Eater San Diego: New Fall 2016 Openings
A round-up of the top food and drink stories of the week via Eater San Diego
As the leaves begin to turn, the doors will open this fall to some new spots in San Diego’s food and drink scene, including an eatery that specializes in sausages, tucked inside a brewery. Eater San Diego shares the buzz on new bites around town.
North Park Beer Co. Launches On-Site Eatery
Mastiff Sausage Company, which runs a popular food truck and is a food hall vendor within Liberty Public Market, has opened a new sit-down, counter service-styled eatery in North Park Beer Co. The menu features its signature housemade sausages and chef-driven seasonal plates, including corn and ricotta ravioli and roasted bone marrow.
Look Inside San Diego's Newest Tiki Bar
The companion piece to the recently reopened Craft & Commerce, a hidden tiki bar called False Idol has debuted in Little Italy. The Polynesian-inspired space, which features a flaming volcano, is serving a drink menu of tiki classics and tropical craft cocktails.
San Diego's Essential Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Here's a guide to 21 local restaurants proving that meat-free dining can be flavorful and fulfilling. From Mexican and Asian-influenced menus to fast-food and finer dining, plant-based eateries are making a mark on the San Diego dining scene.
The Hake to Reopen in La Jolla, With New Ocean Views
The Hake Kitchen & Bar will reopen this month after a renovation and expansion that features more outdoor seating and a new dining room with stunning ocean views. The Prospect Street restaurant also has a new executive chef, whose menu focuses on seafood and vegetables and takes culinary inspiration from regions around the world, including Mexico, Asia and the Mediterranean.
Sushi Lounge Expands to Point Loma
With locations in Poway and Encinitas, Sushi Lounge has opened a third eatery in the heart of Point Loma's Tunaville neighborhood. The restaurant serves the same menu of small plates, nigiri sushi, sashimi and specialty rolls but has a new expanded bar program featuring craft beer, wine, sake flights and soju cocktails.
Candice Woo is the founding editor of Eater San Diego, a leading source for news about San Diego’s restaurant and bar scene. Keep up with the latest Eater San Diego content via Facebook or Twitter, and sign up for Eater San Diego’s newsletter here.