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The Most Exciting Things Hitting San Diego's Food Scene

By Andrea Bennett, Casey Hatfield-Chiotti, Darlene Horn and Ann Wycoff

Photo by Jakob Layman


Pull up a chair! From dazzling dishes to classics we'll love forever, here are 46 reasons San Diego's dining scene is hotter than ever.

5 Most Exciting New Restaurants

5 Chefs of the Moment

3 Signature Dishes

3 See & Be Seen Spots

6 Best Brunch Spots

3 Hot Ingredients

4 Top Mixologists

3 Best Secret Seats

4 Food Meccas to Watch

3 Floral Dessert Creations

5 Most Indulgent Dining Experiences