Thanksgiving Dinner Destinations

San Diego Food FindsFor visitors and locals alike these restaurants are sure to provide unforgettable evenings offering both traditional Thanksgiving buffets with favorites like roasted turkey and herb stuffing, to three and four-course dinners with unique savory and sweet selections.

Tidal at Paradise Point Resort & Spa | Mission Bay

Gather at Paradise Point Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant, Tidal, right on the shores of San Diego’s Mission Bay for a coastal dining experience this Thanksgiving. Chef Dan Tangalin welcomes you to taste a festive three-course Thanksgiving dinner with optional wine pairings. Seasonal savory menu highlights include apple and walnut salad, butternut squash soup, brown sugar brined free range turkey, maple leaf duck breast, apple cider-coriander glazed pork cheeks, and more followed by delectable desserts such as pumpkin mousse. Reservations are recommended and available from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Adults $65, wine pairings $25, kids $32) with vegetarian and kids options available. To make a reservation call, 858.490.6363.

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Flavors of Fall Specials

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Rustic Root

With San Diego Restaurant Week approaching on September 25 – October 2, we’re sharing following local dining destinations offering special menus. Locals can delight in flavors of fall, prix-fixe menus and more from these restaurants in downtown up to North County.

Rustic Root | Downtown San Diego, CA

Experience a dynamic menu of flavorful American cuisine at Rustic Root in the heart of the Gaslamp District. The special San Diego Restaurant Week menu spotlights signature dishes created with unique and tasty twist. A selection of appetizers includes truffle cheese toast, salmon tartar and the rustic wedge; entrees such as potato chip crusted sea bass and rustic shepherd’s pie; and dessert options of caramelized lemon poundcake and chocolate lava. This special menu is $40 with the option of adding a $15 wine pairing per person. Full menu, here.

1500 Ocean at Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, CA

During San Diego Restaurant Week enjoy a delectable three-course dining experience at Hotel del Coronado’s signature restaurant, 1500 Ocean. The three-course menu prepared by Chef de Cuisine Meredith Manee will feature an epicurean adventure that pairs the bounty of the sea and San Diego farms with herb and vegetables from Hotel del Coronado’s beachfront garden. The all encompassing dining experience spotlights California Coastal cuisine and will be paired with boutique wines, a spectacular ocean view, and a dazzling sunset. Dinner at 1500 Ocean during San Diego Restaurant Week is $50 per person and an additional $40 with wine pairings, not including tax or gratuity. For reservations please call 619.522.8490 or visit HotelDel.com

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Hotel del Coronado Hosts Chef Throwdown

Hotel Del Coronado Chef ThrowdownHotel del Coronado presents ‘Chef Throwdown’ on Thursday, June 9th to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Hotel del Coronado presents an unforgettable gourmet gathering on the expansive, oceanfront Windsor Lawn benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Locals will be treated to a culinary feast from 30 of San Diego and Baja’s best chefs presenting signature hors d’oeuvres and desserts at individual stations, while local wineries and breweries pair their favorite libations with each offering. The foundation’s esteemed Culinary Council of local tastemakers and culinary leaders will decide the evening’s top dishes, while locals cast their votes for People’s Choice. Live entertainment, and live and silent auctions will round out the evening. All proceeds raised will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its on-going mission to cure cystic fibrosis and provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives.

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Relaxation Awaits At These Tranquil Destinations

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National Stress Awareness Month is April 2016. With the great impacts that stress has on us physically and mentally, the recognition of Stress Awareness Month is essential especially for working adults in urban settings. We’ve provided a list of the top packages around San Diego for those looking to alleviate stress and improve wellness.

Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA

One of the many treatments available at the Spa at Hotel del Coronado is the Therapeutic Facials. The benefits of a regular facial include increased circulation, smoothing fine lines and cleansing pores on a deep level. Some of our featured facials include Del Signature Facial, Vitamin Sea Facial, Beyond Organic Facial, HydraFacial, Microdermabrasion and more. The Del also offers massage wellness therapies in hope to improve mental health. Tap into the ocean and drift away with a massage to encourage healing and relaxation, as well as physical and mental restoration. Choose from a variety of massage therapies including the Del Signature Massage, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Lomi Lomi, and more. 

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