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San Diego Restaurants Serve Up Festive Takeout Specials For The Holidays!

Eat + Drink Let’s show our amazing local restaurants the love this holiday season!

Friday, December 18, 20200



San Diego’s amazing restaurants and bars need our support more than ever this holiday season! To make it easy on you, they are cooking up takeout menus to make your holidays extra-festive!

Check out the most creative and festive holiday to-go items from restaurants and bars around San Diego!

Moniker General | Holiday Cocktail Baskets

Featuring rotating recipes and weekly deliveries, San Diegans can enjoy an at-home celebration with Moniker Cocktail Co.’s boozy bundles. This week, The Cocktail Basket is provisioned with the making for a Spiced Pear aperitif and Moniker’s signature Margarita.

Upgraded kits offer add-on wines, including Wildsong Sauvignon Blanc, Cavicchioli 1928 Prosecco and Moniker’s Custom Blend of Woodford Reserve. The Cocktail Baskets range from servings of 10 to 12 cocktails and vary in pricing from $120 to $175. Orders must be submitted by Wednesday at 4PM for free Friday delivery throughout Point Loma and Ocean Beach or pick-up at Moniker General. DM @monickercocktailco to place an order.

Madison on Park

The neighborhood gem is offering take-out from 5PM to 9:30PM, Tuesdays-Sundays and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30AM to 2PM. The menu features the restaurant’s approachable Mediterranean and Southern California fare, dessert, cocktails with all the garnishes and beer to-go, plus their extensive wine list, including a selection of natural wines. The menu includes Madison‘s famous double-cut sesame-crusted Pork Chop, Carnitas Pappardelle, Portabella Fries (vegan), salads and more. Orders can be placed by calling the restaurant directly for takeout at (619) 269-6566 or take advantage of their walk-up window to place orders or delivery through Postmates and DoorDash.

CH Projects, Multiple locations

Restaurant and hospitality group Consortium Holdings (CH Projects) has takeout and delivery available from multiple locations across San Diego including both Underbelly locations in Little Italy and North Park serving up all your ramen cravings available to order online. The newest Fortunate Son in North Park pays homage to American Chinese takeout classics including dishes like Beef & Shishito Peppers, General Tso’s Chicken and Kung Pao Chicken, also offering to-go cocktails from neighboring cocktail bar Polite Provisions, all available by calling the restaurant at (619) 391-3767, through the website here, or the walk-up takeout window.

Favorite hangout spot J & Tony’s Discount Cured Meats and Negroni Warehouse (J & Tony’s) in the East Village is open daily from 8AM to 4PM for takeout offering everything to get your Tex-Mex fix, wine and more, which can all still be enjoyed on their outdoor public patio, and adjacent coffee bar Invigatorium is open daily from 8AM to 3PM for your grab and go coffee and breakfast needs. Finally, classic fish house and oyster bar, Ironside Fish & Oyster will be creating a menu highlighting favorites from all the closed CH locations.

Busalacchi Restaurants

Barbusa and Nonna + Cafe Zucchero , the Busalacchi Family’s restaurants, each of which are located in Little Italy, have teamed up to offer a to-go menu that highlights favorites from each menu. The pre-fixe menu includes 3 courses for $20, with the Busalacchi’s Famous Garlic Bread serving as a starter, along with your choice of two salads, five pastas, and the option to add on additional sides, mains, desserts, and wine. Course options include Tritata Salad, Bolognese Al Forno, and their renowned Granchio pasta, while add-ons include Ossi Bucco, Chicken Parmesan, and Meatballs.

Each meal is designed to feed one person, and the minimum order is two meals. Takeout orders can be placed daily from 4PM to 8PM starting Friday, Dec. 11th by calling Barbusa at (619) 238-1917 or emailing [email protected] using the subject “TAKEOUT ORDER.” All orders will be available for pickup from Barbusa. Additionally, for those that prefer delivery, Barbusa has partnered with a meal delivery service for the first time, and can now be ordered through DoorDash as well.

