Little Italy Mercato Certified Farmers Market To Return This Saturday With Strict Social Distancing Requirements

April 3, 2020

A much smaller version of the popular Little Italy Mercato Certified Farmers Market will be open this Saturday, although the weekly farmers will be implementing strict social distancing measures and only allowing 1 person per household and 50 people maximum to shop at one time.

Comprehensive List Of More Than 500 San Diego Spots Offering Take-Out & Delivery

NOTE: Since the initial publishing of this post on March 17, a statewide stay-at-home order has gone into effect in California. This news may have caused many of the below restaurants to close, although the state Alcohol Control Board now allows restaurants with a liquor license to sell take-out, so this may incentivize many to remain open. We will do our best to continually curate this list but advise getting in touch with the restaurant prior to leaving your home or just order through a 3rd party delivery app, listed below for your convenience.

San Diego-Based Blenders Eyewear To Donate Safety Goggles For Health Workers

April 2, 2020

San Diego-based sunglasses brand, Blenders Eyewear, is devoting a portion of its manufacturing to make 10,000 safety goggles to donate to area hospitals amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Mandatory Facial Covering Order To Go Into Effect Throughout San Diego Starting This Weekend

April 2, 2020

After discouraging the general public for the past couple weeks from wearing masks unless they are sick or showing symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus, San Diego County officials today announced an order that starting this Saturday all employees at essential businesses must wear facial coverings, with the general public strongly encouraged to do the same.

San Diego's Trust Restaurant Group Loses Founding Partner

April 2, 2020

After a nearly 5 year tenure building one of San Diego's most progressive and successful restaurant collectives, one of the founding partners has stepped down from his leadership role at Trust Restaurant Group.

Support These San Diego Farms & Help Small Businesses Stay Afloat During A Difficult Time

April 2, 2020

The San Diego Sustainable Living Institute has put together a list of local San Diego farms who are continuing to offer goods during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Choose to support one of these area small businesses while stocking up on essentials.

California Schools To Remain Closed Through End Of Academic Year

April 1, 2020

During a press conference this afternoon, California Governor Gavin Newson announced that schools throughout the state would remained closed through the end of the academic year and also revealed plans in partnership with Google to provide Chromebooks and free Wi-Fi to those in need.

Is It Safe To Order Take-Out Food During The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic?

April 1, 2020

Being we've been tracking local restaurants that continue to stay open for take-out and delivery during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, many have asked us if it is safe to order out. This is an especially important question in light of recent news that five San Diego food handlers have tested positive for the virus. Here are my thoughts on the subject with links to sources. We encourage you to take from this what you will and do your own research on the subject, knowing that the information and research available is constantly updating and changing.

Chef-Driven Fast-Food Eatery Nitros Launches In San Diego's South County

March 31, 2020

The team behind San Diego's roving wagyu supper club Cosecha has launched a new take-out exclusive eatery in South County called Nitros, a chef-driven fast-food concept centered around dishes incorporating the namesake "nitros" - potatoes that are frozen with liquid nitrogen before frying.

Del Mar Fairgrounds & San Diego Food Bank To Provide Emergency Food Distribution This Friday, April 3

March 30, 2020

The San Diego Food Bank is stepping up to feed a growing number of vulnerable families and seniors during the COVID-19 crisis with drive-thru food distribution sites, including hosting an emergency food distribution event at Del Mar Fairgrounds this Friday, April 3.

Five San Diego County Food Handlers Test Positive For COVID-19 Coronavirus

March 29, 2020

This afternoon at the daily San Diego County media briefing, health officials stated that five local food handlers have tested positive for COVID-19, including four restaurant employees and one grocery store employee.

San Diego Restaurant Week & California Restaurant Association Announce Efforts To Support San Diego Restaurants In Light of the Recent COVID-19 Outbreak

March 29, 2020 

In light of recent events related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the California Restaurant Association has tapped into the full power of its San Diego Restaurant Week website and launched an online interface where restaurateurs are invited to upload information on their eatery's status for take-out & delivery orders.

San Diego's Del Mar Fairgrounds & Racetrack To Offer $44 Chef-Prepared Family Meals

March 28, 2020

Starting next week, Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds will offer $44 chef-prepared meals to feed a family of four.

These San Diego Businesses Are Giving Back During A Time Of Loss & Uncertainty

March 27, 2020

In this trying time when the whole world is facing increasing precautionary measures aimed to battle the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, these San Diego businesses are doing their part to give back.

Barons Market Installs Barriers At Checkout To Protect Store Visitors & Employees Alike

March 26, 2020

After being one of the first grocery stores to offer senior-only morning shopping hours amid COVID-19 coronavirus concerns, San Diego-based Barons Markets is installing plexiglass shields at its checkout aisles to help prevent the spread of germs.

Thank Us Later - South Bay Drive-In Theatres Is Still Operating Nightly

March 26, 2020

Are you tired of being cooped up in your home? Are the kids driving you crazy. Although the concessions are closed, San Diego's South Bay Drive In Theatres is still open nightly!

Second Longtime San Diego Area Magazine Folds Due To Covid-19 Coronavirus

March 26, 2020

The second long-running San Diego-area magazine to have folded this week, San Diego Home & Garden Lifestyle has announced that the April issue will be its last after a four decade run.

San Diego City Council Passes Eviction Moratorium & Small Business Relief

March 25, 2020

A special meeting of the San Diego City Council took place today where the governing body voted unanimously to adopted ordinances that will temporarily ban evictions due to the declared state of emergency from COVID-19, as well as a passing a small business relief package.