GASLAMP— Saltbox Chef de Cuisine Jeremiah Bryant will bring the best parts of a pig poolside on May 17. SummerSalt will host the roast on Hotel Palomar's fourth floor pool deck. Guests can expect an all-you-can-eat whole roasted pig, hearty sides, a complimentary Henebery Whiskey welcome cocktail and live entertainment by Neighbors to the North. The event kicks off at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $20. [EaterWire]
LA JOLLA— Hiatus Lounge at Hotel La Jolla is hosting a free Friday summer concert series this month featuring the Hawaiian-bred band The Brothers Galvez. Save the date for May 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., when guests can cozy up fireside and take in the tiki tunes while sipping Zaya rum cocktails and noshing on bites from the grill. [Eaterwire]
LITTLE ITALY— There's a new foodie festival coming to town. San Diego Brew & Food Festival will host its inaugural event this summer at Waterfront Park on August 29.
Thrown by Motley Brews (Great Vegas Festival of Beer, Downtown Vegas Brew Festival), SoCal breweries will be challenged to use local ingredients for the festival brews. Expect 70 different breweries, over 200 different beers and more than 20 chefs and restaurants. [EaterWire]