San Diego Restaurant Week Taste Recap #SDRWTaste2012

A huge thanks to Happy Hour Magazine for having a facebook contest! I won 2 tickets to the #SDRWTaste2012 by telling them my favorite restaurant from the list of attendees (Cucina Urbana) and by sharing their contest on Twitter & Instagram. I heart social media <3.

I was immediately excited when I saw the red carpet at the entrance to the event. I love San Diego food tasting events and I wish I could go to all of them! Unfortunately, I normally wouldn’t be able to spend $75/ticket for an event. This is why I am so thankful for contests and social media!

Here are a few photos of the delicious samplings they had to offer. The event was all you can eat and drink. This is good and bad for me. I love to try everything! I had a few too many tastes of the wine of course but that’s another story. I wish I would have documented the tastings a little better but here are a few of the highlights:

Beef Tongue Sandwich, Cowboy star
Caramel Panna Cotta, Cucina Urbana
Oysters on the half shell, Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
Banh Mi Chips, Analog
Pretzel bread, Sadie Rose Bakery
1/2 Bacon Burger, Slater’s 50/50
Watermelon goat cheese, W
Carruth Cellars
Wiens Family Cellars
Ballast Point Brewing


The event was held at the gorgeous Broadway Pier. A great location for a San Diego foodie event.


A few more snaps from the evening.

A special shout out to Barrio Star, California Fruit Wine Co., Carruth Cellars, Analog, Stone Brewery, Specialty Produce, Premium nuts and Star 94.1 for the fun promos & Conversations.


Oh, lets not forget the entertainment! The band sounded great and looked like a fun swing band so I thought I would take a picture. The singer decided I should be the one getting my picture taken… so here I am. On Stage. After 5 minutes of arriving. Fun times.

All in all, it was a great event. I wouldn’t mind forking out the dough to attend next year. It is totally worth it!

 

BriGeeski

I love sharing about family, food and fun in and around San Diego! Enjoy, Bri

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3 Comments

  1. We are so glad to have met you at the Taste! Can’t wait to see you in the restaurant soon.

    1. admin

      Can’t wait to come in! See you soon I hope 🙂

  2. […] San Diego Restaurant Week started last night and my first stop was CUCINA Urbana. I have been wanting to check them out ever since I had a tasting of their Caramel Panna Cotta at #SDRWTaste2012. […]

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