Learn to cook dolmas, baba ganoush, spanikopita, sauteed halloumi, grilled veggie salad, grape/halloumi/tarragon salad, lamb skewers with taziki, Hipcooks’ baklava, and ouzo.
When: Friday, January 30 | 6:30 – 9:30pm Where: Hipcooks | 4048 30th St, San Diego Cost: $60 More information
The San Diego Fermentation Festival is a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring: a vendor marketplace, workshops, presentations and speakers from fermentation experts, DIY stations to learn how to make fermented foods, and an “Ambrosia” garden for adults 21+.
When: Sunday, February 1 | 10am – 3:30pm Where: San Dieguito Heritage Museum | 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas Cost: $25 More information
This San Diego neighborhood reverts back to 1880 on Sunday with a carnival featuring gold panning, candle-dipping, butter-churning demonstrations, free food and a photo studio where you can take a family portrait in Wild West outfits.
When: Sunday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Fifth and Island avenues, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
Starting today, the San Diego Restaurant Week is back!
Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County.
No tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during San Diego Restaurant Week.
The Ocean Beach community is celebrating its 125th anniversary with the 33rd annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival. The fair features live music on six stages, vendors, artists, rides and a beer garden. This year adds Equinox laser tag and a giant water slide, located at Saratoga Park. Don’t forget to taste this year’s amateur chili recipes from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will also be a community mural project celebrating O.B.’s milestone. Biking, walking or using public transportation is encouraged, as parking will be at a premium. KYLE LUNDBERG • U-T