Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including an inside look at a brand-new tiki bar in Pacific Beach, and expansion news from a breakfast favorite.
10 Cool Things About The Grass Skirt Tiki Bar
Eater takes you inside San Diego's newest tiki speakeasy, The Grass Skirt in Pacific Beach, with pro tips on how to score a seat in the busy bar plus details on interactive cocktails, future menu additions, and scoop about a top secret drink list.
Breakfast Republic Expanding to Carmel Valley
Breakfast Republic’s rapidly growing empire will expand to add another location in The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch in Carmel Valley. This is the fifth eatery for owner Johan Engman, who currently operates the morning-centric concept in Liberty Station, North Park and Encinitas, with a new outpost also coming to the East Village.
Master Indian Chef Opens La Jolla Restaurant
Acclaimed chef Hemant Oberoi, whose culinary career spans more than four decades in India's top kitchens, has teamed up with his son to open Masala Street, described as a "colonial Indian gastropub," in downtown La Jolla. The menu here features Indian street food with a California twist and over 20 local craft beers.
Voltaire Beach House Heading to Ocean Beach
Currently in construction on a prime corner of the Ocean Beach neighborhood is Voltaire Beach House. The eatery’s design takes inspiration from beach homes on the Nantucket Island sea shore. It’s scheduled to open next month and will feature a menu specializing in New American cuisine.
Moto Deli Brings Gourmet Sandwiches to Encinitas
North County's newest casual eatery, Moto Deli, has opened on North Coast Highway in Encinitas. The European-inspired deli features gourmet sandwiches stacked with house-smoked meat, house baked bread, housemade pickles and condiments. The deli also includes a market section selling artisan foods.