Keep track of all the delicious Slow Food URBAN San Diego events here!
−The Fruit Hunters (all-day)May 14 – May 19
From event website:
THE FRUIT HUNTERS plays in select theaters the week of May 13th
May 14, 16, 18, 19
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Synopsis: Adventurers, exotic fruits fanatics and even movie star Bill Pullman, are the subjects of The Fruit Hunters, the new film from acclaimed director Yung Chang. A thrilling journey through nature, commerce and adventure, The Fruit Hunters is a cinematic odyssey that takes viewers from the dawn of humanity to the cutting of edge of modern agriculture – a film that will change not just the way we look at we eat, but what it means to be human.
SHOWTIMES:May 14: 7:00 pmMay 16: 7:00 pmMay 18: 2:00 pmMay 19: 2:00 pm+The Fruit Hunters (all-day)
−Eat. Drink. Read. – A Culinary Event for Literacy5:30 pm – 8:00 pm+5:30 pmEat. Drink. Read. – A Culinary Event for Literacy
−4th Annual I Love Poke Festival, San Diego6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The much anticipated “I LOVE POKE” Food Festival and Competition returns to San Diego for the fourth year in a row.
If you love poke, then you don’t want to miss out as San Diego’s most popular chefs and cooks compete for the bragging rights of “BEST POKE.” With your price of admission you get a taste of each chefs creation.
In addition to all the onolicious poke that you’ll get to sample, 15 other restaurants and food brands will be giving you a taste of their Asian/Hawaiian infused menu items and food products. All together that’s 30 different restaurants bringing you the best in San Diego’s Island styled grinds.
For more information, photos and up to date information on participating restaurants and live entertainment, visit: ilovemusubi.com/poke
Buy tickets here.+6:00 pm4th Annual I Love Poke Festival, San Diego
−Olivewood Garden Seedling Soiree5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A special evening of beauty, nature, food, and spirits benefiting Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center, featuring craft cocktails and appetizers, a tour of the Gardens and visits with San Diego’s finest chefs, a special five-course dinner featuring local, organic, sustainable produce fish and meats, plus goodie bags.
Help celebrate Olivewood Gardens’ growth and sow the seeds of future success!
Visit the website for event updates!+5:30 pmOlivewood Garden Seedling Soiree
−2nd Annual Loving Local Music & Local Food4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
From event website:
Loving Local Music & Local Food is a community driven benefit supporting the future of jazz in San Diego. This special afternoon brings together community partners working to shine a light on simple, sustainable, and diverse food and music.
The event will be taking place at Driscoll Wharf in Point Loma. For directions please click here.
4:00p | Cocktail & appetizer reception, silent auction, music and dancing! (3:30 VIP early arrival)
5:45p | Decadent Four Course Dinner on the Waterfront enjoying more musical entertainment.
7:30p | Gorgeous setting sun, goodbyes & gifts
Tickets are available for VIP and general donor admission, and can be made for individuals or entire tables . The general donor ticket features the following:
- Welcome Cocktail and two drink tickets.
- Hosted Appetizers prepared by Chef Sara Polczynski of Blind Burro and Chef Miguel Valdez of The Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge
- Four course sit down dinner prepared by Green Truck, Chef Nick Brune of Local Habit & Adam Hiner of Eco-Caters, Chef Tommy Frioli of Sea Rocket Bistro & Chef Matt Gordon of Urban Solace.
The 2nd annual Loving Local Music & Local Food event will raise awareness and much needed finances for the education programs supported by Jazz88.3. Jazz88.3 supports the following programs in education for students: Music Matters Instrument Drive, the Summer Jazz Workshops at Francis Parker, The Future of Jazz program of Mission Bay High School, Jazz an American Art Form for Young Audiences, and more.+4:00 pm2nd Annual Loving Local Music & Local Food