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Press + News for Curadero, a San Diego Restaurant


01-22-2018 | San Diego Food Finds

The beautiful Libre Soy gets its bold purple color from butterfly pea flower infused Hanger 1 vodka, and is mixed with St-Germain, lemon, simple, ango bitters and finished with a rose water spritz.

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Where to Eat Late Night in San Diego

01-04-2018 | Eater San Diego

The “Arriba” taco window at the Kimpton Palomar’s Curadero restaurant is open Thursday - Saturday from 9pm-1am.

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Bloody Mary's across the US

12-29-2017 | USA Today

In San Diego, Curadero makes a Bloody Maria with tequila, house bloody maria mix and a sea senor lager float.

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Best places to eat, stay and see in SD

12-05-2017 | Sunday Mail Brisbane

Curadero in the city’s Gaslamp Quarter has great Mexican street food in a funky setting. Share some of the main plates including braised pork shank and roasted chicken in black bean sauce.

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Kimpton Hotel's alleyway of Mexican primo spirits

11-22-2017 | San Diego Reader

“Curadero” may not mean much outside of the downtown San Diego Kimpton, but within its lobby-side, mural-strewn walls, the neologism signifies top-quality Cali-Baja cuisine, inspired cocktails, choice drafts, 80+ premium Mexican spirits (including mezcal, bacanora, sotol, and, of course, tequila), Valle de Guadalupe wines, and an alleyway atmosphere in the comfort and luxury of a boutique hotel.

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Dia de los Muertos

10-26-2017 | Thrillist San Diego

Head to Curadero and the Arriba Room for games, tacos and a Dia de los Muertos celebration…

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L.A. Escape: San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter

10-08-2017 | Huffington Post

In keeping with San Diego’s great Mexican food tradition, Curadero is authentic cantina dining with an upscale flair that includes a sustainable ceviche bar and street tacos served in house-made corn tortillas with house-made hot sauce.

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Sweet & Savory Spins on Bourbon

09-11-2017 | USA Today

In San Diego, Curadero serves Flan de Cajeta with bourbon caramel and toasted marcona almonds.

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What the fork (WTF?): The answer is more adventurous dining

06-26-2017 | Pacific San Diego

14 Must-Visit Rooftop Restaurants & Bars in San Diego

05-22-2017 | Zagat

Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

05-03-2017 | USA TODAY

19 Tacos Every San Diegan Needs to Try

05-01-2017 | Zagat

Curadero’s lead bartender talks mezcal and her inspiration for the new Mexican restaurant’s cocktails

04-12-2017 | San Diego Magazine

A round-up of the top food and drink stories of the week via Eater San Diego

04-07-2017 | NBC San Diego

Curadero Modern Mexican Now Open In Downtown San Diego

04-04-2017 |

Bold, Soulful Mexican Kitchen and Bar has arrived downtown San Diego

04-04-2017 | Nardcast

Coastal Mexican Kitchen, Bar and Late-Night Eatery Debut Downtown

04-03-2017 | Eater San Diego

Coastal Mexican Kitchen & Taco Shop/Game Room Coming Downtown

03-20-2017 | Eater San Diego


03-20-2017 | THE SCOOP

Downtown’s Saltbox Switching to Soulful Mexican Street Food

01-20-2017 | Eater San Diego