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Things To Do This Week in San DiegoBy Darlene Horn
September 15, 2014
Monday, September 15
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.
Wednesday, September 17
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.
Thursday, September 18
Head over to Sessions Public for their Coronado Brewing Company Beer Dinner. The four-course is a seafood-focused dinner and will feature lobster poutin, fish tacos, Cajun octopus salad and pound cake with bananas and marcona almonds paired with a beer. The event starts at 7 PM and is $45 per person. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets at http://coronado.bpt.me.
The 10th Annual Chef Showdown is scheduled for Thursday, September 18, at the San Diego Harley Davidson from 6-9 PM. This event hosted by the Center for Community Solutions will benefit their programs including advocacy, legal support and serves for survivors of domestic violence. Chefs Amy Dibiase from Tidal, Lori Sauer from George’s on the Cove and Jason McLeod from Ironside will be participating in the “Iron Chef”-style competition. Tickets are $150 per person and includes food, wines and chance to bid on auction items. Call 858-272-5777 ext. 120 for more information or to buy tickets.
Join The Curious Fork for their Farmers Market Box Class. Executive chef Kai Peyrefitte will guide you through the box (provided to each participant) and suggest meal ideas. Class starts at 6 PM and is $15 per person. Visit the restaurant's website for more information.
Friday, September 19
Experience “The Best Whiskeys of the World” at The Westgate Hotel’s annual whiskey pairing dinner. The event hosted by whiskey master Ed Adams will include a five course dinner created by chef Fabrice Hardel. Dinner begins at 6:30 PM in the Le Fountainebleau Room and is $99 per person. Reserve a seat by visiting www.westgatehotel.com or calling 619-557-3655.
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.
Saturday, September 20
Time is running out to buy tickets to Suzie’s Farm’s 4th annual Autumnal Equinox Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 20. This 4-course outdoor dinner will be prepared by chef Ryan Johnston of Whisknladle Hospitality using produce from the farm. Tickets are $175 per person and available for sale online.
Sriracha fever culminates in the inaugural Sriracha Festival at Liberty Station. This 21+ event will include dishes and desserts featuring Sriracha. Aqui Es Texcoco, Gang Kitchen, The Patio and Supernatural Sandwiches are a few of the restaurants participating. General admission tickets are $59 in advance and $69 at the door. Buy tickets at http://sriracha.nightout.com.
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Saltbox Dining & Drinking is hosting a Chef Tattoo Dinner on Thursday, October 23. Saltbox’s Jeremiah Bryant, Table No. 10’s Jarle Saupstad, The Pearl’s Elliott Townsend, Counterpoint’s Rose Peyron and Prepkitchen’s Johnny Duran will select one of their tattoos to create a dish inspired by the art. It’s a five-course meal limited to only 30 diners. The cost to attend is $50 with an optional $15 to include beverage pairings. Tickets are available Tuesday, September 16 at noon and can be purchased at http://kitchenink.bpt.me.