The well-known Parallel 33, in Mission Hills, closed its doors last Saturday night after nine and a half years. Look for a change of ownership in the near future.
Matt Rimel, the guy behind the very popular Zenbu Sushi Bar and Rimel’s Rotisserie in La Jolla, brings both to Cardiff-by- the-Sea. They occupy two large spaces in the newly redone Cardiff Town Center next to the Seaside Market at Birmingham and San Elijo. Zenbu opens late this week and will be, as its La Jolla sister, only open for dinner. Next door, Rimel’s Rotisserie just started lunch and dinner this week. Zenbu: 760-633-2223, Rimel’s 760-633-2202.
Winesellar & Brasserie will soon open a yet-to-be-named cafe below their Brasserie. You’ll find healthy organic food to take away or eat there including many half bottles of wines to go with soups, salads and pastas made in the Brasserie kitchen.
Somehow, the space at the Aventine, that was most recently Blue Coral, never seems to get the right restaurant. Numerous operations have come and gone and now another will give it a shot. Opening in the next few weeks is a high-end Florida seafood restaurant: Truluck’s Seafood, Steak, Crab House.
Opening on Friday, Alchemy in South Park. Not much on the website yet. It’s on the corner of Beech and 30th.