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San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 57

A streak of recent restaurant closures, a chef move at Counterpoint, and Matthew Lyons of Tribute Pizza stops by


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Tribute Pizza | Photo: Priscilla Iezzi

In today’s episode of Happy Half Hour, hosts Erin Chambers Smith and Troy Johnson are talking all about a spate of restaurant closures, including Bice downtown and Tasting Room Del Mar. On the bright side, charming neighborhood spot Counterpoint in Golden Hill is still going strong; chef Chris Osbourne (ex-Cowboy Star, Pendry) has joined the team.

Today’s special guest is Matthew Lyons, owner of Tribute Pizza and winner for Best Pizza Variety in this month’s Best of San Diego cover story. He talks about going from a pop-up operation to cooking up some of the best pies in town in a historic North Park space.

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