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.

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.

After More Than A Decade At Urban Kitchen Group, Chef Joe Magnanelli Signs On To Lead Brian Malarkey's Incoming Animae Asian Restaurant

January 11, 2019

After more than a decade with Urban Kitchen Group (Cucina Urbana, Cucina Sorella, Cucina Enoteca), Executive Chef Joe Magnanelli is joining the team of celebrity chef Brian Malarkey to take the lead at his incoming Animae - a multi-million dollar, upscale Asian fusion restaurant opening as early as this Spring within the luxurious Bosa Pacific Gate building in downtown San Diego.

Details Emerge About Bankers Hill's Incoming Il Dandy Ristorante | San Diego's Civico 1845 Owners Partner With Michelin-Starred Calbrian Chefs For New Modern Italian Restaurant

January 10, 2019

We broke the news last year that the family behind Little Italy's popular Civico 1845 had plans for a new restaurant concept in San Diego's Bankers Hill community. We now know that the upscale "Calabria meets San Diego" fusion restaurant will be named Il Dandy - a $3 million, modern Italian dining destination operated in partnership with father-and-son chefs behind a Michelin Star awarded Italy-based eatery.

Project Bar & Grill Ends Short Run In Hillcrest

January 9, 2019

Previously operated as The Brew Project for nearly three years before rebanding last Spring, Project Bar & Grill has ended its short run in San Diego's Hillcrest community, shuttering earlier this week.

Michelin-Starred Chef Signed On To Lead Rooftop Japanese Restaurant At RMD Group's Revamp Of Downtown San Diego's Former Grand Pacific Hotel

January 8, 2019

Two time Michelin-starred chef, Akira Back, is signed on to lead the 5,000 square foot rooftop, modern Japanese restaurant being installed as part of RMD Group's multi-concept revamp of the historic Grand Pacific Hotel in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter.

Six San Diego Restaurants Named On Yelp's Top 100 Places To Eat In U.S. For 2019 List

January 8, 2019

For the 6th year in a row, Yelp, has released its list of the top 100 places to eat in the United States. Like last year, six San Diego eateries have made the cut.

Former Brew Project GM To Launch Invoak Brewing & Blending In Miramar

January 7, 2019

Opening in the Miramar industrial complex that also houses Pure Project and Duck Foot Brewing Co. is Invoak Brewing & Blending, a new San Diego craft brewery focused on barrel-aged beers.

San Diego Restaurant Week Returns With Eight Days Of Discounted Dining This January 20-27

January 5, 2019

The biannual San Diego Restaurant Week returns for its 15th year with 8 days of discounted dining this January 20 - 27. Ring in the New Year and join more than 150,000 diners on a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego, as more than 180 restaurants across the county will present a diverse selection of cuisine available as either 2-course lunch menus or 3-course fixed-price dinners. Mark your calendars, start making reservations, and get ready for a delicious week!