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10 Hot Plates

Rumors, openings, and coming-soons



Bang Bang: The largest disco ball on the West Coast and a Ryan Gosling-themed bathroom. And, presumably, food? 526 Market Street, downtown


Indigo Grill: Deborah Scott has replaced herself with high-profile chef Jason Maitland (formerly of Flavor Del Mar). 1536 India Street, Little Italy

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Richard Sandoval: The acclaimed Latin chef is said to be opening a restaurant in Otay Ranch Town Center soon.


Vagabond: The South Park neighborhood favorite has closed. New owner Adam Parker’s Brabant Bar & Café will offer Belgian beer and food in a more casual atmosphere. 2310 30th Street, South Park


Counterpoint: Golden Hill’s hip eatery finally gets its liquor license and hires Kate MacWilliamson (formerly of Starlite) to craft the cocktail menu. 830 25th Street, Golden Hill


Waypoint Public: Buh-bye Linkery, hello new sausage-and-beer spot run by the same folks behind Bottlecraft in Little Italy. 3794 30th Street, North Park



URBN: The pizza empire expands to El Cajon, with Stone Brewing Co. chef Alex Carballo in the kitchen. 110 North Magnolia Avenue, El Cajon


Iberico Spanish Bistro: Bienvenido to this new Spanish tapas spot in La Jolla, which took over Vigilucci’s old space on Prospect. 909 Prospect Street, La Jolla


Morada: The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe’s restaurant reopens after a multimillion-dollar reno. 5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe


Karl Strauss: Beer is flowing from 20 taps at the new brewery tasting room in Bay Ho. 5985 Santa Fe Street, Bay Ho

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