To Pave Way For Valentina Restaurant

April 14, 2019

The nearly 3-year-old chef-driven sandwich shop, Moto Deli, closed for business in Encinitas last week, but ownership has already opened a new concept in its place. Valentina is a casual, modern restaurant with a globally inspired menu now in its soft opening phase on the 101 in Leucadia.

Junior League Of San Diego To Host 19th Annual Food & Wine Festival On May 11 At La Jolla Cove | Promo Code SDVILLE Saves On Tickets

April 13, 2019

The Junior League of San Diego will host its 19th annual Food & Wine Festival fundraiser at the beautiful Ellen Scripps Browing Park overlooking La Jolla Shores on Saturday, May 11, from 2-5pm, offering attendees the chance to enjoy unlimited bites and sips from some of San Diego's top purveyors. As with any amazing local event, promo code SDVILLE saves on tickets!

North Park's Toronado To Convert Kitchen To 100% Plant-Based Menu In Partnership With Anthem Vegan

April 12, 2019

After shuttering its 4,000 square-foot vegan diner and deli late last month, Anthem Vegan has found a new home inside Toronado North Park where the San Diego-based plant-based eatery will launch a condensed menu and introduce a weekend brunch. 

San Diego's First Yoga Studio, Restaurant & Wine Bar Set To Open In Clairemont

April 12, 2019

San Diego's first and only combined yoga studio, wine bar and restaurant will open in Clairemont later this year. Vinya: Vino + Vinyasa will offer 6,000 square-feet of dining, drinking and yoga instruction.

UPDATE: Little Italy All-Day Brunch Palace Morning Glory Pushes Grand Opening To April 24

April 11, 2019

San Diego hospitality group Consortium Holdings (Born & Raised, Ironside, Craft & Commerce) is gearing up to open the company's first breakfast-focused bar & restaurant. With a price tag of more than $3 million, Morning Glory is now scheduled to grand open above Little Italy's Piazza Della Famiglia on Wednesday, April 24.

Fish Guts To Bring Inventive Seafood Tacos To San Diego's Barrio Logan

April 10, 2019

An experienced local restaurateur with ties to a superstar Latin chef will soon open a fast-casual taqueria in San Diego's Barrio Logan. Fish Guts will debut this summer with a menu centered around innovative seafood tacos.

120-Year-Old Japanese Fast Food Chain Opens Location In San Diego's City Heights

April 10, 2019

A Japanese fast food chain founded in the 1800s recently opened a 3,500 square-foot central San Diego location. Yoshinoya has brought its lineup of traditional rice bowls to City Heights.

Esteemed Local Chef Paul McCabe Leaves San Diego Once Again

April 9, 2019

After less than a year serving as the Director of Food & Beverage at InterContinental San Diego, highly respected area chef Paul McCabe has departed America's Finest City to take a corporate position with the Howard Hughes Corporation in Houston, TX.

UPDATE: Rose Donut Owner Dies After Home Invasion Attack | Help A San Diego Family In Need By Donating to Family's GoFundMe

April 8, 2019

The owner of the Rose Donuts location in San Diego's Clairemont neighborhood has passed away after being critically injured in a home invasion last Friday. The San Diego Police Department is looking for suspects and the victim's family is seeking assistance in raising funds to help with costs through a GoFundMe campaign.