News for Restaurants in San Diego
The California Restaurant Association presents the twice annual San Diego Restaurant Week. Featuring prix-fixe menus from more than 180 San Diego restaurants, guests can opt to dine for lunch (new element) or dinner. Three different price choices are available for the two-course lunches and three-course dinners. Select a $10, $15 or $20 menu for lunch and $20, $30 or $40 menu for dinner. Partakers are able to choose from as many or as few of the participating restaurants for tastings throughout the week. For more information and a list of restaurants go to http://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com.
Set in the lovely grounds of Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, Mustangs & Burros has a new happy hour. Chef Timothy Ralphs has created a lively and fun menu with exciting edibles and potables. Each weekday celebrates different food and beers, from handcraft brews with fresh ceviche to mule drinks with ginger beer paired with real-deal TJ hotdogs. Thursday means street tacos with Tecate; Fridays are pitcher specials with platters of Cal-Mex eats. Most beers and nibbles run $5. Happy hour takes place Monday through Friday with drinks on special from 2 p.m.-7 p.m., and food deals from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mustangs & Burros, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, 9700 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-550-1000.
Scott Harris, the mastermind behind the wildly successful Chicago-based Davanti Enoteca restaurant, has brought the rustic Italian eatery to the streets of Little Italy in San Diego. Opened August 12, Davanti Enoteca features Harris’ inventive approach to shareable Italian small plates and a moderately priced wine list. Hardwood floors and exposed brick walls lead diners to a generous outdoor patio with a rustic, yet contemporary, Italian ambiance. The menu is filled with an assortment of Italian favorites such as antipasta, salad, crispy thin-crust pizza, pasta, risotto, seafood and more. Among decadent desserts is the salted caramel panna cotta. Davanti Enoteca, 1655 India St., San Diego, CA 92101, 619-237-9606.
In addition to their major renovation and relaunch this summer, Café Sevilla is also introducing a Sunday champagne brunch. The prix-fixe meal will include a glass of champagne, mimosa, sangria or draft beer along with a choice of dishes on the vast brunch menu. In addition to the traditional eats, the hot buffet will boast selections such as family-style paella, herb-marinated salmon with lemon caper sauce, and grilled chicken with cilantro sauce. Tapas will include tortilla Española, marinated artichokes, and spicy Spanish octopus. A seafood display will show oysters, seared ahi tuna bites and more. And the chocolate fountain with fresh fruit is a nice finish. Sunday brunch will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each week. The cost is $24.95 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 619-233-5979. Cafe Sevilla, 555 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101, 619-233-5979.
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