May 27, 2014

Happy Birthday to Carnitas the Mini Pig

Our baby turns four on June 3, 2014! And although he’s only four, Carnitas is really more like a teenager now. Happy Birthday!

May 8, 2014

Carnitas Speck and Hanis Cavin on the Cover of San Diego Reader

Carnitas Snack Shack Restaurants’ namesake, Carnitas Speck the mini-pig, and executive chef/owner Hanis Cavin get a special loving spot on the cover of this week’s San Diego Reader.

April 1, 2014

Offbeat Eats TV Show Debut Party at Carnitas' Snack Shack

5-9PM Thursday April 3 – Join us at Carnitas’ Snack Shack for the debut of Offbeat Eats, a new Cooking Channel series, and a showing of San Diego’s “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!”

June 11, 2013

Carnitas' Snack Shack – Seen in LOCALE San Diego Magazine

Carnitas’ Snack Shack was featured in LOCALE Magazine’s June issue in an article about San Diego restaurants with outdoor dining. Last year we expanded our patio seating, and this summer we have a new outdoor bar for local craft beers, called The Pig Pen. Come by and spend a sunny Summer day with us!

June 4, 2013

Happy Birthday Carnitas!

Today, June 4, 2013 is our cute little mascot’s third birthday! Happy birthday, Carnitas!

January 4, 2013

Carnitas' Snack Shack – Seen in U-T San Diego

Carnitas’ Snack Shack was in an article about restaurant entrepreneurship, in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s business section.

December 3, 2012

Carnitas' Snack Shack Instagram Contest

Post your favorite pics from Carnitas’ Snack Shack on Instagram with the hashtag #AtCarnitas to win First Anniversary Celebration prizes!

December 3, 2012

Pork Report 2012: Carnitas’ Snack Shack Year In Review

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Pork Report 2012 The Year In Review Thanks — from all of us at Carnitas’ Snack Shack,… Read more »

November 24, 2012

Carnitas' Snack Shack – in San Diego Magazine Top 10

Carnitas’ Snack Shack ranks in San Diego Magazine’s Top 10 Restaurants for 2012

October 27, 2012

Chef Hanis Cavin featured in San Diego Home/Garden Magazine

Chef Hanis Cavin of Carnitas’ Snack Shack speaks with San Diego Home/Garden about his sustainable restaurant philosophy. Cavin was inducted… Read more »

June 15, 2012

Chef Hanis Cavin Speaks Out About California Foie Gras Ban

California’s Foie Gras Food Fight Friday, June 15, 2012 By Angela Carone Chef Hanis Cavin of Carnitas’ Snack Shack speaks… Read more »

April 26, 2012

Carnitas' Snack Shack – Seen in Riviera Magazine

No wonder we’re selling so many carnitas tacos– Carnitas’ Snack Shack was featured on the Eat Sheet in Riviera San… Read more »

March 20, 2012

Chef Hanis Cavin on Wine and Dine San Diego

Chef Hanis Cavin was recently interviewed on Wine & Dine San Diego Radio. Hosts Ron James and Caron Golden spoke… Read more »

February 13, 2012

Carnitas' Snack Shack – Now on YouTube

Check out our Official YouTube Channel, featuring videos of Carnitas the mini-pig! Meet Carnitas, the CUTEST miniature pig EVER!… Read more »