Taste of Del Sur to showcase local restaurants and services

Feb. 16 festival features food, giveaways and fun for the whole family

Taste of Del Sur to showcase local restaurants and services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 1, 2008) – The restaurant and merchants surrounding the new home neighborhoods of Del Sur are coming together over Presidents’ Day weekend for the first Taste of Del Sur, a culinary celebration of the many flavors and conveniences located within five minutes or five miles of the new community. Del Sur is San Diego’s newest master planned community nestled between Rancho Santa Fe and Santaluz, north of SR-56 off Camino Del Sur. The event takes place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 16. For more information and directions to Del Sur, visit www.delsurliving.com.

Visitors are invited to ‘bring their taste buds’ for a sampling from over a dozen local restaurants offering delicacies both savory and sweet. Participating in the inaugural Taste of Del Sur are Bernardo Winery, Bread Bites & Moore, Café Merlot, Café Verrazzano, Cavaillon Restaurant, ChileCo Catering, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, The Grille Room at Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club, Leucadia Pizzeria, Los Primos Mexican Food, Luna Grill, Mario’s New York Pizzeria, St. Tropez Bakery & Bistro, Villa Capri 2 and Viva Pomodoro. For a complete list of all participants, look for the Del Sur ad inside today’s Change of Address section.

Also featured in the celebration are several local businesses offering a variety of services convenient to residents of Del Sur and the surrounding area. Participating businesses include Ace Hardware, Costco, Hifai Chiropractic, Kids’ Care Club, United Physicians Group and Wells Fargo Bank. Information about these businesses will be available and some are offering exciting giveaways to a limited number of visitors.

Taste of Del Sur begins at the Ranch House, where visitors can pick up tour maps, coloring books and crayons for kids and a new apron for the chef of the house, plus spin a prize wheel hosted by San Diego County Library. Many of the giveaways and food selections are limited to the first 150 attendees; visitors are encouraged to arrive promptly for the best chance to taste and take home some of the many treasures available from Taste of Del Sur.

An award-winning community for its environmentally conscious design, “smart growth” building principles and outstanding homes, Del Sur showcases seven heritage-inspired neighborhoods offering new homes featuring a diverse array of single- and multifamily living arrangements ranging from approximately 1,643 to 5,600 square feet. Current prices range from the high $400,000s to the low millions. Take SR-56 to Camino Del Sur, turn north for approximately four miles, and follow the signs to the Ranch House. For more information call 858-481-4200 or visit www.DelSurLiving.com.

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