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Rumors, openings, & coming-soons in San Diego



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Café 21 is taking over the old Croce’s space in the Gaslamp, with plans for an expanded weekend brunch.

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Adam Cho, formerly of Katsuya, is the new chef de cuisine at Mistral at Loews Coronado Bay.

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Jsix will reopen this month in the Gaslamp, following an extensive overhaul of the interior and menu.

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Hello Betty Fish House opened in Oceanside last month, with chef Jason Nunn in the kitchen.

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An outpost of the Coyote Ugly bar is now open in the Gaslamp, complete with dancing bartenders.  

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Former Top Chef contestant Rich Sweeney is behind a new concept at the old Jimmy Love’s restaurant downtown, set to open this spring. 

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New Encore Champagne Bar & Dining Room downtown offers classic and rare vintages, plus bubbly cocktails to pair with food from chef Ryan Studebaker.

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A Richard Walker’s Pancake House will open soon in the former Vigilucci’s space in La Jolla.

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Teryl Gavre’s Acme Southern Kitchen is now open in a tiny space in the East Village.
 

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Carlsbad Village recently welcomed Blue Ocean, a designer sushi joint from the folks behind Love Boat Sushi.

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