Category Archives: New Restaurant

BeShock Ramen Comes to East Village

BeShock Roll: Snow Crab, Avocado, Asparagus, Tempura Green Onion, Crispy Fried Leek, Spring Mix, Tuna Ponzu Jelly and Truffle Oil. ($15)

Nestled in East Village’s culinary enclave, BeShock Ramen and Sake bar is a trendy addition to San Diego’s diverse and ever-growing restaurant scene. Boasting a menu of authentic Japanese cuisine, BeShock offers ramen yielding a lighter take on the traditional dish, with a focus on local vegetables and classic Japanese seasonings.

Mussels Sakamushi: Roasted Mussels with Saki, Dashi and Green Onion. ($12)

Owners Ayaka Ito and Masaki Yamauchi envision a culinary hotspot tailored to suit the daily lives of busy San Diegans seeking meals that won’t leave them feeling “heavy” or over-indulged. 

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GOOD Eats at DRIFT La Jolla

Giant Beef and Pork Meatball With Pomodoro Sauce and Housemade Ricotta

The new bright and airy DRIFT Eat + Drink in La Jolla offers diners a unique opportunity to experience approachable Baja-inspired California cuisine.

Melon & Roasted Beet Salad With Organic Arugula, Red Quinoa, Chopped Hazelnuts and White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Designed as a “finishing” kitchen, there are no open flame heat sources in the kitchen, but instead two rapid heat technology machines, a pizza oven and TurboChef oven. 

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Napizza Opens In Encinitas

Everyone’s favorite fast-casual pizzeria has just dished out a new location in the heart of downtown Encinitas with their late-night weekends debuting this week. With an ever-increasing following of customers who crave the restaurant’s organic ingredients and welcoming atmosphere, co-owners Giulia Colmignoli and Christopher Antinucci knew their current hometown of North County would serve well for their fourth location.

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Ponsaty’s Presents Culinary Art

Amuse Bouche: Carrot Squash Soup

Chef Patrick Ponsaty is working his magic and hypnotizing diners with show-stopping culinary art at his new restaurant aptly named Ponsaty’s in Rancho Santa Fe, California. We recently visited, took our seats in a lavish dining room that’s screams with style, and experienced a delightful 9-course menu that left us feeling as if we had just dined in the French Quarter in New Orleans.

Organic Veggies

Every morning Ponsaty personally visits his farmer friends and hand selects seasonal produce to be presented to diners each evening. This awe-inspiring chef makes dinner an EVENT not to be missed.

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