S.D. Came in at No. 12 on WalletHub Report
San Diego has been voted the No. 12 best foodie city in America by WalletHub. This according to the personal-finance website’s “2021’s Best Foodie Cities in America” report, released on Oct. 4.
Opens First Out-of-State Operation in Las Vegas
Sayulitas Mexican Food, founded in 2015, isn’t your typical taco shop. With six locations, the family owned and operated company infuses its fast-casual Mexican food with Filipino culinary traditions, says Rosa Flores, owner.
LEADERSHIP: Dr. Adela de la Torre, Lidia S. Martinez Awarded by Latino Leaders Network
Last month, two San Diego-based Latinas were honored for their leadership and for serving the Latino community.
DINING: Region Boasts a Plethora of Hispanic Culinary Offerings
San Diego’s proximity to Mexico and rich Hispanic heritage has undeniably helped shape its gastronomic identity.
RETAIL: San Diego Car Wash Business Has Cult-Like Following
Soapy Joe’s CEO Lorens Attisha “stumbled” across his first car wash by accident 20 years ago while considering investment opportunities in the San Diego area. “The business was closed and in foreclosure,” he said. “But I looked at it and thought, ‘This could be a great opportunity.’”
Five Area Food Places Added to New 2021 California Selection
San Diego County continues to grow its presence on the coveted Michelin Guide lists.
RESTAURANTS: $1B Co. Focusing on Growth, Opening New Stores
Jack in the Box, the $1 billion fast food chain, has a strategic development plan in place to continue to scale and grow the brand.
$20M Superfood Chain Plans For 50 More Stores
In June, Everbowl, the Vista-headquartered superfood chain, entered the Los Angeles market. Now it is expanding into yet another territory: Texas.
FITNESS: $74M Co. to Offer Bundled Membership Plans in Early 2022
Jazzercise Inc., the Carlsbad-based aerobics and dance fitness brand, continues to strategize to increase market share.
INSURANCE: Brokerage Adds 4 Industry Leaders
A San Diego independent insurance brokerage is on a growth spurt, expanding to include a broadened construction and surety division with the addition of four industry veterans to head the new business.
Front Porch and Lobby Get Restored, Main Entrance Redesigned
The Hotel del Coronado, the historic hotel founded in 1888 and the second oldest business in San Diego County, has wrapped up the third phase of its $400 million Master Plan reimagination.
DINING: Part of Effort to Expand Urban Kitchen Group's Market Reach
San Diego-based Urban Kitchen Group, which consists of five Southern California Italian eateries, has launched a new division that will expand its market reach.
Barrio Logan Chicken and Waffles Restaurant to Open Early 2022
Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles, the Los Angeles-based soul food restaurant chain with a reported revenue of $37 million annually, is bringing its culinary prowess to San Diego County.
Wolfie’s Carousel Bar Makes a Full Rotation in 14.5 Minutes
LIttle Italy is now home to San Diego’s first and only rotating beverage bar.