Pho Ca Dao Vietnamese Kitchen

San Diego’s neighborhood Vietnamese kitchen Pho Ca Dao will be offering takeout and providing their full menu via curbside pick-up and delivery apps like Postmates, GrubHub, DoorDash and UberEats. Enjoy any one of their signature Pho (served with PCD rich broth in a 14 hour simmer) at home including the Royal Pho, Oxtail Pho or Filet Mignon.

Their latest venture in Mission Valley features an expanded menu from the other Pho Ca Dao & Grill restaurants, a full bar program including a variety of specialty cocktails, a Pho Ca Dao beer, and wine. This location is also offering family meals to simplify the takeout process for groups of two or four combining popular items, including pho, appetizers, and rice dishes, to create an easy and delicious meal for a great price, ranging from $25 – $40. Orders can be placed in person or over the phone at (619) 684-5129 daily from 11AM – 10PM. The Huynh family also has seven locations throughout San Diego including Mira Mesa, Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Santee.

Rusticucina

Farm-to-neighborhood eatery, Rusticucina is open daily for takeout from 4PM – 8PM offering a condensed menu of their Sicilian crafted cuisine showcasing dishes from Executive Chef Marco Provino, along with specialty to-go cocktails and wine. To be enjoyed at home, dishes include pizzas, flatbreads, salads, house-made pastas and entrees like the Chicken Parmigiana with spaghetti & pomodoro sauce.

Rusticucina will also have delivery available through GrubHub and Postmates, and those picking up their orders can shop their Italian Market and Italian Grocery baskets for $25 with gnocchi, a bottle of wine, tomato sauce, parm cheese and fresh basil. The restaurant also offers a take home Special Pizza Kit that is available every Tuesday for $9.95 that includes pizza dough, fresh tomato, mozzarella, basil, pepperoni, sausage and bacon.

White Rice

To get a taste of award winning chef Phillip Esteban’s upcoming White Rice concept, which will be opening as a Filipino rice bowl food stall within Liberty Public Market in March 2021, orders to taste his bold filipino flavors can be placed for delivery here, seven days a week between 10AM – 5PM. Designed like Filipino sari-sari, or corner bodega, White Rice offers a menu of rice bowls based on traditional Filipino dishes including Lechon Kawali, or crispy pork belly, Pinoy BBQ, Mushroom & Tofu Sisig, and Filipino Spaghetti with hot dog bolognese, spaghetti, queso de bola and fresh herbs, along with sides like the classic Filipino roll, Ube Pandesal, made with ube & ube jam served with butter, along with salads, lumpia and beverages.

Ranch 45

Restaurant and butchery, Ranch 45, located in Solana Beach, is the perfect one-stop shop for all your takeout needs. The restaurant offers their full breakfast and lunch menus, along with provisions and items from their fully stocked butcher’s case for both takeout and delivery. Ranch 45’s meat-centric menu focuses on utilizing high quality, locally sourced ingredients in their selection of breakfast favorites, buildabe plates, sandwiches, salads, and signature specials like Chicken Sausage Gumbo.

To complement the restaurant’s breakfast and lunch offering’s, Ranch 45 offers dinner from Thursday through Saturday from 5PM to 8:30PM. Prepared by Chef Aron Schwartz of Marina Kitchen, the dinner menu features options such as Brandt Prime Ribeye with your choice of sides, Campbell River Salmon with black lentils, beef bacon mustard vinaigrette, and a Fried Chicken Sandwich with thai slaw, pickle, spicy mayo, fries. Ranch 45 also offers family meal options to help simplify dinner for busy families, as well as a full catering menu that can accommodate groups as small as 4 people.

The Gluten Free Baking Company

The Gluten Free Baking Co. in North Park is remaining open for pickup and takeout orders to help support those with allergens and intolerances. The bakery offers a rotating list of items, including cupcakes, bagels, breads, cookies, donuts, muffins, and flatbreads, as well as a variety of gluten-free grocery essentials, including pasta and pizza crust. All of the bakery’s products are 100% gluten free celiac safe, and the bakery also carries many vegan and dairy free products. In addition to the bakery’s daily offerings, The Gluten Free Baking Co. also does custom cakes, and is currently offering a full holiday menu, which can be found here. Guests can order ahead online here or place walk-in takeout orders.

