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Downtown gets a 1930s French bar from 2 top cocktail minds

First Look: Rendezvous

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Location: CA-San Diego

Story Date: 10/25/2018

Publisher: San Diego Magazine   

Author: Troy Johnson

When people think of the craft cocktail scene in San Diego, they think of the hip, trendy places like Craft & Commerce, Lion’s Share, Whisknladle, etc. Rightly so. But two of the top cocktail minds—Jeff Josenhans and Cory Alberto—have, for years, been doing the most elaborate, innovative things in the stately Old World confines of The US Grant hotel downtown. It’s a comely grand dame of a property, where wealthy people’s wealthy grandparents met for lunch over mock turtle soup and made deals that made the city. But it’s never been the realm of the everyman.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: New Places