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Our next East County Dining Club adventure is a wonderful discovery!  Please join us for a midsummer night's feast on Tuesday,  July 9th at 6 p.m.  at Romeo & Julieta’s Wine Café. The event benefits East County Magazine and our East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts.

Romeo & Julieta's is a treasure tucked into the Talmadge neighborhood just off Fairmont Ave.  about 10 minutes west of La Mesa. Their specialty is Polish and other Eastern European foods such as delicious pierogis, Kasha chicken, Kielbasa sausages and home-made schnitzel. They also have a wide range of other foods including delightful artisan cheese platters, salads, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, burgers, small plates to share and a wonderful selection of wines plus craft beers on tap—and more!

Feast your eyes on the menu:

This is a small, cozy venue. RSVP  to reserve space -we have just a few spaces left: 619-698-7617 or (Note: If you need a wheelchair or disabled access table, be sure to let us know)

Prizes:  Hornblower Cruises whalewatching passes,  Gift certificates to Romeo & Julietas Wine Cafe and to Giardino's Italian Cucino, Red wine donated by Romeo & Julieta's, wrought iron wine rack,  Pearson Brothers Saccharo honey wine, Pete's Coffee, Shakespeare book from Maxwell House of Books ,jewelry, woven summer purse, Pike's Place coffee, car sun shades, cookbook, and more.

Dramatic reading:  In honor of San Diego's 250th birthday, actor Victor Crosswaite-Contreras will bring to life his ancestor, the infamous bandito Joaquin Murrieta, for your entertainment.

Full details:

Cost: There is no pre-payment required since you can order anything off the menu; the restaurant will donate 20% to benefit our nonprofit.  Reservations are required.

Where: Romeo & Julietas Wine Cafe, 4715 Monroe Ave., San Diego, at the corner of Monroe and 47th St. 

When:  Tuesday, July 9 at 6 p.m.

Directions: Take I-8 west to Fairmont Ave. south. Take the second exit, Aldine.  At the top of the Aldine exit ramp turn left onto Euclid, which becomes Monroe.  It's just a couple of blocks. At 47th St., turn right, then make an immediate left into their parking lot.  (There is also plenty of street parking avaialble if you go north on 47th street, across Monroe, if the lot is full.)

There is both indoor and patio seating so arrive early to choose your space.

Everyone is welcome! You don't have to be a member to attend. 

East County Dining Club information:  If you choose to join the East County DIning Club for $10 a year, you will receive first invitation to all events (some sell out early), two free drawing prize tickets, and an e-copy of our "Best of East County Cookbook" with recipes from top local restaurant chefs and more.



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