If you’d like to taste some Parker 93 point plus wines, then Enoteca Style in Little Italy is the place to be on Thursday, February 26. Cost is $20 to experience Palmeyer, Palazzo and others. RSVP online.
There’s a new city magazine that launches mid-May, OurCity: San Diego. It’s a magazine for our times that will cover things to do, places to go, the food scene (Buzz is the food editor) all with an eye to family, community and the people who are a part of this glorious place, San Diego. Sign up online for three free issues.
San Diego’s first Passover seder at Urban Solace, takes place on Wednesday April 8, the first night of the holiday. Reservations and information: 619-295-6464.
As Buzz mentioned on February 19, Winesellar & Brasserie will open a take away/sit down area downstairs from its Brasserie. Split @ The Winesellar & Brasserie opens Wednesday February 25 with a small menu to expand as it grows. Hours: 11am to 2pm Monday through Friday.
Eno at the Del, hosts a new series of Connoisseur Dinners that kick off with Willi Brundlmayer, the well-known Austrian winemaker. The March 4 dinner is limited to 24, cost is $85 plus tax and tip and for reservations call 619-522-8490.
If Austrian wines aren’t your thing, 1500 Ocean, the terrific restaurant at the Hotel Del (yes, Buzz loves the place for its top food and service) hosts the first dinner in a series to celebrate sustainable foods. On March 24, Cooks Confab, local chefs who value farm and sea to table regional ingredients, will hightlight sustainable seafood. Chefs involved include, Brian Sinnott, Christian Graves, Nathan Coulon, Jack Fisher, and Jason Knibb among others. The eight-course dinner is $95 plus tax and tip and for reservations call 619-522-8490.
Should you find yourself in New York on March 30, join Addison’s executive chef William Bradley and wine director Jesse Rodriguez for dinner at the James Beard House. For reservations, call 212-627-2308.
The 3rd Corner features a number of wine events and dinners including a March 9 wine dinner with wines from Fallbrook Winery. Others throughout March and April center on wines of Italy, Argentina, Malbecs and more. For information and reservations: 619-223-2700.
Family Winemakers of California comes to Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds with 240 wineries participating on Sunday, March 15 from 3pm to 6pm. Cost is $40 or $50 at the door. Order tickets online.
At Wine Vault & Bistro you’ll find an ever changing and interesting lineup of wines and winemaker dinners. You need to be on the email list to know about the events.
The Kiwanis Club of Alpine Foundation hosts their 19th Annual Vintage Alpine on May 3 where you can enjoy wine, food, music and a silent auction. $40 before March 24, $50 at the door. For more information: 619-672-3861 or online.
Wine Vault is a personal favorite right now. Their newsletter is essential to good eating in San Diego.
Also, I published a review on review of the Linkery’s burger on A Hamburger Today. http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2009/02/the-linkery-burger-review-san-diego-california.html