Opening a restaurant is one of the riskiest of company ventures, but opening in the center of a pandemic normally takes nerves of steel. That has not stopped a number of local entrepreneurs from debuting new eateries around San Diego County this month.

Eggies, a stroll-up brunch thought formulated by Rise & Glow Restaurant Group, has opened in three areas all-around the county due to the fact Could. The takeout-only dining places serve egg-, poultry- and meat-dependent breakfast sandwiches, jarred French toast and potato hash aspect dishes and cooked-to-get churros. Open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day, the locations are at 707 G St. in East Village and 2400 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103, in Liberty Station, as effectively as the latest place that opened just final 7 days, at 4465 Mission Blvd. in Pacific Beach front. Go to

Switchboard Cafe & Bar opened Thursday in Hilton Tapestry’s new The Fin Hotel at 131 S. Coast Freeway in Oceanside. Named for the phone switchboard workplace that after occupied the exact same spot for the duration of Environment War II, Switchboard serves Hawaiian-influenced fare. Specialties incorporate Korean loco moco, hen curry katsu sandwich, Auntie Pua’s char siu pulled pork sandwich, malasadas doughnuts and banana lumpia. Right up until county general public health officers Alright the reopening of restaurant eating rooms, Switchboard is doing takeout only. Stop by

A strawberry tart at newly opened Monti's Munchies in Hillcrest.

A strawberry tart at newly opened Monti’s Munchies in Hillcrest.

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Monti’s Munchies, a vegan-friendly bakery cafe operate by Montana Donahue, held its grand opening Friday in Hillcrest. Donahue started off her Munchies company in higher university as a catering provider to raise income to feed the homeless. Soon after performing for quite a few decades in restaurants and bakeries, she opened her possess restaurant, which she suggests offers a helpful, welcoming different to the negativity in the globe suitable now. The shop sells breakfast sandwiches, toasts and bagels, sandwiches and fruit bowls. Baked goods, which include vegan and gluten-absolutely free objects, include cinnamon rolls, cookies, muffins, tarts and brownies. There are also gluten-cost-free baked dog treats. The shop also sells jewellery and other merchandise created by neighborhood artisans, and it provides pop-up art shows. Found at 412 College Ave., it is now open for out of doors eating and takeout. Pay a visit to

Phil’s BBQ, a San Diego establishment because 1998 with seven local spots, opened its initially restaurant outdoors San Diego County final week in Temecula. Thanks to social-distancing orders, the new locale is only giving takeout expert services until eventually well being orders elevate. The new location is at 40830 Winchester Road. Visit philsbbq.internet.

A Neapolitan style pizza at Blade 1936 in Oceanside.

A Neapolitan model pizza at Blade 1936 in Oceanside.

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Blade 1936 earns ‘Napoletana’ certification

Blade 1936, the reliable Italian restaurant that opened final September in Oceanside’s historic 1936-era Blade-Tribune newspaper constructing, has acquired an worldwide honor for its Neapolitan-type pizzas.

It was named the 20th California restaurant, and 10th in Southern California, to become a certified member of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana. The certification indicates the restaurant’s pizza application, overseen by Blade co-founder and pizzaiolo John Carlo Ferraiuolo, meets the intercontinental criteria of accurate, conventional Neapolitan pizza. This includes the sourcing of components, dough-preparation and fermentation, presentation and cooking temperature.

For social distancing good reasons, an expanded outdoor patio seating region has been mounted and family meals and very affordable lunch specials are currently being provided. Blade 1936 is a collaboration amongst founding companions Maro Cassineri, Ferraiuolo and regional chef Danilo “DJ” Tangalin. Blade 1936 is at 401 Seagaze Push, Oceanside. Visit

Blade 1936 in Oceanside has built a tented outdoor dining room

Blade 1936 in Oceanside has designed a tented outdoor dining room in an adjacent parking large amount owing to a county public health and fitness purchase that shut all cafe dining rooms through the conclusion of the thirty day period.

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Pacific Breeze Cafe introduces outside evening meal service

Pacifica Breeze Cafe, the all-outdoor relaxed sister eatery of nearby Pacifica Del Mar cafe in the Del Mar Plaza searching middle, has launched supper support for the initially time to attraction to quarantine-weary diners. Earlier open only for informal breakfast and lunch selections, Pacifica Breeze is now presenting supper provider starting off at 4 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, showcasing tacos, burgers, salads and fifty percent-dimensions portions of Pacifica Del Mar classics, which includes sea bass, scallops and seared ahi, as properly as full bar services. It is on the Plaza’s next floor at 1555 Camino Del Mar. Check out

Pam Kragen writes about eating places for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Email her at [email protected].

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