We at SanDiegoVille.com are just now recovering (three days later, mind you) from the 3rd Annual San Diego OysterFest, which rocked out Seaport Village's jam packed Marina Embarcadero North this past weekend. It was a long day of beer, music, eats, and good times with some friendly folks. Although we somehow didn't eat any oysters, we do recall consuming a bunch of other tasty treats. Let's recap!
This is our second year attending the San Diego Oysterfest, and we must say that the organizer SDO Productions really got their 'ish together for the 3rd installment. This year, lines were shorter, the food was tastier, and even the VIP peeps seemed contented by their smorgasbord (they were NOT happy last year). We were lucky enough to get backstage passes to the event, so we got to party with Iration, Vokab Kompany, and the amazing crew from local production company, Rowlberto Productions, who were in charge of filming the event.
Unlike last year, where the focus was on local microbreweries, this year's beer offerings consisted of Pacifico and Victoria. We're not complaining though - if Stone IPA was on tap, we wouldn't have made it past mid-afternoon. For the sacrilegious who don't love beer, there were also bikini-clad bartenders offering mixed drinks at several Grey Goose bars around the event. Besides the oyster offerings from a variety of harvesters, local restaurants, including barleymash, Searsucker, Ciro's, and Dirty Birds were offering a variety of enticing options.
|barleymash's delicious citrus ceviche|
Being that Oysterfest benefits a good cause in supporting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training and the Veterans Research Corporation, and since it is always a fun time with amazing food and music, we hope that the event continues in San Diego for many years to come. Keep up the great work, as this year was truly an improvement over last year.
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