Edit ModuleShow Tags

10 Hot Plates

New Openings and Coming-soons


foods and a restaurant

From left to right: Bali Hai Mai Tai, chicken kabobs, True Food Kitchen

1) All 10,000 square feet of Block No. 16 Union & Spirits is now open in the East Village’s Culy Warehouse. Dancing, live music, and drinks.

2) Our mouths water for the signature dish at new Pinzimini (Westin Gaslamp Quarter): “crusty bread dipped in olive oil infused with sea salt and fresh herbs.”

3) Gaijin Noodle + Sake House just launched a menu for sake flights—sip any three top-shelf sakes for $10.

4) Chef Ben Lieberman leaves the fabric empire at Burlap in Carmel Valley in favor of better views and Mai Tai guzzlers at the Bali Hai.

5) Liberty Station favorite Tender Greens opens a new 3,400-square-foot location this month in the UTC mall.

6) Gaslamp Rendezvous was short-lived. It’ll be replaced by Meze, a sit-down Mediterranean joint on Sixth Avenue.

7) Sora, the new Japanese Italian concept from Alessandro Minutella (Osetra, Chocolat) and former Nobu sushi chef Noriyoshi Teruya, is slated to open
this summer.

8) Local darling Nathan Coulon (ex-Quarter Kitchen) returns as exec chef of True Food Kitchen in Fashion Valley, open this month.

9) Now with new owners, Pacific Beach's Lamont Street Grill reopens this summer as The Patio. Chef John Medall was last seen at Red Circle Café.

10) In Bay Park, Baci Ristorante is expanding next door with Luce, an Italian gastropub/enoteca.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

First Look: Gravity Heights

Whisknladle teams with iconic brewer Skip Virgilio for a gourmet brewpub, and tears

Very Important Taco: The Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Taco from Second Nature

Vowing to eat less meat in the new year? Try this vegan taco even meat lovers will enjoy.

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 127

Hillcrest gets a BBQ spot, DIY pancakes are headed to North Park, and Land & Water Co.’s chef Rob Ruiz drops in
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. San Diego Magazine's Travel Awards 2019
    Cast your vote now for your favorite hotels, travel companies, and attractions
  2. Best Restaurants in San Diego: 2018
    San Diego's top restaurant owners, chefs, and bartenders name their favorite San Diego restaurants of 2018.
  3. Winter is Waiting in Montana’s Yellowstone Country
    Win a trip for two that includes roundtrip airfare from Long Beach and a stay at the Element by Westin in Bozeman, Montana
  4. Behind the Brands 2019
  5. First Look: Realm of 52 Remedies
    Wildly imaginative speakeasy cements the arrival of design to San Diego’s Asian food haven
  6. The Women Who Revolutionized San Diego's Food Scene
    A discussion with six iconic San Diego chefs and restauranteurs who helped make our culinary landscape what it is today
Edit ModuleShow Tags


Not Your Grandma's Orthotics

New year, new – shoe? Staying on your feet for long hours at a time just got a whole lot more comfortable with Wiivv’s BASE custom insoles

October is Rideshare Month

Join the Rideshare 2015 Challenge and get there together
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module

Connect With Us:

Edit ModuleShow Tags


9 Questions Answered about Botox

Avalon Laser demystifies Botox myths and explains procedures

Win Tickets to the 41st Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl

This year’s Utah vs. Northwestern match-up marks the Holiday Bowl’s second straight paring of teams that are ranked nationally in the top 25
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags