October Events Worth Attending

La Valencia Wine Dinner
La Valencia Wine Dinner

Oct. 6 – End of Summer Pool Party with Mezcal Mal Bien

1-5pm | Level Four Pool Deck & Lounge at Hotel Palomar

Say farewell to summer by celebrating at Level Four! The end of summer party with feature specialty cocktails like the Margarita, Ranch Water, Paloma, Oaxaca Old Fashioned, and others featuring Mal Bien Mezcal. Guests can also sample Mal Bien and enjoy selections from the Fruto de Carrito and Elote Bar while grooving to a DJ. No cover, but guests can purchase a drink package for $20, which gets them 2 drinks and access to the Frutas de Carrito and Elote Bar.

1047 5th Ave. | www.curadero.com 

Oct. 10 – Pahlmeyer Wine Dinner at THE MED

6 – 9pm | $125 Per Person

Join THE MED for an exceptional multi-course wine dinner prepared by Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs. The dinner will be paired with iconic Pahlmeyer wines, making this popular dinner one to attend. The evening begins with a welcome wine and a chef’s amuse, then moves on to a seated dinner with sweeping ocean views. Courses include hamachi crudo, Chef’s signature octopus and more. Dinners in this series sell out, so be sure to purchase ticket online.

1132 Prospect St. www.lavalencia.com

October 17 – Dine Out for the Cure at Cusp Dining & Drinks

Chef Collaboration Dinner to Raise Funds for Susan G. Komen’s Dine Out for the Cure

As part of Susan G. Komen’s Dine Out for the Cure campaign on Thursday, Oct. 17, two La Jolla restaurants are coming together for a tasteful night of fundraising. Food Network Champion and chef/owner of Sugar and Scribe, Maeve Rochford, and Executive Chef Ingrid Funes of Cusp Dining & Drinks are hosting a fundraising dinner to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The multi-course dinner will feature an amuse and 4-courses – two from chef Maeve and two from Chef Ingrid. An optional Drink Pink beverage pairing will also be available. Cusp Dining & Drinks has pledged to donate 10% of the evenings sales – from the dinner to their dining room – to Dine Out for the Cure. So whether you want to be a part of the chef collaboration dinner, or simply order a dish for the cause, Cusp Dining & Drinks is the place to be Oct. 17.

The Dine Out for the Cure Dinner at Cusp Dining & Drinks will start at 6pm. The dinner is $70 per person with an options Drink Pink beverage pairing for $20. Reservations can be made here. 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive. www.CuspRestaurant.com