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10 Hot Plates: San Diego's Top Food News in April

The latest restaurant rumors, openings, and coming-soons



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Anheuser-Busch acquired its first spirits company, Miramar-based distiller Cutwater Spirits.

 

2

University Heights staple Small Bar has partnered with Trust Restaurant Group (Trust, Hundred Proof, Fort Oak) for a revamp that includes a design facelift, updated menu, and cocktail program.

 

3

Extraordinary Desserts near Balboa Park has moved to a spiffy new bakery and café just one block away in the Louie Lofts in Bankers Hill.

 

4

Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk and his son, Riley, launched Steel Mill Coffee, a craft coffee and retro vinyl record shop in Oceanside.

 

5

Storyhouse Spirits is now open in East Village, with a bar menu that includes Seaside Vodka, Meyer Lemon & Cucumber Vodka, and California Dry Gin, plus seasonal small plates from executive chef Nick Paulerio.

 

6

After success in North Park—and the Instagrams to prove it—Holy Matcha opened its second location in East Village.

 

7

La Jolla–based Bobboi Gelato has scooped up two new locations in Little Italy: One in Little Italy Food Hall (previously Single Fin Kitchen) and the other in the mixed-use development project AV8.

 

8

Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill has expanded with a second, larger location in Ocean Beach.

 

9

Mustangs & Burros at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa reconcepted their menu to a more coastal meets Southern California cuisine, complete with charred Spanish octopus and ceviche negro.

 

10

Partner and executive chef Ricardo Heredia (ex-Alchemy) has opened The Florence in Sabre Springs, paying homage to Florence Chadwick, Point Loma High School alumna and first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions.

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