Ballast Point Restaurant

Ballast Point Restaurant

Ballast Point Restaurant The new Ballast Point Brewery in the Miramar area recently opened its full service restaurant section. We’ve really enjoyed the new brewery location and have been eagerly waiting for the restaurant to debut, so that we can actually eat some food with the beers. Crispy Duck Nachos Shredded duck meat was drizzled […]

Gravity Heights

Gravity Heights

Gravity Heights Gravity Heights recently opened in Sorrento Mesa. The highly anticipated beerpub is a collaboration between Whisknladle Hospitality (Whisknladle, Catania) and brewmaster Skip Virgilio (co-founder of Alesmith Brewing Company). Occupying 12,000 square feet of space, there is plenty of indoor seating, patio seating, covered outdoor seating and a beer garden. I recently had brunch with […]

San Diego Beer Crawl

San Diego Beer Crawl

San Diego Beer Crawl With San Diego Beer week in full effect, this past weekend we visited a few breweries with some friends. Unfortunately, with all the eating we did in-between, we didn’t leave quite enough room for as much beer tasting as we had originally planned. Societe Societe is a fairly new brewery that […]

La Jolla Brewing Company

La Jolla Brewing Company

La Jolla Brewing Company La Jolla Brewing Company recently opened, replacing the former La Jolla Brew House. Under new ownership, the restaurant has been transformed, with a fresh interior, new menu and beer options. I was recently invited to check out the new spot, and after perusing the food menu, I was definitely curious. Since […]

Common Theory Public House

Common Theory Public House

Common Theory Public House I have eagerly been following Eater’s coverage of the new Common Theory Public House. With its grand opening last weekend, I couldn’t wait a minute longer. We tried out the two previous former occupants of the large space, neither of which lasted long, but Common Theory definitely shows signs of staying […]

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Ballast Point recently opened a new tasting room in the Miramar area. The new location is huge–100,000 square feet of space. Not only is a there a spacious bar area for drinking and watching games, but there is also a lounge, dining area, private dining spice, and patio. It’s hard to […]

AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith Brewing Company AleSmith Brewing Company opened its new 100,000 square feet facility complete with the largest tasting room in San Diego (25,000 square feet) late last year, located on a street that was changed to be named after them, AleSmith Court. During a wedding I was at earlier this year, I was introduced to AleSmith’s award […]