Downtown San Diego's The Bell Marker Becomes The Owl Drug Company Social Eating House

January 21, 2019

Golden Road Brewing co-founder and craft beer loyalist Tony Yanow's first venture in America's Finest City turned out to be short-lived. The Bell Marker, which opened less than a year ago in downtown San Diego, has been transferred to new management, who are in the process of rebranding the concept into The Owl Drug Company Social Eating House.

Hillcrest's Common Stock Already Eyes Expansion | Young Entrepreneurs Kicking Tires On Opening Second Location At East Village's Park 12

January 21, 2019

Common Stock, a bar & restaurant from Hillstone Restaurant Group alums that opened in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood this past September, is already looking toward expansion, including working on a lease for a second location to open within East Village's Park 12 mixed-use complex and luxury high-rise.

Lima Peruvian Restaurant To Replace All American Burgers In San Diego's Gaslamp

January 20, 2019
Photos by W. Scott Koenig

Opening next month in the Gaslamp Quarter space that last housed All American Burgers is Lima Peruvian Food & Cocktails

Steamboat's Cruisers Sub Shop To Open La Jolla Location

January 19, 2019

Opening in the La Jolla space that last housed a branch of Wahoo's Fish Tacos is Cruisers Sub Shop, a surf-themed sandwich eatery from the Steamboat area of Colorado.

San Diego's First 100% Baja-Sourced Beer & Wine Bar Is Coming To South County | El Cruce + 241 Opening In Chula Vista

January 18, 2019

The first area bar wholly devoted to sourcing Baja produced beer and wine is opening in San Diego's South County. El Cruce+241 aims to debut by this summer on Chula Vista's popular Third Avenue Village, taking over the space that long housed Harper's Music Store.

Members-Only Craft Distillery Club Coming To San Diego's Little Italy | The Distillers Club To Open In The Loading Dock Space

January 18, 2019

The founder of San Diego craft distillery, Kill Devil Spirits Co., is moving into the northern Little Italy space currently occupied by The Loading Dock for the opening of The Distiller's Club - a members-only distillery, dining club and event space set to debut this Spring.

A Wholly Vegan Sushi Restaurant Is Opening In San Diego | NoW Sushi To Unveil Soon In Mission Beach

January 17, 2019

From No Worries Movement - the non-profit company that launched the "cruelty free", plant-based NoW Cafe last year - comes NoW Sushi - San Diego's first 100% vegan sushi restaurant opening later this year in the space that last housed Barefoot Bakery & Market in Mission Beach.

Our Picks For A Perfect San Diego Restaurant Week San Diego Restaurant Week | Price Fixed Multi-Course Meals Return This September 23-30

January 16, 2019

With eight full days of dining deals taking place from Sunday, January 20 through Sunday, January 27 for the winter installment of the biannual San Diego Restaurant Week, we thought it best to scour the participating spots and choose one eatery for each night. Check out what would constitute our ideal week of discounted price-fixed meals!

Moto Deli Mira Mesa Becomes Taco Thunder

January 16, 2019

While the Encinitas location remains unchanged, the owners of Moto Deli have rebranded the Mira Mesa branch to become Taco Thunder, a chef-driven, scratch-made taqueria sited within a Shell gas station.

Circa To Close In University Heights To Become Soichi Japanese Restaurant From Sushi Tadokoro Alumni

January 16, 2019

An alum of Old Town's popular Sushi Tadokoro restaurant is branching off on his own for the impending opening of Soichi, an authentic Japanese sushi restaurant set to debut later this year in the University Heights space that has been home to Circa California Soul Food since 2014.

A New Food Hall Is Coming To Downtown San Diego As Part Of Horton Plaza Overhaul | Team Behind The Keating Hotel To Open Horton Plaza Food Hall

January 15, 2019

The team behind downtown San Diego's The Keating Hotel is jumping on board the food hall phenomenon with the impending opening of Horton Plaza Food Hall, a multi-stall dining hub and bar debuting as part of the impending revitalization of Horton Plaza.

24-Hour Buddy's Diner Closes In Pacific Beach With Hopes Of Reopening In New Location

January 15, 2019

Pacific Beach's 24-hour Buddy's Diner closed for business as of yesterday, but ownership hopes to find a new location to reopen.

Young Hickory's North Park Location Burglarized Overnight

January 14, 2019

The North Park location of craft beer and coffee shop, Young Hickory, was burglarized today in the early morning hours, with the thief caught on camera. Can anyone help recognize the culprit?

Team Behind Lionfish To Revamp Hotel Del Coronado's Onsite Restaurant & Dining Options At Sycuan Casino

January 14, 2019

Clique Hospitality, the company behind Lionfish restaurant at Pendry San Diego, has been tasked with revamping Sycuan Casino's culinary options, as well as Hotel Del Coronado's onsite fine dining restaurant, which will replace 1500 Ocean with Serēa - a seafood-focused menu from Executive Chef Jojo Ruiz.

Shrimp Heads To Bring Seafood Boils To San Diego's North Park

January 14, 2019

Opening next week in the 1,800 square foot space that last housed Pho Royal restaurant in San Diego's North Park is Shrimp Heads, a bar & eatery with a menu centered around Cajun seafood boils.

After 13 Year Tenure, Pacific Beach's Latin Chef Peruvian-Brazilian Restaurant Ousted From Its Space By New Landlord

January 13, 2019

Another longtime local spot will be ousted from their home by an apathetic landlord. Pacific Beach's thirteen-year-old, family-run Latin Chef Peruvian Brazilian restaurant will close for business at the end of the month after being served with a 30-day notice by the building's new owner.

Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week Celebrates Its Sixth Year This January 27 - February 2

January 12, 2019

Enjoy delicious specials from more than 30 highly-acclaimed chefs, restaurateurs, and eateries in San Diego's North County during the 6th incarnation of Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week, taking place from January 27 through February 2 to benefit North County Food Bank.