Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look at Pacific Beach's new entertainment playground, the scoop on a cool liquid nitrogen ice cream concept and word on a Temecula winery's expansion.
Moonshine Beach Brings Live Music & Dancing to PB
A sister concept to the East Village's Moonshine Flats, Moonshine Beach opens this weekend as a new live music destination and dance hall for Pacific Beach. Specializing in hosting big-name country acts, the good time venue also features line dancing and DJs.
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Concept Coming Soon
Creamistry, a frozen treats concept that has a location in Temecula, will open an outpost in Kearny Mesa next month. The dessert shop features ice cream that's rapidly frozen with liquid nitrogen; the concoction can be customized with an assortment of ice cream bases, from 100 percent organic to dairy-free, with additional toppings, flavorings and sauces.
Callaway Winery & Vineyard to Open Gaslamp Tasting Room
A prominent wine estate with a grand facility in Temecula wine country will soon stomp down some roots in the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. Eater has learned the winery will open a tasting room on Fourth Avenue sometime this year, which will also offer retail sales and a light food component.
Old School Italian Eatery Enters East Village
RMD Group, which also operates downtown's Rustic Root and Don Chido, has launched Salvucci's Ristorante near Petco Park. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant is cooking up a menu of traditional Italian dishes, including homemade pasta, pizza and more.
Central Coast Winery Expanding Into Little Italy
Pali Wine Co., which produces award-winning Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the Lompoc area, will debut a satellite tasting room on India Street this July. The winery, which also runs a tasting room in Santa Barbara, will offer wine on tap and refillable growlers at its Little Italy location.