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Free Happy Hour Appetizers; Food & Film on Sunday

Plus, female bartenders mix it up at a cocktail competition.

UNIVERSITY CITY— The UTC-area's fast-casual Un Mundo Mexican Grill has launched a new daily happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. that includes the eatery's signature margarita made with agave wine and select draft beer for $4.95 and bottled beers for $3.95. Purchase a beverage during happy hour and get a free appetizers; choices range from chips and salsa to jalapeño French fries. [EaterWire]

LA JOLLA— The San Diego Film Festival and Fast Forward Events have a food film marathon on the menu, starting at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. this Sunday, October 4 at Arclight Cinemas at Westfield UTC, that will include food and wine pairings after each movie. Their Culinary Cinema program includes a screening of 'King Georges', a documentary that chronicles the last days of famed French chef Georges Perrier's legendary Philadelphia restaurant Le Bec-Fin, followed by a tasting from chef Bernard Guillas (The Marine Room) and chef Yannick Engerran and 'Cooking Up a Tribute', a food-centric road trip through four South American countries” with the staff of Spain's acclaimed El Celler de Can Roca. Comun Taqueria/La Justina chef Chad White will be cooking up food inspired by the film; wine will be provided by Baja Wine + Food. Tickets are $45 per person. [EaterWire]

NORMAL HEIGHTS— Sycamore Den's Sarah Ellis is organizing an all-female bartenders contest, a 70s-themed shindig dubbed 'I Am Woman, Hear Me Pour" that'll kick off at 6 p.m. this Sunday and counts Noble Experiment's Adele Stratton and Bracero's Michele Willard among its competitors. $1 from every specialty drink ordered — the special event list includes the Girl Crush (Aviation gin, apple brandy, fresh lemon, muddled strawberries, and prosecco) and the bar's famous Hardly Wallbanger, a twist on the orange and Galliano classic— will be donated to the nonprofit Girls Inc. of San Diego. [EaterWire]

Un Mundo Mexican Grill

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