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Savory dishes free of soy, corn and gluten and tasty baked goods are served at this Encinitas eatery.

Bagby Beer Company
Craft beer from brewmaster Jeff Bagby and casual pub eats in multiple settings at this cool complex in Oceanside.

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.

Brian Malarkey's Green Acre
Healthy, creative eats from chef Brian Malarkey.

Cafe Gratitude
Organic, 100 percent plant-based cuisine in Little Italy.

Café la Rue
A bright, European-style bistro at La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla.

Casa del Q'ero
Peruvian and South American food in a welcoming, colorful setting.

Coasterra Modern Mexican
Upscale Mexican cuisine served in a stunning waterfront location on San Diego's Harbor Island.

Ocean-view, sophisticated dining on the patio of L'Auberge Del Mar.

The Crack Shack
All-day chicken and eggs al fresco dining in Little Italy.

CRUDO by Pascal Lorange
Crudo (raw fish preparations) at The Village at Pacific Highland Ranch in San Diego.

Duke's La Jolla
Fresh seafood, tropical drinks and a sprawling deck with ocean views create Hawaiian-style magic at Duke's.

Herb & Wood
Artistic, timeless design accompanies seasonal California cuisine at “Top Chef” Brian Malarkey's venue in Little Italy.

IB Street Tacos
Delicious tacos served from a tiny space in Imperial Beach.

The Lanai
Authentic Hawaiian cuisine featuring plate lunch, poke and sandwiches in a cozy garden setting.

Seasonal California comfort food that's fresh and convenient for people on the go.

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

The Nolen
Swank rooftop bar with a first-rate drinks program, city views and casual eats.

Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen
“Top Chef” alum and San Diego native chef Giselle Wellman presents seasonal coastal cuisine in Little Italy.

Red O
OPENING FALL 2016 --- Red O, the Mexican restaurant concept from Chicago celebrity chef Rick Bayless, will open in La Jolla.

Stake Chophouse & Bar
Modern chef-driven steakhouse with high-quality meats and seafood, and well-curated wines.

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

The Local Pacific Beach
Eats inspired by the "local beach lifestyle" plus draft beers, wine on tap and frozen cocktails.

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.

Water Grill
The East Village is home to Water Grill, which offers a wide range of seasonal seafood, a raw bar and more.

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill
Los Angeles-based barbecue and meat restaurant in Mission Valley.


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