A beachside lot at Date Avenue and Seacoast Drive, adjacent to the Pier South Resort, will be the new home of The Shipping Yard, a shipping container-built restaurant that would include a bocce ball court and dog-friendly outdoor space.

Brown, who has spent most of his culinary career in fine dining destinations, will apply those same sensibilities to a chef-driven yet casual and affordable menu. A proponent of local and seasonal sourcing, he intends to partner closely with Wild Willow Farm, where growing space will be dedicated to all of Brown’s kitchens, which will in turn help to fund and support the education-focused, non-profit farm. The chef’s roving pop-up, which has been touring throughout Southern California, will land at Wild Willow on August 27 for a five-course dinner highlighting the farm’s produce. Read more on EATER