Wild Things To Replace Surf Rider Pizza In San Diego's Ocean Beach

January 16, 2021

The standalone building that long housed Surf Rider Pizza is in the process of becoming Wild Things, a family-friendly pizzeria and wine & beer bar inspired by a classic children's book.

San Diego's 38-Year-Old Crest Cafe Receives Financial Help From The Barstool Fund

January 15, 2021

The now-viral Barstool Fund fundraiser launched by Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy today announced that San Diego's Crest Cafe is the latest restaurant receiving bailout funds. 

Uncle Chai Thailand Street Food To Open In San Diego's Pacific Beach

January 14, 2021

Opening soon in the Pacific Beach space that last housed Tacos Mimi is Uncle Chai Thailand Street Food, a new kind of Thai eatery from an experienced restaurateur. 

San Diego's Popular Pizzeria Luigi To Open Ocean Beach Location

January 13, 2021

Later this year, Italian-born Luigi Agostini will debut the fourth San Diego outpost of his popular NYC-style Pizzeria Luigi restaurant in the space currently occupied by Bravo's Mexican Bistro & Cantina in Ocean Beach.

Yelp Will Now Rate How Well A Business Is Following COVID-19 Guidelines

January 13, 2021

Online crowdsourced-reviews aggregator Yelp has begun allowing customer to input information about whether or not restaurants, bars, and other businesses are properly observing COVID-19 guidelines like social distancing and requiring masks.

City Of San Diego-Owned Belmont Park Keeps Restaurants Open For Onsite Dining Despite Countywide Ban

January 12, 2021

Despite a countywide prohibition of onsite-dining, which has been in effect since early December, City of San Diego-owned Belmont Park continues to host diners both inside and outside at some its restaurants. 

Slater's 50/50 Founder Launches Firebird Breakfast Burritos In San Diego's La Jolla

January 12, 2021

The founder of SoCal-born burger & beer chain Slater's 50/50 has launched a new "virtual" restaurant concept in San Diego's La Jolla. Firebird Breakfast Burritos is now available through most 3rd party delivery apps.

Karl Strauss Brewing Company Closes La Jolla Restaurant After Nearly 25 Years In Business

January 11, 2021

After nearly 25 years in business, Karl Strauss Brewing Company has announced the permanent closure of its La Jolla brewpub and restaurant.

Gorillas At San Diego Zoo Test Positive For COVID-19

January 11, 2021

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 in what is believed to be the first cases among primates in captivity.

Ambrogio15 Team To Bring Semola Pasta Bar To La Jolla

January 11, 2021

The team behind Pacific Beach's popular Ambrogio15 restaurant has taken over the former PrepKitchen space in La Jolla and will be relocating its Semola Pasta Bar concept from the Little Italy Food Hall.

Owners Of San Diego Italian Trattoria Cesarina To Open Chef-Driven Bakery & Pizza House

January 10, 2021

One of San Diego's more popular Italian restaurants, Cesarina has taken over the 1,100-square-foot space across the street in Point Loma and will open Angelo, a bakery and pizza shop with a full bar set to debut later this year. 

San Diego Union Tribune Alleges Gaffe To Explain Rightwing Facebook Comment

January 9, 2021

A former San Diego Union Tribune staffer is allegedly to blame for a rightwing comment made from the U-T Facebook page account.

San Diego Coffee Shop Owner Receives Online Backlash After Reportedly Attending Washington DC Capitol Insurrection

January 8, 2021

The owner of The Koffie Co. in San Diego's North County is facing online backlash after posting a video on social media, reportedly from outside the January 6 Washington DC capitol insurrection.

After 5 Years, Soda & Swine Ends Run In San Diego's Liberty Station

January 8, 2021

Consortium Holdings, the hospitality group behind such San Diego hotspots as Born & Raised and Morning Glory, has permanently closed the Liberty Station location of Soda & Swine after 5 years in business.