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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 91

The Pearl has a new restaurant, Saffron is expanding to La Jolla, and chef David Warner is back at JRDN


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This episode is sponsored by Kaaboo Del Mar, the three-day music and comedy festival, featuring Katy Perry, Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, and more at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds September 14–16.

On today’s show, hosts Erin Chambers Smith and Troy Johnson along with producer Archana Ram are talking about The Pearl’s new eatery helmed by a former Campfire chef, Saffron’s new location debuting this summer, and One Door North’s new happy hour.

Today’s guest is David Warner, corporate executive chef for Eat.Drink.Sleep. (Tower 23 Hotel, Lakehouse Resort & Hotel). After working the kitchen at JRDN and partnering on the now-shuttered Bottega Americano, Warner is back at JRDN. He’s talking about their new menu and why he came back.

Plus, we have an update on Balboa Park’s food desert and an in-park vacancy that we want a local chef to fill.

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