Good Tastes for a Great Cause

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    NBCSanDiego
    The second annual event will be your opportunity to enjoy an evening of great music, gourmet cuisine, and award-winning wine.

    Benefit others while your sating your senses by checking out Rhythm & Vine in Escondido.

    The event, which takes place this Saturday is currently in its second year and promises to be an evening filled with music, gourmet cuisine and award-winning wine.

     Rhythm & Vine committee member Gregor Connors shared a little bit of what event goers can expect from the charity event, which benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego.
    “It will be a wine and food festival hosting forty wineries, breweries and spirit companies… we’ll have twenty restaurants and gourmet food purveyors,” Connors said.
    Connors also highlighted the music of the evening, noting three live blues performances by John Torres, Crossroads and Atomic Groove.
    Those looking forward to chowing down can expect some unique tastes to be had.
    Matt Smith of the Wine Seller and Brasserie said his restaurant would be showing off some playful dishes at the festival. 
    “We kind of play with food to make things a little more fun an interesting,” Smith said.
    Examples of this include a deconstructed carrot cake made with carrot marshmallow and coconut streusel, a lobster stuffed crepes with green beans, and split pea soup with crème fresh.
    Rhythm & Vine takes place this Saturday, April 17 at the Westfield North County Mall in Escondido. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. for regular admission ticket holders, those who purchase VIP tickets can stay until 10 p.m.
    For more details, visit the event website.