Celebrate National Couple’s Day

Ying Yang Pot (courtesy photo)

National Couple’s Day is coming up on August 18th and the following San Diego destinations have you covered when it comes to securing the perfect date with your significant other.

Head to Mission Hills for a romantic dining experience at Farmer’s Bottega. Enjoy Happy Hour from 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. on the outdoor back and side patios. The happy hour menu features special pricing on wine, beer and refreshing libations including the All for One, a blend of whiskey, lime juice, muddled mint, and rosemary infused syrup. Satisfy your hunger with savory appetizers such as the House Made Meatballs and House Made Truffle Fries, or opt for one of the savory Flatbreads including the Mortadella which incorporates mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, arugula and burrata cheese!

Celebrate the Ying to your Yang this Couple’s Day at Mongolian Hot Pot, located in Clairemont Mesa. With a new outdoor dining set up, enjoy an order of the Ying Yang Hot Pot, which features a half serving of original soup broth and a half serving of spicy broth. Get creative and curate the ultimate hot pot by adding in an assortment of fresh veggies, handmade noodles, and proteins including Supreme Angus Beef, Lamb Shoulder and USDA Choice Rib Eye.

Located in Mira Mesa, Shabu Works is dishing up All-You-Can-Eat lunch and dinner specials which can be enjoyed al fresco via their new outdoor dining set up. Specializing in serving shabu-shabu, an authentic Japanese style of hot pot dining, the eatery offers a range of flavorful soup bases such as Garlic Miso Tonkotsu and Spicy Miso. Decorate your hot pot with US Wagyu Beef, Premium Pork Belly or Chicken Breast, fresh vegetables and more!

Chula Vista’s historic Third Avenue Village is home to a variety of locally owned businesses. From breweries, restaurants, retail shops and more, the Avenue provides the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy a stroll  with your plus one. Enjoy the day from start to finish, with fun options like a Mexican breakfast from Talavera Azul, beer from Third Avenue Alehouse, or dinner at Italianissimo Trattoria. There is something for everyone along Third Avenue!

Sip back and enjoy a lunch or dinner date at Original 40 Brewing Company. The North Park spot has plenty of outdoor seating and an impressive list of beers, light bites and decadent dishes. Browse the beer selection and pair your pick with hearty dishes including Poutine Style Fries, Bavette Steak or Short Rib Street Tacos, the latter of which includes three tacos with poblano corn crema, serrano peppers and cotija cheese.

With three locations including Point Loma, Pacific Beach and Encinitas, The Fish Shop offers endless selections when it comes to fresh seafood. Build your own dish or opt for menu favorites such as the award-winning TKO Taco which features grilled Mahi-Mahi marinated with signature Fish Shop seasoning, house cilantro white sauce, shredded cabbage, and topped with cheese and tropical salsa. Add a glass of wine to your meal or opt to bring your own bottle of wine to share and enjoy with a $5 corkage fee.