Vistal Restaurant

The InterContinental San Diego will be offering takeout from their signature restaurant, Vistal, from 7AM to 8PM daily to accommodate guests and locals alike. In addition to the restaurant’s full menu, Vistal is also offering a takeout Happy Hour menu Sunday through Thursday from 4PM to 6PM. The menu, which is available for pickup from the luxury waterfront hotel, honors happy hour pricing, which includes discounted beer and cocktails of the day, as well as 20% off all food. Menu highlights include Blackened Local Fish Tacos, Crispy Salt & Pepper Chicken Oysters, and Broccoli Rabe Flatbread, as well as 4 signature cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits.


La Puerta

Gaslamp’s edgy neighborhood spot, La Puerta continues to offer curbside pickup and delivery through its website. Enjoy quality Sinaloan-inspired food from the comfort of your own home while creating your own, at-home fiesta when you order the Vergudo Margarita Package which includes 32oz fresh squeezed house margarita mix (with your choice of tequila or mezcal) and a large order of La Puerta’s popular Chips & Salsa. Order from La Puerta between the hours of 3PM and 10PM on Taco Tuesday and receive deals on their famous TJ Dawgs ($3), Street Tacos ($3) and Tecate ($3). You can never go wrong with a good quesadilla, some chips and salsa!

Teriyaki & Bao

Asian-fusion restaurant, Teriyaki & Bao, is open for takeout and delivery through its website and on Postmates, Grubhub and DoorDash. Enjoy unique menu items that draw inspiration from viral Asian food trends, like the Tornado Fried Rice which is classic fried rice with a tornado omelette and tomato sauce, Creamy Matcha Udon with curry, green tea powder, potato, bell pepper, edamame, carrot and onion, and Almond Cauliflower Bites served Korean style with gochujang sauce. Also on the menu are Harumama’s Instagram-favorite steamed character buns, now with new character designs and fillings as well as never-before-seen character Bao buns which are unique to this location. You can also bring some holiday cheer to your table with Teriyaki & Bao’s holiday bao bun special. December 21 through January 4, the restaurant will be serving up snowman bao buns filled with fresh sliced bananas and nutella.

Saint Archer Brewing Company

Both of Saint Archer Brewing Company’s tasting rooms, located in Miramar and Leucadia respectively, remain open for to-go beers and curbside pickup, along with local delivery. The San Diego brewery has an array of six-packs and twelve-packs available, as well as four-packs of their R&D series beers and crowlers. The Leucadia tasting room is open daily from 12PM to 7PM, with delivery available within 10 miles of the tasting room, while the Miramar tasting room is open Monday through Thursday from 1pm to 6:30PM and Friday through Sunday 12PM to 6:30PM with delivery available within a 20 mile radius. Online orders for pickup and delivery can be placed here.

Valentina

The European-inspired bistro and wine bar, Valentina, will be turning into Valentina Express during this three week stay-at-home order, offering four course dinners to go and turning the indoor space into a bottle shop and mini market. Order through their website Tuesday-Sunday between 4:30PM and 7:30PM and choose from four different main courses, Rioja Braised Beef, Chicken Paillard, Paella or Stuffed Aubergine and two different appetizers, Roasted Carrots or Wasabi Caesar Salad. All meals are served with Smoked Corn Soup and a decadent slice of Basque Cake with salted caramel sauce. The four course meals vary between $30 and $35 and while you’re picking up your food, might as well add in a bottle (or two) of wine currently being offered at a deal.

Operacaffe

Operacaffe in the Gaslamp Quarter is offering an authentic taste of Italy available for delivery this Christmas Day, with two specially-curated, four-course meal options to choose from. Seafood lovers can order their Christmas Seafood Menu, priced at $38.99 per person,
and featuring Insalata di Mare, Linguine allo Scoglio , Cod Mediterraneo and Torta al Limone. Also available is their Christmas Meat Menu priced at $38.99 per personal and showcasing dishes such as Crostino de Polenta & Funghi, Caesar Salad, Stinco di Agnello and
Torta al Cioccolato. All delivery orders much be placed 48 hours in advance by calling
619-850-4569, and the delivery window on Christmas Day will be between 11AM and 3PM.

