San Diego food

COUNTY ANNOUNCES RAW FOOD DEMO IN CREST WITH CELEBRITY CHEF/AUTHOR MIMI KIRK

 

 

 

January 9, 2014 (Crest) --Local author & Chef Mimi Kirk, will show you how to make several easy, delicious and healthy raw food recipes at a special event at the Crest Library, 104 Juanita Lane in El Cajon, on Tuesday January 14 from 6-7 p.m..

Kirk has been voted sexiest vegetarian over 50 in a national contest. She's now 75 and attributes a raw foods diet to her high energy level and health.  Samples will be offered and books will be available for purchase and signing.

REFUGEE FARMERS OFFER FRESH PRODUCE DELIVERED TO EAST COUNTY

 

Want fresh vegetables?  Now you can pick up garden-fresh produce in El Cajon or City Heights—or have it delivered directly to your home, all while helping local refugees from war-torn nations.

To get started, just join the International Rescue Committee’s community supported agriculture (CSA) program for this summer season.  Participants will receive a colorful share of farm-fresh and local vegetables grown by refugee farmers participating in IRC’s sustainable agriculture program.

J.JENKINS WINERY AND JEREMY'S ON THE HILL: 3-COURSE WINE PAIRING DINNER- FRIDAY, MARCH 29

 

 

March 21, 2013 (Julian/Wynola) – A three-course wine pairing dinner will be served up Friday, March 29 at Jeremy’s on the Hill, featuring exquisite bottles from J. Jenkins Winery. Jeremy’s is located at 4354 Highway 78, Wynola; five minutes west from downtown Julian. Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m.

“We have several great wineries here in the back country and pairing these great wines with seasonal food is one of my favorite things to do,” said Chef Jeremy.  Jeremy’s on the Hill specializes in farm-to-table cuisine and features many local breweries and wineries at the restaurant. Chef Jeremy Manley, 26, and a Cordon Bleu graduate, has been working with food and cooking since the age of ten.

A CLASS ACT NIGHT: A SPIRITED EVENT APRIL 29 TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY JOURNALISM IN EAST COUNTY


(La Mesa)—Join us for a spirited evening at San Pasqual Winery, 8364 La Mesa Blvd. in historic downtown La Mesa on Sunday, April 29 from 4-7 p.m. to benefit East County Magazine!

LA MESA CHAMBER HOSTS “TASTE OF THE CENTURY” JUNE 11 FOR CENTENNIAL YEAR


April 16, 2012 (La Mesa)--This year, to celebrate La Mesa's 100th anniversary, the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce is expanding its 4th Annual Taste of La Mesa  to be the Taste of the Century. 

The event, set for June 11, will feature an expanded venue & more restaurants than ever before, as well as VIP opportunities.

FILNER ANNOUNCES PLANS TO CREATE A “FOOD HUB” FOR SAN DIEGO REGION

 

By Miriam Raftery

March 13, 2012 (San Diego) – “What if we can have food and water sustainability here? “ Congressman Bob Filner, also a candidate for Mayor, asked. Filner reiterated his plan to make San Diego a national model of sustainability for energy, water and food, the unveiled a new vision:  “What if we had a food hub in San Diego?”

CHEERIO! ENGLISH HIGH TEA SEPT. 16 & 17 AT KEYS CREEK LAVENDER FARM

 

September 10, 2011 (Valley Center)—English high teas have become among the most popular events served up at Keys Creek Lavender Farm in Valley Center.   Savor refreshing teas and delicacies such as tea sandwiches, chicken herbs de Provence, Devonshire cream,  fresh fruit, lavender scones and more at two upcoming high teas scheduled for  September 16th at 2:00 p.m. and September 17th at 2:00 p.m. Reserve your spot by clicking on the dates above.

 

SUMMERFEST MENU UNVEILED: MMMMM! GET TICKETS NOW--BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!

 

June 22, 2011 (San Diego)--SummerFest tickets are selling fast!  Join us June 26 at Mission Trails Regional Park for a  feast cooked up by Chefs de Cuisine, plus wine and beer tasting, live music, thousands of dollars in prizes and more -- all for just $25 ($20 if you buy 2 or more tickets) if you buy in advance online (at the door: $30 or two for $50).

Get tickets and prize list here: www.eastcountymagazine.org/summerfest-2011

Scroll down to view the juicy details of the full menu--then make plans to join us for this fabulous midsummer feast!


OUR "SUMMERFEST" TEAM THANKS YOU!

 

 

 

 

Thanks to all who made our SummerFest a sizzling success!

Over 300 community members who attended, dozens of sponsors, a legion of loyal volunteers, the talented Chefs de Cuisine,  Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation for hosting our event at their beautiful facility, and our VIP guests including two members of Congress.

All proceeds benefit East County Magazine's nonprofit community news reporting and wildfire/emergency alerts to keep our reader safe and informed.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

Chefs de Cuisine, Mission Trails, East County Magazine, Holiday Inn on the Bay, Julian Meadows Inn, Sycuan Resort, Golden Artistry, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Main Street 5 Gallery, Sportsplex, Heritage of the Americas Museum, Crunch Fitness, Lemon Grove Historical Society, Gio Bistro Wine Bar, Golden Artistry, Rancho San Diego-Jamul Chamber of Commerce, Elephant & Castle, Nights of the Sound Table, Lions, Tigers & Bears, Dube Vineyards, San Pasqual Winery, Gloriosa Vineyards, La Serenissima Vineyards, Mangio Bene, Sea World, San Miguel Fire, John Hammerstand flight instructor, Olaf Wieghorst Gallery, artists Gloria Chadwick, Abigail Migala, and Denise Strahm.

JULIAN APPLE DAYS FESTIVAL OCT. 2-3

 

September 30, 2010 (Julian) -- As part of Julian’s Apple Days Centennial Celebration, a two-day Apple Days Festival will be held October 2nd and 3rd.  Festivities take place at Menghini Winery in the historic gold rush town of Julian, located on Highway 79 in East County's mountain region.

 

ARRIBA! FLAMENCO NIGHT AT ANDIAMO JULY 10

 
July 5, 2010 (Tierrasanta) – The Malamañas will present a fusion of Flamenco and romantic Latin music with Spanish guitars and vocals on Saturday, July 10th at Andiamo Riestorante in Tierrasanta starting at 5 p.m. The restaurant will feature a fixed-price “Sunset Special” menu at $29.95.