Lolita’s Restaurants Inc., one of San Diego’s fastest growing Mexican food establishments, celebrates 34 years of business in the San Diego community. With over 50 years of combined experience in the Mexican food industry, Joaquin and Dolores “Lolita” Farfan opened their first restaurant in Chula Vista in 1984. Señor Joaquin created his famous carne asa- da recipe that captured taste buds and the family has served their handcrafted recipes to genera- tions of San Diego families ever since.
Head up to Oceanside for Jalisco Cantina’s CaliFuego Margarita, made with CaliFino Reposado, fresh orange and lime, orange curacao, rosé syrup, bell pepper and jalapeño. A little bit of spice goes a long way in this specialty drink, that showcases some of the restaurant’s finest tequila. Named for a region in Mexico that sources the best tequilas in the world, Jalisco Cantina also serves small plates including tacos, salads and desserts.
The new Havana 1920, located at 548 5th Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter, will offer a refreshing alternative to green beer on St. Patrick’s Day with a reimagined mojito, the Sunburnt Irishman, available on Saturday, March 17th.
Created by beverage director and lead mixologist, Ryan Andrews, the Sunburnt Irishman is made with Jameson Caskmates, fresh lime juice, fresh mint, fresh blood orange puree, Demerara syrup, fresh sugar cane and R&D Bitters Sarsaparilla, available for $12.