Announcing The 4th Annual Taste of North Park | Saturday, October 6th - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

September 21, 2012

Don't miss the chance to sample, sip and shop at the 4th annual Taste of North Park on Saturday October 6th from 11:00am to 4:00pm . Walk along the streets of San Diego’s (and according to Forbes, one of America's) hippest neighborhood while you sample food from many of North Park’s popular eateries, sip craft brews from San Diego’s best breweries and shop at a wide variety of boutiques and galleries. For one ticket price you will enjoy over 40 restaurants and 12 specialty brews. Like other "Taste of" community events, each restaurant location will offer bite size tastes of house favorites, but unique to North Park's culinary tour, galleries and boutiques offer a chance to shop while sipping award winning brews.

This self-guided walking tour will offer well-known chef specialties, vegetarian, and farm-to-table creations served up by the finest restaurants in bustling NP. In addition to satisfying your appetite, visit the participating galleries and boutiques along the way and shop around as you quench your thirst with an array of complex microbrews, which will be stationed in participating galleries and shops.

The Taste of North Park offers participants a unique glimpse into this thriving area with amazing urban restaurants, innovative galleries and eclectic boutiques. For one afternoon this delightful event gives foodie fanatics and beer enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to find that new dinner spot or favorite new brunch hangout. Participants can anticipate sampling dishes such as scrumptious flatbread, creative ceviche, vegetarian burgers, flavorful tacos, and savory pasta dishes.

Along with the main course, leave room for handmade gourmet sweets such as rich desserts, decadent pastries and exotic yogurts. In between courses stop into participating galleries and boutiques to complement your palate with rich brews from local breweries. North Park also appeals to your inner shopaholic with a wide selection of vintage clothing, trendsetting styles for your home and fine art and jewelry that is sure to satisfy more than your appetite.

Here are the current participating restaurants, galleries and boutiques with new locations added daily.

Participating Restaurants:

30th Street Café
Bar Pink
Blue Foot Bar & Lounge*
Caffe Calabria
El Take It Easy
Mosaic Wine Bar*
Paesano's Fine Italian Food
Ritual Tavern
Sea Rocket Bistro
Splash Wine Bar*
Street Side Thai Kitchen
Toronado San Diego*
The Office Bar*
U-31 Bar & Lounge
True North Tavern
West Coast Tavern
Cardamom Cafe & Bakery
Seven Grand
El Comal Antojitos Mexicanos
Claire de Lune Coffee Lounge
Heaven Sent Desserts
Eddie's Philadelphia Steaks
Old Mill Cafe
Lefty's Chicago Pizzeria
Thai Time
Ranchos Mexican & Vegetarian Cuisine
Urban Solace Restaurant
Lefty's Chicago Pizzeria
Philly Grill
Smoking Goat Bistro
Urbn Coal Fired Pizza*
Casa De Luz
Western Steakburger
Jersey Joe's Pizzeria

Galleries & Boutiques:

Nose to the Grind at Glimpse
Paw Pleasers*
Grace-ful Living
OBR Architecture
Aloha Sunday Supply Co.
The Undercarriage
Hunt and Gather*
Cirello Gallery
A7D Creative Group
Home Mercantile
Queen Bee's
The Girl Can't Help It
Participating Breweries:

Ballast Point Brewing
Green Flash Brewing
Manzanita Brewing
Monkey Paw
Mother Earth Brewing
Pizza Port
Tailgate Beer
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Automatic Brewing Company
Karl Strauss
Hess Brewery
Stone Brewery
The Beer Company
The Lost Abbey
Coronado Brewing Company

Tickets are available for purchase at locations marked with an "*" above, or you can get them online.  For more information, visit