CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT MONTH EVENTS: SOUTHERN escondido_bellamys_mainescallops_bellamys1280x640_0


Southern California cuisine is characterized by two distinct personalities: fish tacos and craft beer on one side, celebrity chefs and haute cuisine on the other. California Restaurant Month festivities embrace both versions, with a spotlight on the local seafood and farm-fresh produce, as well as the region’s unique contributions to the culinary culture. From the microbreweries in San Diego to the bucket-list eateries of Los Angeles—and even the historic birthplace of the cheeseburger—here’s how to access the region’s best deals and treats in the southern third of the state, listed north to south.