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Second Generation Keeps Eateries Current

DINING: Restaurant Group Sees Revenue of $8M – $12MWell before San Diego’s Little Italy became a hotspot in the early 2000s, Joe Busalacchi, founder and president of Busalacchi Restaurants, saw its potential.

Porsche Dealership Design Is Detour From Carlsbad’s Criteria

Building a new Porsche dealership in Carlsbad for came with some special challenges for Dempsey Construction.

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Good Distribution and Bad Hangovers Help Magic Bullet With Sales

Admittedly, Joe Edwards and Didi Edwards enjoy a good libation. But, like most drinkers, they don’t care for the hangover that can follow the morning after.

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Cooking Skills, Consulting Prowess Serve His Customers

As a child growing up in Montreal, Canada, chef and restaurateur Ken Irvine aspired to be a tuna fisherman.

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Charlotte Russe Going Out Of Business

San Diego-based Charlotte Russe is officially going out of business and closing all stores across 44 states and Puerto Rico.

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First California-Grown Coffee Tasting At Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

In partnership with Frinj Coffee, San Diego-based Bird Rock Coffee Roasters held a tasting of the first California-grown coffee in San Diego earlier this month. The varietal, a certified organic Cuicateco which scored a 92 from Coffee Review, was available in limited supply, according to a news release, and coffee roasters have plans to provide more beans in coming months.

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Grant Seeks To Share the Park Experience

The Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community program, in partnership with Project for Public Spaces, announced that it awarded a national grant to the Balboa Park Conservancy.

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Turtle Beach to Buy German Firm

Rancho Bernardo-based gaming peripheral maker Turtle Beach Corp. said March 14 that it agreed to acquire Roccat, a German maker of PC gaming accessories. Separately the business announced it almost doubled its revenue for the year.

Big Games: SDCCU Holiday Bowl, Notre Dame-Navy Game Bring $75M Economic Impact

The Dec. 31 SDCCU Holiday Bowl game created a record impact...

Biotech Investors Look For Red Flags and Green

Do you bet on the jockey or the horse?  That question kicked off a Feb. 27 investor panel at Biocom’s 9th Annual Global Life Science Partnering Conference. The query gets at whether investors prioritize a biotech’s science or the management team.

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Urban Solace Restaurants to Shut Down

Urban Solace, located on 30th street, opened in 2006 and Solace & Moonlight Lounge, launched in 2011

What’s Cooking In Oceanside?

Dining: Foodie Scene Expands In Affordable, Welcoming Town

A hospitality renaissance of sorts kicked off in Oceanside with the opening of places like Harney Sushi, 333 Pacific and Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen starting around 2011.

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From Feeding to Fermentation, Food Waste Finds Second Course

FOOD: Needy Get Meals; Co. Working on Eco Friendly Vodka

Call it what you will: “Hedonistic Sustainability,” the “Circular Economy” — San Diego businesses and nonprofits are panning for gold in the area’s food waste stream as well as innovating new solutions to old problems such as hunger and protecting the environment.

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Zingle Wants Hotels to Get The Message on Customer Service

A long wait for coffee sparked the idea behind Ford Blakely’s business messaging company, Zingle. Blakely, who was working as CPA, was in line at a coffee shop in Del Mar.

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SD 500: Arsalun Tafazoli

Arsalun Tafazoli has reshaped San Diego’s culinary scene with his edgy architectural designs and unconventional, unapologetic menus at more than a dozen eateries and bars.

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