Entertainment & Events
24th Annual Taste of Gaslamp Coming June 16th
Father’s Day is just around the corner. Doesn’t dad deserve something more than a new tie and golf balls this year? Luckily, you can never go wrong with… FOOD. Gather your father, friends, family and fellow foodies because this is one delicious opportunity you won’t want to miss. Kick off Father’s Day weekend on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 with the Taste of Gaslamp presented by Karl Strauss, as the historic Gaslamp Quarter celebrates 24 years of their exquisite dining options available throughout the vibrant downtown district. What better way to celebrate than with a self-guided tasting tour? From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, guests can enjoy savory bites from 24 participating restaurants, including both veteran favorites and newly established eateries that have carved out their place in San Diego’s culinary bedrock. Plus, we are giving away 2 tickets to the Taste of Gaslamp – Enter to win below!
This delectable day of dining not only celebrates the wide variety of well-established eateries, but also the longevity of the event that has made this culinary tour a true tradition as San Diego’s original (and longest-running) culinary tour. Taste of Gaslamp traces back to 1993, where it had just started as an intimate dinner party at the historic Yuma building with gourmet guest chefs, their food and fine wines.
Today, the Gaslamp Quarter and its notable collection of restaurants have gone to great measures to continue adding new exciting features to make this an enjoyable (and appetizing) event for the whole community. The 24th Annual Taste of Gaslamp will be dishing out savory bites from 24 participating restaurants that have carved out their place in San Diego’s culinary bedrock including Café Sevilla, Florent Restaurant & Lounge, The Field Irish Pub, The Melting Pot, The Smoking Gun, Tin Roof, Union Kitchen & Tap, barleymash, Ciro’s Pizzeria & Beerhouse, Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers, The Dubliner, The Nolen, Inka’s Bar & Grill, Gaslamp Fish House, American Junkie, Jolt’n Joe’s, Gaslamp BBQ & Sports Bar, Henry’s Pub, Nason’s Beer Hall, Whiskey Girl, Burger Lounge, Havana 1920, Meze Greek Fusion, Suckerfree Southern Plate & Bar and more.
NEW in 2018, sample sips from the Karl Strauss, Benchmark and Black Plague breweries in the picturesque Beer Garden presented by Karl Strauss at the Historical Foundation’s Davis Park. The Beer Garden will be open to guests 21 and older throughout the event, so attendees can stop along their self-guided stroll whenever the thirst kicks in.
Tickets for the culinary Taste of Gaslamp tour begin at just $35 for General Admission and increase to $45 day of event. For the ultimate foodies out there, upgrade to VIP for just $65 ($75 day of) and receive exclusive edible offerings from an additional six restaurants from Gaslamp Quarter’s finest eateries including Fogo de Chao, Blue Point Coastal Cuisine, Searsucker, Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine, Callaway Winery and more. VIPs will receive signature bite portions and a cocktail at each 6 VIP restaurants, a goody bag filled with surprise items from Gaslamp merchants, and an exclusive VIP reception held at a secret rooftop location in the Gaslamp Quarter. Gather your father or your fellow foodies and head to the Gaslamp Quarter on June 16th for this traditional culinary excursion worth every last bite.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.tasteofgaslamp.com or call 619.233.5008.
Enter to win 2 tickets to the Taste of Gaslamp below!