At the end of this month, three men with more than 45 years of industry experience plan to unveil The Rabbit Hole at the Adams Avenue Street Fair after just six weeks of preparation.
The trio — Mark Huber, David Schiffman and Brendan Huffman — purchased the space that was previously known as Heights Tavern, which closed mid-August. Read More
AIDS Walk celebrates a milestone and moves to Hillcrest
Jeremy Ogul | Contributing Editor
With a new date, a new route, a new 5K “fun run” and a new Friday night vigil, this year’s AIDS Walk San Diego could be the biggest yet. Read More
Charlene Baldridge | Theater Review
Playwright Paul Rudnick has long been known for fluffy, rather thin plays that provide elevated sitcom tailored for the off-Broadway fare of sophisticated New Yorkers. Read More
Frank Sabatini Jr.
There’s no mystery behind the intense fanfare at Buona Forchetta, which often fills to capacity as though it were sitting on a central square in any major Italian city. Read More
Dr. Ink | Come On Get Happy!
Since revising its happy hour program in early September, more than a dozen elegant high-octane cocktails at Prepkitchen Little Italy have dropped significantly in price, along with craft drafts and a succinct menu of tapas. Across the list, everything’s an easy $5, and the deals can be enjoyed in the bar lounge or in Prepkitchen’s big-windowed dining room overlooking the heart of Little Italy. Read More
Kombucha now offered on tap
It’s been described as a natural antibiotic with plenty of health benefits. And now it’s offered on tap at several local eateries.
Kombucha, a fermented drink that’s more likely to be found in bottles, can now be found fresh from the keg, thanks to the San Diego County-based company, Kombucha on Tap (KOT). Read More
by Frank Sabatini Jr.
For those struck with a hankering for Chef Deborah Scott’s popular pepita and sesame-encrusted brie cheese served at Indigo Grill and Island Prime/C Level, the appetizer is now also available in packaged form at several Costco locations, including those in Mission Valley, Bay Park and La Mesa. Read More
Blake Beckcom | Fitness
If you’re a runner, or you have friends or family members who are runners, there is a good chance that you’ve heard people ask, “What kind of diet do I need to follow to be like or look like a runner?” Read More
Five local shows over the next two weeks
Jen Van Tieghem
Chuck Ragan and Rusty Maples at Casbah
Monday, Sept. 15 | Doors at 8:30 p.m. | $18 advanced/$20 day of show
Singer-songwriter Chuck Ragan is a man of many talents. In addition to spending over a decade with punk group Hot Water Music, his solo work has also garnered a loyal following and in 2012, he put out a book! Read More
Frank Sabatini Jr. | Restaurant Review
Nary a chunk of the old Mission Hills Radio-TV structure that now houses The Patio on Goldfinch is recognizable. The former repair business, which opened in the 1950s and closed some decades ago, became an unsightly misfit to the quaint “restaurant row” that began blossoming on this street over the past several years. But as of early summer, it’s sitting pretty. Read More
Hutton Marshall | Editor
Hillcrest’s three largest community organizations recently formed an informal coalition to support an alternative to the forthcoming SANDAG bicycle corridor through the neighborhood. Although SANDAG has not released a preliminary layout of their bicycle corridor design, community groups have quickly rallied behind the plan envisioned by Bankers Hill architect Jim Frost as a community-friendly alternative. Read More
A University Avenue space that has stood empty for three months will soon reopen as another arm in North Park’s growing restaurant monster. Read More