Food & Drink

Pubs, pools, and eight days of beer

This Week

  • The 7th Ave Pub is now serving up bar bites, more than 30 rotating beers on tap, and wines by the glass, at... the Whole Foods in Hillcrest, giving you a reason to fill your fridge. You were out of milk anyway. Stop by the pub...
  • The Lion’s Share and their new chef, Scott Mickelson, have just launched a new menu full of even more exotic meats including seared kangaroo strip loin, kangaroo tartare, frog legs, lamb tongue tacos, and wild boar meatloaf. Take a walk on the wild side...

Thursday

  • The Arclight La Jolla is bringing back classic films, so channel your inner pool shark while watching The Hustler. Get there...
  • Eat your way thru 14 North County restaurants at Taste of Leucadia, including Soltera Winery and Kitchen, Cafe Ipe, Pandora's Pizza, and more from 530-8p. Get a taste...

Saturday

  • A little exercise probably won't kill you, but with a name like Run or Dye, one can't really be sure about the outcome of this color-coated marathon. Be there at 9a dressed in your craziest costume and get ready to run. Dye running...
  • K'nB Wine Cellars is having a Chingon Hot Sauce Launch Party with spicy, pepper-infused beers from Ballast Point, Green Flash, and Ironfire, and food from Carnitas Snack Shack, Churchill's Pub & Grille, Bistro Sixty, Windmill Farms, and K'nB's own kitchen. Spice it up...

  • The Wavehouse in Mission Beach is in the midst of a complete overhaul, and they're starting the season off by re-opening the updated 10ft Flow Barrel with a free Red Bull-sponsored event featuring DJ Rick Rude, an intercollegiate competition with teams from San Diego universities, and a professional flowboard best trick contest. Catch the wave...
  • VinDiego Food and Wine Festival is happening at the Broadway Pier where you can try your hardest to taste every single one of over 300 California wines, buy yourself something nice from the silent auction to support Freedom Station, and, of course, there will be food provided by the finest San Diego restaurants. Check out the festivities...

Sunday

  • SummerSalt Rooftop Pool & Lounge is hosting its annual "Pigging Out" Pig Roast at 1p, roasting whole pigs and serving up BBQ plates, sliders, tacos, and more. Get your ticket to pig out...
  • Ciro's in Pacific Beach is celebrating their second anniversary by hosting a beer week that kicks off Sunday. There's a different brewery taking over every day, and Stone is digging deep into the cellar to bring some eclectic choices on the 12th and to Widmer Bros. Brewing Reserve Series Kill Devil Release Party on the 14th. Eight days of pizza and beer...

Monday

Tuesday (aka Opening Day for the Padres)

  • Block No.16 Union and Spirits is hosting an opening day block party starting at noon with a build-your-own-hot-dog bar provided by Lucky's Lunch Counter and live music from Safety Orange. Go Padres...
  • Starting on opening day Quality Social is having a pickleback home-game giveaway. Bring in your ticket stub after any Padres home game and get a free shot of whiskey with chased with their own house-made pickle brine. Get your free shot...