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The New Flavors of Summer

Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar has mastered their extensive list of sharable tapas, indulgent entrees, decadent desserts and tantalizing cocktails. But that’s not all. The La Jolla hotspot also boasts a super-satisfying brunch offered every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., handcrafted by Executive Chef Michael McDonald. During the midday meal, live music swells as bottomless mimosas pour.

875 Prospect St., La Jolla. 858.551.5252 or

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza

When summer arrives, so do dreams of a Mediterranean vacation. Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza has introduced a flavorful new menu reflecting the spices of the region. Taste the Mediterranean Dip Sampler with hummus, baba ghanoush, Lebni cheese with exotic spices and grilled herb flatbread or the Chilled Roast Vegetable Salad (pictured) with spinach, fresh mozzarella, artichoke and more summer veggies.

Various locations.

Café Sevilla

Over the past 25 years, Café Sevilla has held on to a whimsical spirit accented by authentic Spanish cuisine. For the summer, there’s nothing more true to the culture than sipping on a refreshing glass of sangria. Café Sevilla’s handcrafted sangria cocktails include a pear cider, blood orange, lychee and red zinfandel.

353 Fifth Ave., downtown. 619.233.5979 or

Sushi on a Roll

With a reputation built over the past 20 years as one of San Diego’s top catering companies, Sushi on a Roll is the way to wow guests during the summer entertaining months. Don’t miss out on the popular sushi cakes, constructed solely of sushi rolls and fresh fish. Always wanted to learn how to roll on your own? Sushi classes are taught downtown by Chef Roberto and his chefs for a personalized point of view. (Main image)

1620 National Ave. 619.702.1468 or



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