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Rumors, openings, & coming-soons in San Diego
Café 21 is taking over the old Croce’s space in the Gaslamp, with plans for an expanded weekend brunch.
Adam Cho, formerly of Katsuya, is the new chef de cuisine at Mistral at Loews Coronado Bay.
Jsix will reopen this month in the Gaslamp, following an extensive overhaul of the interior and menu.
Hello Betty Fish House opened in Oceanside last month, with chef Jason Nunn in the kitchen.
An outpost of the Coyote Ugly bar is now open in the Gaslamp, complete with dancing bartenders.
Former Top Chef contestant Rich Sweeney is behind a new concept at the old Jimmy Love’s restaurant downtown, set to open this spring.
New Encore Champagne Bar & Dining Room downtown offers classic and rare vintages, plus bubbly cocktails to pair with food from chef Ryan Studebaker.
A Richard Walker’s Pancake House will open soon in the former Vigilucci’s space in La Jolla.
Teryl Gavre’s Acme Southern Kitchen is now open in a tiny space in the East Village.
Carlsbad Village recently welcomed Blue Ocean, a designer sushi joint from the folks behind Love Boat Sushi.