10 Hot Plates
Rumors, openings, and coming-soons
El Take It Easy in North Park has closed—and reopened as Hubcap, under the same ownership (Jay Porter).
The Biergarten is opening in the former Barracuda Grill space in Encinitas.
James Limjoco’s Sublime Tavern is slated to open this month with 60 beers on tap in Del Mar near the polo fields.
Newer seafood spot Spike Africa’s has launched a new brunch menu on weekends downtown.
Nekter Juice Bar will open soon in La Jolla in the former Extreme Pizza space.
The SD County Fair will celebrate local produce with a CSA day at the fair on June 22; farmers and chefs will prepare special samples.
The Sunset Bar at the Hotel Del Coronado will kick off the summer season June 1 with fresh-shucked oysters and special cocktail pairings.
Miguel Valdez, chef of the Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge, was recently honored by the National Restaurant Association with the Faces of Diversity Award.
Roy Yamaguchi has opened a new restaurant, Pacific Rim Cuisine, in the former Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion space.
A speakeasy called Magnolia Tap + Kitchen is coming soon to the downtown spot formerly occupied by Bare Back Grill.