Memorial Day is this weekend and you know what that means: parades, patriotism, and good ole American barbecue. Memorial Day pays tribute to all of the fallen soldiers in the U.S. military. Many people celebrate by gathering their families to honor those who’ve lost their lives in the fight for liberty. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to spend a three-day weekend with our loved ones eating, drinking and playing in the sun. Did we mention eating? These San Diego restaurants are bringing the feast, you just need to bring the fam!
How much crab can you eat in two hours? Find out this Sunday the 27th when Beerfish is hosting an all-you-can-eat crab feast from 1 pm – 3 pm. They’ll be serving famous Maryland Blue Crab, overnighted from Maryland, for the Memorial Day Eve celebration. The blue crab will be served with salad, garlic bread, and all the fixings you could dream of. Cold beer and mimosas will be there to keep you refreshed, but they won’t be included in the ticket price. Tickets are $65 and on presale only, so grab them before you miss out on all the crab you can eat!
Because Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, Curadero is hosting a poolside pig roast at Hotel Palomar’s rooftop pool on Saturday the 26th. From 1 pm – 4 pm, executive chef Brad Kraten is switching up the typical Memorial Day meal by hosting a Mexican-Style Pig Roast. The roast will include all-you-can-eat carnitas with all your favorite taco fixings, as well as rice and beans. Presale tickets are only $20 and come with your very own welcome drink and a few swings at the piñata! Grab those tickets before the weekend arrives.
What if we told you that you don’t have to skip the family barbecue to take yourself out to a nice meal? Brunch really is the answer to all of our problems! Public House in La Jolla is bringing you a Memorial Day Brunch from 9 am – 12 pm on Monday the 28th, featuring their signature breakfast items, mimosas, and beer-mosas. Start your day off with their Wagyu Kobe Hollandaise Sliders or a La Jolla Omelet. No tickets needed, just bring yourself and your appetite! Going out of town for the Memorial Day festivities? Catch Public House every Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 pm on our La Jolla Walking Tour!
If you’re in the mood for a seafood or cajun-style brunch, The Brass Rail is here to save the day! Known for their wild nightlife scene, people often forget about The Brass Rail’s Brunch and Lunch menus. This Monday the 28th, The Brass Rail will be serving up Cajun Shrimp Benedict, Shrimp and Grits, their famous Waffle Sandwich, and so so much more. Don’t worry, bottomless mimosas will be there to wash it all down. You won’t need to purchase tickets in advance for this Memorial Day feast, just show up ready to indulge!
No Memorial Day plans yet? Spend the whole weekend at Backyard Kitchen & Tap! With their Brunch and BBQ offerings, you can find something new to
do eat every day. The restaurant/bar is extending their normal weekend brunch until Monday so you can sip hot coffee or a cold mimosa while you listen to live music and munch on Chicken and Waffles, Brisket Hash, Steak & Eggs, or any of their other delicious brunch menu options. During the weekend, Backyard will be getting the BBQ party started from 1 pm – 9 pm. If you’ll be in Pacific Beach, you might as well just spend the whole weekend at Backyard to try all of their delicious grub.
Whether you’re sticking to the traditional, indulging in carnitas, or gorging yourself with mimosas, Memorial Day is a day we’re lucky to celebrate thanks to the fallen men and women in our military. Without them, we wouldn’t have the freedom they’ve granted us! If you’ve got family coming down for the weekend, check out one of Bite’s famed Walking Tours! It’s a great way to explore new and old parts of the city.