Local Boutiques and Restaurants Map the Best Course to Make the Most of Black Friday
Left to right: Risotto Arancini and Fish Tacos From Pacifica Del Mar (Courtesy photos)
Pacfica Del Mar
Raise the Black Friday bar and head to Pacifica for extended happy hour from 3 to 10 p.m. Specials like Goat Cheese Risotto Arancini with San Marzano tomato sauce and truffle cream and tacos like Blackened Fish and Pulled Pork will be served all night to soothe tired shoppers. In addition to the bites, guests can enjoy two dollars off on beer, wines by the glass and featured cocktails like Pacifica’s Pear-Ginger Collins, made with house pear sorbet, Crater Lake Ginger Vodka, fresh lemon juice and soda.
1555 Camino Del Mar
Equal parts edgy and chic, The Den boutique boasts an impressive array of clothing and accessories for men and women from exclusive lines like Good hYOUman and Kris Nations that would require a road trip to get anywhere else. Unique, local brands that call The Den home include Leucadia-based The People’s Movement, eco-conscious footwear and accessories made using plastic bags cleaned from the beaches off of Southern California and Bali.
2744 Carlsbad Blvd Suite 106
Lobster Nigiri at RA Sushi (Courtesy photo)
Escape the hustle and bustle of the crowds on Black Friday for some RA Sushi Retail Therapy. Starting at 11 a.m., choose from more than 25 appetizer and sushi selections like local favorites, the Viva Las Vegas roll and “RA”ckin’ Shrimp, plus a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails like the Blushing Geisha, Dragon Bite and Sake Sangria. RA’s all-day happy hour is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.
Known for its extensive collection of all things rad, Seaworthy is the destination for shoppers in need of not only surf and skate gear, but some truly unique clothing as well. Built with love and pride for the greatness of the nation, Seaworthy has a vintage vibe complete with décor that pays tribute to the World War II generation, but their progressive line of clothing strikes a contemporary cord with features like water resistant fabric and t-shirts that fold into dog bowls for beach time with four-legged friends.
2988 State St
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Viz Art Ink
Extreme doodle art studio and Carlsbad Village staple,Viz Art Ink is the perfect locale for those creative spirits on your holiday list. Viz Art Ink features hand-drawn, unique pieces that contain hidden pictures and words of inspiration that all work together to form one large piece, all done by hand in pen and ink. In addition to prints and commissioned work, Viz Art Ink also sells limited edition holiday cards, totes and t-shirts.
2906 State Street
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