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Eater San Diego: Salt & Straw Ice Cream Expands, Trust and Campfire Plan Next Projects

A round-up of the top 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 expansion news from an ice cream phenomenon and two popular restaurants.

Inside Little Italy's Handsome New Restaurant and Bar 
The just-opened Nolita Hall is India Street's newest hangout, with a shuffleboard court, communal tables, and an expansive bar. The stunning spot offers a menu of salads and woodfired pizza as well as 24 beer taps and craft cocktails. 

Salt & Straw Ice Cream Opening in Carmel Valley
The Portland-based artisan ice cream company first expanded to San Diego last December, opening a scoop shop in Little Italy. Next year, Salt & Straw will be one of the tenants at One Paseo, a new mixed-use development in Carmel Valley that will also house Shake Shack, Tender Greens, and more high-profile eateries.

Trust Restaurant Group Launching Mission Hills Project
North County's breakout hit, known for its wood-fired cuisine and cocktails, will open a second eatery in Carlsbad. Called Jeune et Jolie, the modern French bistro will serve progressive plates inspired by France and other French-influenced cultures as well as drinks based on French spirits. 

Where to Eat Ice Cream Right Now
It's officially ice cream weather and San Diego is brimming with shops offering cooling treats. Eater's guide to 17 top spots in the local ice cream scene ranges from small-batch handmade gelato to trendy, Asian-inspired frozen desserts. 

Gourmet Sandwiches Motoring to Mira Mesa Gas Station
Moto Deli, a gourmet sandwich shop from Encinitas, is expanding to Mira Mesa next month. Its outpost, adjacent to a Shell gas station, will offer breakfast options as well as lunch menu centered around scratch-made sandwiches. 

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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