Gaslamp Breakfast Company

Gaslamp Breakfast Company is welcoming the holiday season with their December food and drink specials, including their hearty Biscuits and Gravy Waffle prepared with gluten-free buttermilk biscuit batter, loaded with sausage gravy and eggs for good measure! Warm up with a cup of Peppermint Mocha infused with espresso, peppermint schnapps, mocha and steamed milk, topped with whipped cream and crushed candy cane.

Fig Tree Café

Fig Tree Café’s outposts in Liberty Station and Pacific Beach are celebrating the holidays all December long with their Chocolate Hazelnut Latte, as well as Cranberry Almond Baked French Toast topped with house-made eggnog glaze – both available for carryout!

Breakfast Republic

Gorge on Breakfast Republic specials in the comfort of your own home all throughout December with their Veggie Breakfast Pot Pie – packed with creamy mushroom and vegetable gravy, cradled by crispy puff pastry topped with plant-based egg and chives – or treat your sweet tooth to Gingerbread Pancakes infused with gingerbread spice and sweet cinnamon swirl, finished with whipped cream and cookie crumble. Rest assured you can still get their Paloma Mimosa on the go – infused with tequila, grapefruit and lime juice with brut and a kosher salt rim. If a boozy brunch isn’t in the cards, perk up with their Cinnamon Roll Latte, featuring a blend of espresso, cinnamon and vanilla syrup with steamed milk and a generous dollop of whipped cream, plus a cinnamon roll pancake cookie garnish!

Cloak & Petal Gives Back To Frontline Workers With Holiday Meal Packages

Cloak & Petal

Cloak & Petal will celebrate the holidays as well as New Year’s Eve with takeout dinner and cocktail packages honed for both occasions! Folks must pre-order a minimum of two hours ahead of time, and as much as one week in advance (for the planners out there). Packages include The Notorious, Emperor’s Bounty, and Kaiju Feast. Inclusions for each package can be found here.

OB Noodle House And Bar 1502 Open For Takeout And Delivery

OB Noodle House And Bar 1502

Locally-owned OB Noodle House and sister concept, OB Noodle House Bar 1502, are open for takeout. While San Diegans may be staying at home for a while, at least we can be at home with our favorite pho and spicy garlic wings! OB Noodle House’s menu can be found HERE and Bar 1502’s menu can be found HERE.

Green Acre Campus Pointe

At Green Acre Campus Pointe, new Chef Joe Bower (formerly of Juniper & Ivy and Craft & Commerce) has put together a very special Holiday Dinner for Five with highlights including Applewood Smoked Nueske’s Ham fully prepared to bake at home and USDA Prime Casino Beef Roast, also fully prepped for the at-home cook. Since no holiday is complete without a plentiful variety of side dishes, options include smashed red bliss potato with aged cheddar and potato and oven roasted carrots with citrus chile butter.

The meals are priced at $125 and include your choice of a bottle of 2015 Sparkman ‘Holler’ Cabernet Sauvignon or the Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree cocktail for five with gin, lemon, pomegranate, ginger and rosemary.  For breakfast in the morning or treats throughout the day, the meals also include Bake at Home Fresh Cinnamon Rolls with orange icing, a family recipe from Chef Joe’s mom that was part of the Bower family Christmas tradition.  A nightcap can also be added for $30 and serves Hot Buttered Rum for Five. To place an order for pickup on the Wednesday before Christmas, please provide 48 hour notice and email [email protected] or call (858) 450-9907.

