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San Diego’s Pop-Up Restaurants Create New Business Model

Pop-Up Restaurant

Views of a pop-up restaurant by Matosis

Caron Golden
food writer of the column, Local Bounty, for San Diego Magazine and author of the blog San Diego Foodstuff

Adam Lowe, chef and co-owner Sundara

Chad White, owner, chef, Plancha Baja Med


What happens in the evening in restaurants that only serve breakfast and lunch? Or, how about those eateries that are closed one or two days a week? Most of them just stay idle during the down time, but in certain locations around San Diego, things begin to pop up.

A phenomenon known as pop-up restaurants is not only offering new choices to San Diego foodies, it also may be creating a new business model for chefs and restaurateurs.

How To Open A Pop-Up

Information from on how to open a pop up.

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