San Diego's ChuckAlek Independent Brewers Announces Impending Closure

July 18, 2018

Six year old San Diego craft brewery ChuckAlek Independent Brewers announced today that they would be ceasing operations in the near future, which will result in the closure of their Ramona facility, tasting room, and North Park biergarten.

Los Angeles-Based Panini Kabob Grill To Open In Del Mar Highlands

July 18, 2018

With more than a dozen locations around Southern California, Panini Kabob Grill will open its first San Diego outpost later this year within the mezzanine space that was last occupied by Mia Francesca in Del Mar Highlands Town Center, which is undergoing a massive redevelopment.

Gigantic New Food Hall To Open In San Diego's North County | The Sky Deck Is Landing In Del Mar

July 17, 2018

The food hall trend is hitting San Diego in full force. The three-decade-old Del Mar Highlands Town Center will soon undergo a $100+ million redesign with an enormous expansion that will include the addition of a 20,000 square-foot, bi-level, multi-restaurant food hall called The Sky Deck.

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen Announces Closure

July 17, 2018

San Diego's Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen took to Facebook last night to announce the restaurant's immediate closure.

San Diego Chef Stephen Gage To Open Modern German Food Truck & Catering Service Wölfegarten

July 16, 2018

Chef Stephen Gage, who left his position as Executive Chef of Little Italy's Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen late last year, will soon be hitting the streets in his new mobile kitchen. Wölfegarten will be a food truck and catering service that offers modern spins on German cuisine, set to roll out as early as this Summer.

Downtown San Diego's Provisional Kitchen Is Going Viral Due To Gigantic Ostrich Egg Brunch Plate

July 16, 2018

Downtown San Diego's Provisional Kitchen, located inside the Pendry Hotel in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, is currently the subject of a viral video due to the restaurant's behemoth ostrich egg brunch dish.

San Diego Urban Winery Wins Gold On International Stage | Ocean Beach's Gianni Buonomo Vintners Wins Top Honors In New York International Wine Competition

July 15, 2018 

Move over craft beer, San Diego wine is making waves! The heart of Midtown Manhattan is where the upstart San Diego winery Gianni Buonomo Vintners recently won over judges to earn a 94-point rating and a Gold Medal in the New York International Wine Competition - the third award received so far this year by the remote Ocean Beach urban winery.

Downtown San Diego's The Smoking Gun Gets Targeted After Online Gaffe Promotes 'Geeks Be Gone' Post Comic-Con Special

July 14, 2018

Talk about shooting yourself in the foot! The Verant Group's public relations firm may be in hot water after promoting a post Comic-Con Industry Night at San Diego's The Smoking Gun entitled "Geeks Be Gone!", which has many upset and caused the downtown bar & restaurant to be assaulted with negative online reviews.

Julian Beer Company Opens In San Diego's East County

July 13, 2018

Now open in the 1860s-era building that last housed Bailey Barbecue in the historic San Diego East County community of Julian is Julian Beer Company, a family-run brewpub and BBQ restaurant operated by a founding member of Pizza Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey.

Former BiCE Chef & Owner Mario Cassineri To Open Newspaper-Themed Blade 1936 Restaurant In Oceanside

July 12, 2018

Opening in the historic building that once housed Blade-Tribune newspaper in Oceanside is Blade 1936, a California-Italian fusion restaurant from former BiCE chef & owner Mario Cassineri.

San Diego's Tin Fish Restaurant To Be Transformed Into "The Good Place" Themed Neighborhood For Comic-Con

July 11, 2018

As part of San Diego Comic-Con this year, NBC will be re-creating “The Good Place” neighborhood by transforming Tin Fish restaurant in the Gaslamp Quarter - complete with giveaways, free food, and the chance to snap photos with iconic elements from the hit television series.

San Diego's Catty Public Relations Companies | How Restaurants & Bars Really 'Make News'

July 10, 2018

Unfortunately, San Diego's prevailing food news is driven by local public relations firms, resulting in an overall control of the restaurant reporting industry, as well as unreasonable diner expectations and increased food costs.

STK San Diego Finally Unveils At Andaz Hotel In Historic Gaslamp Quarter

July 9, 2018

The highly-anticipated, much delayed STK has finally opened within the Andaz Hotel in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter, offering a chain concept that artfully blends a modern steakhouse and a chic lounge all under one roof.

Del Mar’s Summer Racing Season Is Back Where the Turf Meets the Surf From July 18 - September 3

July 8, 2018

After making history hosting its first ever Breeders’ Cup Championships in 2017, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club is looking ahead to its highly anticipated 2018 summer meet, with opening day on Wednesday, July 18. Thousands of locals and vacationers will race to the famous seaside oval for an action-packed season of high stakes competition, lively entertainment and exciting craft food and beer festivals running through Labor Day Monday, September 3.

San Diego Pizza & Beerfest Takes Over Liberty Station

July 7, 2018

On Saturday, July 21, the inaugural San Diego Pizza & Beerfest will take over NTC Park in Point Loma's Liberty Station, offering more than 100 craft beers, as well as live music and more than 15 area restaurants serving signature pizza slices. We are raffling off 2 VIP tickets to the event, as well as offering our readers $5 savings per ticket with promo code SDVILLE at checkout.

A White Out In Mexico! Sabor De Baja Returns To Rosarito Beach Hotel For 6th Year On August 29

July 6, 2018

On Wednesday, August 29, diners dressed in white will converge on the ocean front gardens of Rosarito Beach Hotel for a Baja-style culinary celebration and competition. Organized by popular Rosarito dining destination Mi Casa Supper Club, Sabor de Baja is an annual “end of summer,” all-white-attire festival that always sells out well in advance and features a culinary competition among more than 20 of Baja’s top chefs, a tasting of a variety of Baja delicacies, live entertainment, and samples of an array of the finest Mexican wines and area craft beer in a most beautiful setting. The event includes the highest attendance of ex-pats in all of Baja and is one of our favorite parties of the year!

Dining Out San Diego Magazine Launches Incredible Book Of Savings For More Than 70 Of San Diego's Top Restaurants | Get The Dining Out Passbook For Just $39 With Promo Code SDVILLE

July 5, 2018

Dining Out San Diego Magazine has released a deal book featuring two-for-one entrées and other offers at more than 70 top notch restaurants across San Diego, good until May 2019. Normally $99 per book, SanDiegoVille readers can get a huge discount by entering promo code SDVILLE to purchase the Dining Out Passbook for only $39 for a limited time, and we are also raffling off one Passbook.