The Halal Guys, NYC’s favorite food cart for nearly three decades, has announced they will be expanding to San Diego county. The Southern California operating franchisees, who currently operate locations in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, Cerritos, Koreatown & Glendale, has their eyes set on San Diego following the opening of three locations currently in the works: Tustin, Downtown LA & West Hollywood.
San Diego’s fastest growing breakfast concept, Breakfast Republic, opened their doors in Ocean Beach today!
Known for their extensive menu incorporating innovative and classic breakfast foods, branded décor and humor-cracking signage, this is the brand’s fifth location since opening in summer 2015, second to open in 2017.
Little Italy’s Loading Dock, San Diego’s newest neighborhood bar and grill and event center located in Little Italy, opened in March. The 21 and over family-owned bar and grill is a casual and friendly atmosphere offering affordable, casual BBQ-style fare, San Diego craft beer options, wine, simple cocktails and the “Unloading Hour” special happy hour menu. The event center offers private parties for 20-220 people for all occasions. Little Italy’s Loading Dock creates a space to retreat to after a long week, a fun night out, or before a flight.
Co-founder of Little Italy’s Bracero Cocina de Raiz, Luis Pena enjoys a change of scenarios and new challenges in the kitchen. This “switch-it-up” mentality, along with the support of his dedicated clientele has inspired him to accept the transformation of Bracero restaurant to Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina. Early June Pena will bring the same taste, style and atmosphere of his 13-year-old renowned Bonita restaurant, Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro, to downtown San Diego.
Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina will offer an inspired fusion of Mexican flavors, along with those of many Mediterranean countries. With this revamped menu, guests will enjoy a wide variety of dishes.
Pappalecco, a local Italian coffee, pastry and dining destination, is celebrating its new store or “home” as the brother-owner duo like to call it in Cardiff by the Sea on Wednesday, May 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pappalecco in Cardiff is opening its doors for a grand opening party and celebrating the Italian way with a classic Italian aperitivo or “happy hour” to invite the community, family and friends to enjoy together.