Founding Chef Out At San Diego's Nomad Donuts

Chef Kristianna Zabala and Nomad Donuts' owner Brad Keiller
May 19, 2018

The founding chef behind North Park's popular bagel & donut shop, Nomad Donuts, has been terminated by the company, and it appears that a local restaurant consulting group may have already taken over the kitchen.

HessFest Returns To North Park For 8th Annual Celebration On Saturday, June 9 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

May 19, 2018

Celebrate 8 years of delicious craft beer at Mike Hess Brewing's annual anniversary beer festival - HessFest- taking over Grim Avenue in North Park on Saturday, June 9! Enjoy some of Hess Brewing's favorite local breweries and eateries, including special collaboration brews and casks, as well as live music, great folks and excellent vibes. SanDiegoVille is offering $5 savings on tickets with promo code SDVILLE, as well as raffling off 2 VIP passes to the festivities.

Le Parfait Paris Owner Opens Terrace Tap In Fashion Valley Mall

May 18, 2018

Le Parfait Paris owner Guillaume Ryon has teamed up with his partner Mark Hoffman of the once-upon-a-time-in-development DAM Park urban market to open a classy craft beer kiosk outside the Fashion Valley Mall food court. Terrace Tap is now pouring in Mission Valley.

The Barrel Room Restaurant & Mason Ale Works Tasting Room To Open In San Diego's Carmel Valley

May 17, 2018

The hospitality group behind The Barrel Room, Urge Gastropub, Brothers’ Provisions, Mason Ale Works, Mason Coffee Works and 101 Proof speakeasy is gearing up for the opening of its second location of The Barrel Room Restaurant that will be neighbored by the company's first standalone Mason Ale Works tasting room. The company is also opening a bar and restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.

Estancia La Jolla To Host Festive Taste Of Baja Event On May 25 | Save 15% On Tickets With Promo Code SDVILLE At Checkout

May 16, 2018

Socialize, sip & savor from over 50 wineries, breweries & restaurants, with live music under the stars at Estancia La Jolla's Taste Of Baja, taking over the resort's beautiful gardens on Friday night, May 25. This all-inclusive event will feature Mexican-inspired culinary creations from area chefs, as well as wine from Mexico's Guadalupe Valley. Promo code SDVILLE saves 15% on tickets for a limited time.

Waypoint Public To Shutter Del Sur Location After Little Over One Year In Business

May 15, 2018

The Waypoint Public location at Del Sur Town Center in San Diego's 4S Ranch area, which was opened by local hospitality firm ELE Collective in Spring 2017, will close for business this week. The original North Park outpost will remain in operation.

More Exciting Culinary Tenants Signed For North County San Diego's Ambitious One Paseo Development

May 15, 2018

Del Mar Heights' incoming One Paseo mixed-use development is continuing to sign prominent culinary tenants to its handpicked lineup of eateries. Joining the likes of International Smoke, Tocaya Organica, Sweetfin Poké, Ways & Means Oyster House, Shake Shack, Parakeet Café, and Tender Greens is three new prominent restaurants - Copenhagen-based Joe & The Juice, Orange County's The Butchery market, and Fox Restaurant Concepts' North Italia.

Another Japanese Ramen Master To Open First U.S. Eatery In San Diego

May 14, 2018

San Diego may soon be the country's top "Ramen City"! Last year, Takashi Endo brought his first Menya Ultra restaurant to America's Finest City, which has since been lauded as one of the best ramen shops in the country. Coming this June to North County, award winning Japanese ramen master Ryuichiro Shinagawa of Tokyo’s famed Basso Drillman restaurant will debut his first United States outpost in Oceanside called Ramen Menma Basso Drillman.

Eat.Drink.Sleep. Out At Belmont Park | Wavehouse Revamp, New Menus & More Coming To San Diego's Beachside Amusement Park

May 14, 2018

San Diego-based hospitality company Eat.Drink.Sleep (Tower23 Hotel, JRDN restaurant, Decoy Dockside Dining) has been removed from their management role at Belmont Park in Mission Beach. New changes will soon take place at the beachside entertainment venue, including reconceptualizing Wavehouse, adding new menus and bringing back live music.

New Restaurant 7 Mile Kitchen To Open At Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

May 13, 2018

Named after the San Diego North County city's seven-mile stretch of coastline, 7 Mile Kitchen will grand open on June 14 within Carlsbad's revamped Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, offering a menu of wood-fired pizzas, craft beer, gourmet burgers and homemade gelato.

