Parana Empanadas Founders Announce New Pacific Beach Cafe To Open In Former Fat Sal's Deli Space

May 20, 2019

The San Diego-based Argentinean family behind the popular Parana Empanadas brand - which operates locations in Liberty Public Market, Westfield UTC and at farmer’s markets across the county - has announced their newest culinary concept, Yerba, debuting as a signature tea shop this summer in the space that last housed Fat Sal's Deli.

HessFest Returns To North Park For 9th Annual Celebration On Saturday, June 22 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

May 19, 2019

Celebrate 9 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 22! 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.

Philippines-Based Neighborhood Tavern Chain Gerry's Grill To Open San Diego Location

May 18, 2019

With nearly 100 locations around the globe, Philippines–based Gerry's Grill will soon bring Filipino comfort foods to San Diego with the opening of its first area location.

Earl Of Sandwich To Grand Open In Downtown San Diego On Saturday, June 1

May 17, 2019

From the descendants of the inventor of everyone's favorite midday meal, Earl Of Sandwich will grand open its 2,700 square-foot downtown San Diego location on June 1.

Del Mar's The Sky Deck Restaurant Hall To Feature Rooftop Beer Garden, Artisan Pizza, French Pastries, Craft Cocktail Bar & More

May 16, 2019

We broke the news last summer that a 20,000 square-foot, multi-restaurant food hall called The Sky Deck would be installing in Del Mar Highlands Town Center as part of the $100+ million redesign of the 30-year-old complex. Details are now being released that the space will house a central craft cocktail bar, a rooftop beer garden, and restaurants ranging from Thai food to Italian pizza.

A Korean Food Hall Is Opening In San Diego Next Month

May 15, 2019

As part of next month's opening of the new 40,000+ square foot Asian supermarket, Kearny Mesa's incoming H Mart will house an onsite Korean food hall.

Rockin' Baja Lobster Shutters Mira Mesa Location

May 14, 2019

San Diego-based seafood chain Rockin' Baja Lobster has announced the closure of its Mira Mesa location.

Breakfast Bitch To Bring All-Day Brunch & Grill-Your-Own Pancakes To San Diego's Hillcrest

May 13, 2019

A new morning-centric bar & restaurant crassly named Breakfast Bitch will soon open in the space that last housed Mexican chicken chain Vancouver Wings in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood.

Union Kitchen & Tap Owners To Bring Boxcar Provisions To Encinitas

May 12, 2019

From OMG Hospitaliy (Union Kitchen & Tap, Pacific Beach AleHouse), Boxcar Provisions is set to open in the heart of San Diego's beachside community of Encinitas. 

Barrio Logan's Por Vida Cafe Expands To North Park

May 11, 2019

Barrio Logan's Por Vida cafe and creative collective will soon open a second location in San Diego's North Park community.

Slater's 50/50 Founder To Open Dual Concepts Spitfire Tacos & Head Lettuce In La Jolla's UTC Area

May 10, 2019

The founder of SoCal-born burger and beer chain Slater's 50/50 is launching two new dual-concept restaurants in San Diego's UTC area of La Jolla. Spitfire will serve "authentically made inauthentic tacos" with a unique array of spit-roasted meats, while next door patrons will be able to design their own salads and bowls topped with freshly cooked proteins at Head Lettuce.

Orange County-Based The Butchery Opens First San Diego Location On May 18

May 9, 2019

Popular Southern California-based full-service butcher shop The Butchery will grand open its first San Diego location at the new One Paseo development in Del Mar on Saturday, May 18, from 11am-4pm.

San Diego's Award-Winning Lost Cause Meadery To Open Tasting Room In Bay Park

May 8, 2019 

San Diego's award-winning Lost Cause Meadery is in the process of opening a 3,000 square foot tasting room in Bay Park.

The Team Behind Bankers Hill's Mia Trattoria Launches Roma Mia In San Diego's Gaslamp

May 7, 2019

Now open in the downtown space that last housed Italia Mia in San Diego's Gaslamp is Roma Mia, an Italian bar & restaurant from the owners of Mia Trattoria in Bankers Hill.

Daniel Boulud's Former Protégé Joins San Diego's Cohn Restaurant Group

May 6, 2019

We reported last year that Celebrity Chef Daniel Boulud's longtime protégé, Chef Travis Swikard, had returned to his hometown of San Diego to open a Meditteranean-inspired, California-driven restaurant. We can now confirm that Chef Swikard is partnering with San Diego's Cohn Restaurant Group, a return to a company he worked for more than a decade prior.

Fried Chicken & Waffles Concept Touching Down In San Diego's Pacific Beach | Rhythm's Chicken & Waffles To Open Later This Month

May 5, 2019

Moving into the small storefront that last housed Hola Che in the heart of San Diego's Pacific Beach neighborhood is the first brick-and-mortar location of Rhythm's Chicken & Waffles, which previously operated a local fried chicken-based food truck.

Civico 1845 Owners Partner With Michelin-Starred Calbrian Chefs For Incoming Il Dandy Ristorante | Modern Italian Restaurant Set To Unveil In Bankers Hill On May 10

May 4, 2019

We broke the news last year that the family behind Little Italy's popular Civico 1845 had plans for a new upscale "Calabria meets San Diego" restaurant concept in partnership with father-and-son chefs behind a Michelin Star awarded Italy-based eatery. After much anticipation, the $3 million Il Dandy modern Italian dining destination is set to grand open in San Diego's Bankers Hill community on Friday, May 10.

Huge Italian Specialty Market, Deli & Wine Bar To Open In San Diego's East Village This Summer

May 3, 2019

The team beind Little Italy's RoVino Rotisserie + Wine is in the process of developing San Diego's largest Italian specialty market. Rovino The Foodery is set to unveil this summer on the base floor of Strata Apartments in the East Village, offering an Italian deli and market experiennce complimennted by an inhouse wine bar and Italian restaurant.

Madero’s Mexican Tequila Bar To Open Soon In Carmel Valley

May 3, 2019 

Opening as early as this weekend in the 3,300 square foot space that previously housed the short-lived Casa Rustica within The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch in Carmel Valley is Madero's Mexican Tequila Bar, an authentic restaurant and tequila house from the owners of neighboring Wokou Ramen.

Combination Blue Ocean Sushi & Harumama Restaurant To Open In Former The Hake Space In La Jolla

May 2, 2019

Moving into the prime space perched above La Jolla Shores that last housed The Hake is a combination concept restaurant from Instagram-sensation Harumama Noodles & Buns and Carlsbad-born Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi.