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January 2015 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Arturo Kassel and Ryan Johnston of Whisknladle Hospitality will open their Italian Coastal restaurant, Catania, on March 16, 2015. Inspired by a road trip through Italy, Catania is the newest concept for this restarateur duo, who are also behind Whisknladle and Prepkitchen Del Mar. Designed by Bluemotif Architecture, the space will occupy 3,750 square feet on the top floor of La Plaza, which once housed Jack's La Jolla. Catania, La Plaza, 7863 Girard Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-551-5105.
 

News Bytes

Cafe Japengo Celebrates 25 Years Feb. 16-21
A favorite for sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Cafe Japengo is celebrating its 25th anniversary this February. To mark this milestone, the UTC eatery, located in the Aventine, is rolling out an anniversary menu with $25 specials for its anniversary week. Specials will include two cut sushi rolls for $25; a three-course prix fixe meal for $25; and select bottles of wine or sake for $25. Sushi chef Jerry Warner has been with the restaurant since it opened in 1990. Cafe Japengo, The Aventine Center, 8960 University Centre Lane, La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-450-3355.
 
San Diego Brew Fest Returns January 17, 2015
The 5th annual San Diego Brew Fest returns to Liberty Station on January 17, 2015, with dozens of local and international craft beers, as well as food trucks (food sold separately). Admission is $40 for general admission (2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) and $50 for VIP (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) and includes beer tastings. Proceeds will benefit Noah’s B-ark Pet Rescue whose aim is to rescue dogs from shelters and find permanent homes for rescued pets. Tickets will be available at the door for $50 for general admission, $60 for VIP (cash only). For more information, visit sandiegobeerfest.com
 

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Closings

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