PRESS & AWARDS

 JSix Restaurant Awards + Press

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COME AND RECHARGE YOUR BATTERY IN BEAUTIFUL SUNNY SAN DIEGO. THE KIMPTON SOLAMAR HOTEL IS JUST THE PLACE TO BE 
07-04-2018 | TrekBible 
At the Kimpton Solamar Hotel, you’ll feel truly connected. Located in San Diego’s East Gaslamp Quarter, it offers an all-inclusive vibe with rich decor. 

CARROT BOLOGNESE 
07-03-2018 | Food 52 
This vegetarian pasta entrée is made from carrots sourced locally from the farmers markets in San Diego. The pasta is made in-house at JSix restaurant by Chef (…more) 

9 ROOFTOP BARS IN SAN DIEGO THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL AS CLASSY AS RON BURGUNDY/a> 
07-03-2018 | Locale Magazine 
Where the Gaslamp District meets the East Village, take a private elevator to Upper East Bar’s peaceful by day seductive by night cosmopolitan oasis. 

48 HOURS IN SAN DIEGO 
07-02-2018 | Hustle & Halcyon 
6 PM: drinks + dinner at Upper East Bar 
Veuve happy hour, anyone?? Upper East Bar has a Veuve happy hour every Wednesday evening, so we were in ATTENDANCE. Front & center. 

SAN DIEGO GAY GUIDE – SAN DIEGO GAY PRIDE 2019
06-29-2018 | Love Wins USA 
Other highly recommended San Diego hotels include two gems from the LGBTQ-welcoming Kimpton Hotels brand, the tony Hotel Palomar San Diego, which is downtown at the northern edge of the Gaslamp Quarter, and the chic Solamar Hotel, which is next to the aforementioned Pendry and just a couple of blocks from Petco Park and on the Gaslamp border with the East Village. 

54 WAYS TO TREAT YOUR SWEETHEART TO A ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER 
01-31-2018 | Pacific Magazine 
JSix executive chef Anthony Sinsay has created a meal as passionate as the color red with his special JSix in Red menu. 

54 WAYS TO TREAT YOUR SWEETHEART TO A ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER 
01-31-2018 | San Diego Union Tribune 
The shared meal includes an amuse-bouche of hot-oil-seared red snapper, oysters on the half-shell, a Belgian endive salad and red-curry-braised short ribs. Dessert is the Red Velvet Baked Diego, a red velvet cake served with mascarpone ice cream, raspberry sorbet and raspberry port sauce. 

THE MOST ROMANTIC DINNERS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY 
01-30-2018 | Eat Drink Be SD 
Enjoy a meal JSix a special menu from locally renowned Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay. The menu is meant to be shared between couples… 

SAN DIEGO’S HOTTEST NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS 
12-27-2017 | Pacific Magazine 
Ring in the New Year in true San Diego fashion with good food and rooftop views of downtown. Start off the evening at JSixrestaurant where Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay has designed a dinner menu filled with classic California cuisine with a Filipino twist. 

SAN DIEGO NEW YEAR’S GUIDE 2017 
12-22-2017 | San Diego Magazine 
Toast to the new year from this downtown restaurant, where Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay is preparing a four-course menu with a Filipino twist. Dishes include lumpia Shanghai with garlic-chili vinegar and purple yam gratin. 

SAN DIEGO WEEKEND EVENTS ROUNDUP DECEMBER 21 – 24 
12-20-2017 | SoCal Pulse 
JSix will be decked out in tacky holiday decor making it the perfect spot to celebrate the holidays with friends. 

THEY WANT TO WISH YOU A STIFF COCKTAIL 
12-19-2017 | San Diego Union Tribune 
Get in on the 25 Days of JSixmas, a holiday-themed event with specialty cocktails, appetizers, festive music, and a photo wall for Insta shots and Snapchat stories. 

THEY WANT TO WISH YOU A STIFF COCKTAIL 
12-19-2017 | Pacific San Diego 
Don’t miss the Christmas in San Diego cocktail crafted with Henebery Whiskey, Malahat Spiced Rum, St. George Nola Coffee Liqueur, bartender’s house made Irish cream, apple clove cinnamon syrup and fresh nutmeg. 

SUPER SANGRIAS AROUND SAN DIEGO 
12-19-2017 | Pacific San Diego 
Make it elevated and crafty with On the Spot Sangria, a unique combination of Emperador Filipino light brandy, Casa Martelletti sweet vermouth, Chareau aloe liqueur, elderflower-macerated strawberries and pineapple, and seasonal fruit. 

12 SAN DIEGO BARS TO GRAB A DRINK ON CHRISTMAS EVE WHEN YOU’RE DONE WITH SHOPPING 
12-19-2017 | There San Diego 
Jsix has some amazing holiday cocktails, including the Forever Young which is whisky based. It’s seriously yummy and will be sure to be a crowd pleaser. Whether you’re going with family, friends, or a date, this is a great place to get your pre-Christmas buzz on. 

