XMAS Bar Brings Holiday Cheer To San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter

November 13, 2023

Now open in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter is XMAS Bar, an over-the-top 11,000 square-foot, holiday-themed bar & restaurant.

Ramen Sensation Menya Ultra Opens In San Diego’s Westfield UTC Mall

November 12, 2023

Ramen sensation Menya Ultra, which opened its first U.S. branch in San Diego's Kearny Mesa neighborhood in 2017 and was subsequently dubbed "best ramen in the U.S." by culinary personality Andrew Zimmern, has unveiled its newest area outpost within Westfield UTC mall in La Jolla.

Decades-Old Lucky's Golden Phenix For Sale In San Diego's North Park

November 11, 2023

After nearly a half-century in business, the owner of Lucky's Golden Phenix (aka Lucky's Breakfast) is looking to sell his restaurant in San Diego's North Park. 

Basic Bar & Pizza Relocating In San Diego's East Village After Nearly Two Decades

November 10, 2023

After almost two decades in the same spot in San Diego's East Village, Basic Bar & Pizza is moving next year. 

Two Months After Fire Shutters Restaurant, Celebrity Chef Richard Blais's Ember & Rye Has No Reopening In Sight

November 9, 2023

It has been over two months since a kitchen fire forced the closure of celebrity chef Richard Blais's Ember & Rye restaurant in San Diego's North County, and as of now, there is no clear reopening date in sight.  

After Nearly 60 Years In Business, The Wrangler Family Barbecue Pit To Close In San Diego's East County

November 9, 2023

After nearly six decades serving Texas-style BBQ in San Diego's East County, The Wrangler Family Barbecue Pit has announced its impending closure.

San Diego's Buona Forchetta Group Reopens Carbón Restaurant Following Three Month Closure

November 8, 2023

Following a three month hiatus in order to retool the concept, Buona Forchetta restaurant group has abandoned the Texas-style barbecue idea and reopened Carbón as a rustic-style grill concept in San Diego's South Park.

Callie Restaurant Chef & Owner Travis Swikard To Open New French Restaurant Within Office Park In La Jolla

November 8, 2023

Chef Travis Swikard, who owns and operates Michelin-recognized Callie restaurant in San Diego's East Village, is opening a new French bistro within an office park in La Jolla. 

Pannikin Coffee & Tea Opens New Location In San Diego's North County

November 8, 2023

San Diego's more than 50 year-old Pannikin Coffee & Tea has opened a new location in Carlsbad. 

San Diego's Octavio Tequila Releases Maníball Peanut Butter Flavored Reposado

November 8, 2023

San Diego's Octavio Tequila company has released Maníball peanut butter-flavored Reposado tequila.

Minnesota-Based Nautical Bowls Shutters First San Diego Location After Less Than Five Months In Business

November 7, 2023

Minnesota-based Nautical Bowls health-focused eatery has shuttered its San Diego location after less than five months in business. 

Papalo Brings Sonoran-Style Mexican Barbecue To San Diego's La Mesa Village

November 7, 2023

Chef Drew Bent's Papalo restaurant is now open, bringing the flavors of Sonoran-style Mexican barbecue to La Mesa Village.

Leucadia's Corner Pizza Opening New Location In San Diego's North County City Of Carlsbad

November 7, 2023

The third area location of Corner Pizza will open in San Diego's North County city of Carlsbad. 

First Combined Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop & Dunkin’ Donuts Opens In San Diego

November 6, 2023

The first location of combined Jimmy John's sandwich chain and Dunkin' Donuts has opened in San Diego.