A highly-anticipated distillery, restaurant and bar combo started by a big local company made its debut this week in our drink and food scene. Eater San Diego shares details of that unveiling, plus other tasty tidbits.
Cutwater Spirits Debuts Craft Distillery, Restaurant and Bar
Joining the Miramar brewery landscape (a community also known to locals as “Beer-amar”) is a new 50,000-square-foot dining and drinking hub, Cutwater Spirits, which includes a sleek restaurant serving lunch and dinner and a 40-seat bar featuring expertly-crafted cocktails that spotlight the award-winning spirits from this local craft distillery. This highly-anticipated spot started under the Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits umbrella, but has been rebranded as Cutwater Spirits.
Coin-Op Game Room Announces New Gaslamp Locations
The popular arcade bar, which has outposts in North Park and further north in San Francisco and Sacramento, will open a second SoCal spot in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Due this summer, downtown's new Coin-Op Game Room will serve a menu of Neapolitan-style pizza alongside craft cocktails and local beer. As the name suggests, the site will stock more than 50 games – from “Pac-Man” to pinball.
Where to Sip on Afternoon Tea in San Diego
Whether you're searching for a last minute Mother's Day destination or just want to experience the classic English tradition of a spot of afternoon tea, Eater has compiled a list of 10 places in San Diego that offer proper tea service complete with crumpets, scones, finger sandwiches and more.
Gourmet Market & Café to Launch in La Jolla Shores
An existing café at the entryway to the coastal community will get a name change and design update by the end of this month. Cooper's Market & Café will serve a takeout and dine-in menu from James Montejano (Seaside Market) paired with a coffee bar by James Coffee Co. and a gourmet marketplace.
Coronado Brewing Company Adding Eatery to Bay Park Brewery
Coronado Brewing Company's Knoxville Street location in Bay Park, which houses its production brewery, is in the process of building a kitchen that will feed its tasting room guests. Due to launch late this summer, the eatery will serve pizza, snacks, sandwiches, salads and more.