Local Latinas Nationally Honored

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.

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Latino-Owned Food Businesses Thrive

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.

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Soapy Joe’s Celebrates a Successful Decade

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.’”

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Restaurants Make Michelin Guide

Five Area Food Places Added to New 2021 California Selection

San Diego County continues to grow its presence on the coveted Michelin Guide lists.

Jack in the Box Has Big Plans

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.

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Rice Elected President of Design Group

Principal designer and president of Payte Miller Interiors.

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Everbowl to Open in Texas This Month

$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.

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Jazzercise Plans for More Strategic Growth

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.

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Construction Division Grows

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.

Hotel del Coronado Completes Phase 3

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.

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Culinary Group Launches New Division

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.

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Roscoe’s to Join Local Food Scene

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.

Carousel Bar Opens in Little Italy

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.

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Local Retail Co. to Launch National City Food Hall

DINING: Market on 8th Scheduled to Open in September

San Diego’s South Bay will soon get its first food hall. Pacific Point Properties, an Imperial Beach located real estate company, is scheduled to open Market on 8th in September.

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Slater to Open Pacific Beach Restaurant Collective

DINING: Takes Over Former 4,000 Square Foot Denny’s Location

Scott Slater, better known as the founder of burger chain Slater’s 50/50, has a new culinary venture in the works.

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