So much meat. So much wine. So much music.
Event of the Week
Learn how to do Paleo the right way (i.e. with lots and lots of meat) from 5-9pm on Sunday at the five-course, lamb-centered Paleo Partnership Dinner with Heart and Trotter, Bare Bones Broth, and Turquoise Cellars. The butchers, chefs, and Paleo experts will speak about the ideal preparation of a grass-fed Paleo diet while you enjoy dishes like braised lamb pho and lamb porchetta roulade paired with Italian wines.
Thursday, April 24th: Cusp is transforming into a modern version of a traditional supper club tonight starting at 5pm in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Jazz artist Gilbert Castellanos and his quartet will be performing while Chef Lockhart serves a prix fixe menu with starters like marinated albacore with kumquat vinaigrette and blistered chile tapenade, and entrees like brown butter local halibut. They will also be featuring classic cocktails. More info here
Friday, April 25th: San Diego Magazine is throwing their Best of North County Party from 6:30-9:30pm featuring North County’s top chefs, wine and food tastings from more than 20 of the best local restaurants, and local brewers on site with beers on tap. There will also be live entertainment throughout the evening.
All weekend: Head to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for two days filled with wine at the San Diego International Wine Show from 1-5pm. You can sample countless wines, including featured vintages from Spain, France, South America, and Baja, while you learn about wine paring, wine making, and a bunch of other stuff you'll promptly forget, because, wine.
All weekend: The 31st Annual Encinitas Street Fair is happening Saturday and Sunday form 9am-5pm. They’ll be shutting down Coast Hwy 101 from D St to J St and filling it with 450 arts, crafts, and food vendors, plus four stages of live entertainment. There will be a beer garden thanks to Stone Brewing, who will be serving from 11am-4:30pm. A free bike valet will be set up at either end of the fair to save you the headache of trying to find parking.
All weekend: A two-mile stretch of Adams Avenue -- all along University Heights, Normal Heights, and into Kensington -- will feature 150 live musical performances on four stages and throughout a whole bunch of bars, coffee shops, and galleries from noon-10pm on Saturday and noon-8pm on Sunday during Adams Avenue Unplugged.