Eater San Diego: George’s at the Cove Revamps Bar, Wood-Fired Pizza Lands Downtown

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

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Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a peek inside the revamped bar at La Jolla landmark George's at the Cove, plus a first look at BIGA, downtown's new fast-casual, Italian-inspired concept.

George's at the Cove Unveils New Gastrobar Concept in La Jolla
After three decades, Prospect Street icon George's at the Cove is revamping some elements of its three-level dining destination. Its popular upstairs Ocean Terrace is expanding, and the restaurant just reopened its mid-level bar after a modern redo and craft cocktail overhaul.

BIGA Brings Wood-Fired Pizza & Italian-Inspired Eats to Broadway
Downtown's new BIGA is a fast-casual concept centered on wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizza and authentic and rustic Italian food. The all-day eatery is aiming to provide artisan food at affordable prices; a Margherita pizza with housemade mozzarella is just $7.

Madison Restaurant Moves Into University Heights
Replacing Lei Lounge on Park Boulevard is Madison, a mid-century, modern restaurant and lounge serving up a menu that's influenced by both Italy and Southern California, with a craft cocktail program that features the classics and innovative new concoctions.

Eater San Diego's Top Stories of 2015
Take a look back at some of Eater San Diego's most-read stories of the year. From the first word on restaurant openings to breaking news on restaurant shutters, plus “Top Chef” rumors and features on everything from fried chicken to ramen, here's a rundown of popular coverage from 2015.

San Diego Food Media Names Top Restaurant Newcomers
Which new restaurants made the biggest impression this year? Eater asked local food writers to name the most impressive restaurant debuts of 2015. Little Italy's modern Mexican hotspot Bracero was a favorite; see which other spots got a nod from the panel.

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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