August 28, 2014

Carnitas' Snack Shack 2 Seen in Del Mar Times

An article about Carnitas Snack Shack Del Mar from the Del Mar Times.

August 21, 2014

Carnitas' Snack Shack Opens Second Location in Del Mar

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Restaurant is proud to announce the official opening of its second location in the Del Mar / Carmel Valley area of San Diego.

June 12, 2014

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Wins 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Carnitas’ Snack Shack North Park was recognized as a top Performing restaurant as reviewed by travelers on

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!

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!”

July 26, 2013

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Hosts Summer Sirens 8-Chef Collaborative Dinner

Carnitas’ Snack Shack presents a 5-course collaborative dinner celebrating San Diego’s bountiful Summer harvest. Proceeds benefit YMCA Oz Shelter Programs.

July 1, 2013

Chef Max Bonacci Joins Culinary Team at Carnitas' Snack Shack

Chef Max Bonacci joins the Chinois San Diego restaurant group as consulting chef and culinary consigliere for Carnitas’ Snack Shack.

June 20, 2013

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Hosting 1st Annual Strong Will Foundation Fundraiser

Tues July 9 — Join the Strong Will Foundation, Front Burner Fund and friends celebrating the recovery efforts of Will Barton at Carnitas’ Snack Shack.

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 5, 2013

Carnitas’ Snack Shack wins 2013 CRA Award

Carnitas’ Snack Shack wins 2013 CRA Award

June 4, 2013

Carnitas' Snack Shack Nominated for 2013 Gold Medallion Award

Thank you, San Diego! Carnitas’ Snack Shack has been nominated for a 2013 Gold Medallion Award.

May 13, 2013

Carnitas' Snack Shack – Seen in AAA Westways Magazine

Carnitas’ Snack Shack was featured in a Westways Magazine article on best cheap eats in San Diego.

February 1, 2013

Taste of the San Diego Public Market

Chef Hanis will be unable to attend this Taste of the Market, but please support San Diego Public Market, and come on out!

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 30, 2012

Accolades for Carnitas' Snack Shack

We must be doing something right — great reviews keep coming in for Carnitas’ Snack Shack in North Park, San Diego!

December 27, 2012

Thrillist Names Carnitas' Snack Shack Top Restaurant 2012

Thrillist San Diego had a few industry insiders name their new favorite spots to eat for 2012 — Carnitas’ Snack Shack and Plancha Baja Med!

December 27, 2012

Eater San Diego Names Carnitas' Snack Shack Top Newcomer of 2012

Eight out of 13 industry experts named Carnitas’ Snack Shack a top newcomer of 2012 – more than any other new restaurant. Thanks San Diego!

December 6, 2012

Carnitas' Snack Shack First Anniversary Celebration

It’s been a tremendous first year for Carnitas’ Snack Shack, and we’d to take a moment and give thanks to all our customers!

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 »

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 »