In honor of the Dia De Los Muertos holiday, Searsucker Del Mar is offering a special one-night-only event on Thursday, November 5 with Tequila Fortaleza. Enjoy a five-course dinner featuring dishes from Executive Chef Brian Malarkey’s widely-loved Searsucker specially paired with tequila’s from the 140-year-old brand Tequila Fortaleza. The first and last courses will be paired with tequila-based cocktails, while the second, third and fourth courses will be pared with Fortaleza specialty tequilas.
The dinner will begin in the private dining room with a social reception-style ceviche table as the first course. Diners will then move to the outdoor patio to commence the seated portion of the dinner.
Dia de los Muertos Dinner with Tequila Fortaleza
Date: Thursday, November 5th, 2015 at 6:30PM
Price: $55 a person (please note this does not include tax or gratuity)
Reservations: Must be made by calling the restaurant directly at (858) 369-5700
Menu: Five-course tequila pairing menu. Full menu below (excluding tequila pairings).
hiramasa, scallops + shrimp
Head on Grilled Prawn Escabeche
chili + mojo + zanahorias
Confit Pork Belly
achiote + charred pineapple ash
Dry Rubbed Fillet
potato puree + smoked pepper demi + bloomsdale
ancho chocolate + crema
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Slated for November 1
San Diego’s largest 5K and 1 mile walk/run raises critical funds to provide women free services to fight breast cancer
Susan G. Komen San Diego announces the 19th Annual Race for the Cure for Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 in Balboa Park. The 5K and 1 mile walk/run raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates survivors and honors those who have lost their battle. Proceeds from the event will go toward Komen San Diego, the County’s largest provider of free breast cancer treatments, services and support.
When San Diegans participate, their donations go directly to help breast cancer patients in San Diego County, as well as toward research grants internationally. With $1 million invested this year alone, Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest provider of free breast cancer treatments, services and support.
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MADISON RESTAURANT AND BAR TO OPEN IN UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS THIS DECEMBER
The new Madison Restaurant and Bar will bring upscale dining, modern design, curated music, and creative cocktails to San Diego’s Park Boulevard this December.
“We look forward to introducing Madison to the University Heights neighborhood,” said Madison Managing Partner Jeffrey Fink, also owner of M-Theory Music and managing partner of FLUXX nightclub. “Located right on Park Boulevard and offering a menu with options for any occasion, Madison will be the type of place you can enjoy a beer with a friend one night, and go on a dinner date the next.”
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TENDER GREENS OPENS IN WOODLAND HILLS AND TORRANCE
The acclaimed California restaurant group known for its fast, affordable, fine-dining fare, opened its 19th location at The Village at Westfield Topanga on October 21st, 2015 and will open its 20th location at Torrance’s Village Del Amo on November 6, 2015
Tender Greens, California’s innovative, chef-driven, fine-casual dining concept, is pleased to announce the opening of its 19th restaurant location in Woodland Hills at The Village at Westfield Topanga, followed closely by its 20th location opening in Torrance, Calif.
Named one of the “10 Best Chain Restaurants in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler, Tender Greens serves inspired food with friendly service and great value in a comfortable space. The executive chefs at each location focus on the use of fresh, sustainable ingredients through partnerships with local farmers, allowing the restaurant to provide fine dining quality dishes to their ever-growing fan base at an affordable price point.
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No tricks, just treats this Halloween at BANKERS HILL BAR + Restaurant and Bleu Bohème.
BANKERS HILL is offering an extended “Hallow-Hour” happy hour special and a terrifying new cocktail, the Beast of Bourbon, available now until Saturday, Oct. 31. Created by bar manager Kris Rizzato, the Beast of Bourbon is made with Rittenhouse Rye, bourbon, Grand Poppy Liqueur, Alessio Vermouth and whiskey bitters, garnished with a lemon twist.
“Hallow-Hour” will extend happy hour for one hour, and making it from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The final hour will apply to Halloween-themed drinks, only, including the Beast of Bourbon, priced at $10; Alesmith Evil Dead Red, priced at $7; and Almanac Pumpkin Sour, priced at $17. Hocus Pocus Syrah will also be available for $1 off per glass and $5 off the bottle.
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In celebration of the beautiful Autumn weather, wine aficionados and food lovers alike can rejoice with The Patio on Goldfinch’s wine dinner featuring warm and inviting fall-focused cuisine. The Patio will serve a sampling of unrefined and simple dishes, all hand prepared with old-fashion techniques and ingredients, including a Grilled Apple Bruschetta, Seared Scallop Carpaccio, Braised Veal Osso Buco and Confit Pork Belly with butternut squash-mascarpone puree, sage brown butter, calabrian chili, toasted pecans and roasted brussels sprouts. The warm and inviting meal is topped off with a delectable Pear Bread Pudding with caramel, candied pistachio and fig gelato. Additionally, each course is paired with hand-selected wine ranging from a 2014 Falanghina, to a rich 2013 Cotes De Provence. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased here.
Rustic specialty wine pairing dinner at The Patio on Goldfinch will take place on Tuesday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.