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John Pani, owner of North Park's Waypoint Public, announced Tuesday that he will be taking over two adjacent properties on Park Boulevard in University Heights: the recently shuttered Bourbon Street and Lei Lounge.


Culinary getaways happily beckon Jan. 1 through 31 in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.


Tracy Borkum's Urban Kitchen Group, owner of Cucina Urbana in Bankers Hill and three Cucina Enoteca locations, announced that Fish Public in Kensington closed permanently Wednesday after dinner service.


Nearly 870,000 attendees are expected to visit the San Diego Convention Center in the new year, according to a 2015 forecast.

Barfresh Food Group Inc., a manufacturer of frozen, ready-to-blend beverages, announced Wednesday that it has secured 20 new retail and institutional accounts in Los Angeles and San Diego.


Beachside Del Mar, owned and operated by Donahue Schriber, has announced the Broken Yolk Café as its newest tenant.

The San Diego International Auto Show is set to take over 525,000 square feet of the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday, bringing with it something its fans have been asking for more of: exotics.


San Diego restaurateur Alex Thao -- owner of Rama, Lucky Liu's and Saja Korean Kitchen -- announced Monday that he is opening a modern Vietnamese restaurant that will be helmed by acclaimed chef Michael "Bao" Huynh.


It’s the nature of the restaurant business to see a lot of comings and goings.


A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for Dec. 1 on a new 10,000-square-foot public plaza in Little Italy.

After enduring a threatened closing, San Diego Opera will open its 50th season in January with grand opera and other musical events. I usually identify a theme that is common with the operas, but the 2015 season covers so many subjects that I cannot identify a common one.

James Beard Award-winning chef Rick Bayless is bringing his upscale Mexican cuisine to San Diego. Famous for his PBS series "Mexico: One Plate at a Time," many cookbooks and Chicago restaurants, Bayless will make his San Diego debut with Red O, which has locations in Los Angeles and Newport Beach.


Candace Carroll, of counsel to Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel, has been appointed secretary and treasurer of the San Diego Convention Center Corp.'s (SDCCC) board of directors for 2015.


Chef Jaime Chavez adds the flavors of his native Chile to Little Italy’s growing mix of restaurants with the new neighborhood spot Sirena. Meaning “mermaid” in Spanish, Sirena recently opened at Columbia and Fir streets with a menu of South American seafood staples: red snapper, scallop and octopus ceviche, grilled salmon topped with aji amarillo (yellow chili) sauce and empanadas.


The following properties are local winners for The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards for 2014.


Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, by Destination Hotels, announced that Doug Phillips has joined its team as director of sales and marketing.

US Airways is moving its operations from Terminal 2 West to Terminal 2 East, effective Dec. 11.


The best place to see the annual Parade of Lights on San Diego Bay is from the historic ferryboat Berkeley at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Three key members of the Grand Pacific Resort management team have been awarded professional designations by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).

The San Diego Convention Center Corp. announced that Stephen P. Cushman will serve as chair of its board of directors beginning January 2015.

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