Liberty Station and Liberty Public Market gained additions from around the globe this week – from South America to Europe. Eater San Diego shares the scoop on that, plus other top stories of the week from our local food and drink scene.
Pisco Peruvian Rotisserie and Cevicheria Opens in Liberty Station
Replacing Sammy's Woodfired Pizza is this newly-minted hub for authentic Peruvian flavors, delivered by one of Peru's top culinary ambassadors. The menu at Pisco features complex ceviches made fresh to order, flavorful roast chicken marinated in Peruvian spices and more.
Italian Snack Bar Joins Liberty Public Market
Roma Express is the newest food vendor to join the lineup at Liberty Public Market. An offshoot of well-established Italian specialty markets in Pasadena and Escondido, the food stall serves traditional and more innovative versions of two classic Italian snacks: savory rice balls called arancini and sweet ricotta-filled cannoli.
Din Tai Fung Expanding to Westfield UTC in 2018
An influx of high-profile eateries including Shake Shack are scheduled to launch at Westfield UTC this October, but one highly-anticipated addition will not arrive until next year. Dumpling specialist Din Tai Fung – famous for its long lines and soup dumplings – confirmed it will open at Westfield UTC in 2018.
Where to Brunch in San Diego Right Now
San Diegans looking to add top-notch spots to their brunch rotation should look no further than Eater's brunch “heatmap,” updated to feature the latest in daytime dining destinations. From newly-opened restaurants to fresh brunch menus at established eateries, find the latest morning bite options here.
New Wine Garden and Tasting Room Uncorks in Little Italy
Carruth Cellars Wine Garden is now pouring on Kettner Boulevard. The local winery operates tasting rooms in Carlsbad and Solana Beach, but this Little Italy location combines a bar and lounge with a spacious, tree-filled wine garden. The menu features house wines, craft beer, and customizable cheese boards.