Phuong Trang Team To Open PT Eatery In San Diego's Clairemont Mesa

November 13, 2019

The family behind Kearny Mesa's popular Phuong Trang Vietnamese restaurant is opening an offshoot concept called PT Eatery in San Diego's Clairemont Mesa.

Zero Gelato Touches Down In San Diego's Normal Heights

November 12, 2019

Zero Gelato has opened in San Diego's Normal Heights neighborhood, offering a whole host of Italian-inspired gelato creations made with organic ingredients including gelato pops, sandwiches, flights and shakes.

Cohn Restaurant Group Unveils Pacific Social In San Diego's Carmel Valley

November 11, 2019

San Diego's prolific Cohn Restaurant Group, which operates 28 restaurants of its own and has also been tasked with overseeing certain The Patio Group properties while its founder is being investigated, has opened the 5,100 square-foot Pacific Social at The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch in Carmel Valley.

Chef-Fueled Moto Deli Set To Return To Encinitas

November 10, 2019

After almost 3 years in business, chef-driven sandwich shop Moto Deli closed in Encinitas this past spring to become a casual, modern restaurant called Valentina, but Moto Del will reopen next week in a new location off the 101 in Leucadia.

Rapidly Expanding Mr. Moto Pizza House Joins Spill The Beans, Mike Hess Brewing & City Tacos With New Locations In The Works For San Diego's Seaport Village

November 9, 2019

As part of the Port of San Diego's plan to refresh downtown's struggling Seaport Village, new local tenants are being signed on to open outposts in the bayfront walking mall, including Mr. Moto Pizza House, Mike Hess Brewing, City Tacos, and Spill The Beans Coffee.

Worldwide Boba Tea Brand Happy Lemon Targets Del Mar For Third San Diego Location

November 8, 2019

With more than 1,000 locations around the globe, boba tea brand Happy Lemon is increasing its footprint in San Diego with the launch of its third area location in Del Mar Highlands Town Center.

After Recent Purchase, Rosie O'Gradys Is Staying Irish In Normal Heights

November 7, 2019

A clerical error caused a liquor license application to sit in Rosie O'Gradys window for three days indicating the restaurant was changing names, but the 36-year-old Normal Heights Irish bar will stay as-is but with the addition of a new Chicago-themed food menu.

Global Chinese Chain Liuyishou Hotpot To Open In San Diego

November 7, 2019

Adding to its more than 1,200 locations around the globe, LiuYiShou Hotpot has targeted San Diego's Kearny Mesa community for its first Southern California location.

Topgolf Driving Range, Bar & Restaurant In The Works For San Diego

November 6, 2019

Four years in the making, the company behind Topgolf driving range and entertainment venue is one step closer to securing a space to open a location in downtown San Diego.

Our Top 7 Event Picks For The 16th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival This November 10-17 | Check Out THE List & Enter To Win Tickets

November 6, 2019

The sixteenth edition of the weeklong San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival is coming up fast! We have covered Southern California's largest epicurean event for the past eight incarnations, and although the schedule varies year after year, we have a good idea of what to expect. After perusing the the lineup of over 40 meals, demos, classes, events and festivals taking place this November 10-17, we have narrowed them down to our top 7 picks. We are also raffling off 2 general admission tickets to the San Diego Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting on Saturday, November 16, as well as 2 passes to to the Taco TKO, so read on and be sure to enter for a chance to win!

Italian Street Tacos Now Available In San Diego

November 5, 2019

In addition to recently releasing their pinsa pizza dough for retail sale at area Sprout's Farmers Markets, the team behind San Diego's Maestoso restaurant has unveiled an onsite pop-up known as ÍTaco, which is serving Italian-inspired tacos with plans to expand to its own brick-and-mortar location.

Miracle Holiday Pop-Up Bar To Return To San Diego's Polite Provisions With New Location & Concept To Install Within The Grass Skirt

November 5, 2019

First launched in New York City in 2014, Miracle has become a roving Christmas pop-up concept that will install within 100 locations around the country this year, including returning to San Diego at Polite Provisions, as well as bringing a brand new concept, the tiki-themed Sippin' Santa, to The Grass Skirt in Pacific Beach.

Donut Bar Shutters In San Diego's South County With New Location Set To Open Next Week In Pacific Beach

November 4, 2019

After only 5 months in business, San Diego's born Donut Bar has shuttered its location in the South County community of Eastlake, marking the second shop closure for the brand in the past month. A new branch will open in the heart of Pacific Beach next week.

Karina Mexican Seafood Team Takes Over Taka Sushi In San Diego's Gaslamp

November 4, 2019

After 23 years in business on San Diego's bustling 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp, Taka Sushi has been acquired by the team behind South Bay-born Karina's Mexican Seafood, and the popular Japanese restaurant will be reopening this week with plans on redesigning the space in the coming months.

Trust Restaurant Group Opens Classic Steakhouse-Inspired Rare Society This Week In San Diego's University Heights

November 4, 2019

San Diego's rapidly growing Trust Restaurant Group finished converting its former Hundred Proof concept into Rare Society, a modern take on the classic American steakhouse opening this week in University Heights.

Animae-Adjacent NIMA Café Opens In Downtown San Diego

November 4, 2019

After unveiling his $5.5 million upscale Asian-fusion restaurant Animaé earlier this fall, Chef Brian Malarkey has opened NIMA Café in the adjacent base floor space at downtown San Diego's new Pacific Gate by Bosa luxury high rise.

San Diego Chef Shuffle Involves Fernside, Tiger! Tiger! & The Original 40 Brewing Company

November 3, 2019

A chef shuffle in San Diego has the founding chef of South Park's Fernside going to Tiger! Tiger! in North Park and being replaced by the chef at The Original 40 Brewing.

Japanese Megachain CoCo Ichibanya To Open San Diego Location

November 2, 2019

A Japanese curry rice chain with more than 1,000 branches around the globe, CoCo Ichibanya will soon open a location in San Diego. 

Slater’s 50/50 Founder To Introduce Two New Restaurant Concepts To La Jolla’s UTC Area This Month

November 1, 2019

The creator of Slater's 50/50 will debut two new fast-casual concepts side-by-side in the University City area of La Jolla later this month. Spitfire Tacos will feature unique inauthentic taco options like pastrami and Kalbi pork belly while Head Lettuce will offer healthy salads and bowls. Both restaurants will be completely cash-free, instead utilizing order kiosks for credit and debit purchases.