10 Hot Plates
Rumors, openings, and coming-soons
Kafe Sobaka is coming soon to Golden Hill with a “ménage à trois of Georgian, Russian, and California cuisine,” according to its website.
A healthy, organic food oasis called Green Acre is now open for employees and the general public at the LEED Silver-certified campus known as Nautilus near UCSD.
Master fermenter Rey Knight has locked in a location for his Butcher’s Brewing Company at the former Manzanita Brewing space on Prospect in Santee.
Puesto has joined a list of tenants rumored to be opening in the Old Police Headquarters, including Pizzeria Mozza and Eddie V’s. (The original location is on Wall Street in La Jolla.)
Patrick Ponsaty—one of two Master French Chefs in San Diego (the other is Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room)—is now at the helm of the kitchen at Bellamy’s in Escondido.
The creators of Pizza Nova are bringing Best Pizza and Brew to Mira Mesa Boulevard in the former Bamboo Hut. The 1,200-square-foot space boasts a big patio.
Urban Grind has closed in Hillcrest, and Heat Bar and Kitchen will soon open in its place with $5 happy hour specials.
The Northgate González Market debuted last month in Barrio Logan as part of the Mercado Project redevelopment.
After construction delays, Heights Tavern is slated to open this month in Normal Heights with craft beer on tap, gourmet burgers, and an expanded back patio.
Bentowich brings a new build-your-own menu to Old Town. Choose either a bento box, sandwich, yakisoba, or salad, then pick what you want inside.