Common Stock

Hillcrest’s quintessential neighborhood restaurant is serving up a couple of boozy libations to add a little more joy to the holiday season. Beverage Director Eric Wickham has created two specialty cocktails available to-go. He’s crafted Blitzen’s Bourbon Blitz with lemon, cinnamon, apple cider and bourbon. The punch can be served either hot or over ice and is available in a single serving for $12 or large format in a 32 oz. mason jar for $40. For pure comfort in the “cold” San Diego winter, Common Stock is also offering Abuelita Mexican Spiked Hot Chocolate with cinnamon, orange and clove. $4 for simply the hot chocolate or $10 for Wickham’s spiked version with bourbon and Irish Cream.

Additionally, Common Stock has just launched a pop-up Hot Chicken drive-thru experience through the holiday season cleverly dubbed Fowlmouth Chicken. The restaurant has made a name for itself with its fried chicken sandwich since it opened doors in 2018. Now San Diegans can enjoy takes on the signature sandwich with two combo options in typical drive-thru fashion. Each combo meal is priced at $13 with three spice levels and includes either chicken tenders or chicken sliders with curly fries on the side. Orders can be placed online for curbside pickup at Common Stock.

Farmer & The Seahorse

Farmer & The Seahorse Chef Sam Deckman has crafted a special Christmas meal to make the holiday much less stressful this year, no trip to the grocery store required. The Torrey Pines restaurant is offering two options both priced at $45 per person or $150 for a family of four. Option One includes a prime rim main dish and sides including mushroom horseradish sauce, confit potato, green beans with slab bacon, a holiday salad with spinach, cloves, bacon and orange segment and a peppermint brownie dessert. Option Two includes a main dish of duxelle stuffed porchetta with sides of jus, garlic potato puree, brussels sprouts and a holiday salad of spinach, cloves, bacon and orange segments and peppermint brownies for dessert. Meals must be placed 24 hours in advance of pick up and can be picked up at the restaurant from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. any day between December 21st and 23rd. Orders can be placed by emailing [email protected]

Lionfish

Enjoy Lionfish at home with to-go and delivery options of San Diego’s favorite fresh-catch options with seasonal ingredients prepared with innovative twists by James Beard Smart Catch Leader Chef JoJo Ruiz.

This holiday season, Lionfish is giving you your festive fix, to-go:
Fallen Apple: Hennessey, Apple Brandy, Liquid Alchemist Apple Spice Syrup, Lemon
Cranberry Margarita: Azunia Blanco, Agave, Lime, Cranberry Juice
Mulled Wine: Ferrari Carano Merlot, Orange, Honey, Ginger, Assorted Spices
Eggnog: Evan Williams Eggnog (Ready to Serve)

Christmas Dinner To-Go: The same coastal cuisine, the best fresh-catch dishes — enjoy your Christmas dinner at home and delight in Lionfish’s speciality to-go menu. James Beard Smart Catch Leader and Executive Chef JoJo Ruiz is debuting a prix-fixe menu for two ($150), featuring:

Candy Stripe Beet Salad
Shrimp & Chicken Dumpling Soup
Specialty Nigiri Sampler
Miso Butter Beef Tenderloin
Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding

To order, visit here or call 619-738-7200. Full menu can be viewed here. Available pickup times: Thursday, December 24th (12PM-4PM) Friday, December 25th (12PM-2PM) Last Day to order: Tuesday, December 22nd (8PM).

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

The Mediterranean-inspired resort, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, embraces the outdoors with its 45 acres of wide open spaces and continues to elevate its curated experiences during this time of the year with their dining to-go offerings. Take the hassle out of the holidays and celebrate with loved ones with the delicious and decadent “Holidays To Go” feast. Simply order by 5PM on Friday, Dec. 18 and pick up on Christmas Eve, between 9AM and 3PM. Menu highlights include, prime beef tenderloin, nueske roast and glazed ham, lobster bisque, truffle mac and cheese, apple cranberry frangipane tart and more, along with a selection of wine pairings. Order online here. Guests can also still order their favorite seasonal dishes to-go daily from the resort’s equestrian-themed bar and restaurant, The Pony Room.

Hotel del Coronado

Hotel del Coronado offers take out from the following venues:

ENO Market: Extensive grab-and-go offerings plus coffees, fresh pastries, and sandwiches. Hours: 7 days a week from 6AM – 9PM.

