|Jay Porter at a Tijuana beer fest|
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MORE FROM CONSORTIUM HOLDINGS--From Consortium Holdings website on July 1: “...Late last Friday, San Diego Magazine broke the story of a second UnderBelly opening in North Park [at North Parker lofts]. Plans for the new location involve a lager dining space, additional ramen broth options, and the addition of yakitori. While opening day is still several months away, we’re getting excited and we hope you are as well...”
THE TRIFECTA--In the works North Parker lofts project architect developer Jonathan Segal designed and built the "Q" a multi-level, multi-use building at India and Kalmia. The Underbelly Restaurant is located in the "Q." Paul Basile, one of our town's busiest and best restaurant designers is the designer of Underbelly, which is now opening a second location in North Park. Arsalun Tafazoli owns Underbelly and Polite Provisions mentioned above. Paul Basile also designed Polite Provisions and Soda & Swine. Will Basile be part of the Underbelly 2, "Influx" to 30th & Upas? Probably.