February is more than just Valentine’s Day!

There are tons of events happening in San Diego in February! Here are a few from you to choose from!

Feb 9th


Hesssss Yesssssss Third Anual Truffle Tuesday!

Andrea’s Truffles is partnering with their good friends and clients Mike Hess Brewing Company North Park for their third anual Pre-Valentines Day Truffle Tuesday. The casual pairing includes a unique truffle trio and beer flight for only 14$

  1. Honey Goat Cheese with Whisky Walnuts paired with Gold Medal Habitus IPA 2
  2. Peanut Butter Crunch Brittle paired with My Other Vice, Pomegranate Sour,
  3. Milk Chocolate Cinnamon Toffee to be paired with Ficus (fig stout)

City Tacos will also be on hand! This event starts at 5pm!

Feb 9th

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Galaxy Taco Tuesday Takeover!!

Galaxy Taco is pairing up with San Diego native Matthew Orlando! Before opening his own restaurant Amass Restaurant in Copenhagen, he previously held positions at The Chart House in Cardiff, Per Se, The Fat Duck and Head Chef of Noma. From what we’ve heard, he’s in town, enjoys mexican food, and will be cooking at Galaxy Taco for the night! Want to know more about him? Check out San Diego Magazines article about him! http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/August-2014/San-Diego-Son/

ps while you’re on the event page, see who’s upcoming the following Tuesday’s!

Click here for more info!

Feb 14th


Valentines Day Winemakers Brunch!!

Looking to spice things up for Valentine’s Day? Deckman’s en el Mogor is kicking off their 1st Annual Valentines Day Winemakers Brunch!

From 11 am to 3 pm, you’ll be able to sip savory wines, as the restaurant have invited wineries including Casa de Piedra, Vinas de Garza, Lechuza and our own Cavas del Mogor. In addition to wine stations, Deckman’s will have food stations such as a Mariscos Station for Kumiai Oysters, Wood-Fired Antojitos Station, Fresh Ranch Egg Creation Station, A whole Suckling Pig, Local Cheeses and Dessert all while over looking hills of vineyards!

For $1000 mxn pesos (service not included) you can enjoy all this!

You’ll want to reserve your spot as seating is limited!

Email Paulina@deckmans.com or call
Call 646 188 3960 (Mexico)

More info here!

Also Feb 14th


Alpine for your Valentine!

Quad AleHouse will be pairing 5 courses prepared by San Diego’s local chef’s, Brandon Brooks, Nick Brune, Nate Soroko, and AG Warfield, as well as Dave Adams, who will be doing his beer thing.


Welcome Beer – Mandarin Nectar & Amuse Bouche

First Course – Singled Out w/ Mosaic
Nate Soroko: Potato & Parsnip Puree, Blood Sausage & Bison Heart Meat Pie, Heirloom Carrots

Second Course – Mcilhenny Red
AG Warfield: Smoked Almond, Strawberry, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto di Parma “Salad”

Third Course – Rye’der in the Storm
Brandon Brooks: Coffee Crusted Porchetta with Habanero & Honey, Rum Glazed Yams, Cacao Infused Demi Glace, Crisped Plantain

Final Course – Apricot Nectar
Nick Brune: Humboldt Fog Cheesecake, Honey, Orange, Dried Cherry

Get your tickets here!!

Feb 15th

Cork and Craft FeB 15

Installment No. 12 of the Abnormal Dinner Series will be taking place at The Cork & Craft! 8 delightful courses of modern fare will be paired with local craft beer, featuring Stone Brewing Co. and guest chef, Nate Soroko, of Toronado.

The menu pairing menu will be released shortly, but the beer list is as follows:
-Stone Brewing Co. Delicious IPA
-Stone Brewing Co. Sour Brown Balaton
-Stone Brewing Co. 24 Carrot Golden Ale
-Stone Brewing Co. 12-12-12 Vertical Epic
-Stone Brewing Co. Enjoy After
-Stone Brewing Co. Xocoveza Charred
-Stone Brewing Co. Enjoy By Cask
-Abnormal / Stone Collaboration Wee Heavy w/ Cacao Nibs, Toasted Almonds, Coconut
-Abnormal Beer Co. 5pm Session

Space is limited so get your tickets here!!

Feb 18th


Sculpture & Cocktails, will be hosting a special edition Culture & Cocktails, celebrating the opening of Art of the Open Air—the Museum’s new public art exhibition located in Balboa Park‘s Plaza de Panama. You’ll be able to explore current exhibitions, savor a ‘Man of Steel’ or ‘Heavy Metal’ signature cocktail from Kill Devil Spirit Co., enjoy delicious eats from Quad AleHouse, and take over the dance floor at their Dance Party Lounge. It’ll feature a night under the stars in the outdoor garden party space where you’ll be able to take an upclose look at the sculptural works featured in the Museum’s newest exhibition—”Art of the Open Air.”

