The Scoop: 7 upcoming restaurant openings

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TRUST Restaurant

  The big culinary announcement of the month revealed that praised alums of the Eat.Drink.Sleep team (JRDN, DRAFT and Cannonball) Executive Chef Brad Wise and GM Steven Schwob are opening a new spot, away from the beach this time. The duo is moving into a new building dubbed "Mr. Robinson" at Park and Robinson in Hillcrest this November. Not much is known about the menu of TRUST Restaurant yet, but we can anticipate some small, sharable plates, a globally-influenced beverage program and craft cocktails from Juan Sanchez (Kettner Exchange and JRDN). 3752 Park Blvd., Hillcrest. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD 3.

Duke's La Jolla

Coming this October, Duke's La Jolla will introduce 13,000 square feet of Hawaiian dining to La Jolla Cove. With two distinct dining areas including a main level and second level with stunning views and outdoor seating, Duke's will bring a much-desired Hawaiian and California-inspired menu from the expertise of Chef Anthony Sinsay. A preview of the menu shows a 24-hour Kalbi short rib, roasted firecracker fish and banana leaf steamed fish and shrimp. The restaurant honors Duke Kahanamoku, a native Hawaiian, the father of modern day surfing and six-time Olympic swimming and water polo medalist. 1216 Prospect St., La Jolla. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD 4. The Brew Project Hillcrest is about to heat up with a new restaurant and bar highlighting the craft beer we all know and love in San Diego. Opening later this month in the former R Gang Eatery location, The Brew Project plans to showcase local beers with a fully-rotating draft list of 24 brews on tap. The new endeavor comes from renowned craft beer consultant Beau Schmitt and partner Mike Sill (former GM of downtown's Quality Social). Beyond the beer, expect spirits, coffee, Kombucha on tap, wine and craft cocktails paired with small, sharable bites. 3693 5th Ave., Hillcrest. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD 5. One Door North The Smoking Goat owners, husband and wife duo Executive Chef Fred and Tammy Piehl, have announced their latest North Park eatery located right next door, dubbed One Door North. Open this October, the couple's second venture is set to spotlight farm-fresh fare with décor designed to reflect the great outdoors. In the former Mosaic Wine Bar space, One Door North takes a casual approach to the slow food movement as influenced by Chef Piehl's international culinary experience. 3422 30th St., North Park. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD 6.

Carnitas' Snack Shack Food Truck

Carnitas' Snack Shack has an undeniable fan-base flooding into its North Park and Del Mar locations on the daily. Now, in anticipation for their third restaurant set to open at Embarcadero North, Carnitas' Snack Shack is rolling out a food truck in front of the Port of San Diego's B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, thanks to the Port of San Diego. Shack-fans can head to the truck parked at 1004 North Harbor Dr. until construction of the actual restaurant is complete in 2016. The truck will operate from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. 1004 North Harbor Dr., downtown. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD   7.

Loqui at Park & Rec

Park & Rec has been serving up drinks at its University Heights location this year, receiving rave reviews from locals. Now, the bar is welcoming Loqui, a taco pop-up, to serve up tacos on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to close. Fried fish, shrimp or fried zucchini tacos are available for $3-$4, which will help keep the hunger pains at bay while you're sipping their signature cocktails. Loqui comes from San Francisco, but is finding a new home in SD. 4612 Park Blvd., University Heights. Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD More: 2015.08.13 -- Roasted Beets, Melon, Frisee, Hazelnut salad served at Lemonade in Hillcrest. Photo: Rick Nocon Copyright © 2016, DiscoverSD
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