Eater San Diego: 24-Hour Diner Opens in Gaslamp Quarter

A round-up of the top food and drink stories of the week via Eater San Diego

It’s another great week for grub in San Diego. This week, Eater San Diego shares the top stories from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look inside a new, 24-hour diner that just opened downtown, plus the first local outpost for a national burger concept.

24-Hour Diner Du-Par's Enters Downtown's Dining Scene
Du-Par's Restaurant & Bakery, which was first founded in Los Angeles in 1938, has opened a new location in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Operating 24 hours a day, the diner specializes in fresh-baked pastries and pies, plus breakfast favorites and retro dishes. A sidewalk patio and full bar is coming soon. 

Grub Burger Bar Opens First San Diego Location
A national burger concept has launched its first of several local locations in Carmel Mountain Ranch. Grub Burger Bar distinguishes itself from other fast-casual burger brands by grinding its burger patties in house and baking buns fresh every hour. It also features cocktails, wine, craft beer and spiked milkshakes. 

Restaurant-Topped Tower Proposed for Bayfront Redevelopment
The Port of San Diego is currently evaluating a proposal for a $1.2 billion revamp of Seaport Village and Embarcadero Marina Park North which would include hotels, an aquarium and hospitality components ranging from a seafood market to this: a 480-foot-tall observation tower that would be topped with a restaurant.

Global Gastropub Touches Down in Bay Park
On Aug. 17, Red Card Cafe will debut on Morena Boulevard with a globally-inspired menu that features the signature street foods of countries around the world, including Polish pierogi and French Canadian poutine. Red Card will serve lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. 

Female-Led Distillery Coming to the East Village
California's first distillery with a female head distiller will land in the East Village this October. You & Yours Distilling Co. will produce everything from gin and vodka to fruit brandies and feature a tasting room that will sell bottles of its spirits and offer mini cocktails.

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