Restaurant Press Highlights

Tenderbelly Farms Pork Belly Buns at Kettner Exchange
Pickled cucumber, crushed peanuts, gochujang and hoisin on a steamed bun. Steamed buns are one of the greatest textures in the world, and this is sweet, savory, nutty, excellent.

San Diego Magazine

Best Things I Ate All Year

December 31, 2016

On New Year’s Day, join Kettner Exchange’s Tiki Oasis brunch, featuring tropical DJ styling and cocktails to cure any residual 2016 pain

SoCal Pulse

San Diego New Year’s Eve / Day 2017 Celebrations

December 13, 2016

The New Year’s Eve Rat Pack Extravaganza at Kettner Exchange includes a five-course prix fixe menu with wine pairings, live music by David Patrone, casino games hosted by The Grand Artique and a champagne toast at midnight.

Pacific San Diego

Where to party on New Year’s Eve in San Diego

December 13, 2016

Favorite places to eat.
My two favorite restaurants (besides my own) are Nine Ten in La Jolla and Kettner Exchange in San Diego.

OC Weekly

On The Line: Greg Stillman Of Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

December 12, 2016

One of the area's staples is restaurant and cabana-filled rooftop destination Kettner Exchange. Now its owner Matt Spencer have opened Grass Skirt in Pacific Beach, designed by Costa Mesa, California-based Davis Ink.

Hospitality Design

On the Rise: the Trandspotting Issue

December 2016

Time to dust off that sparkly dress and black tie—Kettner Exchange is hosting a New Year’s Eve Rat Pack Extravaganza. Guests can enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu with suggested wine pairings, live music by David Patrone, casino games hosted by The Grand Artique, and a champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight. And on New Year’s Day, stop in for Kettner Exchange’s Tiki Oasis brunch, featuring tropical music and cocktails.

San Diego Magazine

San Diego Holiday Dining & Events Guide 2016

December 9, 2016

Time to dust off that sparkly dress and black tie because Kettner Exchange is hosting a New Year’s Eve Rat Pack Extravaganza. Beginning at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy a five course prix fixe menu (starting at $100/ person) with suggested wine pairings, live music by David Patrone, casino games hosted by The Grand Artique and a champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight. On New Year’s Day, join Kettner Exchange’s Tiki Oasis brunch, featuring tropical DJ styling and cocktails to cure any residual 2016 pain.

San Diego Food Finds

Plan Your New Year’s Celebration

December 13, 2016

Kettner Exchange is embracing the cooler temperatures with a new seasonal cocktail menu. Cocktails include the Penicillin #86, made with Demerara 86 Rum, Pineapple, Lemon, Honey, Ginger and a Navy Strength Rum Float; Tequila for Christmas, mixed with Reposado Tequila, Mezcal, Pineapple, Lemon, Orgeat and Pomegranate; Apples & Oranges, made with blended Scotch, Apple Brandy, Fuji Apple and Orange Bitters and the Pink Lights & Champagne, a festive blend of Gin, Pisco, Lillet Blanc, Champagne.

San Diego Food Finds

Holiday Cocktails Are The Buzz

December 8, 2016

Choose to be a little adventurous on National French Toast Day and indulge in Executive Chef Brian Redzikowski’s foie gras french toast at Kettner Exchange. Served on a cinnamon raisin bread and topped with stone fruit and maple syrup, the dish surprises and delights the palette with savory and sweet notes. Pair with a drink from the acclaimed cocktail program curated by Beverage Director Steven Tuttle and soak in the views of the San Diego Bay for a truly sweet treat.

Eat Drink Be SD

November 28: French Toast Day

November 28, 2016

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