Eater San Diego: Fireside by The Patio Preview, Plus Plans for Roscoe's

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

Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a sneak peek at Liberty Station's highly-anticipated new restaurant, Fireside by The Patio, plus exciting chicken and waffles news and the scoop on a new tiki-themed speakeasy.

10 Things to Know About Fireside by The Patio in Liberty Station
The Patio Group is gearing up for its latest restaurant project, Fireside by The Patio, which will open in early March. Sneak a peek at the Liberty Station space, which includes bohemian-styled outdoor dining areas and preview its woodfire-fueled menu that will feature everything from yakitori skewers to classic barbecue.

Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles Confirms San Diego Expansion
Our city is buzzing with anticipation over the thrilling news that Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles, the popular Los Angeles-based soul food chain, is actively looking for a space in San Diego. Though the location has yet to be determined, Eater's intel indicates the new restaurant could open as early as this year.

Kettner Exchange Team Plans Tiki-Themed Speakeasy in Pacific Beach
The talents behind Little Italy hotspot Kettner Exchange are headed to the coast for their next project, a dual concept in Pacific Beach that will include a casual eatery based on fresh poké that fronts a hidden speakeasy specializing in tiki-themed cocktails and a food menu of island-inspired eats.

10 Barrel Brewing to Build Out New East Village Brewpub
Downtown’s East Village is getting a new brewpub that will feature a rooftop dining area. 10 Barrel Brewing, which operates brewpub locations in Oregon and Idaho, is planning to open in San Diego later this year, though the brewery's expansion is not without controversy. Local craft beer advocates have spoken out against the company, which is owned by beer giant Anheuser-Busch.

James Coffee Co. Announces Second Location in Bankers Hill
This artisan coffee company, which opened a coffee bar and small roastery in Little Italy in 2014, will expand to Bankers Hill for its second outpost set to feature a full espresso lineup, pour-overs and specialty coffee drinks. The space, which includes a large patio, is next to sandwich shop Big Front Door's newly-announced sit-down restaurant.

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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