My Friends

Arrow Up

Arrow Up
Arrow Down
,
  • Mon
    27
  • Tue
    28
  • Wed
    29
  • Thu
    30
  • Fri
    1
  • Sat
    2
  • Sun
    3
Literary Arts Festival Apr 27, 2015 This 19th annual fest features a diverse range of readings, workshops, signings, panel discussions and more from established and respected authors from around the country. From Monday, April 27 to Thursday, April 30. 60 other events on Monday, April 27
 
Seen Local
The second in our series on the artists awarded grants through the Creative Catalyst Fund
Nibbles | Food & drink
MEAT San Diego event with Dona Esthela and Javier Plascencia
Well, That Was Awkward
Local cat dad indulges feline feelings at San Diego's first kitty coffee shop
Notes from the Smoking Patio
A round-up of new San Diego releases now streaming
Beer & Chees
One size does not fit all during San Diego brew fest season

 

 
Log in to use your Facebook account with
San Diego CityBeat

Login With Facebook Account

Recent Activity on San Diego CityBeat
 
Home / Articles / Eats / Nibbles /  Cheese, please
. . . .
Wednesday, Mar 02, 2011

Cheese, please

News about Mistral, The Public House, Apertivo, Wet Stone Winebar, Chuck E Cheese's and Stone Brewing Co.

By Brook Larios
gregknighted Greg Koch

Mistral’s (4000 Coronado Bay Road in Coronado) delightful Patrick Ponsaty will begin preparing a new three-course Table for Two menu of rustic French cuisine from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday. It’s served family-style for two—in this case, family = significant other, blood or non-blood relative or friend with/without benefits—for $56 per couple. dineatmistral.com

The folks behind Encinitas Ale House have opened The Public House (830 Kline St. in La Jolla). The place touts a wide selection of ales and a grass-fed Kobe Wagyu burger made with beef from Australia’s Greg Norman Farms. At $16.95, you’ll be happy to know the latter comes with two types of cheese. Drink 80 beers in 80 days, if you’re so inclined, and be entered to win a tour of American and European breweries, all in the name of health and wellness, of course. the-publichouse.com

Ken Cassinelli and Janie Losli, owners of Apertivo (2322 El Cajon Blvd.in North Park), have come up with a new way to shake the Monday blues. Mushroom Mondays feature dishes like mushroom risotto and mushroom ravioli with truffle oil, all in the name of alliteration, of course. Mushrooms not cutting it for ya? Try Wino Wednesdays:
Half-price bottles of wine, dine-in only. Note: If Toadstool Tuesdays become a reality, you won’t read about it here. apertivo.com

Not everyone is a fan of red wine, and the fine folks at Wet Stone Winebar (1927 Fourth Ave. in Bankers Hill) know it. The teeny and sweet wine bar, helmed by fab chef Christian Gomez, offers not only the omnipresent red sangria, but also tropical white—something this lover of everything Spanish rarely comes across. wetstonewinebar.com

And, finally, Chuck E Cheese’s is stepping away from its “where a kid can be a kid by eating pukey pizza” model of doing business, moving instead toward a more foodie-friendly dining experience. CEO Michael Magusiak announced this week that the frequently served stuff they were calling pizza will now, in fact, be pizza, consisting of real dough and real cheese. Good news for Chuck E., who’s still reeling from last year’s recall of light-up rings and star glasses. chuckecheese.com

By now, news of Greg Koch of Stone Brewing Co.’s hunt for a European brewery venue has likely reached you. Koch has been scouting locations in Belgium and elsewhere in hopes of bringing American craft beer to thirsty Europeans, and the beer world is frantically awaiting an announcement. Wait a little longer we will, but not without a teaser: “Currently, we have narrowed it down to possible locations in Bruges, Belgium, and Berlin, Germany,” Koch said.


Got food news? Write to brookl@sdcitybeat.com.





 
 
 
 
 
 
Close
Close
Close