Choose to sit in the open dining room, near the large and bustling exhibition kitchen, or on the outdoor patio with soft breezes and a warm fire pit. Sunsets are especially popular here, with the crimson light shimmering off the water as sailboats gently crisscross the Bay.
What is an empanada? The name comes from the verb empanar, meaning to wrap or coat in bread. An empanada is made by folding a dough or bread patty around some type of stuffing. The stuffing can consist of meats, vegetables, fruits, or even sweets.
Flaky, warm and delicious; there’s nothing better than a savory empanada to celebrate this magnificent day! Barleymash in the Gaslamp Quarter has some wonderful empanadas that deserve to be eaten on their special day. The stuffing of the Duck Empanadas is made with duck confit, sweet corn, arugula, goat cheese, lime crema, roasted poblano beer-cheese sauce for dipping and crispy duck skin dust to top it all off!
Mission Federal ArtWalk will return to San Diego’s Little Italy on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 to celebrate its 33rd year as San Diego’s premier arts and cultural event and the largest fine art festival in Southern California. The free weekend-long event attracts thousands of visitors each year to San Diego’s Little Italy. Attendees will be able to enjoy over 350 local, national and international artists showcasing every medium, including painting, sculpture, glass work, photography, fine jewelry and more; live music and dance performances; interactive art activities; street food; and family-friendly craft projects at KidsWalk. The 2017 Mission Federal ArtWalk theme is “Vivid Expression.”
Did you know that the little salted snack actually originated the phrase tying the knot, that now refers to newlywed couples? Whether you like them soft or crunchy, salted or unsalted; on April 26th, in honor of National Pretzel Day go ahead and get knotty at one of these San Diego establishments.
In the heart of Pacific Beach, Backyard Kitchen & Tap is offering an Easter Brunch and Dinner with unique dishes made special for the holiday. Guests can enjoy the Buttermilk Pancake Stack for brunch, a warm stack of buttermilk pancakes topped with raspberry mascarpone cheese, fresh seasonal berries, a berry syrup drizzle, and served with your choice of bacon or sausage. For dinner, Backyard is offering a Pineapple & Honey Glazed Ham that is served with whipped potatoes and sautéed green beans. Don’t forget to take a photo with the Easter Bunny while dining in or before you leave with a full belly from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The taps are about to flow and internationally-inspired cuisine is set to be served at San Diego’s premier and only month-long culinary spectacular—SeaWorld® San Diego’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival, weekends in April.
With a wave of more than 80 local craft beers, a menagerie of more than a dozen wine varietals and nearly 60 delectable food samplings, this expanded, five-weekend festival will tantalize the taste buds of every foodie with gourmet offerings created by SeaWorld’s award-winning executive chef, Axel Dirolf and his acclaimed culinary experts. All-new aromatic offerings from Tuscany and Southern California make this year’s craft beer and food celebration bigger and better than ever, and it can only be experienced at SeaWorld.