Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Skip slaving over the meal all day and head to these San Diego restaurants to celebrate Turkey Day without any of the post-meal cleanup.
With small brick-and-mortar businesses taking a hit in the economy, shopping local and eating local is becoming increasingly important in supporting the San Diego community during this holiday season. In honor of Small Business Saturday on November 26th, celebrate the significance of eating small with locally owned eateries around San Diego to preserve the community’s quality and uniqueness. Bites mean more when served up by local restaurateurs!
The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch will celebrate the season in style, offering free weekend events sure to spark holiday cheer! The festivities begin on Sunday, November 26th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. when The Village will orchestrate a spectacular tree-lighting ceremony. Live music, free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, plus yummy hot chocolate and cookies to be served!
Each October, Panera Bread joins the fight against breast cancer through their Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign. The seasonal Cherry Vanilla bagel, flavored with cherry chips, dried cherries, honey, vanilla and brown sugar, is shape shifted into a ribbon and sold as the Pink Ribbon Bagel in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Locally in San Diego, Manna Development Group, Panera LLC’s San Diego franchisee, will donate 25 cents from every Pink Ribbon Bagel sold at participating bakery-cafes to Susan G. Komen San Diego, the county’s largest provider of free breast cancer services and support.
Get ready for ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and more, because Halloween is approaching. Head down to the Gaslamp to visit The Haunted Hotel, the longest running haunted house in San Diego and one of the top 13 haunted houses in America, now open through October 31st. Get into the Halloween spirit with this horrifying haunt all month long, and fuel your fear with downtown desserts that will leave you screaming for more!