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MIHO Gastrotruck Returns to Whistle Stop Bar Friday

Plus, Barbusa hosts a date night and Pure Project Brewing gives back


SOUTH PARK— Four years after ceasing its popular HOMI HOUR at the Whistle Stop Bar, the team behind MIHO Gastrotruck will be rolling up to the Fern Street bar this Friday, April 14 for a return stint from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pair up your happy hour beverage from a bite from MIHO’s menu which of signature sandwiches ranging from the grass fed beef HOMI burger with bacon, St. Andre triple crème cheese, sherry roasted onion, local greens, and remoulade, a pulled pork banh mi, fried chicken with Thai sweet sesame sauce, frisée, pickled fresno chiles, toasted almond mint pesto and a balsamic marinated and grilled local portobello mushroom sandwich with cheddar, crispy onions, pesto aioli, local arugula. [EaterWire]

LITTLE ITALY— The Busalacchi family’s Barbusa will be the destination for a “Date Night” out on Tuesday, April 18 to support the Seany Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports pediatric patients with cancer. Designed to treat parents of pediatric cancer patients, the special event is also open to the public; tickets are $45 for a three course dinner, with 50 percent of the proceeds benefitting the Seany Foundation; the restaurant has also created a cocktail just for the event, with all proceeds from the $12 also going directly to the foundation. [EaterWire]

MIRAMAR— Day to day, GABF-winning Pure Project Brewing is a one percent For the Planet Company, meaning one percent of each day’s sales are donated back to local environmentally-focused non profits. On Saturday, April 22 in honor of Earth Day, the brewery will be donating an impressive one hundred percent of the day’s sales at the tasting room to organizations including Outdoor Outreach, San Diego Surfrider and San Diego CoastKeeper. [EaterWire]