UPDATE: The Owl Drug Company Reopens In Downtown San Diego

June 19, 2019

After receiving word from patrons and employees that downtown San Diego's The Owl Drug Company Social Eating House was shuttering after weekend service (they did close Sunday around noon until this morning), ownership informed us today that they were back to regular business hours.

Family Friendly Craft Beer Oasis My Yard Live To Unveil In San Diego's North County During The Week Of July 1

June 19, 2019

Clocking in at more than 17,000 square feet and housing a brewery, restaurant, beer garden, arcade and playground, My Yard Live is set to officially debut as early as the week of July 1 in San Diego's North County neighborhood of San Marcos.

An Authentic Japanese Matcha Cafe Is Coming To San Diego

June 18, 2019

A rapidly expanding chain of authentic Japanese green tea houses serving everything from soft serve ice cream to unique parfaits, Matcha Cafe Maiko will soon open its first San Diego location.

Social Media Fueled Pop-Up Dome Dining Is Coming To San Diego | Dinner With A View Announces Limited Run In America's Finest City

June 17, 2019

In a city with a plethora of scenic dining options, a Top Chef champion believes dining under a transparent plastic dome constitutes "dinner with a view." We will see when roving pop-up Dinner With A View takes over "a highly unexpected setting" for a limited run in San Diego early next year.

Japan's Prolific Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ To Open In San Diego's Gaslamp

June 17, 2019

Japan-based super-chain Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ will bring its second San Diego location to the Gaslamp space last occupied by Analog Bar.

Normal Heights' Incoming Pachamama Organic Restaurant Appoints Cafe Gratitude Alum To Lead Kitchen

June 16, 2019

We broke the news earlier this year that controversial Argentianean former-model and tennis pro Victoria Vannucci had relocated to San Diego to open an organic, mostly plant-based South American restaurant in Normal Heights. Pachamama will open this July with a menu from former Cafe Gratitude Chef Ernesto Moreno.

Downtown San Diego's Former AD Nightclub To Become Blyss & Chaos

June 15, 2019

Opening this fall in the downtown San Diego space that last housed AD Nightclub is Blyss & Chaos, a lounge, bar and restaurant hoping to become the next nightime hotspot.

Chef Changeup At La Jolla's Pink Lady | San Diego's Historic La Valencia Hotel Appoints New Executive Chef

June 14, 2019

La Jolla's La Valencia Hotel has appointed a new Executive Chef. Chef Alex Emery, who has led the historic hotel's onsite culinary programs since 2016, is returning to Hilton's employ and taking the reigns at the Coastal Kitchen at the Hilton Del Mar. Meanwhile, Timothy Ralphs is relocating from Los Angeles to take the position of Executive Chef at The Pink Lady.

Former Proprietors Of BiCE Ristorante San Diego To Open Ciccia Osteria In Barrio Logan

June 14, 2019

From the husband-and-wife chef team that previously operated BiCE Ristorante in downtown San Diego comes Ciccia Osteria, a rustic fast-casual Italian restaurant now in its soft opening stage in Barrio Logan.

UPDATE: Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant To Shutter San Diego Location After Two Decades In Business | San Diego-Born Puesto To Take Over Mission Valley Building For Third Area Location With Brewery

June 13, 2019

After 20 years in business, Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant in San Diego's Mission Valley will shutter next month, and La Jolla-born modern Mexican chain Puesto is already in line to take over the building.

Juniper & Ivy To Fly Off-Menu Burgers By Drone To Test Uber's Pilot Food Delivery Program

June 13, 2019

Uber will begin delivering food via unmanned drone in the not-so-distant future, and to preview the pilot program, San Diego's Juniper & Ivy, as well as an area McDonald's location, will test out the new service.

Connecticut-Based Sign Of The Whale To Open Downtown San Diego Location

June 13, 2019

From the owner of San Diego's now-defunct McFadden's comes Sign of the Whale, a New-American restaurant and nightlife concept first founded in Connecticut and opening a second location in the Gaslamp Quarter later this month. 

Max & Demitri's Pizza Moves Into Former Berkeley Pizza Space In North Park

June 12, 2019

One pizzeria has replaced another in San Diego's North Park neighborhood, as Max & Demitri's has moved into the space previously occupied by Berkeley Pizza.

Craft Beer Newcomer Harland Brewing To Unveil Del Mar Tasting Room This July

June 12, 2019

Launched by a group of former Saint Archer Brewery executives late last year, Harland Brewing Co. will open its first tasting room next month within Del Mar's brand new One Paseo development.

Bayside Kitchen + Bar Replaces Pacific Standard At Little Italy's Hilton Bayside

June 11, 2019

Now open within the Hilton Bayside Campus space that last housed Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen is Bayside Kitchen + Bar, a casual restaurant serving a menu of Southern California-inspired fare.

San Diego's Health-Focused Swami's Cafe Targets Del Sur Town Center For 12th Location

June 11, 2019

The popular San Diego-born healthy breakfast & lunch destination Swami's Cafe will open its 12th area location within the space that last housed Sababa Kitchen Mediterranean restaurant in Del Sur Town Center.

San Diego's Rapidly Expanding Mr. Moto Pizza House To Open Fifth Location In Ocean Beach On July 6

June 10, 2019

San Diego's rapidly-expanding Mr. Moto Pizza House will grand open its newest restaurant in Ocean Beach on Saturday, July 6.

Plant-Based The Village Mexican, Sushi & Juice Bar To Open In Former Anthem Vegan Space In North Park

June 10, 2019

Another 100% plant-based eatery is moving into the 4,000 square-foot North Park restaurant space that last housed Anthem Vegan. The Village Mexican, Sushi Bar & Juice Bar will bring an eclectic vegan menu to San Diego when it unveils later this year

Los Angeles Based Asian-Fusion Chain Wokcano Opens First San Diego Location

June 10, 2019

Los Angeles-based Asian-fusion restaurant chain Wokcano has opened its first San Diego County location.

San Diego Legion To Compete For Major League Rugby Championship This Sunday, June 16 | Get Your Tickets To The Title Match

June 10, 2019

In just their 2nd season, the San Diego Legion will host the Major League Rugby National Championship game against the defending champions Seattle Seawolves this Sunday, June 16, starting at 1pm, at Torero Stadium on the University of San Diego campus. Don't miss the action as the Legion look to make history as they seek San Diego's first professional sports title in over 50 years!