The Scoop: 7 Recent Restaurant Openings

Discover SD Blush Ice Bar The former Wet Willie’s space is currently undergoing a massive makeover to become Blush Ice Bar + East-West Kitchen, expected to open this summer. Owned by East Village resident Taylor Kim and Russ Fukushima, the 7,500-square-foot restaurant bar will specialize in serving the Blush cocktail made with fruit-infused frosted ice. […]


Blush Ice Bar Coming to Gaslamp

San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Quarter — A restaurant that combines frozen cocktails with global cuisine will open this summer in the Gaslamp Quarter. Blush Ice Bar + East-West Kitchen is slated for a summer opening at Sixth Avenue and Market streets the former home of the daiquiri/burger bar Wet Willie’s. Owned by East Village […]


Concept & Chef Revealed for Downtown’s New Blush

SD Eater Chef Daniel Barron will oversee an East-West menu. Eater readers have been asking us what would become of the Wet Willie’s space at 555 Market Stsince the frozen daiquiri bar finally gave up the ghost in February. We can confirm that the concept that had been rumored to replace it is now a done […]