New food a-fare: San Diego’s restaurant scene is already heating up

New food a-fare: San Diego’s restaurant scene is already heating up

This whimsical, Instagram-worthy restaurant is the culinary centerpiece of the Theatre Box entertainment complex, which opened downtown on Dec. 11. Corporate chef Bryan Ogden, son of James Beard Foundation award-winning chef Bradley Ogden, has created an over-the-top comfort food menu that includes Monster Burgers loaded with toppings from waffles to plantains, sliders, sandwiches, pastas and brunch items. But the real reason people arrive, phone cameras in hand is its Goblets — huge colorful cocktails (and non-alcoholic drinks) for a crowd, filled with fruit, gummy candies, smoking dry ice and toppings of cotton candy, suckers and more.

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San Diego Guide to Super Bowl LIII

San Diego Guide to Super Bowl LIII

Wherever your loyalties lie—Rams or Pats—these five places don’t mind; dig in on all the game-day eats, plus deets on viewing parties.

Gaslamp’s new entertainment complex is hosting viewing parties at Sugar Factory American Brasserie and inside its dine-in luxury cinema, with featured food and beverage packages like a tailgate-style buffet at the brasserie, including chicken wings, sliders, onion rings, and more.

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We Got a First Look at San Diego’s Newly Minted Theatre Box in Gaslamp—and Nick Cannon Was a Fan

We Got a First Look at San Diego’s Newly Minted Theatre Box in Gaslamp—and Nick Cannon Was a Fan

Theatre Box San Diego’s grand opening in the bustling Gaslamp Quarter was nothing short of a marquee, regal experience. Prominent celebrities in attendance like Pitbull, Nick Cannon, Bill Walton and many others contributed to this star-studded scene. But the true sight to behold was the sheer size of this unique entertainment venue. Theatre Box is a collaboration between TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and Sugar Factory and includes theatre, dining and entertainment in one space.

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12 Best Wine Cocktails That’ll Warm You Up This Winter

12 Best Wine Cocktails That’ll Warm You Up This Winter

Chocolate Lounge, a branch of Sugar Factory that’s opening in December 2018 as a part of San Diego’s brand new multi-purpose complex, Theatre Box, offers two wine-based winter cocktails. Chocolate Lounge’s White Chocolate Foxy Lady is made with rosé champagne in a glass that’s dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with pink white chocolate shavings.

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THEATRE BOX® ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING!

THEATRE BOX® ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING!

GRAMMY® award-winning artist and international superstar, Armando Christian Perez, also known as Pitbull, will be honored at the grand opening celebration of Theatre Box®, located at 701 Fifth Avenue in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, on Friday, December 14th. Actor, comedian and musician Nick Cannon, a San Diego native, will perform a DJ set later in the evening.

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