After years of back and forth about the possible expansion of legendary Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles restaurant in San Diego, we have a vital update on the project: IT’S ON. IT HAPPENS. Eater San Diego shares the inside scoop, plus other great stories from the week from our local food and drink scene.
Roscoe’s iconic soul food restaurant comes to Barrio Logan – FINALLY
A project that was under construction since 2016 finally restarted construction on National Avenue in the Barrio Logan community of San Diego, where Roscoe’s Homemade Chicken and Waffles built a new 4000 square foot restaurant. Known for its traditional Southern fare, from fried chicken and smothered chicken and cookie waffles, Roscoe’s is due in early 2022. The project was stalled in 2017, but now it’s going full steam ahead.
Vaccination clinic accommodation of the Liberty Station restaurant
Good Time Hospitality (GTD) is trying to make immunization for its staff easy and convenient by partnering with the City of San Diego on a vaccination pop-up to be held at the Presley August 10. In addition to employees, the free clinic will be open to all hospitality workers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day.
Monitoring of new restaurant openings in San Diego
A new crop of dining options joins Eater San Diego’s frequently updated list the latest restaurant and bar openings, including notable sushi bars in Mission Hills and Kearny Mesa, a cool spot for Thai food, and another location for a Kensington pub and bottle shop.
Popular Chinese restaurants delay opening in Westfield UTC
Initially scheduled for this summer, the launch of two well-known restaurants serving Chinese cuisine has been postponed until the fall. HaiDiLao, The largest Chinese fondue chain, is known for its noodle-making demonstrations and Qin West noodles presents regional noodle soups and other dishes.
Hottest restaurants in San Diego right now
The August edition of Heat map of eaters includes two restaurants that make the buzz. Hoxton Manor brings the flavors of Southeast Asia to North Park, presented with modern sensibilities inspired by SoCal while the Heavenly bridge offers a plethora of exciting options, from ramen to pizza and Thai cuisine.
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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 Eater San Diego’s newsletter here.