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Date: 
10/25/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Cheese and beer? It's definitely October now! We've been invited to check out The Wedge Escondido, an event we heard about earlier this year through the Escondido Chocolate Festival. The event will also be held along Grand Avenue so we're anticipating the delicious delights of restaurants we previously sampled as well as some new ones! Cheese styled. We're ready! Are you?

Date: 
10/02/2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Bring your appetites and join us for the Taste of Downtown! This year's event is on Thursday October 2, 2014 from 5-9pm and spans 40+ restaurants in downtown San Diego.

This year, we were invited to preview the food samples from a few participating restaurants. Take a sneak peak at the goodies here:

Acai bowls from Comun Kitchen and Tavern

Date: 
10/11/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

It's baaack! Taste of North Park is an annual event that allows diners to explore the friendly neighborhood while tasting bites from 40+ participating restaurants and specialty brews around 30th st and university st. This is one of our favorite taste events in San Diego!

Presale tickets are available now for only $30 until September 26th. Afterwards, the price will go up to $35 and then $40 the week of.

Buy your tickets here: http://tasteofnorthpark2014.brownpapertickets.com/

Date: 
09/18/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Three more weeks until the Taste of Old Town! This event, previously known as Tequila Trail, used to be a part of the Spirit of Mexico festival, but despite becoming its own event, will still showcase plenty of tequila for its fans! Oh-So Yummy attended the past two years and has recaps for both Tequila Trail 2013 and Tequila Trail 2012.

This year's Taste of Old Town will be held on Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm. Enjoy food and tequila tasting samples from sixteen of the participating restaurants in Old Town.

Date: 
09/11/2014 - 8:00pm to 09/13/2014 - 3:00pm

San Diego to Play Host to the Largest Latin Food, Wine & Spirits Event in the U.S.

¡LATIN FOOD FEST! transforms San Diego’s Embarcadero into a showcase for 200 restaurants, chefs, foods makers and renowned wine, beer and spirit purveyors. 

This upcoming September 11-13 2014, ¡LATIN FOOD FEST!’s premier culinary extravaganza will take place in downtown San Diego with some of the world’s best chefs, distillers and vintners, and the region’s top Latin restaurants. ¡LATIN FOOD FEST! (www.latinfoodfest.com) will once again educate palates and entertain patrons in high style at six events, which will include an Opening Party, Educational Seminars, Cocktail Parties, Chef Dinner, Chef Demonstrations on the Celebrity Cooking Stage, Silent Auctions, Culinary Grand Tasting Event, and Wine Reception.

Grand Tasting Village, presented by The Lincoln Motor Company, will be held on September 13 at the Embarcadero Marina Park North, San Diego Bay and feature 100 tasting tents, cooking demonstrations, a live music stage, book signings and thematic brand hosted pavilions, including “Latin Wines of the World” Presented by Henry Wine Group, “VIP Playa” Presented by Stella Artois, “Spirits of the Americas” Presented by Constellation Brands and “Taste Baja” Presented by Mexico Tourism Board.

Date: 
03/07/2014 - 8:00am to 03/16/2014 - 11:59pm

Burgers are tasty and it's even better when they are only $5! San Diego Burger Week starts March 7 and ends March 16.

I like good deals so I've created San Diego Burger Week Comparison Spreadsheet that lists participating restaurants with their locations, regular prices, current yelp ratings and lunch availability. 

Participating restaurants I'm most interested in trying are the following:

For the official list of restaurants and their offers, see the info page on SD City Beat.

San Diego Burger Week March 7 - March 16 2014 flyer

Date: 
02/08/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Ready to enter a world full of chocolate treats and other delectable goodies? Indulge in the sweetest mix of chocolate and unique art at Escondido’s Chocolate Festival. The event sweetly known as “For the Love of Chocolate” will be held in downtown Historic Escondido on Saturday, February 8th. With Valentine’s Day around the corner and love in the air, Grand Avenue is the perfect destination to satisfy your sweet tooth and your sweetheart.

Date: 
01/19/2014 - 10:00am to 01/24/2014 - 10:00pm

It's time for the first San Diego Restaurant Week of 2014! Over 180 restaurants are participating! Check out your favorite restaurants or try something new! The prix fixe lunches are two course meals that cost $10, $15, or $20 while the prix fixe dinners are three course meals that cost $25, $35, $45. Note that the dinner prices have increased by $5 compared to last year.

San Diego Restaurant Week begins on January 19 and ends January 24, 2014! Book early because the restaurant reservations may fill up quickly!

Date: 
01/02/2014 - 10:00am to 01/09/2014 - 10:00pm

If you haven’t already heard, Cohn Restaurants is having their $20.14 Anniversary Special scheduled for just after the New Year. Dine at one of their participating restaurants Thursday, January 2nd through Thursday, January 9th 2014 and enjoy a 3-course menu for the unbelievable price of $20.14.

Review the menu here and make your reservation now because these places do fill up fast with these prices!

Date: 
11/09/2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

The 2nd Annual Veg Festival will take place in San Diego's North Park district on Saturday November 9th 2013 from 10am to 5pm.

This year’s theme explores what it means to embrace an entire lifestyle of being healthy, sustainable, compassionate and cruelty-free; it isn’t JUST about what we eat!

There will be three different stages with different speakers, demonstrations, and information to check out.

For more information, visit their page.