Allison Keltner

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  • 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...

  • La Jolla Art and Wine Festival brings the best of both worlds

    La Jolla Art and Wine Festival brings the best of both worlds

    The eighth annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival returns to the quaint Village of La Jolla on  Saturday, Oct. 8 and  Sunday, Oct. 9. The free two-day festival also features live entertainment, Baja wines, local craft beers, the Geppetto's Family Art Center for budding artists and performance artists....

  • 'Tis the season for haunting

    'Tis the season for haunting

    There's nothing to fear in San Diego this Halloween...or is there? It's that time of year when ghouls, villains and all manner of frightening beings take over The Haunted Hotel in the Gaslamp, The Haunted Trail in Balboa Park and the Scream Zone at the Del Mar "Scaregrounds." San Diego's premier...

  • The New Yorker brings East Coast flavors to downtown

    The New Yorker brings East Coast flavors to downtown

    "I wanted everyone to feel or have a little piece of the Big Apple right at their fingertips-literally speaking," said Marco Geffroy, owner of The New Yorker in the Gaslamp. Since opening their doors, Geffroy has sought to bring an authentic New York pizzeria to America's Finest City. As soon as...

  • Where to go for late-night cravings

    Where to go for late-night cravings

    What should never be overlooked when heading out for a night in the Gaslamp? Where you'll grab something to eat when those late-night cravings hit. Whether you're looking for a cozy diner or a chill lounge, these restaurants have got you covered. One thing they all have in common: fun-loving, hungry...

  • Encontro steps up with new sandwiches & plates

    Encontro steps up with new sandwiches & plates

      Already a hit in North Park with its quality food and a relaxed, community-oriented menu, Encontro is stepping things up with some new sandwiches and added chef's plates on the dinner menu. "Our guests were looking for 'dinner' items beyond our salads and sandwiches," said Encontro's owner, John...

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