Witness culinary talent all over San Diego County during Restaurant Week Jan. 18 to Jan. 24, 2015. Satisfy your inner foodie as you wine and dine to your heart’s content during this beloved culinary tradition.
The three-course menu created by executive chef Christian Graves offers a variety of enticing dishes for $40. Choose from an assortment of starters such as a fresh Beet Salad with fried goat cheese, cara cara oranges, radicchio, endive, pomegranate seeds and Jsix vinegar or Brandy Sausage with fried sour cherries, lentils, bitter greens and fennel aioli. For the main course, pick from a list of signature dishes such as the Crispy Duck Duo with confit duck legs, seared duck breast, braised swiss chard, baby carrots, and duck jus or the Braised Short Rib Cavatelli with broccoli rabe, aged ricotta and chili flakes. Finish the meal with tempting desserts like the Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart, a chocolate tart shell with peanut butter filling, candied peanuts and whipped cream, or the Ginger Molasses Cake, served with pumpkin gelato, brandy caramel and pumpkin seeds. Jsix will open for dinner at 5 p.m. during Restaurant Week.
Jsix is llocated at 616 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 531-8744 www.jsixrestaurant.com
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Cusp will offer guests a three-course meal during Restaurant Week, featuring a wide selection of Mediterranean-inspired dishes by executive chef Donald Lockhart for $40. Begin your night with one of their classic appetizers like the Crispy Pork Belly with a honey-Sriracha glaze. For the second course, grab a San Sebastian Flatbread with rock shrimp, Spanish chorizo, manchego piquillo pepper sauce and cilantro, or the Roasted Half Chicken with toasted orzo pasta, creamed shallots, curly endive and a pumpkin biscotti crumble. Make sure to save some room for one of their seasonal desserts! Cusp’s Restaurant Week dinner will start at 5 p.m. nightly.
Cusp is located at 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 551-3620 www.cusprestaurant.com Facebook: CuspRestaurant Twitter: @CuspDiningDrink
Pacifica Del Mar
Pacifica’s new executive chef, Chris Powell, is coming strong out of the gate with lunch and dinner menus for his first Restaurant Week with the 25-year old restaurant. Lunch features two courses for $20, beginning with starters such as Ahi Tuna Poke with avocado mousse, tobiko caviar, sesame soy marinade and sesame crackers. For your second course, choose from a list of entrees such as the Tiger Prawn Puttanesca with ziti noodles, tomatoes, Kalamata olives, capers, arugula and extra virgin olive oil. For dinner diners, there will be three courses available for $40. Begin with a small plate such as Japanese Clam Chowder with shitake mushrooms, scallions and water chestnuts. Continue your meal by choosing a large plate like the Shrimp & Grits: honey cured bacon, garlic grits and green onions. Indulge in one of Pacifica’s tempting dessert options such as the Almond Milk Panna Cotta with black mission figs and aged balsamic. During Restaurant Week, lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. during the week and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Pacifica Del Mar is located at 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 (858) 792-0467 www.pacificadelmar.com Facebook: pacificadelmar Twitter: @pacificadelmar