Toast to Sips, Samplings, and Shopping at Hillcrest's Taste 'N' Tinis Event | Thursday, December 13 to Benefit the Hillcrest Business Association

November 25, 2012

Break out your best holiday dress as you prepare for the fabulously fun Hillcrest Taste n' Tinis, taking place on Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Classic cocktail parties will have a fabulous sparkle this season, when San Diego’s most beloved neighborhood serves up a festive way to enjoy the holiday season. Take in the crisp winter air and holiday decorations, while you embark on a self guided walking  tour of delightful drinks, scrumptious eats and fabulous retail shopping at the Hillcrest Taste n’ Tinis!

This beloved San Diego neighborhood will again serve up some of the most appetizing foods and intoxicatingly delicious drinks to celebrate the season of cheer. Tantalize your taste buds with a variety of flavors from zesty Italian to fresh seafood to spicy Spanish to classic American as well as many more festive feasts. Tasters and toasters alike will indulge in a self-guided walking tour of the best restaurants, cafes, and bars in Hillcrest.

Embark on an evening out on the town while you enjoy wonderful cuisine from distinguished local chefs who will prepare an assortment of house specialties from hors d'oeuvres and entrees to delightfully sweet treats. The holiday hospitality will continue as you visit the wide variety of participating retail shops. Find warmth inside each of these shops while you treat yourself to cheerfully crafted cocktails as you delight in some holiday shopping at Hillcrest’s best boutiques. Sip on Candy Cane Cosmopolitans, Peppermint Martinis, Holiday Hibiscuses, and Creamy Eggnog while you shop for the perfect holiday gifts. Each shop will host its own bartender who will mix up their specialty cocktails especially for you.

Be sure to stop by the will-call booth for complimentary gift-wrapping, to top your gifts off with festive flare. Hillcrest Taste n' Tinis will be the social event of the season, so don't miss out! Tickets for this savory soiree are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the event. Participants in the cocktail portion of this event must be 21 years or old and have a valid ID to enter.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit or call 619-233-5008.