SHELTER ISLAND— Humphreys Restaurant's executive chef of the past 13 years, Paul Murphy, is a competitor on an episode of The Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen, the cooking show hosted by Alton Brown, scheduled to air this Sunday, August 3 at 7 p.m. titled "Two Chefs, One Toga". [EaterWire]
GASLAMP— The downtown Searsucker is celebrating its fourth birthday with a series of events, including a speakeasy with a secret cocktail menu that they've fashioned inside their private dining room upstairs. For reservations for the cocktail den, which is open from 9 p.m. to 1:45 a.m. through Saturday, August 2, call 619 233-7327. And this Saturday, their brunch is extra sweet with bottomless mimosas for only $4. [EaterWire]
KEARNY MESA— The third local outpost of the LA-based fast-casual Pizza Studiohas opened in Kearny Mesa (4240 Kearny Mesa Rd.). The chain, which has locations in Poway and the Gaslamp, intends to open 20 stores in San Diego.
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