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Eat, drink like a superhero at Comic-Con

From Bruce Wayne burgers to Chewbacca cookies, themed cocktails and food specials abound

Swig a patriotic Captain American pina colada at the Sheraton on Harbor Island.
Swig a patriotic Captain American pina colada at the Sheraton on Harbor Island. — Courtesy photo

Even if you’re not Batman, you can eat like the caped crusader this week with Con-themed food and drinks.

Chewbacca & Hulk cookies:The Cravory is baking $2 special edition Con cookies, including The Hulkinator, an extra-thick green birthday cake dough cookie with green sprinkles. The Kryptonite is chocolate cookie with chocolate chips and Rolos candies. The Chewbacca Treat is a chocolate chip cookie with caramel and marshmallows. 3960 W. Point Loma Blvd. thecravory.com.

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The Cravory's superhero cookies include the Chewbacca, left, Hukinator, center, and Kryptonite. — The Cravory

Captain America cocktail:The Commons bar is serving this sweetheart of a cocktail made with citrus, sweet tea vodka, grenadine, Curacao and frozen lemonade. 901 Fourth Ave. thecommonssd.com.

Bruce Wayne Burger:Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill & Bar has four themed cocktails (including the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Cup and Joker Margarita) and four entrees (including Aqua Man fish ’n’ chips, the Penguin’s grilled rockfish and Bruce’s burger, which is topped with a crab cake and bacon. 411 Broadway. spikeafricas.com.

Catching Fire & Darth Vader drinks: At Searsucker, Katniss fans can sip (carefully) a flaming Catching Fire cocktail, made with rum. Or they can power down the Darth Vader (a cupa libre highball with cherry) or perk up with the Lex Luthor (infused vodka with Red Bull). There are also Captain America and Green Lantern drinks. 611 Fifth Ave. searsucker.com.

Captain America piña colada:Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is serving this frozen red, white and blue refresher all week. 1380 Harbor Island Drive. sheratonsandiegohotel.com.

Sharknado menu:Blind Burro is serving up smoked and crispy shark tacos, burritos, tortas and taquitos, along with the Shark Bite cocktail (served ’nado-style with swirling Gummy worms). 639 J St. theblindburro.com.

Spiderman’s webbed cheese:Bice San Diego is serving $5 appetizers during happy hour (5-7 p.m. weekdays, all day Sunday) including Hulk’s Green Beans (fried, with truffle sauce), Batman vs. Superman Focaccia (jalapeño and cheddar with prosciutto) and Spiderman’s blue cheese (spun like cotton candy). Wash it down with the whiskey-based Katniss cocktail. 425 Island Ave. bicesandiego.com.

Thor’s Hammer’d:Manchester Grand Hyatt’s superhero cocktails include this twist on a Long Island ice tea, as well as The Hulkito and Marvelrita. 1 Market Place. manchestergrandhyatt.com.

Super Hero Smash:Westin San Diego’s Coast bar, known as a hot spot for Con celebrity-spotting, will serve this vodka and fresh strawberry on the rocks drink this week. 400 W. Broadway. westinsandiego.com.

El Heroe Taco:Puesto’s $7 super taco includes lobster, filet mignon, crisped cheese and pistachio jalapeño salsa on a homemade tortilla. The El Heroe margarita ($10) is made with fresh mango, coconut ant Tajin. 789 W. Harbor Drive, #155. eatpuesto.com.

Zombie roll:RA Sushi is rolling out a Scallop Kryptonite Roll, Holy Shishito, Chicken! appetizer and the aforementioned Zombie, with spicy salmon and sriracha. 474 Broadway. rasushi.com.

The AlterEgo: This boilermaker at Jsix bar is made with Woodford Reserve bourbon and Hess IPA draft ($12). 616 J St. jsixrestaurant.com.

Superman & Thor fruit cocktails:Altitude Sky Lounge, on the rooftop at the Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, is whipping up some fruit juice-infused cocktails in honor of Superman (with vanilla Stoli, orange and raspberry vodka, pineapple and cranberry juice) and Thor (the Thor's Hammer is made with orange vodka, peach Schnapps, orange juice and Red Bull). 660 K St. sandiegogaslamphotel.com.

Beam Me Up, Scotty coffee drink: RoofTop600 bar/lounge at the Andaz San Diego is honoring "Star Trek" with this mix of coffee liqueur, creme de banana and Baily's Irish Cream. Or try the Super Mario Bros.-themed Power Up, made with orange vodka, peach Schnapps and Red Bull. 600 F St., San Diego.

pam.kragen@utsandiego.com

 
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