Today is National Blueberry Day and local restaurants are serving blueberries muddled in cocktails, piled high in pie, or on their own as a simple side. Packed with fiber and antioxidants, blueberries are not only delicious but also nutritious. Whether you are looking to lower cholesterol, slow the aging process or just enjoy nature’s candy, don’t forget to get your blueberry fill!
The newly opened Park 101 in Carlsbad serves amazing Acai Bowls to the North County community. Acai is poured into a cantaloupe bowl and topped with granola. Each bowl is then piled with fresh blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, apples, bananas and mango. Now that Park 101 is open, head down with the whole fam and bring Fido! Come in for one of these refreshing Acai Bowls and stick around for some smoked meats by Pitmaster Ryan Tuskan. Wash it all down with one of the 32 drafts on tap and have yourself a day at Park 101!
If you prefer to sip your blueberries in the form of a libation, The Duck Dive in Pacific Beach has you covered. Order the Blueberry Mojito, made with Appletons Estate White Rum, fresh blueberries, lime juice and fresh mint. Offering a casual beach-inspired vibe paired with a rotating list of local brews along with an extensive craft cocktail selection, Duck Dive is the ideal spot for a night out on the town.
Craving blueberries with your breakfast? For the entire month of July, Breakfast Republic is serving a delectable blueberry special. For the San Diego sweet tooth, indulge in French Toast Cheesecake, prepared with baked French toast over a graham cracker crust, and cheesecake topping with blueberry sauce. Get your blueberry fix at one of Breakfast Republic’s five locations in Encinitas, North Park, Liberty Station, East Village or Ocean Beach.
Make your way to Mission Beach for a lighter option at Miss B’s Coconut Club. Dive into a Yogurt Parfait for breakfast before diving into the waves! Made with a creamy vanilla yogurt, fresh honey granola, tropical fruit, blueberries and raspberries, this dish will fuel you up without weighing you down. Miss B’s also serves an Acai Granola Bowl as another berry-topped option for diners. Have a berry-delicious breakfast at Miss B’s on National Blueberry Day!