Pure Project Brewing To Open Bankers Hill Tasting Room

October 16, 2016

San Diego's eco-friendly Pure Project Brewing, which first launched in Miramar in early 2016, will open a more central tasting room as part of The Park -  a new, luxury high rise being constructed adjacent to Balboa Park in Bankers Hill.

Buona Forchetta Opens Encinitas Location & New South Park Market With BBQ Restaurant On The Way

October 15, 2018

San Diego's ever-expanding Buona Forchetta group of restaurants will finally unveil its highly-anticipated Encinitas location today, as well as its new Enoteca Buona Forchetta - an Italian bodega and bistro that sits two doors down from its flagship South Park restaurant. In addition to numerous other projects currently in the works, including a Coronado offshoot and a non-profit breakfast eatery, the company also announced that it will be opening an upscale barbecue restaurant next year.

San Diego-Based Food Trucktopia Purchases Stuffed! Burgers & Frat Boy Donuts Concepts

October 15, 2018

The founders of Stuffed! Burgers and Frat Boy Donuts have moved on to greener pastures, but fret not, the San Diego-born concepts have been taken over by local food purveyor, Food Trucktopia, who will continue to operate the Liberty Public Market eateries and will be opening the previously-announced downtown branch of Frat Boy by month's end.

Ultimate Fall Festival Takes Over San Diego's Historic Julian On Saturday, November 10 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets To HOODANG: Party In The Orchard

October 14, 2018

The San Diego Reader and Julian Hard Cider are teaming up to host the premier Autumn arrival party in San Diego's historic town of Julian. HOODANG III: Party in the Orchard will take over the Apple Lane Orchard on Saturday, November 10, from 12-4pm, for a fall festival filled with the best of what Julian has to offer. We are raffling off 2 VIP tickets, as well as offering promo code SDVILLE for $5 savings per ticket!

East Villages Modern Mexican Taqueria LOLA 55 To Kick Off Monthly Taco Tuesday Series On October 30 | Enter To Win 2 Tickets

October 13, 2018

The East Village's newly minted LOLA 55 is kicking off its monthly Taco Tuesday series on Tuesday, October 30, from 6-9pm, and we are raffling off 2 tickets to attend! Get a taste of San Diego's hottest new taqueria at this fun & festive event.

Cohn Restaurant Group To Replicate Coaster Saloon Concept In East Mission Valley | Coaster Tavern To Open By Year's End

October 12, 2018

Earlier this year, San Diego's Cohn Restaurant Group (Coasterra, Corvette Diner, The Prado) purchased the 5,485 square foot, 1950s-era building and adjacent lot that last housed Junk House Gastropub in East Mission Valley  and initially used it as a commissary kitchen for the company's 20+ restaurants. The space is now in the process of being transformed into a second incarnation of Coaster Saloon, a Mission Beach mainstay that the Cohn's purchased in summer 2017.

Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar Ends 7 Year Run In Hillcrest

October 11, 2018

After 7 years serving up traditional barbecue on the corner of 5th and Washington in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood, Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar has closed for business.

Chef Amy DiBiase Is Back And Better Than Ever At Downtown San Diego's Brand New Vistal Within InterContinental Hotel

October 10, 2018

After a two year hiatus from working as an executive chef at a San Diego restaurant, the uber-talented Amy DiBiase is back in the kitchen and better than ever, dishing out an innovative coastal menu at downtown's brand new Vistal at the luxurious, bayfront InterContinental Hotel.

Puesto Adds Talented New Pastry Chef To Its Arsenal

October 9, 2018

After three years with Puesto, Executive Pastry Chef Jessica Scott has relocated to the East Coast to pursue a new opportunity, but the popular modern taqueria has found a new talent in Chef Erik Aronow, who previously worked under a Food & Wine Best New Chef honoree.

Another Beautiful Trip To Baja | A Weekend Celebrating All Things Valle De Guadalupe & Beyond

October 8, 2018

We just returned from an absolutely amazing weekend in Baja's Valle de Guadalupe wine region, which was less than a 2 hour (stunning) drive from San Diego. Our ultimate destination was the 2nd annual Valle Food & Wine Festival, which was possibly the best culinary event we've ever attended, but we explored and ate all over the place during the three day trip. Check out our photos and start planning your own vacation to Mexico's incredible wine country!

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

October 7, 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.

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

October 6, 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.

Mattarello Cooking Lab To Bring Italian Delights To Downtown San Diego

October 5, 2018

Opening soon in the quaint East Village space that last housed Cute Cakes is Mattarello Cooking Lab, an all-day Italian bakery, pasta shop and restaurant from two native Italians.

Chef James Montejano Joins San Diego's Growing RMD Hospitality Group

October 5, 2018

San Diego's RMD Group - the hospitality company behind such downtown cocepts as Volcano Rabbit, Rustic Root, Side Bar, and Ciro's Pizzeria - has hired highly-respected native chef James Montejano to assist in developing the culinary side of the company's numerous dining venues, including the multi-level, multi-concept restaurant, bar and entertainment venue being constructed at the historic Grand Pacific Hotel building at the corner of 5th and J in the heart of the Gaslamp.

Leucadia Pizzeria To Open Delivery & Take-Out-Only Eatery In Point Loma

October 4, 2018

Leucadia Pizzeria, which currently operates 5 locations around San Diego County, will soon open a take-out and delivery exclusive outpost in Point Loma - offering more than a dozen signature pizzas, as well as salads, entrees, sandwiches and desserts.

Scott Slater's TBS Tavern Unveils On October 7 With More San Diego Concepts On The Horizon

October 3, 2018

Over the summer we announced that entrepreneur, Scott Slater, fresh off the sale of his bacon-burger-beer chain of restaurants, would be returning to San Diego to debut a bar & eatery centered around all things T-B-S (Tacos, Balls, Sliders)! Opening this Sunday, October 7, just in time for the Chargers-Raiders game, TBS Tavern will bring an island-inspired spin to Mission Valley. And that's not all as Slater has plans for more concepts to premier in America's Finest City in the near future.

Two-Story, $10 Million Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse To Open On November 3

October 3, 2018

The West Coast's first Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse will debut in front of the brand new InterContinental Hotel at downtown San Diego's bayfront on November 3.

Ceviche House Shutters In San Diego's Old Town After Less Than A Year In Operation

October 2, 2018

Last year, Ceviche House relocated from a small storefront in North Park to a sprawling space in San Diego's Old Town community, but after less than a year in business at its newer location, the company has announced it has shuttered.