University Heights welcomed a new cocktail bar this week, while Liberty Station is preparing for a Peruvian restaurant. Eater San Diego shares those stories, plus other top tasty tidbits from this week in our food and drink scene.
‘Hundred Proof’ Shakes Things Up in University Heights
The team behind Trust Restaurant has opened a new cocktail bar on Park Boulevard, just north of the popular eatery. Featuring a bar program that ranges from boilermakers to boozy milkshakes, Hundred Proof also has a bar food menu created by Trust chef Brad Wise.
Peruvian Restaurant Coming to Liberty Station
A culinary ambassador from Peru will be the executive chef/partner of Pisco, a new Peruvian restaurant headed for Liberty Station. Due next month, the casual eatery will specialize in Peruvian rotisserie chicken and ceviche made to order.
Tableside Carts Coming to Little Italy Steakhouse
The steakhouse, Born & Raised, is the latest offering from CH Projects, whose other high-profile restaurants include Ironside and Craft & Commerce. The high-end India Street steakhouse will be unveiled later this summer with a dry-aged meat program and roving carts that will prepare everything from salads to cocktails and desserts tableside.
Chef-Driven Tacos Touching Down in East Village
Lola 55 is a fresh concept specializing in “inspired and affordable tacos” – and the anchor restaurant in IDEA1, a new East Village building that will be completed later this year. The restaurant will feature an open kitchen with a wood-fired grill and tortilla-making station, plus a cocktail bar.
Globally-Inspired Small Plates, Wine & Beer Enter Mission Hills
Fools & Kings is a stylish new spot for shareable tapas inspired by cuisines from all over the world. Opened by the owner of WetStone Wine Bar in Bankers Hill, the Goldfinch Street eatery also serves wine, beer, and house sangria.