Farm fresh & a great vibe

Only serving 21+

First solo venture from event powerhouse Jillian Ziska of To Be Designed and the Adams Avenue Theater.

Our Team

Award winning meals, prepared by an amazing team

Dallas Juanes


The beer + wine  menu was developed by Verbena’s General Manager, Dallas Juanes. Juanes aims to bring an approachable, fun, and untouched bar program to Verbena Kitchen. As a San Diego native, Juanes  started his early career working under Executive Chef Matt Gordon at his beloved Sea and Smoke in Del Mar.  As a young bar craftsman, he worked with Evolution Hospitality (Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen, Verde Kitchen and Bar, Mary Janes) to open new concepts in their portfolio stretching from San Diego to Palm Spring and  Los Angeles.  Following his industry mentors, he worked at Blue Bridge Hospitality in Coronado, reopening Maretalia Ristorante, Leroys, and managing the beach tiki concept, Boardwalk Beach Club as Beverage Manager.  He looks forward to bringing out-the-box recipes to the cocktail program, while working closely with Chef to ensure menu cohesion.

Kelly Daines


With over 20 years in the entertainment and events industry, Kelly Daines joins the Social Anthology team as the the Director of Venues for the Adams Avenue Theater, Hangar 858 and Verbena Kitchen. As a seasoned liaison and producer, her success is a direct result of her ability to develop long lasting relationships between clients and vendors alike through transparency and excellent communication. She has spearheaded various new and innovative projects and has an innate gift to bridge the gap between artists and musicians and the corporate world by curating unique, purposeful experiences. She now brings that collaborative business mind to the Social Anthology team and oversees all venues under the umbrella of the newest hospitality brand in San Diego.

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