L.A. GETAWAY (FROM YOUR RELATIVES THIS HOLIDAY): SAN DIEGO 
12-17-2017 | HuffPost 
The dining at J-Six is yet another reason you’ll be glad you only stuck around for coffee with the folks. 

JSIX RESTAURANT INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY 
12-15-2017 | There San Diego Ugly, tacky, or slightly offensive sweaters are all welcome and perfectly align with this tacky and fun holiday extravaganza. Just for showing up with your ugly sweater on you will get a free cocktail! 

WEAR AN UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER, GET PRIORITY BOARDING ON ALASKA AIRLINES 
12-15-2017 | Los Angeles Times What other perks could an ugly holiday sweater bring? Kimpton Hotels is offering sweater-wearing guests… a free cocktail at JSix restaurant inside Hotel Solamar… 

WHERE TO DINE ON HANUKKAH AND CHRISTMAS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY 
12-14-2017 | Pacific San Diego Jsix’s “Christmas in San Diego” cocktail is made with Henebery Whiskey, Malahat Spiced Rum, St. George Nola Coffee Liqueur, bartender’s house-made Irish cream, apple-clove cinnamon syrup and fresh nutmeg. 

WHERE TO DINE ON HANUKKAH AND CHRISTMAS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY 
12-13-2017 | San Diego Union Tribune Jsix’s “Christmas in San Diego” cocktail is made with Henebery Whiskey, Malahat Spiced Rum, St. George Nola Coffee Liqueur, bartender’s house-made Irish cream, apple-clove cinnamon syrup and fresh nutmeg. 

SAN DIEGO HOLIDAY EVENTS & DINING GUIDE 2017 
12-12-2017 | San Diego Magazine Spend the holidays at this signature hotel restaurant where its 25 Days of JSixmas will have an Instagramable photo wall, tacky holiday décor, and themed appetizers and cocktails such as its Christmas in San Diego with Henebery whiskey, nutmeg, and Irish cream.

FIND THE BEST BARS IN SAN DIEGO FOR COMIC-CON 2017 
07-14-2017 | San Diego Union Tribune 
Revelers will enjoy the downstairs bar and upstairs deck complete with pool. Don’t miss the spirit-forward cocktail Iron Man, crafted with bourbon, rye, Cognac, Giffard Banane du Bresil liquer, Barolo Chinato, and R&D Sarsaparilla Bitters.  

SAN DIEGO IS ON FIRE WITH NEW UPDATES AND ACTIVITIES 
February 2017 |  Meetings Today 
Participants can enjoy craft beer tastings presented by the hotel’s lead bartender, get in the kitchen and create dishes with Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay, and team up for a cocktail competition with Hotel Salomar’s mixologist as the judge. The winner of the “battle” wins a spot for their concoction on the hotel restaurant Jsix’s cocktail menu for a week. 

AT COLLABORATION DINNER, FILIPINO CHEFS BOLDLY TAKE CUISINE TO NEXT LEVEL 
01-28-2017 | San Diego Union Tribune 
Filipino food, as we wrote in December, is often overshadowed by its sister Asian cuisines. It’s a robust cuisine with bold flavors, but because of its myriad influences — Chinese, Malay and Spanish — it’s never really risen to stand on its own, like Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean or Chinese food. It’s delicious but somewhat of a culinary wallflower.

SAN DIEGO CHEFS PUSHING FILIPINO CUISINE TO NEW HEIGHTS 
12-21-2016 |  San Diego Union Tribune 

5 SPOTS TO TRY THIS WEEKEND 
12-02-2016 |  Eater 

THE 26 HOTTEST FOOD CITIES 
11-30-2016 |  Zagat 

 

JSIX SHOWS FILIPINO INFLUENCED DISHES 
November 2016 |  CBS 8 San Diego 

 

100 PLACES FOR PUMPKIN THIS MONTH 
10-02-2016 |  USA Today 

 

10 OF THE COOLEST ROOFTOP BARS IN THE USA 
09-03-2015 |  Virgin Atlantic Blog  

 

THE ALCOHOLIC VERSION OF THE SLURPEE 
07-15-2015 | SanDiegoReader.com 

THE DISH: COMIC-CON COCKTAILS, ANNIVERSARIES 
07-09-2015 | San Diego Union Tribune 

SAN DIEGO EATERIES OFFER COMIC-CON EATS, SIPS 
07-04-2015 |  NBC 7 

SAUSAGE FEST 
06-13-2015 | UTSanDiego.com 

EATER WIRE: NEW MENU 
06-01-2015 | Eater San Diego  

WEEKEND ROUND-UP 
06-11-2015 | SoCal Pulse  

EAST VILLAGE EATERY HOSTS COOKING CLASSES 
05-08-2015 | NBC San Diego 

CHEFS DISH ON STAR TEAM MEMBERS 
April 2015 | DiningOut.com 

A TOAST TO MOM IN SAN DIEGO 04-09-2015 | San Diego Food Finds