Entries by Mandy D

Thrillist – Best New Restaurants of 2016

“BIGA’s appearance in the historic Samuel Fox Lofts signalled the dawn of an optimistic new era in the downtown dining scene. For years, ground-level retail spaces sat vacant and the Spanish revival building was just another dead zone on Broadway. That changed when the lights went on at BIGA. From day one, the culinary team, […]

EATER – Industry Experts Name Top Restaurant Newcomers of 2016

“BIGA. Quality casual places like this are paving the way for a new era in the San Diego food scene and the affordable prices mean everyone can be a part of it. I’m amazed by the creativity of the culinary team and how the restaurant continues to evolve. – Erin Jackson, Thrillist” EATER

SanDiegoVille.com – BIGA to Launch Woodfired Bakery, November 5, 2016

“Chef Craig Schum is a baker, pastry chef, and certified sommelier, originally from New York. He has experience in the kitchens at Per Se, Eleven Madison Park, Jean-Georges, Momofuku Ko, Levain Bakery, ScratchBread, and Iris Cafe. After moving to San Diego, he was the head bread baker at Sugar & Scribe Bakery in La Jolla, […]