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FREE Ben & Jerry's Tonight & Nomad Debuts Vegan Donuts

Plus, Saffron's Su-Mei Yu teams up with Ballast Point.

Stella Public House
Stella Public House

EAST VILLAGE— Ben & Jerry's is kicking off a cross-country campaign tonight in San Diego at Stella Public House, where the ice cream company will be giving away free scoops starting at 5 p.m. in honor of its summer-long Save Our Swirled Tour to promote eco-activism. The restaurant will be offering free appetizers and pizza, plus happy hour specials from 5 to 7 p.m. They're also making a special collaboration dessert and cocktail inspired by Ben & Jerry's, available for $10 each. [EaterWire]

NORTH PARK— Nomad Donuts, which specializes in eclectic, globally-inspired flavors, is launching a new line of vegan doughnuts on Friday, April 3. Executive pastry chef Kristianna Zabala will offer a few varieties daily, from ube taro coconut to mango chili, lemon thyme, pineapple passion fruit and more, priced at $3 to $4 per pastry. The gourmet doughnut also makes biscotti in house and serves Zumbar coffee. [EaterWire]

MORENA— Catalina Offshore Products and Specialty Produce are hosting another Collaboration Kitchen event on Sunday, April 26 at 5 p.m. This edition features the return of TV personality, cookbook author and chef Su-Mei Yu of Saffron Restaurant, who will do a live cooking demo and multi-course tasting for guests. The night will also include seafood and produce education, plus a presentation and samples from Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits. Tickets are $75, with 100% of the proceeds going to a local charity. [EaterWire]

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