Top San Diego Foodie Events May 2017

3rd Annual Reader Tacotopia

Try signature tacos from more than 50 of the best restaurants from San Diego, LA and TJ as they compete to win the “Best Taco” award. Curated exclusively by our food writers, this event brings together the very best taco vendors — and you decide who will ultimately win! Each attendee will be given a token to place in a voting box on the table of their favorite vendor. The vendor with the most tokens wins. 21+ ONLY!!
When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 1PM-4PM
Price: $40-$55
Where: Golden Hill Park
2590 Golden Hill Dr. , San Diego, CA 92102
Click HERE to purchase tickets before they sell out!

3rd Annual Paella Wine & Beer Festival

Celebration of Paella – a dish that comes to us from Spain, with origins dating back to the eighteenth century. It is a saffron-infused rice dish that marries bold flavors and delightful textures. The Food Festival will also feature more than 50 acclaimed Paella chefs and their teams which will gather from across the globe to compete for the titles of: “Best Paella Valenciana”, “Best Paella in the Cali-Baja Region.”, “Best Next Paella in the Cali-Baja Region”, “People’s Choice”. The festival will also feature dozens of local and international wineries, breweries and tequilerias with UNLIMITED WINE AND BEER TASTINGS sangria and spirits.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 1PM-6PM
Price: $40-$125
Where: Embarcadero Marina South Park
South 200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Eat. Drink. Read.

Local chefs will serve unique dishes inspired by their favorite book, as guests sip spirits, enjoy beer pairings, meet local food & brew stars, and support the San Diego Council on Literacy’s ongoing efforts to enrich education in our community.
When: Thursday, May 18 at 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Price: $75
Where: San Diego Air & Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plz, San Diego, California 92101
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2017 San Diego Taco Fest

Thirty of the region’s best taco-centric restaurants will offer a wide range of mouth watering taco creations. In between the musical performances, make your way to the south end of the festival to catch live Lucha Libre wrestling matches from Tijuana’s own Baja Stars!
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11:00am – 10:00pm
Price: $25- $125
Where: Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
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I Love Poke San Diego 2017

This Ono Yum poke competition will feature tastings of poke and other island-inspired food and desserts. Chefs from all throughout San Diego participate and special guests from Hawaii and even outside of the United States are known to make appearances. Each ticket includes the opportunity to taste offerings from chefs and restaurants participating in the event (30+).
When: Tuesday, May 23 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Price: $75
Where: Bali Hai Restaurant
2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, California 92106
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37th Annual Ethnic Food Fair

Sample the culinary treats of 34 different cultures and witness live performance in native costumes
When: Sunday, May 28, 2017 fro 11AM-5PM
Price: Free to Attend
Where: International Cottages @ Balboa Park
2191 Pan American Rd
San Diego CA 92101
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