Dining briefs
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Hiatus’ Worth the Wait cocktail, made with Espolon tequila, features a mix of Espolon tequila, Delirio Mezcal, Framboise, ginger syrup, lemon oil, tabasco, egg white, rosemary, and bourbon bitters. 	
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Hiatus’ Worth the Wait cocktail, made with Espolon tequila, features a mix of Espolon tequila, Delirio Mezcal, Framboise, ginger syrup, lemon oil, tabasco, egg white, rosemary, and bourbon bitters. Courtesy photo
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Hiatus Lounge at Hotel La Jolla is channeling its Latin side with its inaugural Tequila Fest on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Tequila Fest will feature premium and unique brands that lovers of the agave spirit will enjoy, as well as bites from top-floor dining spot Cusp’s chef, Donald Lockhart. In addition to the tastes, guests can enjoy music, prizes and cocktails from bartender manager Nate Howell.

Tickets are $10 at the door, which will get guests a passport to taste all of the fine agave present. A completed passport will enter guests into the Tequila Fest drawing, where prizes include unique bottles of booze, swag and more.

Agave list for Tequila Fest 2014:

Olmeca Altos

Clase Azul

Corralejo

Casa Noble

Espolon

Partida

Fortaleza

Hiatus Lounge is located at Hotel La Jolla at 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive. For more information, visit CuspRestaurant.com or call (858) 551-3620.

Also, don’t forget Cusp and Hiatus are celebrating their first anniversary on Sept. 14 with a two-part soirée starting at 5 p.m.

Café Japengo, awarded a Gold Medallion for Best Sushi in San Diego 2013, has introduced a bento box-lunch special available weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The box incorporates items like:

4-piece California roll

3-piece sashimi (tuna, salmon, yellowtail)

Mixed greens salad with a palm-sugar vinaigrette

4-piece tempura (3 vegetable, 1 shrimp)

2-piece skewered beef yakitori (marinated with sweet soy and grilled with garlic black bean sauce)

Vegetable udon noodle stir-fry with teriyaki sauce

Miso soup

 

Café Japengo is located at 8960 University Center Lane. For more information, call (858) 450-3355 or visit cafejapengo.com.
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