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Eat, Drink & Enjoy

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Fabulous food, craft beer and local wine... What else could you ask for?

Nothing caps a day at the beach quite like a cold brew or glass of local California wine, paired with an exceptional meal. And thanks to award-winning chefs, an explosion of world-class breweries, and a thriving local wine region, San Diego delivers on all three. Here’s the lowdown on what to eat and drink after a day of lounging by the sea or enjoying a fun-packed afternoon exploring everything San Diego has to offer. 

San Diego Food Flavors

San Diego is hailed as one of the Best New Foodie Cities in America by Thrillist Travel, touting that the region is surrounded by farms and ocean and restaurateurs offer abundant high-quality ingredients to produce fantastic, environmentally responsible dishes. Called one of "America's best cities for foodies," by Travel & Leisure magazine, San Diego’s culinary scene is a burgeoning, vibrant mix of locally inspired flavors, from delightfully simple to sophisticated and artful. The city's proximity to the ocean and Mexico has greatly influenced both the local cuisine and culture. From fish tacos to groundbreaking Cali-Baja fine dining, San Diego's gastronomic scene sits at the intersection of two culinary styles: California cuisine, distinguished for its devotion to fresh local ingredients and farm-to-table roots, and Mexico's Baja Med cuisine, a food revolution that combines traditional Mexican ingredients with those of the Mediterranean. From tacos to the best burgers in San Diego, bring your curiosity and a hearty appetite.  

Craft Beer Culture

San Diego’s craft brew scene has garnered respect from around the globe. With more than 140 breweries and a collection of distinctive distilleries throughout the county, along with a wealth of local talent, San Diego has earned props as one of "One of the World's Top Beer Cities," according to Beer Connoisseur. Pioneer brewers like Karl Strauss Brewing, Ballast Point and Stone Brewing Co. put San Diego on the craft beer map. A trip to a brewery, or a beer tour, is a must for any beer connoisseur, but you’ll also find plenty of taps pouring local suds at restaurants and bars all over town, so you can enjoy a West Coast IPA or smooth saison whenever the thirst strikes. 

San Diego Uncorked

Wine drinkers have cause to rejoice too, with more than 100 dynamic wineries located in all corners of the county and ample opportunities to sip local varieties at restaurants, wine bars and urban tasting rooms in the city. In San Diego’s wine region you won’t find busloads of tourists or over-the-top estates, but rather small owner-driven boutique wineries that offer friendly tours and tastings in intimate settings that reflect the laid-back San Diego lifestyle.

 

1 TRAVEL + LEISURE IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP AND IS USED UNDER LICENSE. FROM TRAVEL + LEISURE, MARCH 10, 2015 © 2015 TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP. USED UNDER LICENSE. TRAVEL + LEISURE AND TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH, AND DO NOT ENDORSE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF, SAN DIEGO TOURISM. 

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Open daily, this public market offer great food, craft beer and wine and arts and crafts from around the region. 

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Pure Project Log Cabin Day

Jun 27, 2020

SAVE THE DATE! We will be hosting our 2nd annual Log Cabin Day on Saturday, June 27th, 2020.

Below are the initial details, stay tuned for additional information to come as we get closer to the day.

Date: June 27th, 2020
Location: 9030 Kenamar Dr. #308, San Diego, CA 92121

Cheers!

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Cooking Class and Dinner

May 6, 2020

Sip a welcome cocktail and experience what San Diego Magazine calls “The Best Gourmet Cooking Demonstration”. Join Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Thomas Connolly for a lively cooking demo. Learn helpful tips for cooking a chef-inspired meal. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to the three-course dinner of Coquilles St. Jacques Iles d’Ouessant, Crispy Skin Branzino and Heirloom Apple Cherry Cobble, each course with a perfectly paired wine. Seating is limited so make sure to reserve early by calling 858.459.7222.

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Wine, Beer, or Spirits EDUTAINMENT Tasting Event

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

We’ll thrill your group with a fabulous interactive party that will wow everyone!

These interactive events are perfect for groups of about 25 to 2500 and are great for holiday and bridal parties; team building; and corporate events!

Wine/Beer/Spirits Edutainment Tasting Events Includes:*

We bring the event to you – your hotel or a local restaurant, winery, or brewery of your choosing!
• Interactive and entertaining stations manned by our experts – guests can enjoy visiting at their leisure!
Learn how local San Diego beer, wine, and spirits are made.
• Play with the actual ingredients used to make your favorite libations!
• Ask questions of our experts as they circulate the event to speak with guests.
• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours.

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All-Inclusive Bachelorette & Bachelor Parties

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

Forget Vegas, San Diego is THE destination for your bachelorette/bachelor party! 

Choose from our most popular Chauffeured Brewery, Winery, or Distillery Tours!

NO NEED TO DRIVE! Our Bachelorette/Bachelor packages include pickup from your hotel/residence*!

Bachelorette/Bachelor Party Adventures Include**:

·         Door-to-door private chauffeured transportation*.

·         Visit custom-appointed local wineries, breweries, and/or distilleries.

·         Ample tastings at EVERY stop – up to 18 pours!

·         A tasting appreciation presentation and behind the scene tour

·         VIP service to make this day fun and memorable for your entire party.

·         Delicious Winery/Brewery/Distillery meal.

·         A Bachelor & Bachelorette Party gift for each guest on the tour. Our gift to you

·         Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours. 

 

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Fill-it Friday

Pali Wine Co
Valid: Apr 16, 2019 - ongoing

Every Friday, enjoy a $1 glass of tap wine when you fill your growler!

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Throwback Thursday

Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina - Gaslamp
Valid: May 29, 2019 - ongoing

Every Thursday we flashback to the Good Ole Days. We offer a deal on our "Original" Baja Bucket for Two. The feast that started it all features Lobster tails, skirt steak, grilled shrimp, grilled...

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Oyster Monday

Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina - Gaslamp
Valid: May 29, 2019 - ongoing

All day on Monday, We serve up freshly shucked Oysters for only $1 each. Minimum of 3, per order. While they last.

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