Allison Keltner

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  • Beat Street event brings hip-hop culture to East Village

    Beat Street event brings hip-hop culture to East Village

    Beat Street, presented by Party Naked, is going down from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.19 at Quartyard in East Village. The collective event is designed to showcase and celebrate the four elements of hip-hop: the turntablist, the emcee, art and dance. The event will bring an East Coast vibe to Quartyard,...

  • Farmer's Bottega offers inventive, seasonal dishes

    Farmer's Bottega offers inventive, seasonal dishes

    Farmer's Bottega, a farm-to-table eatery in Mission Hills , is known for Executive Chef Alberto Morreale's inventive dishes that straddle traditional Italian and new American cuisine. Morreale sees himself more as an artist than a chef, and his latest fall menu for Farmer's Bottega is his latest...

  • Chef spotlight: Jason Hotchkiss of Encontro

    Chef spotlight: Jason Hotchkiss of Encontro

    Encontro in North Park has only been open a few months, but it started generating some serious buzz right away. Its mission is to be a community hub serving serious craft food and it's delivering, largely thanks to  Chef Jason Hotchkiss, who helped owner John Sarkisian create the original protein...

  • Find massive dishes and huge drinks at Brian's 24

    Find massive dishes and huge drinks at Brian's 24

    No one should ever leave Brian's 24 hungry. The all-night diner in the Gaslamp is famous for its massive portions of delicious, filling comfort food and regularly attracts those looking to see just how much food can fit in their stomachs. Brian Epstein, co-owner, said the size of the portions they...

  • Bellamy's introduces fall flavors to the menu

    Bellamy's introduces fall flavors to the menu

    Get ready to savor the flavors of fall at Bellamy's, as prepared by Executive Chef Jonathan Freyberg. "Chef Jonny wanted to offer the guests things that he loves," said Kristina Miller, Manager at Bellamy's. "We want to offer a more diverse menu with all different types of cuisine, such as Spanish,...

  • Carlsbad Village to bring new dining and drinking concept, Park 101

    Carlsbad Village to bring new dining and drinking concept, Park 101

    Carlsbad Village is getting a new neighborhood dining and drinking hub this winter. Park 101, an 8,000-square foot space on Carlsbad Boulevard that will house multiple food and drink concepts, is scheduled to open January 2017. Park 101's partners include Pete Cich, who's also behind Duck Dive...

  • Como Ceviche! brings fresh flavor & fish to East Village

    Como Ceviche! brings fresh flavor & fish to East Village

    There's a new way to eat fresh in San Diego. The fast-casual eatery Como Ceviche!, which just opened in East Village, offers an impressive lineup of authentic ceviche dishes inspired by Peruvian, Mexican and Cuban cuisine. It's the newest restaurant from the Rise + Shine Restaurant Group, joining...

  • Monster Bash will creep into Gaslamp Oct. 28

    San Diego's favorite Halloween party returns to the Gaslamp Quarter on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The 16th annual Monster Bash, presented by Dos Equis and Sailor Jerry, promises a haunted extravaganza spanning eight city blocks with five themed stages and more than 20 DJs. Costumed...

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