Huntress Steakhouse Unveils This Weekend In San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter

July 2, 2020

Almost 2 years in the making, San Diego's RMD Group (Volcano Rabbit, Rustic Root, Side Bar, and Ciro's Pizzeria) will unveil its highly-anticipated 7,000 square-foot Huntress steakhouse this weekend in the Gaslamp Quarter.

Point Loma's Cesarina Italian Restaurant Closes Due To COVID-19 Positive Employee

July 1, 2020

Point Loma's Cesarina Italian restaurant took to social media this afternoon to announce its temporary closure due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19 coronavirus.

San Diego County Likely To Be Added To California's County Restriction List As Early As Monday, July 6

July 1, 2020

Based on San Diego County's surging COVID-19 numbers, officials have indicated that we are likely to be included on California's County Monitoring List by Friday and if triggers for modifying health officer orders remain for three consecutive days, San Diego would have to close indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, zoos, family entertainment centers, museums, theaters and card rooms as early as Monday, July 6.

California Announces Roll Back Of Certain Restrictions & Increased Enforcement Measures As COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Surge

July 1, 2020

At his news conference today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced increased enforcement measures and the toggling back of certain precautionary restrictions due to surging COVID-19 statistics, including the closure of all state beach parking lots in Southern California for 4th of July weekend and the preclusion of many indoor business operations in certain counties.

Alpine Beer Company Founders To Launch New Brewery At Familiar Location

July 1, 2020

The founders of San Diego's popular Alpine Beer Company, which was purchased by Green Flash Brewing in late 2014, are launching a new concept at the site of the original Alpine Beer. McIlhenney Brewing is expected to open this fall.

Mastiff Sausage Team To Open Nashville-Style Hot Chicken Concept

July 1, 2020

The team behind San Diego's Mastiff Sausage Company is gearing up for the launch of Fluster Cluck, a Nashville-style hot fried chicken eatery opening this summer.

San Diego Barista To Receive More Than $100,000 "Tip" Following Viral Face Mask Outburst From Customer

July 1, 2020

Eight days ago, we broke the story of a San Diego Starbuck's barista who was in for a big tip ($8,000 at the time of publication) after a GoFundMe in his honor was launched following a viral post from a disgruntled "Karen" who he denied service to for refusing to wear a face covering as required by local and state mandates. More than one week later, the crowd-sourced campaign has raised more than $100,000 for the young man who wants to open a dance studio for children with the money.

San Diego Restaurants Must Close By 10pm Daily Starting July 1st

June 30, 2020

San Diego County officials announced today that in addition to the requirement that all bars, breweries and wineries not serving food must close starting tomorrow, all restaurants open for dine in must close for public consumption by 10pm daily.

San Diego's Craft & Commerce Reopens With Limited-Time-Only Fast Food Tribute Menu

June 30, 2020

After closing for a few months during the pandemic, Consortium Holding's Craft & Commerce has reopened in San Diego's Little Italy with a limited-time tribute menu devoted to fast food favorites.

San Diego County Announces Closure Of Bars, Wineries & Breweries That Do Not Serve Food Due To Rising COVID-19 Numbers

June 29, 2020

With the 4th of July holiday weekend nearly upon us, San Diego County officials announced today the rolling back of some restrictions due to rising COVID-19 numbers, including the closing of all bars that do not serve food.

Los Angeles-Base Salad Franchise Chop Stop To Open First San Diego Location

June 28, 2020

A Los Angeles-based salad chain known for customizable salads and healthy bowls, Chop Stop will open its first San Diego location this summer.

Serrano's Street Tacos & Bar Will Launch Second San Diego Location In Coronado

June 27, 2020

Serrano's Street Tacos & Bar, which opened its first stateside location in downtown San Diego in 2016, will launch its second area outpost in the space that last housed Famous Mexican Village in Coronado.

Boomers Reopens North County Arcade & Mini-Golf Course

June 26, 2020 

Despite rumors of a complete SoCal shutdown, the Boomers location in San Diego's North County has begun a phased reopening with extensive safety measures in place.

West Coast Deep Dish Pizza To Land In San Diego This Summer

June 25, 2020

Alums of a popular San Francisco-based pizzeria have relocated to San Diego to open The Shop Pizza + Cocktails, a nearly 3,000 square-foot West Coast-style deep dish pizzeria and bar set to open this summer.