SOUTH PARK— Alchemy Cultural Fare & Cocktails is hosting a free wine tasting on Tuesday, June 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. The winemaker behind Spain's Mia Wines will be in the house, and the eatery will pour tastes of the winery's red, white, rosé, and sparkling wines to pair with Spanish-inspired appetizers from chef Ricardo Heredia.
DOWNTOWN— Sonata Bistro, the new eatery in Symphony Towers by Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering is now open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The modern space is serving breakfast, lunch (from soups and salads to street tacos, rice/quinoa bowls and rotisserie chicken); for area office folks, there's a whole chicken meal with beans, rice or quinoa, sauces, veggies and tortillas available to-go by pre-order. [EaterWire]
NORMAL HEIGHTS— We heard rumors that Dark Horse Coffee Roasters might expand into Golden Hill but a reader shared the news that the local coffee shointends to open its second location not in San Diego, but in Truckee, CA. [Facebook]