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10 Hot Plates

San Diego restaurant rumors, openings, & coming-soons in October


Craft & Commerce


Cooking up Baja-inspired fare, Pueblo is now open in Pacific Beach with two bars, a rooftop deck, and agave-based cocktails.



Crepes, pastries, gourmet toasts, and drinks from Bird Rock Coffee Roasters are on the menu at Refill in Hillcrest.



Grub Burger has opened in Carmel Mountain Ranch, serving chuck-and-brisket burgers, shakes, beer, and wine.



Point Loma welcomes West Side Tap House, whose globally inspired menu spans spring rolls and fish and chips.



El Zarape will debut a third location this month near 30th Street and Adams Avenue.



Campfire has opened in a 6,000-square-foot space in Carlsbad, spotlighting food cooked over an open flame, a former Addison chef, and cocktail growlers.



Serving sushi, sashimi, and yakitori options, H2O Sushi Izakaya has opened in Hillcrest.



The speakeasy 101 Proof will open in Oceanside’s Urge Gastropub this month, with an emphasis on whiskey cocktails.



Little Italy’s Craft & Commerce has debuted its long-awaited makeover, which includes the tiki bar False Idol.



Look for Nomad Donuts to open a second location in North Park next year, with donuts, bagels, sandwiches, and beer.

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