Better Buzz Coffee To Open Third Pacific Beach Location

February 21, 2019

Better Buzz Coffee Roasters is opening its third coffee bar in San Diego's Pacific Beach neighborhood, taking over the former CBW Crazy Bowls & Wraps location that was previously slated to become a drive-through pizzeria. The company also has more locations on the way.

Anheuser-Busch InBev To Acquire San Diego's Cutwater Spirits

February 20, 2019

Beer behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev is purchasing a San Diego company, and it's not a craft brewery. The world's largest beer company is acquiring 100% interest in Cutwater Spirts, the previous Ballast Point Spirits division that was rebranded and launched in 2016.

Dunkin' Donuts To Open Location In San Diego's Hillcrest Community

February 20, 2019

A new Dunkin’ Donuts location is popping up in the heart of Hillcrest, currently building out the old Los Panchos Mexican space for a modern version of the classic donut & coffee chain.

After Much Hype, Roma Urban Market Shutters In San Diego's Little Italy After Less Than 18 Months In Business

February 19, 2019

It was two years in the making when it finally opened in fall 2017, but Roma Market in San Diego's Little Italy has already shuttered.

Carnitas' Snack Shack's North Park Location To Be Rebranded Into New Concept, The Porchetta Shack, From Founding Chef

February 19, 2019

Carnitas' Snack Shack's original North Park restaurant closed on January 6, reportedly for a design refresher to reopen in mid-March, but founder Chef Hanis Cavin is actually rebranding the location into a new concept called The Porchetta Shack.

Buona Forchetta Team To Open Roman-Style Pizzeria & Gelato Shop In North Park | Gelati & Peccati To Debut This Spring

February 18, 2019

The crew behind San Diego's hit Italian restaurant group, Buona Forchetta, is in the process of a huge expansion! In addition to a Coronado location of Buona Forchetta, a for-charity breakfast restaurant and a Texas-style BBQ house, they are opening Gelati & Peccati - a new fast-casual concept centered around Roman-style pizza and gelato set to open this spring in North Park.

University Heights' Small Bar Closes For Complete Overhaul In Partnership With Trust Restaurant Group

February 18, 2019

Small Bar in San Diego's University Heights closed for business as of last week and is undergoing a complete overhaul in partnership with Trust Restaurant Group, the local hospitality team behind such hotspots as Trust, Hundred Proof, and the recently unveiled Fort Oak.

Los Angeles Celebrity-Backed Sandwich Sensation Fat Sal's Deli Ends Run In San Diego

February 17, 2019

The brainchild of actor Jerry Ferrara (best known as Turtle from HBO’s hit show Entourage) and two lifelong friends, Fat Sal's Deli has had hungry students lining up out the door of its Westwood Los Angeles location since opening in 2010, but the sandwich shop couldn't get the same following in San Diego and has officially shuttered the 6-year-old Pacific Beach outpost.

SoCal Coffee House Chain Touches Down In San Diego's North County | Macchiato Unveils In San Marcos

February 17, 2019

An Instagram sensation known for its macaron ice cream sandwiches and potted plant drinks, Macchiato cafe has opened a location in San Diego's North County.

Surf City Pizza + Gelato Will Have Bikini-Clad Servers Delivering Handheld Pizzettes To San Diego's Pacific Beach

February 16, 2019

The owner of BayHo's popular Isabella Artisan Pizzeria & Craft Beer Garden is in the process of opening Surf City Pizza + Gelato, an ocean-inspired Neapolitan pizzeria and gelateria that will have bikini-clad servers delivering hand-held pizzas and gelato sandwiches directly to the nearby beach.

U-31 Owners To Bring The Original 40 Brewing Company To North Park

February 15, 2019

The owner of U-31 Bar are gearing up to launch their own brewpub! The Original 40 Brewing Company is a brewery and restaurant currently in the works in North Park for an early spring debut.

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa To Unveil Bayside Cali-Coastal Restaurant This Spring

February 14, 2019

The Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa has announced the addition of a new bayside dining concept primed to be the island's premier Cali-coastal restaurant. Scheduled to open in Spring 2019, ALBACA: Alta California Kitchen will feature a menu designed by new Executive Chef Rafael Corniel and Restaurant Chef Aaron Obregon. The resort will also add a new outdoor pool bar called Auga.

Team Behind North Park's Working Class & Pacific Beach's Second Nature To Open New Bar & Restaurant In Former Blackthorn Irish Pub Space In Bay Park

February 13, 2019

A new concept from the team behind North Park's Working Class and Pacific Beach's Second Nature is opening later this year in the space that last housed Blackthorn Irish Pub & Grub in San Diego's Bay Park neighborhood.

Nearly 20 Gunshots Fired Into The Asian Bistro In San Diego's Hillcrest Neighborhood

February 12, 2019

A suspect is in custody after approximately 20 gunshots were fired from a high-powered rifle into Jimmy Wong's Golden Dragon Asian Bistro restaurant in San Diego's Hillcrest community. Fortunately, nobody was injured.

Giuseppe Restaurants Returns To Come On In Cafe Space In La Jolla For New Concept

February 12, 2019

Italian-born Chef Giuseppe Ciuffa, who was a founding force in the opening of East Village's now-defunt Bottega Americano, has taken over the La Jolla cafe and bakery that he once owned and will install a new restaurant concept.

Anthem Vegan Announces South San Diego County Hub

February 11, 2019

San Diego's popular plant-based pop-up turned diner & deli, Anthem Vegan, has announced that it will be opening a hub in San Diego's South County.

Ballast Point Brewing To Host "Made In San Diego Block Party" In Little Italy On March 30 | Enter To Win Two Tasting Tickets

February 10, 2019

San Diego born Ballast Point Brewing Company and the Little Italy Association of San Diego will team up to host the Made In San Diego Block Party on Saturday, March 30, from 2-7pm, a festival experience featuring live music, beer tastings, art demos and much more! Enter to win 2 Craft Beer Sampling Packages and be sure to RSVP for free entrance into the event!