Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a peek at the dining and nightlife venues coming to the Pendry, a new luxury hotel set to open soon in the Gaslamp Quarter.
Gaslamp's Pendry Hotel Reveals First Food & Drink Concepts
Pendry San Diego, a new luxury hotel slated to launch in the Gaslamp this fall, unveiled the first of its hospitality concepts which include Lionfish, a coastal-inspired restaurant, nightlife venue Oxford Social Club and rooftop pool lounge The Pool House.
Where to Drink Coffee Right Now
The craft coffee scene in San Diego is booming and Eater has a list of 11 new coffee bars, from Solana Beach to Barrio Logan, where you can find highly-trained baristas, creative coffee drinks, free Wi-Fi and more.
Los Angeles Chef Plans Massive Restaurant Project in Imperial Beach
Southern California Chef Steve Brown has announced plans to return to his hometown of Imperial Beach to build a 4,000-square-foot restaurant near the waterfront that will have a shipyard-inspired design and a menu of modern comfort food and craft cocktails.
Bar by Red Door to Replace The Wellington in Mission Hills
The owner of The Red Door Restaurant and Wine Bar on Washington Street will reopen The Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge as a seasonally-minded, cocktail-focused concept called Bar by Red Door. Due in August, it will also serve a menu of small plates.
Craft & Commerce Signs New Executive Chef for Relaunch
The Little Italy restaurant is due to reopen after a thorough overhaul next month. In addition to a new interior design and expanded patio, the eatery will feature a custom-made wood-burning grill that will fuel its refreshed menu. Ted Smith, formerly of Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant, has been hired to lead the kitchen.
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