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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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A day of celebration and superb Mexican dishes, Cinco de Mayo is almost here, and tacos and tequila are in order. With so many Mexican restaurants nestled in San Diego’s culinary enclave, it can be difficult to find your Cinco de Mayo go-to. Rest assured, here is a list of the city’s best Mexican eateries serving up authentic tacos and tequila.

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Del Sur Anniversary Party

Head over to Del Sur Mexican Cantina for an anniversary fiesta you will not forget!

Indulge in happy hour specials all night long with $6 one item lunch combos, $6 shots + a glass of beer, and $1 churros. You also have a chance to win a bottle of tequila, a Del Sur gift card and Del Sur merchandise in the anniversary raffle. Live music and great food will get your hips swaying to the beat.

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Whiskey Girl Bubbles and Bourbon 

Bubbles, Bourbon and a Whiskey Locker full of rare spirits… need we say more? On Tuesday, May 2nd from 6 – 9 p.m., Whiskey Girl will be hosting their Bubbles & Bourbon event. 

The evening of hosted cocktails and eats will be in honor of their new Whiskey Locker, a club for whiskey lovers who want to keep their prized and exclusive bottles in safe quarters, but ready to drink anytime at Whiskey Girl. Whiskey Girl has a selection of over 70 kinds of whiskeys such as Bulleit Frontier, George Dickel Tenesse, Johnnie Walker King George V, and several brands that have been barrel-aged for eight – 21 years.

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Desserts For National Pecan Day

Chewy Pecan Blondie at Brian’s 24

Did you know that pecans are a great source of Vitamin E? Treat your body and your sweet tooth to San Diego’s finest pecan-infused desserts at these restaurants serving up the best of this nutty dessert essential on National Pecan Day!

Are you a sucker for anything chocolate? Head over to Wood Ranch for their Warm Chocolate Cake, made with Flourless Guittard chocolate cake, candied pecans glazed in their ovens, vanilla bean ice cream and topped with whipped cream. A rich intermingling of pecans and chocolate, this cake will whisk you into a dessert-induced daydream.

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Islands Restaurants Offers Pineapple Pairing Menu

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Synonymous with warm weather and beach days, sweet and tangy pineapples hit peak season from March through July. Islands Restaurants, known for its surf-inspired menu and ice-cold tropical drinks, is celebrating the tropical gem with a special Pineapple Pairing Menu this spring.

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National Grilled Cheese Day

Crispy Avocado Grilled Cheese at Barrel Republic

Cheese lovers rejoice! On April 12th, it’s National Grilled Cheese Day and what’s better than cheddar? Cheese that’s grilled between two slices of savory bread of course. Whether you prefer your grilled cheese traditional or with a twist, give these restaurant’s a try for a plate of cheesy goodness.

Contemporary meets coastal at PB hotspot Tavern. The lively kitchen and tap is renowned for their craft cocktails and vibrant nightlife, but their true talent lies in their Californian cuisine with German influences. The fusion of flavors can be found in their trademark take on their Tavern Grilled Cheese. The delectable dish comes served on brioche toast with aged cheddar, American cheese, and roasted tomato jam. If you’re especially hungry, add braised short ribs or carnitas for a protein packed grilled sandwich.

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