ENO Pizzeria: Shared rustic pizzas, savory dolce, and Italian cocktails and wine. Hours: 7 days a week from noon – 9 p.m.

Beach Shack: The Del’s popular beachfront bar and taco spot is open for takeout–enjoy tropical cocktails, beer, wine and Coronado Island’s best fish taco. Hours noon – 5PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Rancho Bernardo Inn

Sitting on 265-acres of lush, open-air grounds in North County, Rancho Bernardo Inn offers to-go menus from:

Veranda – Inspired by the olive trees, gardens and villas that dot the Mediterranean coastline, the Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant melds the classic and the unexpected. Hours: Daily from 11:3oAM-8:30PM.

Cafe Granada: Café Granada is the perfect place to grab coffee and freshly made pastries as well as gourmet, organic snack and gift selections from local vendors such as Eclipse Chocolate and Half Corked Wine Candles. Hours: Daily from 6:30AM-5PM.

Provisional Kitchen

Offering delicious whimsical to-go brunch options and an Italian-inspired menu for dinner in Gaslamp Quarter. Guests can place their to-go order online or by calling (619) 738.7300 and pick-up at Provisional Kitchen, or order through DoorDash. Brunch is available to order daily from 7AM -11AM and dinner is available daily.

Provisional Kitchen will also have a Pizza Pop-Up parlor for guests and locals to enjoy to-go! Pie options include prosciutto, margherita, sausage, chorizo or breakfast pizza with two baked eggs, spinach, cream sauce, applewood smoked bacon and parmesan. The menu also has starters including California Caesar or veal meatballs, and tiramisu for a sweet treat. Pizza Pop-Up Hours: Daily from 11AM – 8PM

Pancakes and Pajamas at Provisional Kitchen – The holiday brunch event on Dec. 19 will now be wrapped into a to-go kit, including cooked pancakes, colorful toppings, and a pair of complimentary children’s holiday pajamas from P.J. Salvage.

Nason’s Burger Hall

Enjoy a menu of six unique burger options ($12), available for pick-up at Provisional Kitchen. Bite into Western Waffle Fry Burger with crispy waffle fries, brioche bun, applewood bacon and sweet BBQ sauce; The Veggie with Foccacia bun, veggie patty, bib lettuce, heirloom tomato and guacamole; or Jalapeño Burger with roasted jalapeno, bacon tomato jam, cream cheese, red onion, aged cheddar and brioche bun. Don’t forget the fries ($5), offering waffle fries, tater tots, or French fries. Rotating growlers will also be brewed for pick-up.

Nason’s Burger Hall hours: Daily from 3PM -8PM.

Eggies |  Peppermint Mocha Jar

The quick-service breakfast hub, Eggies, adjacent to Fig Tree Café, has debuted the Peppermint Mocha Jar as their decadent December special. The grab-and-go bite features layers of espresso-mint-chocolate french toast, glazed with white chocolate and sweet mascarpone cream, finished with a sprinkle of chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.

Le Parfait Paris at Liberty Public Market’s Santa Hat Holiday Cheesecake

Among their assortment of gourmet pastries, Le Parfait Paris is offering an oh-so-jolly cheesecake tarte. Shaped like Santa’s white-trimmed hat, these bite-size treats are filled with a light berry purée and topped with baked cheesecake.


Slater’s 50/50 | Holly Jolly Shake

Just in time for Christmas, Slater’s 50/50 introduces its latest frozen creation: the Holly Jolly Shake. This Instagram-worthy treat is a blend of vanilla ice cream and peppermint flakes, extravagantly garnished with candy canes, Ghirardelli chocolate squares, bonbons and sweets. The Holly Jolly Shake is available for takeout, along with Slater’s program of gastropub appetizers, bacon-packed burgers and more.


