On Tuesday evening, San Diego Elites and guests were given the star treatment at Yelp's Cocktails And Cornbread hosted by Magnolia Tap & Kitchen! A new addition to the Gaslamp District, Magnolia features a drink and comfort cuisine menu that's sure to make your mouth water. Their doors officially opened for business about three months ago and the Elites were given a taste of what this much talked about restaurant has to offer with a two hour private party! As Brian Hiller struck his first chord the floodgates opened, the food and beverages flowed and the interior design details made our collective jaws drop. What a "great event with real Southern (California) charm! I can't wait to come back" raves, Natalie F!
Habanero Cornbread / Smoked Peach Butter
Dry Rub Chicken Wings / Maytag Bleu Cheese
Baby Back Ribs / House BBQ Sauce
Bacon Burger Sliders / Roasted Garlic Aioli
Carnitas Sliders / Guacamole
Pecan Pie / Bourbon Whipped Cream
They are rolling out their "Cocktail List 2.0" to you!
1887 - gin/rhubarb/chartreuse/domain de canton/lemon/black pepper
Winchester - bourbon/lemon/lime/vanilla/egg white
Spanish Fly - tequila/creme yvette/campari/rhuby/lime
Grampa's Medicine - jameson/campari/fernet/peychaud's/cherry
Gullywash - coconut gin/coconut water/sweet cream/nutmeg
There was also some local moonshine tastings, local beer tastings, bourbon tastings and wine tastings
Conrad R sums it up: "The staff are top notch and working hard. Servers check on our table several times. Food trays are flying out of the kitchen and the bartenders are shaking & pouring fancy drinks. Delicious and potent? A dangerous combination."
As always, countless props go out to the lucky group of Elites in attendance for bringing Yelptastic attitudes and snapping all the pictures that were contributed to the event page. You can find additional photos on the Yelp Flickr page and the party reviews can be found here!