Rad Patios archive for January, 2012


Underbelly Scheduled for Some Serious Bloating this Summer

For most, opening a modern homage to traditional Japanese noodle houses would be enough to garner plenty of oohs and aahs. But not when the restaurateurs behind said venture also own a neo-urban gastropub with an illustrious built-in speakeasy and a hotspot gathering place where the eclectic interiors draw raves ...


Urge Gastropub Black Out

Urge Gastropub in Rancho Bernardo will host their First Annual Black Out and San Diego Top Brewers Book Signing on Wednesday, January 25th, beginning at 5:00 pm. The event will celebrate the darkest of brews, including: BrewDog Tokio Barrel Aged Sea Monster Great Divide Espresso Yeti AleSmith Double Coffee Speedway ...


Chef Jason Maitland Resurfacing in Red Light District

Close dining scene observers were surprised last year by the sudden separation of chef Jason Maitland from his former restaurant, Flavor Del Mar. After all, he'd been very enthusiastic about the venture and worked tirelessly to get it open and put his unique stamp on it. But not everything pans ...


First of Three New Brian Malarkey Restos Opening January 9

If it seems chef Brian Malarkey is everywhere these days, that’s because he pretty much is. After the runaway success of he and partner James Brennan’s first restaurant, downtown’s Searsucker, the duo moved north to Del Mar Highlands less than a year later to open Burlap behind the culinary thematic ...

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