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

May 12, 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.

Candela's On The Bay Reopened In Coronado By Blue Bridge Hospitality

May 11, 2018

Candela's On The Bay shuttered earlier this year, but Coronado's leading restaurant group has come to the rescue. Blue Bridge Hospitality - which runs such establishments as Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge, Stake Chophouse & Bar, and Liberty Public Market - has taken over management of the bayfront restaurant.

Liberty Call Distilling To Open Coronado Bar With Onsite Chef-Driven Restaurant

May 10, 2018

Moving into the space that last housed Shima Japanese Steahouse in Coronado is a bar and restaurant from Liberty Call Distilling Co., with a kitchen led by San Diego chef Miguel Valdez, who previously worked as Executive Chef of The Red Door in Mission Hills.

Carlsbad's Pure Burger Will Bring Second Location To Mission Valley's Fashion Valley Mall

May 9, 2018

Fashion Valley Mall is trying to step up their food game to compete with the likes of La Jolla's ever-expanding Westfield UTC! In addition to two new restaurants from Fox Restaurant Concepts heading into the retail destination later this year, there is also a second outpost of Carlsbad-based Pure Burgers that will open by year's end.

Hillcrest's The Brew Project To Rebrand Into Project Bar & Grill

May 8, 2018

Located in San Diego's Hillcrest community, The Brew Project launched in Fall 2015 as a beer-focused bar & restaurant, but this June the eatery will reconceptualize into Project Bar & Grill, shifting the focus from craft beer to put a larger emphasis on cocktails and food.

Celebrity Chef-Led 'Eatertainment" Venue Punch Bowl Social To Unveil In San Diego's East Village On June 9

May 7, 2018

Almost two years in the making, Denver-based restaurant group Punch Bowl Social is nearly ready to unveil its 20,000 square foot "eatertainment" venue in San Diego's East Village, scheduled to grand open on June 9 with two levels of dining & entertainment space with multiple bars, arcade games, a bowling alley, and an eclectic menu from James Beard Award-winning celebrity chef Hugh Acheson.

Owners Of Caribbean Escape Food Truck To Open Brick-And-Mortar In Mission Beach

May 6, 2018

The owners of San Diego's Caribbean Escape food truck are selling their mobile business in order to set roots in Mission Beach.

Coffee, Tea, Pastries & Soft Serve Brew Together In North Park | Deja Brew Lounge To Open This June

May 5, 2018

Moving into a 1920s-era home on University Avenue in North Park is Deja Brew Lounge - a coffee, tea, soft serve and pastry business set to open this Summer.

SuperNatural Sandwiches To Open Location In San Diego's Pacific Beach

May 4, 2018

After recently unveiling mini-outposts in Santa Ana's 4th Street Market and Tijuana's newly opened Telefónica Gastropark Country Club as well as plans for a full-scale restaurant in San Diego's Little Italy, sea-to-sandwich sensation SuperNatural Sandwiches has revealed plans to open a branch in Pacific Beach, taking over the space that previously housed Nom Nom Bento.

San Diego's Stone Brewing Opens 10,000 Square Foot Napa Valley Brewpub This Weekend

May 4, 2018

San Diego's Stone Brewing Co. has renovated a 10,000 square-foot, iconic building in downtown Napa, CA, and will be bringing its bold craft beer to the region well-known for its amazing wine. The company's newest outpost, located on 3rd Street and Soscol Avenue, will include a 10-barrel brewing system, a dining experience, growler fills and Stone merchandise with a grand opening celebration scheduled for this Sunday, May 6.

Owners Of Handel's Ice Cream In Encintas To Open Gaslamp Scoop Shop | Cali Cream Homemade Ice Cream Is Bringing The Freeze To Downtown San Diego

May 3, 2018

The owners of the super popular Encinitas scoop shop Handel's Homemade Ice Cream are bringing a new concept into downtown San Diego. Opening on Market Street in the Gaslamp is Cali Cream Homemade Ice Cream, a scratch-made ice cream parlour that will offer up to fifty rotating flavors every day!

The Village Yard Outdoor Food Hall & Bar Is Coming To Carlsbad

May 2, 2018

Moving into downtown Carlsbad is The Village Yard, an outdoor food hub and cocktail garden being constructed out of shipping containers by industry veteran James Markham, known as a founder of such chains as MOD Pizza, Pieology, and Project Pie.