Category Archives: Food and Drink

Celebrate Easter at The Westgate Hotel

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Easter Bunny Teas, Champagne Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt Planned from March 30 – April 1

The Westgate Hotel invites locals and weekend visitors to hop on down for a weekend full of Easter festivities. The hotel will be full of joy at its Easter-themed afternoon teas and Easter Champagne brunch where a cotton-tailed guest is scheduled to hop in and say hello.

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Pup-Friendly Bites for National Walk Your Dog Day

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If you’re a dog owner, walking your dog is a daily occurrence. Did you know there’s an entire day dedicated to it? February 22nd marks National Walk Your Dog Day, so pet parents, loyal lovers of furry four-legged friends, and dog owners everywhere can take their daily dog walk from ordinary to extraordinary. Enjoy the little things on your walk and find some fantastic Fido-friendly food spots along the way in every neighborhood!

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Pasta Making Classes At The Wine Pub

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Point Loma Village’s favorite wine bar and restaurant just added a new quest to pair with its exquisite wines—pasta-making classes. The Wine Pub’s server and pasta-making pro, Melissa Stoltz, invites residents to connect with the Italian tradition each month with guaranteed leftovers and skills to use for years to come.

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Cocktails and Comedians At Ginger’s

Who doesn’t love a good laugh? On Thursday March 8th, join ginger’s in the Gaslamp for their Cocktails and Comedians event, featuring Zoltan Kaszas. Having won San Diego’s Funniest Person Contest and The Seattle International Comedy Competition, the evening guarantees plenty of laughs.

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Literary Tea At The Westgate Hotel

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The Westgate Hotel to Host Acclaimed Author, Mark Sarvas, at Champagne Literary Tea

The Westgate Hotel will host its first Literary Tea of the year where guests are invited to delight in a three-course afternoon tea in the company of the highly acclaimed author, Mark Sarvas. Celebrate Mark’s second book, Memento Park, the story of a son who begins to unravel the story of his father after he acquires a mysterious piece of art. This breathtaking narrative will not only have audiences considering family history and father-son dynamics but also the nature of art itself, and the infinite ways we come to understand ourselves through it.

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Oggi’s Seasonal Flatbreads

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Oggi’s Sports | Brewhouse | Pizza, the concept that has defined craft brewing, fresh pizza, and brewpub favorites in a sports-themed atmosphere for the past 26 years, has launched a new selection of seasonal flatbreads. Joining the current lineup of flatbreads on Oggi’s menu are four new options, ranging from a breakfast-themed variation, along with a unique dessert offering.

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Don’t Miss The New Fishmonger’s Market

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Located within 57 Degrees, Mission Hills’ wide-ranging wine retail and storage facility, Fishmonger’s Market is San Diego’s call for an honest, European-style fish market and dining destination.

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Waterbar Makes a Splash in Pacific Beach

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A highly anticipated addition to San Diego’s culinary scene, Waterbar has landed in Pacific Beach! Characterized by its prime location on the sandy shoreline and unparalleled ocean views, Waterbar is expected to elevate Pacific Beach’s culinary draw with a “social seafood” focus and melding of a variety of gastronomic influences.

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Second Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria Opens In Carlsbad

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Following Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria’s flagship success within Point Loma’s Liberty Station neighborhood, restaurateur Sami Ladeki and Executive Chef Emmanuel Piqueras are pleased to announce the opening of a second location of Pisco Rotisserie & Cevicheria at 5970 Avenida Encinas in the progressive dining scene of Carlsbad. Now open for lunch and dinner service, Pisco introduces a menu of modern takes on Peruvian classics to North County, with unique dishes and special offerings created specifically for the Carlsbad market. The new location transforms the 4,500-square-foot property into North County’s destination for the largest selection of pisco-driven cocktails as well as dishes inspired by Peru — a country known for its culinary creativity and melting pot of cuisines.

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RECIPE: Clam Chowder by Chef Frankie “The Bull”

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No one knows fish better than Chef Frankie “The Bull” Terzoli of San Diego’s sustainable European-style fish market and dining destination, Fishmonger’s Market. With years spent as an authentic fishmonger learning every aspect of the seafood industry, this former Top Chef contestant and Cutthroat Kitchen victor creates an unbelievably rich and creamy New England-Style Clam Chowder with fresh ocean clams, potatoes, and a vegetable medley. Not to mention that this crowd-pleasing dish worthy of seafood fame is extremely easy to make! 1735 Hancock Street, San Diego, CA 92101 |

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Coffee Hub & Café Celebrates One Year

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It has been one year since Point Loma welcomed its first bike-themed café, Coffee Hub & Café, into the heart of the village. In celebration of this anniversary, owner Sandy Hanshaw and staff invite bike lovers, coffee addicts and San Diegans seeking a unique weekend outing to stop by the café on Saturday, March 3rd.

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The Bell Marker Now Open

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San Diego’s American brewpub, The Bell Marker, is now open! The restaurant, named after the mission bell markers found along the historic El Camino Real, offers a little something for everyone with on-site brewing, an expansive bar and multiple dining areas Located at 602 Broadway in Downtown San Diego, the brewpub will be the first location south of Los Angeles for Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC).

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The 2nd Annual InTents Conference

The 2nd annual InTents Conference is returning to San Diego on Monday, February 26 and Tuesday, February 27, with bonus sessions for vendor and market start-ups on Sunday, February 25. The InTents Conference, directed by farmer’s market influencer and food expert Catt Fields White, brings together small farmers, artisan food makers, farmer’s market managers and more for a two-day conference of educational panels, speakers, roundtables and networking opportunities that teaches skills and provides resources to small businesses on achieving financial sustainability. InTents Conference focuses on helping small business owners grow their company to be stronger and more profitable and help prospective entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground.

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