Allison Keltner

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  • Pizza pros 'work hard, have fun' at Woodstock's

    Pizza pros 'work hard, have fun' at Woodstock's

    What started as a part-time pizza delivery job turned into much more than Jeff Ambrose was expecting. After working at the original Woodstock's Pizza location in Corvallis, Oregon, he helped the owners open a new restaurant in Isla Vista , California instead of looking for a full-time teaching...

  • Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party announces headliners

    Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party announces headliners

    Get ready to shake, shimmy and groove at this year's all-out, extravagant Mardi Gras party in the Gaslamp. This year's Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration is promising an incredible party that's bigger and better than ever-now happening on Saturday, February 6 to be more accessible...

  • 2016's biggest restaurant openings

    2016's biggest restaurant openings

    It's still early in the year, but it looks like 2016 is destined to be an excellent time for dining and drinking in San Diego. Here's a look at some of the newcomers to the scene that are sure to impress your taste buds: 1919, Gaslamp With a name referencing the Black Sox World Series scandal,...

  • Biga serves up authentic Italian tastes

    Biga serves up authentic Italian tastes

    A new, fast-casual Italian dining experience is rising up on the corner of 6th and Broadway in the historic, 1920s-era Samuel Fox Lofts building. Biga, named after an age-old fermentation process used for Italian breads and pizzas, will feature rustic, authentic flavors prepared in true artisan...

  • More options at San Diego Restaurant Week

    More options at San Diego Restaurant Week

    If you've already accepted that San Diego Restaurant Week is going to trample your resolution to eat healthy this year, change your outlook. Look at Restaurant Week as an opportunity to keep your resolutions to broaden your horizons and try new things. Oh, you didn't make those? Well, make them...

  • Dobson's Restaurant boasts new menu, old-school vibes

    Dobson's Restaurant boasts new menu, old-school vibes

    If you've ever left a new, trendy, hipster restaurant feeling like it didn't have that certain je ne sais quoi, Dobson's Restaurant might fill your cravings for both delicious food and an inviting atmosphere. With an old-school vibe, Dobson's has been a fixture in the Gaslamp for over 30 years....

  • Car's Jars brings salad delivery to San Diego

    Car's Jars brings salad delivery to San Diego

    When Carly McHenry worked at a full-time job, she found herself frustrated by the lack of affordable and healthy lunch options near her office. She tried prepping a week's worth of lunches on Sunday, but found that the food-especially her salads-wouldn't stay fresh the whole week. After experimenting...

  • Hard Rock and RMD Group throw huge NYE party

    Hard Rock and RMD Group throw huge NYE party

    Ring in 2016 like a true rock star at the Hard Rock Hotel in the Gaslamp. Hard Rock is collaborating with nightlife impresarios RMD Group to throw a New Year's Eve party that will take over five venues on three floors of the hotel. Hard Rock Hotel and RMD Group first partnered together for a Halloween...

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