Eater San Diego: Tender Greens Expands to Mission Valley, Hello Kitty Rolls Into UTC, Liberty Station Adds Coffee & Beer

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 look at Tender Greens' fourth San Diego location, a visit from Hello Kitty and the best spots for holiday cocktails.

Tender Greens Puts Down Roots in Mission Valley
This week, Tender Greens opened the fourth local outpost of its casual farm-to-table eatery in Westfield Mission Valley. The popular concept intends to open more stores in the San Diego area; expect to see it expand to North County next.

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck Stops in San Diego
Get ready for a cute invasion. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, laden with Hello Kitty-themed goodies, from macarons and petit fours to T-shirts and mugs, will be parked at Westfield UTC on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

12 Places to Drink Holiday Cocktails
A chill in the air bringing cravings for hot toddies and drinks flavored with fall fruit and warm spices. Eater has the scoop on 12 local bars and restaurants where you can sip the holidays in a glass.

Liberty Station Adds More Coffee & Beer
Liberty Station's ongoing food and drink renaissance continues with the announcement of Moniker General, a new multi-use complex that will house a craft coffee bar, a satellite tasting room from Miramar's 32 North Brewing Company and local retail shops.

New Neighborhood Sports Bar for the Gaslamp
The long-dormant Nicky Rotten's space on 5th Avenue is being revamped as a new sports bar called 1919, which plans to offer comfort food, late night dining and weekend brunch when it reopens in early 2016.

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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