Mariel Concepcion

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Sayulitas Fuses Mexican, Filipino Flavors

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.

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San Diego Voted Top Foodie City

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.

‘Campus of Life’ Opens Second Building in San Marcos

NONPROFIT: Vocational Center One of Eight Buildings as Part of TERI Project

TERI, Incorporated, an Oceanside-headquartered nonprofit that serves individuals with developmental disabilities, is one step closer to completing its first-of-its-kind campus.

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More Than 100 Cruise Calls Expected Through May 2022

TOURISM: Estimated Total Economic Impact Between $170M and $174M

For the first time since March 2020 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of San Diego has welcomed cruise passengers back.

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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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Stone Distributing Adds New Categories

Co. Accounts for 20% of Craft Beer Market in Southern California

Stone Distributing Co. is adding new categories to its ever-growing portfolio.

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Popular Dispensary Enters Local Market

Dr. Greenthumb’s to Open La Mesa Store This Month

Dr. Greenthumb’s, a dispensary chain founded by Cypress Hill rapper Louis Mario Freese, aka B Real, will soon open a location in San Diego.

Hydralyte to Reach $10M in Revenue in 2021

BEVERAGES: Products Treat Dehydration, Hangover

Hydralyte North America has significantly increased its sales volume the last 12 months. This is a direct result of SKU proliferation as well as an acceleration in e-commerce business due to the pandemic.

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San Diego Voted a Top Foodie City

America’s Finest City was voted No. 1 in terms of affordability and accessibility of highly rated restaurants and No. 2 for craft breweries and wineries per capita.

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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