Deals & Events
Things To Do This Week in San DiegoBy Darlene Horn
October 27, 2014
Monday, October 27
Spike Africa’s is making the start of the week easier with their Monday Madness. Every Monday from 3:30-6:30 PM, diners will be treated to complimentary bites like loaded baked potato wedges. For bigger appetites, a weekly taco stand is also available featuring chili verde tacos with beer-braised beans, rice and tortillas. Visit Spike Africa’s for more information.
Relive your childhood playing king-sized games at Stone Brewing Liberty Station. Jenga, checkers, chess, Connect 4 and lawn bowling are a few of the games available for guests 21 and older every Monday from 5-10 PM.
Tuesday, October 28
The Blind Burro’s Taco Fight returns and only one person will be crowned taco champion. The event is from 7-9 PM and admission is free. A taste of the competing tacos is $6 for both or $10 with a beer pairing. Visit Blind Burro for more information.
Wednesday, October 29
Carlsbad Village Association is holding an inaugural Harvest Fest. This free event starting at 3 PM includes games, crafts and face painting. Items by local artisans will also be for sale. The event is located by State St. and Grand Ave. next to the State Street Farmers’ Market. Visit the website at www.carlsbad-village.com for more information.
Sessions Public is celebrating midweek with Waffle Wednesdays. A plate of fried chicken with sausage gravy and eggs with all-you-can-drink mimosas is all yours for $22 and available from 5-10 PM. Visit www.sessionspublic.com for more information.
All month long Spike Africas is celebrating National Seafood Month with a Clam Bake Special. For $35 a person (two person minimum), diners can dig into shellfish, veggies and potatoes cooked in broth alongside garlic bread. Details at www.spikeafricas.com.
Head over to Jsix every Wednesday from 11:30 AM – 3 PM for their Friends Day lunch. One entrée will be comped with a password mentioned on the restaurant’s Facebook page. Entrees include grilled steak salad, Italian meat sandwich and the Jsix burger. Offer is only available for a table of 4 or fewer. More information on the restaurant's Facebook page.
Friday, October 31
Zymology 21 is pulling out all the stops with a mad science-themed party for Halloween. Exploding cocktails and Bunsen burners set the mood for the restaurant’s special food offerings like bugs dipped in chocolate fondue and lychee eyeball cocktails. Admission to the restaurant is free and people who come dress received a free shrub mimosa. For more information, visit facebook.com/Zymology21
Prepkitchen Little Italy is throwing an all-night happy hour starting at 6 PM. Enjoy $5 cocktails, tapas, glasses of wine, beers and sangria in the bar and lounge.
Gaslamp’s Tin Roof is showcasing live music by The Bootleggers. This no cover event also includes $5 Dos Equis, $5 late night snacks and their Halloween cocktail, Sweet Devil for only $7. Visit the restaurant’s website for more information.
Dress up in your Halloween best for Savoie’s masquerade ball. Food and liquor will be served along with $7 Ghoulish Gimlets. Best costume of the evening wins $250 gift certificate to the restaurant. The ball starts at 9 PM and admission is free. Call the restaurant at 619-591-5757 for more information.
It’s game night at Elizabethan Desserts every Friday and Saturday. Yahtzee, Connect Four, Operation, Battleship and other classic games are available for playing along with housemade Twinkies, Hostess-style cupcakes as well as cocktail cupcakes for adults. Cupcakes are $3.25. Call 760-230-6780 for more information.
Sunday, November 2
CUCINA urbana and Green Flash are teaming up for Brunch for The Cure, a brunch that immediately follows the San Diego Race for the Cure. Starting at 9 AM, beer and Italian fare will be served for $40. A portion of the proceeds goes directly to Susan G. Komen. Buy tickets online.
Oggi’s is celebrating their newest restaurant in Vista with festivities all day long. Raffle prizes including LaDainian Tomlinson items, gift cards and more will be given away. In addition, each guest wearing a football jersey receives a free order of Oggi’s Stix-pizza dough. Specially priced beers and Bloody Marys will also be available.