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Modern Sicilian cuisine in the heart of Little Italy.

Bistro du Marché
Former Tapenade chef-owner Jean-Michel Diot again presents French fare in La Jolla.

Born & Raised
This Little Italy steakhouse steals the show with its clever design, service as performance and over-the-top menu.

Breakfast Republic
Lively, creative breakfast spot with large portions and specialty cocktails.

Enjoy fire-roasted meats, fish and veggies, craft cocktails, communal dining and creative design in Carlsbad.

The Crack Shack
Inventive, all-day chicken-and-egg fare, great cocktails and cool design in Encinitas.

Dija Mara
Oceanside restaurant serving up innovative Southeast Asian plates and biodynamic wines.

Playful eye-catching design, al fresco dining and casual New Zealand-inspired eats in North Park.

Eve Encinitas
Vegan eatery with a soulful vibe in Encinitas.

Farmer's Table
Farm-to-fork fare in La Mesa.

Herb & Eatery
Gourmet café and chef's market with fresh pastries, salads, sandwiches, poke and more in Little Italy.

Intimate, sleek and upscale sushi spot in La Jolla.

Liberty Public Market
A gourmet marketplace in Point Loma's Liberty Station.

Sustainable seafood and craft cocktails at Pendry San Diego in the Gaslamp Quarter.

The Miller's Table
Farm fresh seasonal fare, flights of well-curated wines and a friendly neighborhood vibe at this Oceanside café.

Monkey King
Modern Chinese and finessed craft cocktails in the Gaslamp.

Pizza and farm fresh salads in Encinitas.

Nason’s Beer Hall
Discover globally inspired comfort food and an extensive local brew selection at this hip beer hall inside Pendry San Diego.

Authentic Italian comfort food in the heart of Little Italy.

Officine Buona Forchetta
Authentic Italian cuisine meets creative design in historic Liberty Station.

Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria
Pisco-driven cocktails and Peruvian-inspired cuisine in Liberty Station.

Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria
Peruvian food with a focus on fresh ceviche and rotisserie chicken in Carlsbad.

Red O
Red O, the Mexican restaurant concept from Chicago celebrity chef Rick Bayless, expands to La Jolla.

The Smoking Gun
Southern-inspired comfort cuisine and cocktails in a colorful retro setting in the Gaslamp.

Tajima East Village
An East Village location of the San Diego-based mini-chain of Japanese restaurants specializing in ramen.

Tostadas North Park
Tostadas North Park specializes in crisp tortillas heaped with a variety of toppings, many involving seafood.

Trust Restaurant
Hillcrest neighborhood restaurant with a focus on urban, rustic food and wood-fired cooking.

Viewpoint Brewing Co.
Brews, burgers and beautiful views at this sprawling brewery that overlooks the lagoon in Del Mar.

Wheat & Water
Salads, wood-fired pizzas and more in the quaint coastal neighborhood of Bird Rock.


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