TICKETS: $5 Members | $35 nonmembers

Purchase here!

Feb 21st


Collaboration Kitchen – Chef Celebration

 An evening filled with cooking, eating, socializing and educational seminars lead by Amy DiBiase of Tidal, Jeff Rossman of Terra American Bistro, San Diego, Augie Saucedo of Brothers Signature Catering & Events & two recipients of the Chef Celebration Scholarship to Napa.

Its a casual setting so feel free to bring a bottle of wine or beer if you would like!  Also bring an appetite, and dress warmly for a fun filled night of seafood & fresh produce education and tastings, brought to you by Specialty Produce and Catalina Offshore Products.

100% of proceeds from Collaboration Kitchen go to local San Diego Charities

This specific event will honor: Chef Celebration – Investing in San Diego’s Culinary Future

(read more about this at chefcelebration.org)

Chef Celebration Foundation of San Diego is a nonprofit organization that strives to enhance the knowledge and potential of promising young chefs and lay a foundation of excellence for San Diego’s culinary future. Every year, Chef Celebration holds a series of dinners in April featuring teams of award-winning local chefs who donate their time and talents to raise funds for an annual scholarship program – sending 12 recipients per year to the CIA Greystone in NAPA for a week long instensive. Check out chefcelebration.org to see more about the April Dinner Series and Festivals!


Feb 22nd

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San Diego Sourced: JRDN, The Cork & Craft, Fallbrook Winery

Chef DJ of JRDN & Chef Phillip of the Cork & Craft get to collaborate on its 3rd installment of Feasting with Friends! It’ll be a unique experience that will include 5 courses and fine wines of Fallbrook Winery for only $65. If you missed the last one I went to, read about it here!


Amuse: 1 Whipped Salted Cod, Vinegar Chicharrones, Garlic Purée, Bottarga (Phillip)

Amuse :2 Avocado toast, caviar, truffle oil, chives, smoked cream cheese (Dj)

1st Course: Chardonnay Hiramasa, Yam Blanquette, Tangerine Peel, Compressed Melon, Melon Yuzu, Basil (Phillip)

2nd course Wild caught steelhead, warm pickled potato, stinging nettle, seabean mignonette, preserved lemon vinaigrette (Dj) JRDN pastry team bread course

3rd Course: 11 Merlot Sweetbread Terrine, Caramelized Cauliflower, Etrog Citron Confiture, Pickled Mustard Seeds (Phillip)

Intermezzo San Diego uni, lime sorbet, strawberry (Dj)

4th course Foie gras & rice stuffed Quail, mushroom forrestiere, roasted beets, confit tomato, California red date gastrique (Dj)

5th Course: Sangiovese Mostra Coffe Encrusted Venison, Verjus Raisins, Smoked Sunchokes, Chocolate Brioche, Burnt Orange (Phillip)

Dessert (JRDN pastry team)

Space is limited – secure your seat here!

Feb 25th

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SoundBite 2016 at Quad Ale House with Piracy Conspiracy

SoundBite dinner series, a dinner infused with music, will kick off this year with Endless Summer at Quad Alehouse from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with Piracy Conspiracy.

Featured chefs will include Chef Nick Brune of Eco Caters, Chef Brandon Brooks of Quad Alehouse, and Chef Lhasa Landry of The Crack Shack.

The travelling dinner series was born from Chef Nick Brune’s love of music and food, and the way it works is, chefs have team up with musicians to bring you dinner paired with music! This evening will feature island food and drinks. Cuisine inspired by music!
Furthermore, heartfelt presentations from each chef about the song-dish pairings are given throughout the evening, adding an artistic touch to this sensory experience.

SoundBite’s Quad Alehouse event will begin with a half-hour of mingling, followed by a six-course dinner.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased here!

Feb 27th

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In it’s usual quest to bring you unique events, EDSD presents: The Abnormal Tube Meat Madness at Machete!

Six Chefs will make some form of tube meat — be it sausage, bratwurst, merguez, hot links, whatever! — and each will be paired with a beer from Abnormal Beer Co and head brewer Derek Gallanosa.

Chefs will grill, smoke, boil, or griddle your tube meat! You will eat sausage and drink beer.

It’s a sausage party…and you’ll like it.

Participating chefs/restaurants:
Hanis Cavin from Carnitas Snack Shack
Dennis Borlek from Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle
Anne-Marie Coulon from Little Lion Cafe
Nick Brune from Eco Caters
Tyson Blake from O’Brien’s
Bradrick Cooper from Coop’s West Texas BBQ

Click here for tickets! And check them out on Facebook! Eating and Drinking in San Diego.

Don’t see your event here? Send me an email psilovesandiego@gmail.com

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