Bottlecraft at Liberty Public Market | Holiday Releases

There’s no Christmas cheer without a Christmas beer! Bottlecraft at Liberty Public Market is celebrating the season with a medley of holiday releases, including:

Second Chance Beer Co.’s Frosty The Hazeman // Hazy IPA with full-bodied tastes of tastes of citrus and stone fruit

Huyghe Brewery’s Delirium Noël // Belgian dark ale with an earthy, spicy aroma and hint of hops

Wild Barrel Brewing’s Santa’s on the Juice // New England IPA with tropical citrus aromas, dry hopped with Vic Secret, Cascade, & Citra

Prairie Artisan Ale’s Seasick Crocodile // Sour ale with cranberries, ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg

Victory Brewing Company’s Merry Monkey // Belgian-style holiday ale combines with cranberry, orange peel, cinnamon and nutmeg

St. Bernardus Christmas Ale // Dark abbey-style ale with a spicy, mint-like flavor profile exuding the tastes of warming alcohol, fermented molasses, apricots, licorice and marzipan

Deschutes Brewery Jubelale // Festive winter ale full of spice notes and a robust malt character of toffee and dusted cocoa

The Lost Abbey’s Gnoel de Abbey // Brown ale with aromas of freshly brewed espresso, hints of cocoa, vanilla and holiday spice

New Belgium’s Accumulation // White IPA featuring Mosaic and Amarillo hops, tropical aroma and soft citrus, mango and lemon flavors

Treat Yourself To La Valencia's Tea To-Go + Christmas Takeout

La Valencia’s Tea To-Go + Christmas Takeout

Enjoy La Valencia’s award-winning Holiday Tea To-Go! Order online and pick up your coursed afternoon tea for $50 per person complete with a pink pop-up tea stand. Just add hot water and enjoy at home! Enhance your experience with a bottle of bubbly or caviar to-go when your order online.

Tea To-Go is available the following dates for pick up between 12PM to 4PM: Dec. 12 | Dec. 18 | Dec. 19 | Dec. 26. The Holiday Tea Set is prepared for one person. For tea parties of two or more, simply update the quantity in your cart. Order Online here!

The Christmas Eve & Christmas Dinner To-Go is at $250 for Four People. Celebrate this year with a festive ready-to-heat takeout meal for four from La Valencia in the comfort of your home. Must order by Monday, December 21st and pickup on Wednesday, December 23rd only between 2PM to 6PM. Order online here!

El Cruce + 241

Treat yourself to the flavors of Baja this season with take-out from El Cruce + 241. In addition to offering exclusive to-go beer crowlers and bottles of wine from the Baja region, the Chula Vista taproom, kitchen and wine bar will also offer a series of to-go packages just in time for the holidays! Choose from a variety of options such as the Birria Tacos Family Pack, which includes 10 hand pressed tortillas, birria, black beans, and all of the fixings, for $30. Or, opt for the Three for $40 special, which includes your choice of three signature dishes such as the Ceviche Campechano, the Lamb Hamburger, and the Ceviche de Pescado, for $40. El Cruce will be open on Christmas Eve and orders can be placed in person and online via the El Cruce website here.

Grant’s Coffee Room

Stock up on all of your coffee needs this season at Grant’s Coffee Room. The South Park neighborhood spot will be open on Christmas Eve from 8AM-2PM. with festive offerings such as the Grant’s Goodie Basket, which includes a 16 oz. bag of Grant’s coffee blend, one bottle of select wine, and a variety of baked goods for just $39. Pick up the perfect gift, and treat yourself while you’re there! Purchase a coffee gift set featuring 1 bag of freshly roasted coffee and your choice of a specialty mug, priced at $12.99 – $25.99, and enjoy a free coffee pour for yourself with the purchase of any mug.

Mongolian Hot Pot and Shabu Works

Experience the immersive and authentic style of hot pot dining from the comfort of home.
Mongolian Hot Pot and Shabu Works will be open on Christmas Day and offer signature Hot Pot Home Kits for pick-up and delivery. Kits serve two, four, or six individuals and range from $45-$120, with the option to purchase a personal stove and pot set for an additional cost. Guests can savor an assortment of fresh veggies, handmade noodles, premium proteins, and traditional soup broths.

Stay healthy, San Diego!