Eater San Diego: New French Bistro, New Distillery

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

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It’s been one delicious week in San Diego’s food and drink scene. Eater San Diego shares the top stories, including a look at Uptown’s new French bistro, Et Viola!, and details on a new distillery headed for the East Village.

Modern French Bistro Et Voila! Arrives on Adams Avenue
Traditional French classics get a modern twist at this stylish new bistro at the border of University Heights and North Park. Now serving dinner and weekend brunch, Et Voila! has alums of the city's top French restaurants running the house and the kitchen.

Female-Owned Craft Distillery Heads to East Village
When it opens in the East Village later this summer, You & Yours Distilling Co. will have one of the only head female distillers in the country. Planning to feature a cocktail bar and tasting room, the distillery will specialize the craft spirits, including gin, vodka and fruit eau de vies.

Updating the Eater Heatmap For May
The Eater Heatmap, aka where to eat right now, highlights the hottest restaurants with the biggest buzz in San Diego. New to the Heatmap in May: a second act from a North Park favorite, a new offering from celeb chef Brian Malarkey and a poke-centric eatery on Convoy.

Parc Bistro-Brasserie in Bankers Hill Reveals Menu & Chef
The French restaurant replacing Croce's Park West in Bankers Hill will open later this month with an executive chef from La Jolla' Cusp Dining & Drinks and a menu that features signature French dishes for lunch and dinner, including escargot and beef tartare.

Bracero Splits With Chef de Cuisine
Baja-inspired Little Italy hotspot Bracero made news this week with a shakeup that saw the restaurant part ways with its founding chef de cuisine, who had been leading the kitchen since it first opened nearly a year ago.

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.

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