Padres open deteriorate with retard celebration during Petco

April 3, 2015 - garden totes

The fifth annual Opening Day retard celebration during Petco Park happens subsequent Thursday. Photo pleasantness of McFarlane Promotions

Bosses, don’t be astounded if several employees call in “sick” subsequent Thursday: It’s a fifth annual Opening Day retard celebration during Petco Park.

The free, family-friendly eventuality on J Street between Sixth and Tenth avenues celebrates a Padres’ home opener opposite a San Francisco Giants with live music, DJs and an interactive diversion area. A drink garden between Eighth and Ninth avenues will residence qualification drink from internal breweries, including MonkeyPaw, Mission Brewery and Stone Brewing Co., and special baseball-themed cocktails from internal distiller 619 Vodka. Find food trucks between Sixth and Seventh avenues and a country-music-themed retard on Seventh and Eighth avenues.

Hosted by a East Village Association, a retard celebration is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. The ballgame will start during 3:40 p.m. and requires apart tickets. For some-more information, revisit eastvillagesandiego.com.


The state’s initial Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins expostulate thru opens in Ramona on Tuesday. Photo pleasantness of Formula PR

California’s initial hybrid Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins drive-thru grill is opening Tuesday in Ramona, and several honeyed deals are being offering as partial of a grand opening.

Free medium-size iced or prohibited coffees will be accessible to everyone, though uncover adult early for bigger rewards: The initial 100 people to sequence will get a Dunkin’ Donuts receptacle bag filled with special items, and a initial chairman in both a walk-in and drive-thru lines will win giveaway coffee for one year.

The new Ramona store will be operated by SAWS LLC, owned by Southern California proprietor Mike Stout. The franchisee has skeleton to rise some-more Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in San Diego County, according to a news release.

The grill is during 1410 Main St. and will open during 4:30 a.m.


San Marcos only got a new grill and revamped golf course, interjection to a owners of a Lakehouse Hotel Resort.

Tap in Tavern, a infrequent grill with indoor and outside seating, overlooks a renovated St. Mark Executive Course, that non-stop final week during a 142-room review on Lake San Marcos.

Tap in Tavern non-stop during a newly renovated Lakehouse Hotel Resort in San Marcos final week. Photo pleasantness of Chemistry PR

Under a instruction of executive cook Chris Sayre, a menu will offer equipment trimming from pancake “puppies” with coffee-maple glitter for breakfast to primary rib with caramelized onions, Gorgonzola, arugula and truffle ricotta. Lunch and cooking will be served during a area entertainment spot, with 10 qualification beers on tap.

After a $1.75 million renovation, St. Mark Executive Course has a new clubhouse, tee boxes and putting green, as good as a full-swing golf simulator with a 12-foot shade and 15 championship courses. The 18-hole march winds by coastal foothills and has a 2,700-yard, par-58 design.

The pub and golf march are a many new renovations during a resort, that was taken over in 2013 by Eat.Drink.Sleep, a association that also owns Tower23 Hotel and JRDN Restaurant in Pacific Beach and Belmont Park. The review was named one of a tip 25 hotels in a U.S. in a Trip Advisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice awards. www.lakehousehotelandresort.com.


There’s a new choice for lunch if we live or work in a Gaslamp Quarter.

Bice Ristorante, famous for a cheese bar, booze list and blue cheese “cotton candy” appetizer, recently stretched a hours to embody lunch service.

Full- and half-size portions of pastas done in-house, salads, fish and meats browbeat a menu. New signature dishes embody a potato croquette pressed with foie gras and served with a Granny Smith apple puree; Calamarata di Gragnano, a light pasta with fava bean puree and Santa Barbara prawns; and a beef tenderloin “caprese” — pan-seared tenderloin wrapped in bread dough, lonesome with mozzarella, basil and cherry tomato, afterwards finished in a oven.

“Our idea is to emanate a sophisticated, innovative menu that combines a amenities of loyal Italian liberality and a rational mixture of a genuine Italian marketplace,” executive cook Mario Cassineri pronounced in a news release. “However, it is critical to us that we say a upscale knowledge that is approaching from Bice, though do so within a reasonable cost range.”

Bice serves lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday by Saturday. www.bicesandiego.com.


Local Habit, that reopened final week, has brought a attract and flavors of New Orleans to Hillcrest. Diners will find a renovated interior with a picture by artist Sean Dietrich, path square and an absinthe fountain.

The menu of “Cali-Creole” dishes desirous by consulting cook Nick Brune’s Louisiana roots embody po’ boys, boiled chicken, Creole pizzas (one chronicle has house-made andouille sausage and Cajun duck as toppings), beignets and buttermilk pie.

There’s even a Louisiana interpretation of Japanese ramen: a noodle soup done from a “26-hour” pork-and-chicken gas with dim roux noodles and a Cajun egg. A cocktail list combined by Adam Lockridge, a mixologist from Prepkitchen, facilities a classical Sazarac, Old Fashioned and Hurricane.

All food is labelled during $15 or reduction and a grill is still sourcing a mixture from internal farms. Local Habit is during 3827 Fifth Ave. www.mylocalhabit.com.

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