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By Miriam Raftery

January 17, 2019 (La Mesa)--Join us at our East County Dining Club’s next delicious event: a seafood soiree in the cozy party room at Red Lobster (8703 Murray Dr., La Mesa) across from Grossmont Center on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. RSVP and prepay  to reserve space for this popular event.

You don't have to be a member to attend, though members receive special benefits. Proceeds benefit East County Media to support East County Magazine and East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts.

Your options include not only delicious wood-grilled lobster, shrimp and salmon, but also sizzling steak, Cajun chicken pasta, and options for luscious desserts.

We will also have plentiful prizes for our drawing including Red Lobster and other restaurant gift certificates, winery gift certificate, a wine rack, jewelry, novels, cookbooks, spa gift certificates, coffee, hand-woven scarf, and more.

For this event there is a choice of 3 special entrees.  Prices also include tax, tip, fountain drink, salad, and caprese side salad dish,  salsa and chips, plus all dishes come with a caprese salad, salad, and for non-pastas dishes, also a choice or vegetables, potatoes or rice.

Note: The restaurant has a full bar, if you wish to order cocktails, well drinks, wine or beer separartely. Cheers!

Below are details to select your entrée and dessert, RSVP and prepay by Feb. 2:

Step 1: Choose your entrée:

Wood-grilled Lobster, Shrimp and salmon:  $55

Surf and turf (wood-grilled, peppercorned sirloin steak and Caribbean rock lobster)  $54

Cajun chicken linguini Alfredo pasta:  $41

Step 2: (Optional):  Add a dessert:

Chocolate wave slice $11

Vanilla bean cheesecake with fresh strawberries $12

Step 3:  Email your entrée and dessert choices to: by Feb. 2 along with names of your guests. 

Step 4:  Total your amount for entrée and if desired, dessert, then mail a check payable to East County Media, or pay online by Feb. 2.

Mail check to:

East County Media, attention Miriam Raftery

4438 Hideaway Place

La Mesa, CA 91941

Or prepay online at -- please scroll to bottom of page and use the Paypal option so we will receive the payment before the event (we have to prepay the restaurant).

We look forward to seeing you to start the New Year off with a splash!

Please call Miriam with any questions or special dietary needs at 619-698-7617 or email

Membership benefits:  If you choose to join the East County DIning Club for $12 a year, you will receive two free drawing prize tickets, first notice of future events at top local restaurants (some sell out before public notice) and an electronic copy of our "Best of East County Cookbook" with recipes from top local restaurants, wineries, farms and chefs across our region. To join:  Send check or prepay following the directions above and list "Dining Club" on the designation line, or you can pay for membership at the event.

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