March Culinary Events

Catania
Catania (courtesy photo)

New Zealand Wine Dinner at The Cork and Craft

Sunday, March 1

Join The Cork and Craft for their first Wine Dinner of the year! One again, Executive Chef Scott Cannon and team have decided to curate dinners featuring a different country. They will be researching classic dishes from each country and pairing them with regional wines. Up first is March 1, where guests can enjoy an intimate dining experience featuring a 4-course menu full of regional cuisine and wines from New Zealand – with an Abnormal twist of course. $75/pp – reserve at www.TheCorkandCraft.com. Upcoming Wine Dinners include May 3 with Mexico, September 13 with Germany, and November 15 with Japan.

Truffle & Wine Dinner at Giardino

March 5 | 6:30pm

Join Giardino for an incredible dinner staring black TRUFFLES. The cozy Italian eatery will serve four original courses, like Lobster Risotto and Filet Mignon – all staring black truffles and paired with tasteful wines. Dinner is $99/pp for the menu with pairings. Purchase tickets here, limited seats.

Festa Della Donna at Giardino

Sunday, March 8

Owner Karina Kravalis invites guests in to toast to International Women’s Day, which is celebrated all over the world and known as Festa Della Donna in Italy. As a special treat, women who dine at the restaurant that day will receive a complimentary dessert from the chef with their meal, plus $5 glasses of sparkling rose all day. Cheers to that! www.GiardinoSD.com

Abnormal Beer Co. 5th Anniversary Party & Pi Day Beer Release

Saturday, March 14 | 4-9pm

Abnormal Beer Co. is turning 5, and to celebrate, they are partnering with Bottle Craft in Sorrento Valley. Guests can head to the popular bottle shop on Saturday, March 14 (Pi Day) where Abnormal will have music, local artists, a killer tap list, guest breweries, merchandise and food trucks. If that weren’t reason enough to come out, Abnormal Beer Co. will be releasing their Pi Beer cans at the party, a trio of pie inspired Berliner Weisse – Lemon Meringue Pie, Keylime Pie, and Blackberry Pie, as well as a Pecan Pie Imperial Stout – just for Pi Day.

Tickets are $25, which includes admission, first pour, 5 year anniversary glass and 1 raffle ticket. https://abnormalbeer.co/anniversary-party/five-year-anniversary-party

Bottlecraft Sorrento Valley: 11055 Roselle St #1204, San Diego, CA 92121

Abnormal Beer Dinner with Gravity Heights

Monday, March 16 | 6pm-9pm
The Abnormal Dinner Series is back with the first quarterly beer dinner of the year. Abnormal Beer Co. and The Cork and Craft will host an elevated dinner in collaboration with Gravity Heights. The evening will take your palate on a culinary journey unlike any other. Dinner is $69, which includes a multi-course meal presented by The Cork and Craft Executive Chef, Scott Cannon, and Gravity Heights’ Culinary Director, Ryan Johnston. Each of the chef’s courses will be paired with beers from both Abnormal and Gravity Heights, including a collaboration beer brewed special for the dinner.

Catania 5 Year Anniversary

Tuesday, March 17

Fresh off making the 2019 Michelin Guide and earning a Michelin Plate, Catania celebrates another milestone with their 5 year anniversary. On March 17, the coastal Italian eatery will be hosting a limited seat dinner. Guests will enjoy an multi-course family-style meal set to ocean views from their patio for $49. If you want to celebrate, but not partake in the dinner, all March Catania is offering a Best Hits Pasta Tasting – 5 pastas for only $35 – as well as a Best Hits cocktail menu. www.CataniaSD.com