10 Hot Plates
Rumors, openings, & coming-soons in February
Draft Republic is now open in the UTC area, with a beer-focused menu and housemade sausages.
Rick Bayless will open a Red O restaurant in the former Donovan’s La Jolla space in the UTC area later this year.
La Valencia Hotel starts new wine dinners, pairing five courses with wines from Grgich Hills, Swanson Vineyards, and Laird Family Estate.
Sol Cal Cafe is now open in the East Village, with a plant-based, organic food menu and lots of juice.
New to East Village is Old Harbor Distilling, offering its housemade gin, rum, and coffee liqueur, as well as tours of the facility.
Michelin-starred Vietnamese chef Michael Bao Huynh, is opening Sovereign with restaurateur Alex Thao in the former Royal Thai spot in the Gaslamp.
Ballast Point Brewing Co.’s newest Miramar tasting room now features a full restaurant.
Sea Salt Del Mar is primed to open in early 2015 in the former Eda-Mami space in Carmel Valley.
Carlsbad Ranch Market opened a second location just off Palomar Airport Road.
L.A.’s popular Lemonade eatery, with healthy, organic eats and drinks, is opening its first San Diego location in Hillcrest with a second location scheduled to open at the end of summer at Westfield UTC.