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Duke's La Jolla Debuts; Baja Wine, Food, Art & Music Event Saturday

Plus, celeb chef Graham Elliot stops by for a book signing.

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LA JOLLA— Duke's has officially opened its doors on Prospect Street, in a 13,000-square-foot space will panoramic ocean views; the two-level restaurant has an upscale dining room on the ground floor, while upstairs is a surf-themed bar. The menu, featuring Hawaiian-inspired cuisine made with seasonal ingredients, also includes some dishes contributed by executive chef Anthony Sinsay. Duke's is serving dinner daily, with lunch and happy hour coming soon. [EaterWire]

HILLCREST— A few tickets remain for Baja Wine + Food's feast for the senses at Planet Rooth Design Haus this Saturday at 7 p.m. Guests will preview a new art exhibition, NUDE SURVEY THREE, while enjoying tacos from chef Flor Franco, wine from the Valle de Guadalupe's Paolini Wines and beer from Ensenada's Agua Mala. There will also be a live performance by jazz, rock and folk band Madame Ur Cabaret from Tijuana. [EaterWire]

NORTH PARK— The General Store celebrates its grand opening next Monday, November 16 with a party from 7 to 9 p.m. The retail shop, which stocks workwear, streetwear and hard goods, has an emphasis on the hospitality industry — carrying aprons, chef coats, custom knives and knife rolls. Presented by Chef's Roll, the party will have a special guest, celebrity chef Graham Elliot (MasterChef), who will be signing copies of his new cookbook. There will be complimentary beverages from Duck Foot Brewing Company and Robert Hall Wines, plus food available for purchase from Carnitas' Snack Shack's mobile truck. The event is free, but guests must register here to attend. [EaterWire]

Duke's La Jolla

1216 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

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