WhipHand Taps Out Of Downtown San Diego

September 21, 2019

After less than a year in business in San Diego's East Village, WhipHand American Brasserie + Beer Bank has shuttered.

Spanish Street Food Comes To San Diego | Pintxos Now Serving In La Mesa

September 20, 2019

Specializing in Basque comfort foods, Pintxos Spanish Street Food is now open in San Diego's La Mesa neighborhood.

Chef Brian Malarkey's Upscale Animae To Unveil In Downtown San Diego This Weekend

September 19, 2019

San Diego celebrity chef Brian Malarkey will unveil his nearly $6 million, 9,300 square-foot Animae restaurant this weekend on the ground floor of downtown's 41-story Bosa luxury condominium tower.

Despite SEC Complaint, The Patio Group Continues To Move Forward With Expansion Of Its The Patio Marketplace Concept

September 19, 2019

With an asset freeze and a Federal Securities and Exchange Commission complaint alleging $300 million "egregious fraud" looming over the company's founder, The Patio Group continues expansion plans for its The Patio Marketplace mini-market and cafe concept, with new locations in the works for Los Angeles and La Jolla.

Bottega Louie Chef Brings Pasture-Raised Chicken Concept To San Diego

September 19, 2019

The founding chef behind Los Angeles' ever popular Bottega Louie is taking a chance at the fast-casual market with the opening of PLUCK, a farm-to-table “slow food” concept focusing on natural, pasture raised chickens and all natural farmers market produce opening this weekend in San Diego's North County.

Dirty Birds Lands In Ocean Beach Starting This Weekend

September 19, 2019

San Diego's expanding chain of popular wing-focused sports bars, Dirty Birds will open its highly anticipated Ocean Beach location this weekend within the newly build Ocean Beach Plaza.

Days After Inking Deal With San Diego Padres, KAABOO San Diego Has Been Sold

September 18, 2019

Just a few days after finishing up their 5th year in Del Mar and announncing a multiyear parnership with the San Diego Padres, San Diego-based KAABOO Festival has announced it has been sold.

StreetCar Merchants Of Fried Chicken & Suckerfree Team To Bring New Concept ShotCaller To San Diego

September 18, 2019

The team behind North Park's StreetCar Merchants Of Fried Chicken and Suckerfree Southern Plates & Bar in San Diego's Gaslamp is opening a new concept called ShotCaller.

Bottle Manufacturer Files Latest Breach Of Contract Complaint Against Ocean Beach-Based Skrewball Whiskey

September 17, 2019

We detailed back in August that multiple parties, including three-time MLB All-Star David Wells, were suing Ocean Beach-based Skrewball Whiskey for breach of contract and related claims. Well we were alerted today (by a representative of the Plaintiff company) that a fourth breach of contract complaint has been filed against the San Diego peanut butter whiskey brand, this time by the glassware company that claims to have produced over one million bottles.

Soda & Swine Debuts On University Of California San Diego Campus

September 17, 2019

Years in the making, the $2 million, 14,000 square-foot third location of Soda & Swine unveils today on the University of California San Diego campus in the space occupied by Porter's Pub for more than two decades.

10 San Diego Fried Chicken Sandwiches That Are Better Than Popeyes

September 17, 2019

Skip the viral Popeyes craze and get your fried chicken sandwich fix at one of these 10 San Diego eateries. From Nashville hot style to pure California comfort, here are our favorites from all around America's Finest City.

The Friendly Tavern Now Open In Former Carnitas' Snack Shack Space In North Park

September 16, 2019

Based on the success of their Dirty Flat Top Cheeseburger, the team behing The Friendly expanded the concept into the space that previously housed Carnitas' Snack Shack for the opening of burger-centric The Friendly Tavern.

San Diego's KAABOO Festival Relocating To Petco Park Starting In 2020

September 15, 2019

After a successful fifth year at its original home at the Del Mar Fairgrounds & Racetrack, San Diego-based KAABOO music, art and cultural festival has announced it will relocated to downtown's Petco Park starting in 2020.

The San Diego Polo Classic Relocates To Del Mar On Saturday, September 28

September 15, 2019

Previously held on the sand in front of Hotel Del Coronado, the San Diego Polo Classic is relocating to Del Mar Arena at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for a one-day-only competition and party on Saturday, September 28.

OB Garden Café Shutters In San Diego's Ocean Beach

September 14, 2019
The cooperative that owns Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market opened the bi-level OB Garden Café in January 2018, but the vegetarian restaurant has announced it will close after close of business today.

Celebrate World Sake Day At The San Diego Sake Festival On September 29 | Enter To Win 2 Tickets

September 14, 2019

Kampai! To celebrate World Sake Day, San Diego's BeShock Ramen and Quartyard are teaming up once again to host the San Diego Sake Festival on Sunday, September 29, from 2-6pm. Patrons will get a chance to taste some of the best sake from Japan, meet local brewers, and enjoy food pairings curated by East Village restaurants. We are raffling off two tickets to this event, so read on for details and be sure to enter!