8 New San Diego Hotspots You Have to Try

Enjoy decadent ice cream from Portland-based company Salt and Straw, which will open in San Diego this winter.

Enjoy delicious ice cream flavors from Portland-based company Salt and Straw, opening this winter in San Diego.

 

From a decadent ice cream parlor to fine dining establishments, check out 8 of San Diego’s newest hotspots that should be on your radar.

Edited by Madelyn Harris.

Salt & Whiskey | Downtown
One of San Diego’s most historic spaces, The Horton Grand Hotel, has recently unveiled its revamped drinking and dining establishment. Salt & Whiskey presents a timeless approach to cuisine and design; guests can expect dark leather booths and an intimate 10-seat mahogany bar where they can access more than 600 whiskeys. 311 Island Ave., 619.544.1886. saltandwhiskeysd.com

Head to the second location of fan-favorite Nomad Donuts, now open on University Avenue.

Head to the second location of fan-favorite Nomad Donuts, now open on University Avenue.

 

Nomad Donuts | North Park
After incredible success of their first location, Nomad Donuts’ opened its long-awaited second location in the heart of North Park in late August. The new location on University Avenue will add to its range of globally inspired donuts with features such as Australian-style coffee, Canadian-inspired bagels and Cuban design. In addition to donuts, guests can enjoy a variety of breakfast and mid-day sandwiches as well as savory and sweet baked goods. 3102 University Ave., 619.431.5000. nomaddonuts.com

Sojourn Healing Collective | Bankers Hill 
Nestled in the Bankers Hill community, Sojourn is a holistic healing and wellness center that provides an integrative approach to total well-being. Through its offerings such as yoga, reiki, meditation, massage, acupuncture, intuitive readings, workshops and community events, Sojourn is able to create a wellness plan unique to each individual. 2870 Fifth Ave. Suite 200, 858.634.0345. sojournsd.com

SDSU students and the surrounding community will love Eureka.

SDSU students and the surrounding community will love Eureka’s American menu.

 

Eureka | College Area 
On the campus of SDSU, Eureka provides both the university and surrounding community with a trendy, casual place to dine, drink and socialize while enjoying special events such as weekend brunch and “Hoppy” Hour. Enjoy an extensive American menu featuring specialty burgers such as the Bone Marrow Burger and Bison Burger, among others. 5140 College Ave, 619.220.2400. eurekarestaurantgroup.com

Open House | Encinitas
Located along Highway 101, check out Encinitas’ brand new culinary concept that holds four individual culinary digs under one roof. Asian Kitchen is a 7,000-square-foot restaurant featuring chef Marlaw Seraspi’s interpretations of some of his favorite Asian cuisine. Driftwood and Saltwater are the two stand-alone bars, featuring upscale bar fare and over 100 varieties of tequila. Lastly, The Crafty Egg is the establishment’s casual breakfast and lunch concept, serving brunch 7 days a week. 345 S Coast Hwy, 760.452.2555. openhouseasiankitchen.com

Calling all ice cream lovers! Portland-based Salt & Straw will be making its way to San Diego this winter.

Calling all ice cream lovers! Portland-based Salt & Straw will be making its way to San Diego this winter.

Salt & Straw | Little Italy 
This winter, Portland-based small-batch ice cream company, Salt & Straw, will be opening a shop in the bustling Little Italy neighborhood. The company was founded by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek in 2011, and has storefronts in Portland, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Every ice cream flavor is handmade in small five to ten-gallon batches in local kitchens using only all-natural ice cream from nearby farms and the best local, organic and sustainable ingredients. 1670 India St. saltandstraw.com

Klean LA | San Diego County
Take advantage of this new premium, chef-prepared meal delivery service that’s expanded their market to reach all of San Diego County. All meals are 100% gluten, soy and preservative free using local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Enjoy a variety of monthly meal delivery subscriptions along with juice cleanses and dairy free meal replacement shakes. kleanla.com

Enjoy delicious dishes at Nick & G's such as their Seared Maine Diver Scallops & Asparagus.

Enjoy delicious dishes at Nick & G’s such as their Seared Maine Diver Scallops & Asparagus.

Nick & G’s | Rancho Santa Fe
Enjoy Rancho Sante Fe’s newest dining destination, featuring Mediterranean and Italian dining. Try a selection of signature flatbreads, pastas and various Mediterranean plates, such as Pappardelle Bolognese and Pata Cabra Cheese Ravioli. All meals are prepared fresh with local and sustainable ingredients. 6106 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, 858.771.1871. nickandgs.com

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