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Rejoice! Celebrate the Craft is Back

Plus, The Safehouse's anniversary party and an Asian food fest

LA JOLLA— Celebrate the Craft, the perennial can't-miss food event, will return to the beautiful Arroyo Terrace at The Lodge at Torrey Pines for its 14th year on Sunday, October 30. From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ executive chef Jeff Jackson will be joined some of the region's finest culinary talents, including Jason Knibb of Nine-Ten, Pete Balistreri of Tender Greens, Antonio Friscia of Legal Restaurants, Timothy Kolanko of Blue Bridge Hospitality, and Drew Deckman of Deckman’s En El Mogor, who will each cook dishes highlighting ingredients from participating farms or ranches. Local breweries will be represented, along with featured vintners chosen by The Lodge’s sommelier Paul Krikorian. Tickets are $135 per person, with a portion of proceeds going to support Slow Food Urban San Diego. [EaterWire]

NORTH PARK— The Safehouse is ushering in its second year of business with an all day party this Sunday, October 9. From noon to 5 p.m., the eatery will be offering $8 bottomless mimosas and tapping Red Lantern Ale, a special anniversary beer created by Thorn Street Brewery. There will be a whole pig roasted for the occasion, as well as food and drink specials, and entertainment provided by a live DJ and local artists. [EaterWire]

LIBERTY STATION— Pacific Arts Movement is kicking off the 17th edition of the San Diego Asian Film Festival with a food event called Chew the Scene that will preview trailers from this year's featured movies and provide unlimited bites and sips from local vendors including The Cork & Craft, Crab Hut, Common Theory, Kuracali Sake, and Nomad Donuts. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brick Liberty Station, the event will also feature a silent auction and opportunity drawings; general admission tickets are $35. [EaterWire]