An upscale Beverly Hills-based Mexican bistro and bar heads to the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. Eater San Diego shares details on that, along with other great stories from the week from our local food and drink scene.
Mama Por Dios brings fine Mexican cuisine to San Diego
In San Diego, there is always room for more Mexican food. An upscale Beverly Hills restaurant and bar sprawl across the Gaslamp district, bringing a glitzy vibe to the cuisine locals know and love. Scheduled to open next year in a long vacant space at the corner of Fourth and Island avenues, Mama Por Dios serves everything from wagyu steaks to Puerto Nuevo-style lobster in an ultra-decorated, neon-lit setting. . Seriously, look at this place.
Hottest Restaurants in San Diego, October Edition
The latest installment on the Eater’s list of San Diego restaurants to check out right now includes Silverlake Ramen, an LA transplant specializing in tonkotsu ramen with a location in Fashion Valley and one coming soon to Westfield UTC.
Convoy Street Adds Another Cantonese Restaurant Competitor
Eastern Dynasty Chinese Restaurant recently opened in the Kearny Mesa Convoy District, offering commendable Cantonese cuisine. The restaurant’s full menu offers a full menu that includes roast duck and crispy skin pork, as well as steamed whole fish and lobster with ginger and green onions.
New to San Diego’s Little Italy neighbor, Wolfie’s Carousel Bar, a restaurant with a unique centerpiece: a slowly spinning carousel bar.
All-in-one market, cafe and bar opens in Encinitas
Mrkt Space is the North County’s new gathering place, covering a gourmet market and all-day coffee shop with a menu that ranges from breakfast toast to Italian flatbreads and charcuterie boards. Look for other pop-up locations in La Jolla and Rancho Santa Fe.
18 San Diego brunches worth a try
Weekends are made for brunch and it’s one of San Diego’s favorite traditions. Eater’s frequently updated brunch menu highlights a range of local places, whether you’re looking for Avocado Toast and Egg Benedict or the perfect Bloody Mary.
Candice Woo is the founding editor-in-chief of Eater San Diego, a leading source for information on the San Diego restaurant and bar scene. Keep up to date with the latest content from Eater San Diego via Facebook or Twitter, and sign up for the Eater San Diego newsletter here.