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Best Restaurants Party 2016


June 16, 2016
6:30-8:30 pm

Pirch UTC
4545 La Jolla Village Drive #1
San Diego, CA 92122


Event Overview

Celebrate San Diego Magazine’s Best Restaurants issue with an evening of indulgent bites and chef encounters. The top restaurants and their chefs will takeover the kitchens at Pirch UTC on June 16, 2016 to prepare signature dishes for an intimate crowd. Enjoy live entertainment, drinks, and product demos. Space is limited and this event will sell out. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended.



The Best Restaurants Party is now sold-out. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door beginning at 6:00 p.m. on a first come, first served basis for $70.



Blow your diet

  • Addison Restaurant - Best Indulgent Eats (Critic's Pick); Best Service (Critic's Pick); Best Wine List (Critic's Pick); Best Chef (Critic's Pick)
  • Blue Bridge Hospitality - Restaurant to Watch
  • Carnitas' Snack Shack - Best Bacon Dish (Readers' Pick), Best Indulgent Eats (Readers' Pick), Best Cheap Eats (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Cheap Eats (Critics' Pick)
  • CUCINA urbana + enoteca - Best Design (Readers' Pick); Best Service (Readers' Pick); Best Wine List (Readers' Pick); Best Italian (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up); Best Sandwich (Critic's Pick); Best Chef (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up)
  • Donut Bar - Best Donuts (Readers' Pick), Best Donuts (Critic's Pick)
  • Herringbone La Jolla - Best Design (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Design (Critic's Pick), Best Special Occasion (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up)
  • Meze Greek Fusion - Best Greek (Readers' Pick), Best Late Night (Readers' Pick), Best Middle Eastern (Readers' Pick), Best Small Plates Menu (Readers' Pick), Best Service (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up)
  • Napizza - Best Pizza (Readers' Pick); Best Salad (Readers' Pick)
  • Puesto - Best Fish Taco (Critics' Pick), Best Margarita (Critics' Pick), Best Margarita (Readers' Pick), Best Chips and Salsa (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Fish Taco (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Mexican (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Taco (Readers' Pick)
  • Searsucker San Diego + Del Mar - Best Late Night Menu (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Happy Hour (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up), Best Fries (Readers' Pick), Best Cocktails (Readers' Pick)
  • Solare Ristorante - Best Italian (Critic's Pick); Best Italian (Readers' Pick); Best Wine List (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up); Best Chef (Readers' Pick); Hall of Fame Dish (Readers' Pick)
  • Tajima - Best Ramen (Readers' Pick: Runner Up)
  • The Kebab Shop - Best Cheap Eats (Readers' Pick), Best Middle Eastern (Readers' Pick: Runner-Up)
  • The Marine Room - Best French (Critic's Pick)

Not on your cleanse

But first, a toast to

Our friends with benefits



Charitable Partner


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