10 Hot Plates
Rumors, openings, & coming-soons
Farm-to-table bastion Jsix inside the Hotel Solamar downtown is closing to undergo a major renovation, its first in 10 years. It should reopen next month.
Sycamore Cocktail Den in Normal Heights has added new winter cocktails, a “popcorn program,” and meat and cheese boards.
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza is now serving a special brunch menu with bottomless mimosas on weekends.
Part beer hall, part restaurant, and part history museum on the Revolutionary War, the Green Dragon Tavern & Museum will open soon in Carlsbad.
Mille Fleurs was named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S. by the readers of Opentable.com—the only San Diego-area spot to make the list.
A Hooters is set to replace Dalton’s Roadhouse in San Marcos later this year.
Healthy eats joint Native Foods is opening two new locations in town this year, one in Clairemont and one in Point Loma. The original still stands in Encinitas.
The Grill House at Big Ben Specialty Market debuted a new concept in National City with a market, education center, and open-air restaurant.
Donovan’s Prime Seafood has closed downtown. The owners of Encinitas’ Union Kitchen + Tap will take over the space later this year.
Brian Malarkey-led Gabardine has closed in Point Loma.