San Diego County

Season's eatings: A dashing list of 15 new restaurants, bars and distilleries is sure to make spirits bright

Season's eatings: A dashing list of 15 new restaurants, bars and distilleries is sure to make spirits bright

If you’re looking for culinary stocking-stuffers this holiday season, consider a gift card from one of these newly opened or soon-to-open restaurants about the county this month.

619 Spirits, North Park

San Diego distiller Nick Apostolopoulos has opened this 4,200-square-foot distillery and tasting room in a former industrial space at the corner of 30th Street and Lincoln Avenue. Named for San Diego’s area code, 619 features a 1,000-liter still, a dog-friendly patio and lunch, dinner and late-night food service.

Launched in 2012, 619 is known for its cane sugar-based vodka and its all-natural vodka infusions made with local...

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