SOURCE: California Restaurant Association

December 10, 2007 16:01 ET

San Diego Restaurant Week Menus Now Available Online

The Most Anticipated Dining Event of the Year Offers Menus Online for Diners' Viewing Pleasure

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - San Diego Restaurant Week is geared up and ready for its fourth annual event. Menus from participating restaurants are now available online at, allowing locals and visitors alike access to each Restaurant Week menu in order to choose the ideal dining experience. In accordance with the online menus, restaurants are currently accepting reservations for the week of January 27 - February 1, 2008.

Organized by the California Restaurant Association (CRA) San Diego County chapter in partnership with the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and San Diego Magazine, Restaurant Week encourages food aficionados to experience the delicious three course, prix fixe menus from more than 130 participating restaurants throughout San Diego County ranging from $30 or $40 per person (tax, beverage and gratuity are not included).

Restaurant Week provides attendees with the opportunity to wine and dine all over one of the nation's hottest and most talked about culinary scenes, from Coronado to Rancho Bernardo to Oceanside. Exquisite courses prepared by San Diego's best include: seared kobe beef sushi roll with charred asparagus, wasabi cream, braised hijiki and a roasted garlic ponzu dipping sauce from Prado at Balboa Park; basil-roasted wild seabass with roasted garlic polenta cake, sautéed broccolini and sauce antiboise from Pamplemousse Grille; and chocolate and roasted peanut fondant with chocolate hazelnut gelato, drunken fruit marmalade and frangelico anglaise from Firefly Grill and Wine Bar. Whether diners prefer to devour delicious grilled Angus Beef culotte with olive oil-crushed potatoes, smoked bacon, and persimmon salad from 1500 Ocean or a country-style cassoulet Duck confit, garlic sausage and braised pork with flageolets beans from Bertrand at Mr. A's, each restaurant is sure to leave guests satisfied.

Mike Mitchell, President of the California Restaurant Association (CRA) San Diego County chapter, says, "We are thrilled San Diego is able offer such a diverse array of dining opportunities. The growth of San Diego's culinary scene in the past few years has been immeasurable and this unique event provides attendees with the ability to experience San Diego's best of the best at an affordable price."

Following last year's successful response, San Diego Restaurant Week will happen twice in 2008 -- January 27 through February 1, 2008 and June 22 through 27, 2008. There are no tickets or passes required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during San Diego Restaurant Week 2008. Advance reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling restaurants directly.

About San Diego Restaurant Week:

Now in its fourth year as San Diego County's largest and most successful dining event, San Diego Restaurant Week was launched with the intention of spotlighting the city as a premier dining destination. Produced by the San Diego County chapter of the California Restaurant Association in partnership with the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau and San Diego Magazine, the six-day event gives local food aficionados and visitors an opportunity to enjoy special three-course, prix fixe menus from more than 130 participating restaurants throughout San Diego County for $30 or $40 per person. San Diego Restaurant Week will take place Sunday, January 27 through Friday, February 1, 2008 and Sunday, June 22 through Friday, June 27, 2008. Sponsors include Absolut Vodka, US Foods, San Pellegrino and American Express. Visit for details.

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