17 New Restaurants in San Diego to Check Out

"San Diego native and local chef Claudette Zepeda is set to take the culinary reins, crafting dishes that commemorate a medley of local and sustainably sourced ingredients"

Food For Thought

"Helmed by lauded chef Claudette Zepeda, who earned national acclaim as El Jardín's executive chef and partner, the signature restaurant will showcase locally sourced ingredients in California-forward cuisine."

Chef Claudette Zepeda Finds Her Next Chapter

"The resort’s main restaurant, VAGA, is a nickname Zepeda’s grandmother, also a hard-working single mother, gave her as a child."

Chef Claudette Zepeda Opening Signature Restaurant at Beachfront Encinitas Resort

"VAGA’s ever-changing menu will be a love letter to San Diego — celebrating its oceans and farms and the diversity of cuisines found in the area."

15 Highly Anticipated Restaurants Opening in 2021

"Previously at San Diego's award-winning El Jardín, the award-winning chef will bring her vibrant cuisine to the oceanfront space."