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Hemingway Inspired Cocktail at Bleu Bohème

Santé to Repeal Day! Bleu Bohème is helping San Diegans celebrate the end of the sober era with a Hemingway-inspired cocktail, Death in the Afternoon, available exclusively on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Prohibition era author, Ernest Hemingway, claimed to have invented the Death in the Afternoon cocktail. While Hemingway instructed it to be made by adding champagne to a jigger of absinthe until it attained “the proper opalescent milkiness,” Bleu Bohème’s version is made with absinthe, bitters, sugar cube and champagne. It will be priced at $14, and available starting at 5 p.m.

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Nonna Opens In Little Italy

The Busalacchi family is proud to announce the opening of its newest culinary venture Nonna, serving Italian comfort food in the space that formerly housed the restaurant group’s beloved flagship concepts Trattoria Fantastica and Café Zucchero in the epicenter of Little Italy’s India Street.  The two spaces, formerly divided by a wall, have now been combined into one under the umbrella of the affectionately named Nonna, a familial nod to every Italian family’s respected matriarch and especially to the Busalacchi’s own grandmother, Christina. Maintaining the property’s heritage, the Italian café offshoot of Zucchero still occupies a portion of the newly revamped 5,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor space serving all-day coffee and traditional pastries, deeply rooted in Italian technique.

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National Eat Cranberry Day

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The cranberry is one of the most sought-after fruits when Fall rolls around. Jellies, relishes, and beverages are just the tip of the iceberg in regards to the vast amount of dishes that this little berry takes the limelight in. Thankfully, there is an entire day dedicated to cranberries– National Eat Cranberry Day on November 23rd! Conveniently coinciding with Thanksgiving Day this year, the cranberry is the perfect addition to your meal in its many forms. Pop into these notable eateries to pay tribute to this widely-loved seasonal flavor!

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