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Where to Eat in San Diego: Restaurant Openings & News (Nov. 27-Dec. 1)

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New San Diego restaurant event at Valle in Oceanside. Image depicts a seafood entree with a sauce and greens
Courtesy of Valle

San Diego Restaurant News & Food Events

  • Oceanside’s Michelin-starred Valle is hosting 12 Days of Giving from December 1-12 by donating up to $1,000 from their dining proceeds to The Autism Society of San Diego which supports the local autism community and El Sauzal Foundation, Casa Hogar, which supports “education and advocacy for abandoned, abused and wounded children.” 
  • Duck Dive in Pacific Beach is launching their Great Dickens Holiday Pop-Up on Friday, December 1 with eight festive cocktails and Christmas decorations for the holiday season. On the menu, try the Bah-Rum-Bug with rum, aperol, pineapple, maple, lime and cinnamon.  
  • Patisserie Melanie is starting a new dinner service on December 6. To give diners a sneak peek of the upcoming menu, the North Park restaurant is hosting pop-ups leading up to the big day. The last two pop-ups are on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2 featuring dishes like gratin dauphinois (Friday) and boeuf bourguignon (Saturday). 

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By Elena Gomez

Elena Gomez is an Emmy-nominated reporter who has spent much of her journalism career working in broadcast news in San Diego and Los Angeles. She joined the San Diego Magazine team as a freelance writer in 2020.

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