Category Archives: San Diego Eater

Climb Aboard Pacific Beach’s Luxe New Nautical Speakeasy, The Captain’s Quarters

Six years after opening Pacific Beach’s escapist tiki bar, the Grass Skirt, owner Matt Spencer is inviting guests into his newest creation, a nautical gin bar that’s now accepting online bookings and limited walk-ins on board its nightly speakeasy-style sophisticated booze cruise. Spencer’s hospitality group, SDCM, which employs 600 people across its local restaurants and bars that include […]

Distillery, Cocktail Bar, and Wood Fired Restaurant Enter the East Village

East Village

The contingent of craft distilleries in the East Village adds a new compatriot today with the official debut of Storyhouse Spirits. Installed in a longstanding building at the corner of Park Boulevard and J Street, the 7,600-square-foot site has been reconfigured into a two-level showcase for its house spirits and food. Co-founders Steve Kuftinec and Matt […]

Craft Distillery and Restaurant Arriving in the East Village This Summer

HP Investors

We are excited to bring Storyhouse Spirits to 1220 J Street. We chose them amongst the many offers received not only for the talent and experience behind the team but also because the concept and development plans will showcase this beautiful building. They will be a great addition to the East Village. HP Investors’ James […]

Gaslamp Gaining Multi-Level Dining and Entertainment Venue

5th & J

With their hospitality experience in the downtown area, RMD Group is the ideal choice to transform this historic site. We are pleased to have connected HP Investors to such experienced operators. HP Investors managing partner Sumeet Parekh Built in 1887, the Grand Pacific Hotel sits at the corner of Fifth Avenue and J Street in […]

Du-par’s is Downtown’s New 24-Hour Dining Destination

HP Investors

by Candice Woo  Sep 21, 2015, 10:00am PDT Downtown will soon have a round’ the clock dining option courtesy of the “always open” Du-par’s Restaurant & Bakery, the popular 24-hour diner which has been in business since 1938 and has several locations in the Los Angeles area and one in Las Vegas. An outpost in the Midway District […]