SD TRAVEL LEISURE

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.

San Diego Tourism Authority Hires New Chief Sales Officer

Schieferdecker currently serves as senior vice president of convention sales at the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Comedy Theatre to Reopen Sept. 3

Shows are Friday and Saturday Nights to Start

The National Comedy Theatre, located on San Diego’s India Street, is marking its return.

Timken Museum of Art Receives $50,000 Grant from Conrad Prebys Foundation

The Timken is one of 102 organizations, including 24 visual and performing arts grantees, that received funding from The Conrad Prebys Foundation as part of its summer 2021 grant cycle.

Symphony Announces Culinary Program

‘The Shell Provisions’ Created By Frank O'Dea Hospitality

The San Diego Symphony recently revealed details of the new culinary program at its new permanent waterfront venue, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.

Mingei Museum to Reopen Sept. 3

Three-Year, $55M Renovation Completed

After a three-year, $55 million renovation, Mingei International Inc. is readying to reopen its doors.

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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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Port of San Diego Promotes Karen Porteous to EVP, Chief of Staff

Porteous previously served as vice president and chief administrative officer.

The Fans Will Be Back in 2022

TOURISM: 120,000 Attendees Expected at Farmers Insurance Open

The Century Club of San Diego is welcoming back fans to the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open, the annual professional golf tournament held at Torrey Pines Golf Course each January.

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Vacation Rental Management Platform Expands Local Portfolio

TOURISM: Vacasa Acquires La Jolla’s Seabreeze Vacation Rentals

Vacasa, a vacation rental management platform, wants a bigger piece of the Southern California sunshine.

San Diego Top City for Conferences

This is the second year in a row that America’s Finest City Takes the top spot.

Michelin to Announce New S.D. Additions

California Bib Gourmands and Stars to Be Revealed Sept. 15

For the first time, Michelin, the internationally-recognized culinary rating system, will reveal new additions prior to the release of the 2021 Michelin Guide California Bib Gourmands and Stars in late September.

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles Coming to San Diego

The eatery is scheduled to open January 2022.

First Event Kicks Off at Convention Center

TOURISM: 70 More Events on Calendar as Facility Opens Up After COVID-19

The San Diego Convention Center hosted its first event post-COVID-19 last week and the turn-out was promising.

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Harrah’s to Open Gordon Ramsay Restaurant

DINING: Turns Former Buffet Area to Hell’s Kitchen Food Place

As of 2021, Gordon Ramsay’s net worth is $220 million. Now, the multi-Michelin-starred chef, restaurateur and TV personality is bringing his culinary prowess to San Diego.

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