An intricate balance of sweet, salty, sour and bitter, the margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the U.S., and for good reason. Let’s toast to National Margarita Day on February 22nd with these top San Diego restaurants and their variations of the beloved beverage!
A Very Merry Jazz Supper Club Returns to Cusp Dining & Drinks where world-class music and merriment take over Hotel La Jolla’s 11th floor ocean view restaurant.
Celebrate the holidays in style at Cusp Dining & Drinks. On Thursday, Dec. 29, a special holiday Jazz Supper Club will take over Cusp’s ocean view dining room. Enjoy the sounds of the Gilbert Castellanos Trio as they perform holiday classics, while sipping on a variety of seasonal drinks that pair with dinner. Music starts at 6:30pm, reservations from 5pm. cusprestaurant.com – 858-551-3620.
The season of giving is upon us, and what better way to give back than by eating tater tots? These seven San Diego restaurants are proud to announce that they will be donating 15% of their tot sales profits for the entire month of December to the San Diego Center for Children.
Gather the family and get in the holiday spirit at Hiatus Lounge. On Saturday, Dec. 17 from 4-7pm, families can enjoy a classic holiday movie on Hiatus’ outdoor screen. Cozy up to themed cocktails like hot toddies, and order small plates from the Cusp kitchen. Kids can nosh on s’mores and sip hot cocoa fireside. For those who bring in a toy to donate, Hiatus will offer complimentary popcorn to enjoy during the screening. The Holiday Movie Night is free and open to the public. Just bring a blanket and good spirits! Hiatus Lounge at Hotel La Jolla – 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr. – (858) 551-3620 Holiday Movie
San Diego’s very own Parisian palace, The Westgate Hotel, invites guests to ring in the New Year by stepping back into the 18th century for an alluring evening of timeless decadence with a Masquerade Night in Versailles. A five-course dinner, elegant masked ball, Moët & Chandon Champagne toasts, and luxurious guest rooms to sleep in late on New Year’s Day are all part of the experience.
Upon arrival, guests will make their way up the Westgate’s grand staircase to be whisked away from the modern age and transported to a haven of French aristocratic elegance. The Versailles Court will begin check-in at 7:00 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. guests will indulge in French crafted libations such as Champagne, French 75 and Side Cars. Following the reception, at 8:30 p.m., guests will sit down to a lavish five-course Parisian Royale Dinner prepared by Executive Chef Fabrice Hardel, accompanied by flutes of Moët & Chandon, France’s very own 18th century Champagne creation; live music from a quintet combining French standard, contemporary, jazz and more; dancing; and masked opulence. Masked revelers can dance the night away to welcome 2017 with a champagne toast.
Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place on Friday, December 2 from 3-11pm and Saturday, December, 3 from noon-11pm. Adults and children alike are invited to come together for festive fun, food and several new attractions available this year throughout the park.
The annual event will offer an Artisan Marketplace to find local and unique handcrafted items, as well as the opportunity to take home a cherished keepsake just in time for the holidays.
As you stroll through the spectacular holiday lighting throughout the Park be sure to check out what’s new this year at December Nights including:
Artisan Marketplace: Located on the Northeast corner of Plaza de Panama, the Artisan Marketplace will offer a shopping opportunity celebrating the talents and skills of the local makers featuring one-of-a-kind gifts, handmade items and locally made crafts.